Following the announcement that BBC Three will be given the reboot in 2022, let's take a trip down memory lane at some of their best shows.
Viewing figures for the youth-oriented channel fell 72% when the BBC made it online-only in 2016.
The new series of the spy thriller received over 40 million requests on BBC iPlayer this year.
It was rich pickings when it came to television in 2019 as there was an abundance of superb quality programming available, particularly as streaming site rivalry grew even more tense over the past 12 months.But which TV shows really left their mark by making a splash on the small screen?Read more: The most notable celebrity deaths of 2019There were plenty of beginnings when it came to new shows like Netflix’s Russian Doll, but also many old favourites returning including the BBC’s Peaky Blinders back for its fifth series.However, it also saw some definite endings too, most notably in the conclusion of huge TV talking point Game of Thrones for better or for worse, depending on who you ask. It’s been a rollercoaster.
Singer Lily Allen has hit out at her dad Keith for the derogatory way he used to speak about women.
BAFTA has released the nominations for its Virgin sponsored TV awards on May 14 – and there’s a chance for us to choose the top must-see moment of 2016.
Game of Thrones came back from its dour 5th season with three of the greatest episodes of the year. Netflix continued to make incredible shows, from the animated anthropomorphic wise-cracks of Bojack Horseman to the nostalgic delights of Stranger Things. Disclaimer: I’m only picking my favourites based on the episodes we were given IN 2016.
Whilst there were many great episodes, it was perhaps this penultimate one that resonates hardest. Focusing on John Lithgow’s wonderful turn as Winston Churchill, the episode delves into his past as he sits for a birthday portrait and we learn about his demons. The preceding hour was also full of revelations, intrigue and character study that made the prior nine episodes worth every second.