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BBC FOUR is available to view on Freeview, cable and satellite. It was launched on March 2, 2002 and replaced BBC Knowledge. The channel broadcasts between the hours of 7PM and 4AM.

The channel shows a mix of arts and science programmes alongside foreign language productions. The channel also shows many old drama programmes first shown on BBC One. Current offerings include Doctor Who from the 1970's and the 1980's series The Day Of The Triffids.

Each weekday evening the channel shows a news programme called The World which takes a look at the news headlines from all over the planet.

As of September, 2006 the channel was attracting an average 0.4% audience share.

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BBC FOUR


Website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour
Country: United Kingdom
First Broadcast: June 01, 1999
Parent Company: BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation)
The Clash: New Year's Day '77
Coldplay in Concert 2014
New Year's Day From Vienna
100 Seconds to Beat the World: The David Rudisha Story
Abstract Artists In Their Own Words
Alan Bennett at 80: Bennett Meets Hytner
Alexander Armstrong's Real Ripping Yarns
Al Murray's Great British Spy Movies
Al Murray's Great British War Movies
Architects Of The Divine: The First Gothic Age
Arrows
BBC Music John Peel Lecture 2014 with Iggy Pop
BBC Young Musician
The Beauty of Anatomy
Billy Joel Live in Leningrad
Bob Harris: My Nashville
Brad Paisley And Friends
Brian Cox: Space, Time and Videotape
Bright Lights, Brilliant Minds: A Tale Of Three Cities
Britain's Most Dangerous Songs: Listen to the Banned
British Art at War: Bomberg, Sickert and Nash
Carlos Acosta's Cuban Night
Chocolate Perfection with Michel Roux Jr
Choir of the Year 2014
Christmas with Val Doonican
Commonwealth on Film
Congo Calling: An African Orchestra in Britain
Constable: A Country Rebel
Constable: The Making of a Master
Dancing Cheek To Cheek: An Intimate History Of Dance
Danny Baker Rocks the ... (a Bit)
Danny Baker's Rockin' Decades
The Day After Tomorrow: Into Infinity
Deep Down and Dirty: The Science of Soil
Deep Purple: Made in Japan
Detectorists
Dissected: The Incredible Human...
Don Giovanni
The Duchess Of Malfi: BBC Arts At The Globe
Dylan Thomas: A Poet's Guide
Edward VII: Prince of Pleasure
Eisteddfod 2014 with Ifor Ap Glyn
Every Breath We Take: Understanding Our Atmosphere
Everyday Eden: A Potted History of the Suburban Garden
Everyday Miracles: The Genius of Sofas, Stockings and Scanners
The Fight for Saturday Night
Fossil Wonderlands: Nature's Hidden Treasures
The French Revolution: Tearing Up History
Friday Night at the Proms
The Genius of Bert Jansch: Folk, Blues and Beyond
The Genius of Funk
The Girl Who Talked To Dolphins
Glyndebourne: The Untold History
Great Poets in Their Own Words
Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank
The Heart Of Country: How Nashville Became Music City USA
Hidden Histories: Britain's Oldest Family Businesses
How the Wild West Was Won with Ray Mears
How to Get Ahead:
In Their Own Words: Poets
Jazz Legends In Their Own Words
Jeff Lynne's ELO at Hyde Park
The John Moore's Painting Prize
Johnny Cash - The Man, His World, His Music
John Ogdon: A Musical Tribute
John Ogdon - Living With Genius
The Joy of the Bee Gees
The Joy of the Guitar Riff
Karajan's Magic and Myth
The Kate Bush Story: Running Up That Hill
Kenny Rogers - Cards On The Table
Killing Me Softly: The Roberta Flack Story
Kusama’s 'Self-Obliteration'
Late Night Live with Paloma Faith and Guy Barker
Len Goodman's Big Band Bonanza
The Life Of Rock With Brian Pern
Lost Kingdoms of Central America
The Magic of Mushrooms
Majesty and Mortar: Britain's Great Palaces
Martin Amis' England
More Dangerous Songs: And the Banned Played on
Nat King Cole: Afraid Of The Dark
Nigel Slater's Icing on the Cake
Northern Soul
n Their Own Words: 20th Century Composers
Oh Do Shut Up Dear!
Oh You Pretty Things
Our Planet From the Air
Panto! Mayhem, Make Up and Magic
Photographing Africa
Play it Loud
Polka Dot Superstar: The Amazing World Of Yayoi Kusama
Proms Chamber Music
Puppy Love
Queen Victoria's Letters: A Monarch Unveiled
The Real Tom Thumb: History's Smallest Superstar
Rebels of Oz: Germaine, Clive, Barry and Bob
Return to Betjemanland
Rich Hall's California Stars
Rococo: Travel, Pleasure, Madness
Rule Britannia! Music, Mischief And Morals In The 18th Century
The Rules of Abstraction with Matthew Collings
Sammy Davis Jnr: The Kid in the Middle
Samuel Johnson Prize for Non Fiction
Scotland's Art Revolution: The Maverick Generation
The Secret Life of Books
Secrets of Bones
The Secrets of Quantum Physics
Secrets of the Universe
The Spaceman of Afghanistan
Spike Milligan: Assorted Q
Spike Milligan: Love, Light and Peace
The Story of a Child Prodigy: I Am Not a Rock Star
The Story of Funk: One Nation Under a Groove
The Sunday Prom: Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra
Tales from the Royal Wardrobe with Lucy Worsley
The Town That Loves Books: BBC Arts at Hay
Ultimate Irish Music at the Royal Hall
The Winter's Tale from the Royal Ballet
The Wonder of Animals
The Wonder of Bees with Martha Kearney
You've Got a Friend: The Carole King Story
BBC Four’s World Music Season
Blues America
Brushing Up On...
Can Eating Insects Save the World?
Churchill's First World War
Disowned and Disabled
Dreaming The Impossible: Unbuilt Britain
Endeavour (2013)
The Flying Archaeologist: The Norfolk Broads
Hidden Killers
Insect Worlds
John Denver
King Alfred and the Anglo Saxons
Kings of the Ring
Light and Dark
Lost Kingdoms of South America
Medieval Lives: Birth, Marriage, Death
Metamorphosis
Pagans and Pilgrims: Britain's Holiest Places
Planet Ant: Life Inside the Colony
Precision: The Measure of All Things
Secret Knowledge
Shipwrecks: Britain's Sunken History
Some ... with Jokes
Up the Women
What Do Artists Do All Day?
... at the BBC
How It Works
Illuminations: The Private Lives of Medieval Kings
James Bond 50th Anniversary Gala Concert
Jonathan Meades on France
The King And The Playwright: A Jacobean History
Love and Marriage: A 20th Century Romance
Love Me Do - 1962
Metals: How They Work
Nature's Microworlds
Placido Domingo's Gala Concert
Punk Britannia
Sex and Sensibility: The Allure of Art Nouveau
She Wolves: England's Early Queens
... Sings...
The Story of Musicals
The Strange Case Of The Law
Survivors: Nature's Indestructible Creatures
Tales From the Wild Wood
Tales of Television Centre
Timothy Spall: All at Sea
Treasures of Ancient Rome
The Trouble With Aid
Venice 24/7
Agony & Ecstasy: A Year with English National Ballet
Apples – British To The Core
BBC Cardiff Singer Of The World 2011
The Beauty of Books
Botany – A Blooming History
Canal Walks with Julia Bradbury
Guilty Pleasures
Hand Made in Britain
If Walls Could Talk
Jerusalem - The Making of A Holy City
Julia Bradbury's Icelandic Walk
Justice (BBC Four)
Perfume
Petworth House - The Big Spring Clean
Regimental Stories
Sandhurst
The Secret World of Whitehall
The Story of British Pathé
The Story of Variety with Michael Grade
Symphony
Timothy Spall: Back at Sea
Unnatural Histories
The Art Of Germany
Beautiful Minds
The Beauty of Diagrams
Dan Snow's Norman Walks
The Great Outdoors (UK)
Indian Hill Railways
Johnny Kingdom's Year with the Birds
Latin Music USA
Maps
On Hannibal's Trail
The Secret Life of the National Grid
South Africa Walks
Timeshift
Culture Fix
Feasts
The Grandparent Diaries
A History Of Christianity
It's Only A Theory
Leeds International Pianoforte Competition
Mud, Sweat and Tractors: The Story of Agriculture
Newswipe With Charlie Brooker
Syntax Era
Wainwright Walks: Coast To Coast
We Need Answers
Clash Of The Worlds
The Department Store
Hidden Histories
POP! WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR?
The Book Quiz
Charlie Brooker's Screen Wipe
Hollywood UK
The Late Edition
BBC Four World Cinema Award
Mark Lawson talks to...
Storyville
Arena (UK)
Royal Institution Christmas Lectures
The Sky At Night
BBC Proms