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Ring in the New Year with ‘Sherlock’: Fourth season to kick off on January 1

Get ready to ring in the New Year with Sherlock season 4. The hit detective drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch will premiere with an episode called The Six Thatchers on January 1.
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Holmes, Watson tackle new case in first teaser trailer for ‘Sherlock’ season 4

Sherlock season 4 is still months away, but the first teaser trailer is here. Stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman return to crack a new case that promises danger and darkness.
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BBC+ puts all the BBC’s best content in one personalized app

BBC+ is a new app that will present users with personalized selections from the broadcaster's radio, TV, and news output. It's available across Android and iOS devices in the United Kingdom today.
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Is the first 'Sherlock' season 4 photo the beginning of the end?

The first photo from the BBC's Sherlock season 4 was released today, but don't get too excited yet: Steven Moffat, one of the show's creators, hinted it could be the final installment in the multi-part miniseries.
Cars

Chris Harris to get new car show on BBC America

BBC America will be premiering a new show starring everyone's favorite online automotive YouTube personality titled Chris Harris on Cars. This comes at the heels of Chris Evans leaving Top Gear.
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Orphan Black’s upcoming fifth season will be its last

BBC and Space show Orphan Black has been renewed for its fifth season, but creators have confirmed that it will be the final go-round for the gripping sci-fi series starring Tatiana Maslany as several clones.
Computing

At long last, pre-orders for BBC Micro:bit now open to the public

It took a little longer than expected for the BBC Micro:bit computer to be distributed to schools, but with that task is complete, members of the public are finally able to buy the hardware.
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The BBC goes after Netflix head-on with aptly named Britflix

While the BBC's iPlayer makes some of its content available online, that may just be the start. It is reportedly working with other networks, including iTV and NBCUniversal, to plan a streaming competitor for Netflix. The working title?…
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The star of Star Wars is going to play a bunny rabbit next

Netflix and the BBC's Watership Down adaptation has attracted stars from big franchises like Star Wars, X-Men, and Iron Man. The four-part miniseries will be based on Richard Adams' classic novel.
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Here’s The Doctor’s new companion in the next season of Doctor Who

Actress Pearl Mackie makes her debut as The Doctor's new companion in a clip from the upcoming 10th season of Doctor Who, as revealed by the BBC in a clip featuring Mackie and series star Peter Capaldi.
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Netflix has some excellent news for Top Gear fans

Netflix said Tuesday it plans to stream the all-new Top Gear show internationally. The agreement means the BBC-produced car show will be well placed to take on Amazon's upcoming offering featuring the three guys that presented the original.
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Four-minute Orphan Black sneak peek sheds light on season 4 premiere

Get a sneak peek at the opening scene from the premiere episode of the fourth season of Orphan Black, which introduces the mask-wearing clone M.K., and suggests a further look into Beth's history.
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BBC hires red-hot writer for The Golden Compass TV adaptation

Prolific screenplay scribe Jack Thorne has been hired by the BBC to adapt Philip Pullman's epic His Dark Materials book trilogy, which begins production next year. BBC vets Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner will collaborate on the project.
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Orphan Black superfans to get their own after-show talk show, After the Black

Orphan Black is getting its own after-show talk show, After the Black, that will feature cast, crew, and others discussing what happened in each episode immediately following its airing on BBC
Computing

The BBC is helping kids learn to code with one million free Micro: bits computers

The BBC hopes to kick-start interest in coding and technology by giving away one million Micro: bits mini-computers to students across the United Kingdom.
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Doctor Who is coming to Amazon Prime thanks to a deal with the BBC

Amazon has secured exclusive North American streaming rights to Doctor Who. The first eight seasons will be available for free Prime streaming now that the BBC's previous licensing deals have expired and a new one has been reached with the…
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Is the BBC dropping its television and radio divisions?

The BBC will be axing its television and radio divisions to streamline its broadcasts and offer more content and audience-led divisions. An overhaul in management is already taking place.
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BBC One to air new drama based on gruesome historic London murders

BBC has ordered a three-part series based on the murders of eight women at Rillington Place in London by serial killer John Christie, and the wrongful conviction and hanging of his tenant Timothy Evans.