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]

Drama[edit]

One-off dramas and mini-series[edit]

Shorts and anthologies[edit]

  • five by five (BBC Three 27 March 2017)
  • The Break (BBC Three unknown – 12 April 2017)
  • Queers (BBC Four 31 July 2017 – 3 August 2017)

Panel games[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)

Daytime[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)

Reality/Unscripted[edit]

Documentaries[edit]

News programmes[edit]

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

Upcoming programmes[edit]

Drama

Comedy

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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)
  • * Formula 1: BBC One & BBC Two 1976 – 1996 & 2009 – 2015 (rights transferred to Channel 4)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "BBC One and Agatha Christie Productions LTD strike deal for seven new Christie dramas over four years". BBC. 26 August 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "BBC One books appointment with Debbie Horsfield for new series Age Before Beauty". BBC. 25 August 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Controller of BBC Drama Piers Wenger announces raft of new commissions". BBC. 5 May 2017. Retrieved 6 May 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "Polly Hill, Controller of BBC Drama Commissioning, announces new slate of drama". BBC. 28 December 2015. Retrieved 11 May 2017. 
  5. ^ "New Jed Mercurio drama series Bodyguard commissioned for BBC One". BBC. 24 August 2016. Retrieved 13 May 2017. 
  6. ^ "Sacha Dhawan to lead cast in Sathnam Sanghera’s The Boy With The Topknot". BBC. 21 April 2017. Retrieved 6 May 2017. 
  7. ^ "Further casting announced for BBC One’s The Child In Time". BBC. 5 April 2017. Retrieved 6 May 2017. 
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  10. ^ "BBC Two announces new single drama, Diana and I". BBC. 18 May 2017. Retrieved 22 May 2017. 
  11. ^ "Suranne Jones to star in Gentleman Jack, Sally Wainwright’s new drama for BBC One and HBO". BBC. 20 July 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017. 
  12. ^ "BBC One orders Gunpowder from Kudos". BBC. 19 February 2017. Retrieved 11 May 2017. 
  13. ^ "BBC One announces Hard Sun, new pre-apocalyptic crime drama from creator of Luther". BBC. 3 December 2015. Retrieved 11 May 2017. 
  14. ^ "BBC One commissions adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials". BBC. 5 March 2017. Retrieved 6 May 2017. 
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  17. ^ "BBC One announces landmark drama adaptation of Les Misérables by Andrew Davies". BBC. 21 August 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2017. 
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  19. ^ "BBC Two announces brand new six-part drama adaptation of the Man Booker Prize-winning novel The Luminaries". BBC. 26 August 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2017. 
  20. ^ "First look image released for BBC One’s McMafia". BBC. 2 February 2017. Retrieved 11 May 2017. 
  21. ^ "BBC One announces adaption of Jessie Burton’s sumptuous period thriller The Miniaturist". BBC. 28 August 2016. Retrieved 11 May 2017. 
  22. ^ "BBC Two announces intense new drama series MotherFatherSon from acclaimed author and screenwriter Tom Rob Smith". BBC. 26 August 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2017. 
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  25. ^ "Filming starts on new psychological thriller Requiem from New Pictures for BBC One and Netflix". BBC. 23 March 2017. Retrieved 6 May 2017. 
  26. ^ "BBC One announces The Split - a new original drama series from acclaimed Bafta and Primetime Emmy award-winning screenwriter Abi Morgan and Sister Pictures". BBC. 24 August 2016. Retrieved 13 May 2017. 
  27. ^ "Tom Burke is Cormoran Strike for major TV drama for BBC One". BBC. 7 September 2016. Retrieved 11 May 2017. 
  28. ^ "Casting announced for epic new event drama Troy: Fall Of A City". BBC. 31 March 2017. Retrieved 6 May 2017. 
  29. ^ "BBC Drama announces three new commissions for BBC One and BBC Two". BBC. 26 May 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2017. 
  30. ^ "Ben Hardy and Jessie Buckley to star in BBC One adaptation of Wilkie Collins’ psychological thriller The Woman In White". BBC. 22 February 2017. Retrieved 11 May 2017. 
  31. ^ "Alison Steadman, John Cleese and Jason Watkins to star in brand new BBC One comedy series Edith". BBC. 11 April 2017. Retrieved 6 May 2017. 
  32. ^ "Vic and Bob back for more Big Night Out". BBC. 18 May 2017. Retrieved 22 May 2017. 
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