List of television programmes broadcast by the BBC

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This is a list of television programmes broadcast by the BBC either currently broadcast or previously broadcast on the BBC in the United Kingdom.

Current programmes[edit]

Programmes in this section have been broadcast by the BBC in the last year or have a commission for further episodes. Recommissioned shows are shown as running to the present, as are any show that is currently airing. Only channels where an episode first aired are listed, with the exception of episodes on non-BBC Three programmes which debuted online - for these, the linear channel and the transmission date on that channel are used.

Comedy[edit]

Scripted comedy[edit]

Panel games[edit]

Drama[edit]

Drama series[edit]

One-off dramas and mini-series[edit]

Soap[edit]

  • EastEnders (BBC One 19 February 1985 – present)
  • Casualty (BBC One 6 September 1986 – present)
  • Holby City (BBC One 12 January 1999 – present)
  • Doctors (BBC One 27 March 2000 – present)
  • River City (BBC One Scotland 2002 – present)

Shorts and anthologies[edit]

  • Moving On (BBC One 18 May 2009 – 9 February 2018)
  • The Break (BBC Three unknown – present)

Primetime reality/unscripted[edit]

Daytime reality/unscripted[edit]

Gameshows[edit]

  • Bargain Hunt (BBC One 2000 – present)
  • Flog It! (BBC Two 2002 – 2012, BBC One 2013 – present)
  • Eggheads (BBC One 2003 – 2004, BBC Two 2005 – present)
  • Pointless (BBC Two 2009 – 2011, BBC One 2011 – present)
  • Decimate (BBC One 20 April 2015 – present)
  • Think Tank (BBC One 21 March 2016 – present)
  • The Code (BBC One 18 April 2016 – present)
  • The Debatable (BBC Two 22 August 2016 – present)
  • Impossible (BBC One 2 January 2017 – present)
  • The Boss (BBC One 24 April 2017 – present)
  • Letterbox (BBC Two 17 July 2017 – present)
  • Hardball (BBC One April 2018 – present)
  • Chase the Case (BBC One 17 September 2018 – present)

Documentaries[edit]

News programmes[edit]

  • BBC News (BBC One 1954 – present; BBC News Channel 1997–present)
  • Question Time (BBC One 1979 – present)
  • Newsnight (BBC Two 1980 – present)
  • BBC News at One (BBC One 1986 – present)
  • BBC News at Five (BBC News Channel 2006 – present)
  • BBC News at Six (BBC One 1984 – present)
  • BBC World News (BBC One, BBC Two, BBC News Channel 1997–present)
  • BBC Breakfast (BBC One 2000 – present, BBC Two 2000 – 2006)
  • BBC News at Ten (BBC One 2000 – present)
  • Daily Politics (BBC Two 2003 – present)
  • This Week (BBC One 2003 – present)
  • The Andrew Marr Show (BBC One 11 September 2005 – present) Titled Sunday AM 2005 – 2007
  • World News Today (BBC Four, BBC News Channel and BBC World News 2006–present)
  • Newsday (BBC One, BBC News Channel and BBC World News 2011–present)
  • Victoria Derbyshire (BBC Two and BBC News Channel 7 April 2015 – present)
  • BBC Newsroom Live (BBC Two and BBC News Channel 7 April 2015 – present)
  • Afternoon Live (BBC News Channel 9 October 2017 – present)
  • The Briefing (BBC One, BBC News Channel and BBC World News 30 October 2017 – present)
  • Beyond 100 Days (BBC Four, BBC News Channel and BBC World News 24 January 2017 – present) Titled 100 Days until May 2017 and 100 Days + until July 2017

For programmes which only air on the BBC World News Channel, see programming on BBC World News.

Upcoming programmes[edit]

Comedy[edit]

Drama[edit]

Miniseries[edit]

0–9[edit]

A[edit]

B[edit]

C[edit]

D[edit]

E[edit]

F[edit]

G[edit]

H[edit]

I[edit]

J[edit]

K[edit]

L[edit]

M[edit]

N[edit]

O[edit]

P[edit]

Q[edit]

R[edit]

S[edit]

T[edit]

U[edit]

V[edit]

W[edit]

X[edit]

Y[edit]

Z[edit]

Special events[edit]

BBC Sport[edit]

Current Coverage

  • Match of the Day: BBC Two 1964 – 1966, BBC One 1966 – present (Only on air for FA Cup weekends 1988 – 1992 & 2001 – 2004)
  • Match of the Day 2: BBC Two 2004 – 2012, BBC One 2012 – present
  • Football Focus: BBC One 1974 – present (Part of Grandstand 1974 – 2001)
  • Final Score: BBC One 1958 – present (Part of Grandstand 1958 – 2001)
  • UEFA European Football Championship
  • The Premier League Show: BBC Two 2016 – present
  • FIFA World Cup: BBC One 1962 – present (Shared with ITV Sport)
  • UEFA European Championships: BBC One 1960 – present (Shared with ITV Sport)
  • FA Cup: BBC One/TV 1937 – 1996, 2002 – 2008 & 2014 – present (Shared with BT Sport)
  • Test Match Special: BBC Radio 1957 – present
  • 6 Nations Rugby: BBC One 2000 – present (Shared with ITV Sport 2016 – present)
  • Summer & Winter Olympic Games: BBC One & Two 1948 – present
  • Ski Sunday: BBC Two 1978 – present
  • Wimbledon Championships: BBC TV/BBC One 1937 – present, BBC Two 1964 – present
  • Today at Wimbledon: BBC Two 1993 – 2014 & 2016 – present (Replaced by Wimbledon 2Day in 2015)
  • PDC Champions League of Darts: BBC One & BBC Two 2016 – present
  • World Snooker Championship: BBC One & BBC Two 1977 – present
  • London Marathon: BBC One 1981 – present
  • Great North Run: BBC One 1981 – present
  • The Open Championship: BBC One & Two 1955 – present (Live coverage 1955 – 2015, highlights 2016 – present)
  • Rugby League Challenge Cup: BBC One & Two 1948 – present
  • Rugby League World Cup: BBC One & Two 1960 – present (Live coverage 1960 – 2000 & 2013 – present, highlights only 2008)
  • The Boat Race: BBC TV/One 1938 – 2004 & 2010 – present (ITV covered the Boat Race from 2005 – 2009)
  • Super Bowl (BBC One Two 2007 – 2013 & 2016 – present)
  • Rugby Special: BBC Two 1966 – 2005 & 2016 – present
  • England Test Match, ODI & T20 International Highlights: 2020 – present
  • 2 England Men's T20 Internationals & 2 England Women's T20 International: 2020 – present
  • 10 matches from men's City based T20 competition & 8 matches from women's City based T20 competition: 2020 – present
  • ATP World Tour Finals - BBC Two 2009 – present
  • FIFA Women's World Cup - BBC One/Two 2007 – present
  • London Marathon - BBC One 1981 – present
  • Great North Run - BBC One 1981 – present

Past Coverage

  • Live England Test Cricket: BBC TV 1938 – 1998
  • Football League/League Cup Show: BBC One 2009 – 2015 (rights transferred to Channel 5)
  • Grandstand: BBC One 1958 – 2007, BBC Two 1981 – 2007
  • Sportsnight: BBC One 1968 – 1997
  • BDO World Darts Championship: BBC One & BBC Two 1978 – 2016
  • The Grand National: BBC One 1960 – 2012, BBC Radio 1948 – present (rights transferred to Channel 4)
  • Grand Prix: BBC One & BBC Two 1976 – 1996 (Rebroadcast between 2009 - 2015 on BBC Red Button and BBC iPlayer)
  • * Formula 1: BBC One & BBC Two 1976 – 1996 & 2009 – 2015 (rights transferred to Channel 4)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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