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BBC Two

BBC Two is a UK channel owned and operated by the BBC. The channel is the second terrestrial TV channel available across the country and launched in 1964. The channel tends to lend itself to more 'highbrow' programming than the mainstream channel BBC One. The channels most successful programs include 'Top Gear' and 'The Culture Show'. Comedies that are often shown on BBC Two first often move to BBC One if they attract a high enough audience. One of the highest rating shows in the UK 'Great British Bake Off' originally began on BBC Two, but has more recently moved to BBC One.

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Mock the Week
Mock the Week

Comedy show combining the best elements of panel show, stand-up and improvised games with two teams…

Inside No. 9
Inside No. 9

An anthology of darkly comic twisted tales by Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith, each one taking…

QI
QI

Comedy quiz show in which contestants are rewarded if their answers are quite interesting.

Live at the Apollo
Live at the Apollo

Live at the Apollo (formerly titled Jack Dee Live at the Apollo) is a British stand-up comedy progra…

Horizon
Horizon

Horizon tells amazing science stories, unravels mysteries and reveals worlds you've never seen befor…

Gardeners' World
Gardeners' World

Gardening show packed with good ideas, tips, advice from experts and timely reminders to get the mos…

Athletics
Athletics

Various athletics events are presented live and free across the BBC. Gabby Logan and Ore Oduba norma…

Great British Menu
Great British Menu

Top chefs from across the nation compete for the chance to cook a four-course banquet for a high-pro…

University Challenge
University Challenge

Academic quiz show where teams of students from UK universities answer questions on all manner of su…

Springwatch
Springwatch

Springwatch is an annual BBC television series which charts the fortunes of British wildlife during…

Winterwatch
Winterwatch

Live from the Scottish Highlands as our wildlife faces up to the most extreme and challenging time o…

Only Connect
Only Connect

Quiz show in which connections must be made between apparently unconnected things, where patience an…

Louis Theroux
Louis Theroux

The documentary work of British-American journalist Louis Theroux.

Newsnight
Newsnight

Newsnight is the BBC's flagship news programme and runs on BBC2 five nights a week. Its format, with…

Mastermind
Mastermind

Mastermind is a British quiz show, well known for its challenging questions, intimidating setting an…

Upstart Crow
Upstart Crow

Comedy about William Shakespeare as he starts to make a name for himself in London while also trying…

QI XL
QI XL

An extended version of the popular BBC Two quiz show created and co-produced by John Lloyd, hosted b…

Jools's Annual Hootenanny
Jools's Annual Hootenanny

Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra present a evening of music and chat, welcoming in t…

Carols from King's
Carols from King's

A celebration of Christmas with the annual televised service from the Chapel of King's College, Camb…

See Hear
See Hear

Magazine for the deaf community highlighting the latest issues.

Talking Pictures
Talking Pictures

A look back at TV and movie appearances by legends of the silver screen.

This World
This World

This World is a current affairs documentary programme which broadcast by BBC Two in United Kingdom,…

Ski Sunday
Ski Sunday

A magazine show hosted by Graham Bell and Ed Leigh that focuses on Skiing and other winter sports.

This Farming Life
This Farming Life

A series following the struggles and triumphs of six very different farming families in some of Scot…

Arena
Arena

Arena is the BBC's multi award-winning arts strand. Founded in 1975, Arena continues to produce gold…

Two Doors Down
Two Doors Down

Comedy centred around a couple and their insufferable neighbours.

Saving Lives at Sea
Saving Lives at Sea

Documentary following the men and women of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).

Golf: The Open
Golf: The Open

Daily highlights of The Open Championship, the oldest of the four Major Championships in professiona…

Inside the Factory
Inside the Factory

Gregg Wallace and Cherry Healey get exclusive access to some of the largest food factories in Britai…

Hospital
Hospital

Filmed over six weeks during the past three months, Hospital is the story of the NHS in unprecedente…

Easter from King's
Easter from King's

Easter music and readings from the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge

A House Through Time
A House Through Time

This series tells a story of Britain spanning a period of seismic social change from the 1840s to th…

The Ranganation
The Ranganation

Romesh Ranganathan hosts his own weekly show that takes a funny look back over the week's biggest ta…

Politics Live
Politics Live

Daily news show that reports on all the political stories of the day.

The North Water
The North Water

Set in the UK and the ice floes of the Arctic in the late 1850s, The North Water tells the story of…

Mountain Vets
Mountain Vets

Mountain Vets takes viewers to the ancient Kingdom of Mourne, where animals out number people ten to…

Your Home Made Perfect
Your Home Made Perfect

In a first for British television, cutting-edge virtual reality and visual effects enable people to…

Forensics: The Real CSI
Forensics: The Real CSI

Multiple cameras follow serious crime investigations in real time, revealing the crucial role cuttin…

Remarkable Places to Eat
Remarkable Places to Eat

Leading chefs take Fred Sirieix to experience the restaurants where they genuinely love to eat and e…

MOTDx
MOTDx

Jermaine Jenas and his footballing mates bring you football, fashion, music and culture from around…

Vienna Blood
Vienna Blood

Max Liebermann is a brilliant young English student of famed psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. When Max c…

Reel Stories
Reel Stories

Dermot O'Leary chats to some of the biggest stars in music about their careers to date.

Alma's Not Normal
Alma's Not Normal

Alma's Not Normal follows Boltonian wild-child Alma Nuthall and her family of eccentric, unruly wome…

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Olympics Rewind

Sue Barker presents highlights and coverage from the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Harry Hill's World of TV
Harry Hill's World of TV

Harry Hill takes the lid off a different genre of TV each week. The series is not just a hilarious l…

The Diagnosis Detectives
The Diagnosis Detectives

In this four-part series, Michael Mosley assembles 12 of the UK's leading medical experts to diagnos…

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Stories of Us

The Reverend Kate Bottley and Ashley John-Baptiste reveal the inspiring stories of how people around…

Nadiya Bakes
Nadiya Bakes

Nadiya Hussain shares her love of baking with some of her favourite recipes. From everyday treats to…

Britain's Biggest Dig
Britain's Biggest Dig

In preparation for HS2, two massive digs uncover fascinating burials, revealing life in imperial Lon…

In the Face of Terror
In the Face of Terror

Series following the stories of ordinary people fighting for truth and justice following acts of ter…

Between the Covers
Between the Covers

Sara Cox invites a panel of four different famous faces to each bring with them their favourite book…

The Noughties
The Noughties

Angela Scanlon takes a light-hearted look at the decade that kicked off a brand new century - the no…

Powering Britain
Powering Britain

Series looking at the different sources of energy powering England, and the people who work in the i…

Cornwall with Simon Reeve
Cornwall with Simon Reeve

Cornwall with Simon Reeve is an exploration of the glorious county as it emerged from lockdown, inve…

Rick Stein's Cornwall
Rick Stein's Cornwall

The chef reveals the Cornwall that he knows and loves, championing the food, history, music, art and…

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Lightning

Zoe Lyons presents the lightning-fast, quick-fire quiz with a £3,000 jackpot. The contestants' motiv…

Your Garden Made Perfect
Your Garden Made Perfect

We all think we know how the inside of our homes should look, but most of us have absolutely no idea…

Trump Takes on the World
Trump Takes on the World

After one of the most shocking presidencies in history, Donald Trump's top advisers and the leaders…

DNA Family Secrets
DNA Family Secrets

Stacey Dooley helps to uncover people's burning questions about their family, health or ancestry wit…

My Unique B&B
My Unique B&B

Master craftsman Simon Parfett and his team help people with a little land or a beautiful garden gen…

The Story of Welsh Art
The Story of Welsh Art

Broadcaster Huw Stephens discovers the many treasures of Welsh art, following the story from prehist…

Saved and Remade
Saved and Remade

Loved but unused objects are transformed into beautiful and functional items by a team of highly ski…

Saved by a Stranger
Saved by a Stranger

The stories of ordinary people caught up in the biggest events in living memory, and the person who…

Our Wild Adventures
Our Wild Adventures

Take a trip back through the natural history archives with some of the BBC's favourite wildlife pres…

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Yorkshire Firefighters

Series following West Yorkshire's fire crews as they serve the county's two million inhabitants.

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