BBC Choice was launched on September 23, 1998 and finished airing on February 9, 2003 when it was replaced by BBC THREE. The channel was available to view on cable and satellite.
As well as showing original programming the channel repeated many of BBC One and BBC TWO's most popular shows.
BBC THREE was launched on 9 February, 2003 and is available on cable, satellite and free-view. The channel airs from 7PM until 4AM and replaced BBC Choice.
The channel shows a mixture of comedy, documentaries and drama serials which are often shown on BBC TWO at a later date. The channel also shows Doctor Who Confidential immediately after the regular episode has finished on BBC One. There is also an hourly news update called 60 seconds.
As of September, 2006 the channel was attracting an average 1.1% audience share.
Also Known As
BBC Choice (1998-2003)