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BBC One

Broadcast on: International
Active from: 02 Nov 1936
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BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.

AVAILABILITY

United Kingdom

PICTURE FORMAT

16:9 576i (SDTV)
16:9 1080i (HDTV)

ABOUT

BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands. It was launched on 2 November 1936 as the BBC Television Service, and was the world's first regular television service with a high level of image resolution.

It was renamed BBC TV in 1960, using this name until the launch of sister channel BBC2 in 1964, whereupon the BBC TV channel became known as BBC1, with the current spelling adopted in 1997.

The channel is funded by the television licence fee together with the BBC's other domestic television stations, and therefore shows uninterrupted programming without commercial advertising.

It is the most watched television channel in the United Kingdom, ahead of its traditional rival for ratings leadership, ITV.

The channel's lineup includes such shows as EastEnders, Sherlock, Strictly Come Dancing, The Voice, Doctor Who, Miranda, Mrs Brown's Boys and Call the Midwife.


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Inspector George Gently

Genre: Drama, Period Drama, Anthology Series
Channel: BBC Entertainment, BBC First
Summary: Inspector George Gently is one of the few good men at Scotland Yard, a rare commodity in a police force where corruption is rife and unchecked.
Starring: Martin Shaw, Lee Ingleby


The Graham Norton Show

Genre: Comedy, Talk Show
Channel: BBC Entertainment, BBC Brit
Summary: Graham Norton presents a show about the people, trends, stories and celebrity culture that interest him, featuring comedy monologues and celeb chat.
Starring: Graham Norton


Silent Witness

Genre: Drama, Police Procedural
Channel: BBC Prime, BBC Entertainment, BBC First
Summary: Drama based on a real life forensic pathologist which focuses on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes.
Starring: Amanda Burton, William Armstrong, William Gaminara


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