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BBC TWO was due to premier on 20 April, 1964 but to due to power failure it didn't make it's debut until the following day. The channel was originally known as BBC2.

Quite a few of BBC One's most popular shows started their lives on BBC TWO. The channel offers a popular mix of light entertainment and factual programs. It has also shown some of the top shows from America including The Simpsons, 24 and The X Files.

As of September, 2006 the channel was attracting an average 8.2% audience share.

During the mornings programmes for schools are broadcast during term time and from late night shows from The Learning Zone are shown.

Also Known As
BBC2 (20 April 1964 – 3 October 1997)
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BBC TWO


Website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbctwo/
Country: United Kingdom
First Broadcast: April 20, 1964
Parent Company: BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation)
Reaching Households: 65 million
The Soundtrack of the Twentieth Century
Designs on Chelsea
Inside The Commons
Wolf Hall
The 2014 Winter Olympic Games
50 Golden Years Of Sport On BBC Two
50 Years of BBC Two Comedy
Athletics: European Championships 2014
The Battle to Beat Polio
Best Ever Dishes
The Big Allotment Challenge
The Birth of Empire: The East India Company
Blurred Lines: The New Battle of the Sexes
Britain's Greatest Pilot
The Budget 2014
Canoe Slalom World Cup
Charley Hull - Teenage Tigress
Children Of Syria
Children's Emergency Rescue
Collectaholics
Cycling: Women's Grand Prix
Digby Jones: The New Troubleshooter
Easter From King's
Edinburgh Nights
Equestrian: Global Champions Tour
Escape to the Continent
European Artistic Gymnastics Championships
The European Union: In or Out?
Fast And Fearless: Britain's Banger Racers
The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway
Fostering And Me With Lorraine Pascale
Golf: PGA Championship 2014
Golf: Scottish Open
Golf: The Open
Golf: Women's Open
The Great British Bake Off - An Extra Slice
The Greatest Knight: William the Marshal
The Great Interior Design Challenge
Great War Diaires
The Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure
Harry And Paul's Story Of The 2s
The Hidden World Of Britain’s Immigrants
Highlands
Hive Alive
The Honourable Woman
House Of Fools
Ian Hislop's Olden Days
I Bought A Rainforest
Inside Country Life
Inside No. 9
Inside The Animal Mind
Italy Unpacked
Kim Philby - His Most Intimate Betrayal
The Ladykillers
The Lancaster: Britain's Flying Past
Life In Squares
Louis Theroux's LA Stories
The Machine Gun And Skye's Band of Brothers
Mary Berry Cooks
Masters Snooker 2014
Melvyn Bragg’s Radical Lives
Messiah At The Foundling Hospital
Mind The Gap: London Vs The Rest
The Minster
Morecambe & Wise: In Pieces
Mozart In Prague: Rolando Villazon On Don Giovanni
Museums At Night
The Mysterious Mr Webster: BBC Arts At The Globe
Nature's Misfits
The Necessary War
Nick Robinson: The Truth About Immigration
Normandy '44: The Battle Beyond D-Day
Operation Cloud Lab
Operation Grand Canyon with Dan Snow
Pembrokeshire: Coastal Lives
The Perfect Morecambe & Wise
Pipers Of The Trenches
The Pity Of War
The Plantagenets
A Poet In New York
Police Under Pressure
Pop Goes BBC Two
PQ17: An Arctic Convoy Disaster
Protecting Our Parents
The Quest for Bannockburn
Railways of the Great War with Michael Portillo
The Red Arrows: Inside the Bubble
The Restaurant Man
The Restaurant Wars
Revenge of the Egghead
The RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2014
RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
Rowing - European Championships
Royal Cousins at War
Rugby League Challenge Cup
Russia On Four Wheels
Salting the Battlefield
Scotland: For Richer or Poorer?
The Search for Alfred the Great
Seven Wonders of Brazil
Shopgirls: The True Story Of Life Behind The Counter
The Snow Wolf Family & Me
Songs of the South
Sport Relief's Top Dog
The Story Of Women And Art
The Stuarts
The Summer Exhibition: BBC Arts At The Royal Academy
Sweets Made Simple
The Tea Trail with Simon Reeve
Thalidomide - The Fifty Year Fight
Tigers About the House
Together and Apart
Torvill and Dean - The Perfect Day
Turks and Caicos
Two Tribes
Under Offer: Estate Agents On The Job
Vets in the Disaster Zone
The Voice: Louder on Two
W1A
Watermen: A Dirty Business
Welcome To Rio
The White Widow: Searching for Samantha
Wildfires 2014: Inside The inferno
Winterwatch Unsprung
World Championship Bowls 2014
World Cup Films
World Cup Highlights
World Indoor Athletics Championships 2014
World Professional Darts Championships 2014
World Snooker Championships 2014
The World's War
World War One Remembered
The 12 Drinks Of Christmas
2013: Moments in Time
2013 Road World Championships
Alex Polizzi's Perfect Christmas
BBC News
Ben and James Versus the Arabian Desert
Boarding School Boys
Boxing: World Championships
Canoeing: World Slalom Championships
Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe
Count Arthur Strong
Country Show Cook Off
The Crane Gang
The Cruise: A Life at Sea
Dan Snow's History of Congo
Das Auto: The Germans, Their Cars And Us
Dave Allen: God's Own Comedian
David Attenborough's Rise of Animals
David Bowie – Five Years
David Starkey’s Music And Monarchy
Dive WWII: Our Secret History
Driven: The Fastest Woman In The World
The Fall
The Fantastic Mr Feynman
Fire In The Night
Fit to Rule?
Flights and Fights
Food And Drink (2013)
Funny Business
The Genius of Invention
The Ginge, the Geordie and the Geek
Golf: PGA Championship 2013
Great British Garden Revival
The Great British Sewing Bee
The Great British Winter
Hairy Bikers Everyday Gourmet
Hairy Bikers: Restoration Road Trip
Harvest 2013
Hebrides: Islands on the Edge
Helicopter Heroes Down Under
Henry VIII: Patron or Plunderer?
Henry VIII's Enforcer: The Rise And Fall Of Thomas Cromwell
Henry VII : Winter King
Hillsborough: A City That Walked Alone
The House That £100k Built
Howard Goodall's Story Of Music
How to Get to Heaven with the Hutterites
Ice Age Giants
Iceland Foods: Life In The Freezer Cabinet
The Incredible Spice Men
The Iraq War
Isaac Newton: The Last Magician
It's Kevin
James Martin's Food Map of Britain
Kangaroo Dundee
Keeping Britain Alive: The NHS In One Day
The Last Days Of Anne Boleyn
Legacy (2013) (UK)
Leopards: 21st Century Cats
Live From The National Theatre: 50 Years On Stage
Locomotion: Dan Snow's History of Railways
Make Me A German
The Making Of Merkel
Martin Luther King and the March on Washington
The Mary Berry Story
Masters Snooker 2013
Meerkats: Secrets of an Animal Superstar
Mel Smith: I've Sort Of Done Things
The Men Who Made Us Thin
Monty Don's French Gardens
Moscow: The Cold War Olympics
The Most Dangerous Man In Tudor England
Mum and Dad are Splitting Up
Murder On The Victorian Railway
Northern Italy Unpacked
Operation Snow Tiger
The Other Pompeii: Life and Death in Herculaneum
The Ottomans: Europe's Muslim Emperors
Paul Hollywood's Bread
Peaky Blinders
Peter Jones Meets...
Pilgrimage With Simon Reeve
The Planners
Polar Bear Family and Me
Pride And Prejudice: Having A Ball
Queen Victoria’s Children
The Railway - Keeping Britain On Track
Raymond Blanc: How to Cook Well
Rick Stein's German Bite
Rick Stein's India
Robert Peston Goes Shopping
Rowing: Lucerne World Cup - Highlights
Rupert Murdoch - Battle with Britain
Sacred Wonders Of Britain
Sailing: America’s Cup Highlights
Science Britannica
Sea City
The Secret Life of the Sun
Siege of Malta
The Silent War
Strange Days (UK)
Swansea Market
Talking Pictures (UK)
Tennis: ATP World Tour Finals 2013
The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England
Tom Kerridge Cooks Christmas
Tom Kerridge's Proper Pub Grub
A to Z of TV Gardening
Triathlon
Trust Me I’m A Doctor
The Tube: An Underground History
Tudor Monastery Farm
War and Empire: The Battle for Syria with Dan Snow
Welcome To The World Of Weight Loss
Welsh Railways
What a Load of Buzzcocks
Who Were the Greeks?
Why The Industrial Revolution Happened Here
Wild Burma: Nature’s Lost Kingdom
Wild Cameramen at Work
Wild Shepherdess with Kate Humble
Winterwatch
The Wipers Times
Women's World Cup
The Wonder Of Dogs
World Artistic Gymnastics Championships 2013
World Swimming Championships 2013
The Wrong Mans
7/7: One Day In London
BBC World News
Britain In A Day
Cloudbabies
Dara O Briain’s Science Club
Dig WW2 with Dan Snow
Exploring China: A Culinary Adventure
The Farm Fixer
Faster, Higher, Stronger
Francesco Da Mosto Shakespeare
The Girl
Great Continental Railway Journeys
Great Ormond Street
The Great Sport Relief Bake Off
How Safe Are Britain's Roads?
How We Won the War
Ian Hislop's Stiff Upper Lip - An Emotional History Of Britain
I'm A Solo Star
I'm In A Boyband
I'm in a Girl Group!
Indian Ocean With Simon Reeve
Inside Claridges
Just A Minute (2012)
King George and Queen Mary: The Royals Who Rescued The Monarchy
Line Of Duty
The Little Paris Kitchen: Cooking with Rachel Khoo
Lorraine's Fast, Fresh & Easy Food
Maestro at the Opera
Masters of Money
Masters Snooker 2012
The Midwives
Modern Spies
Nigellissima
Operation Iceberg
Orbit: Earth's Extraordinary Journey
Orbit: How Satellites Rule Our World
Our Food
Paul Martin's Handmade Revolution
Prehistoric Autopsy
A Question of Taste
Racing Legends
Raymond Blanc: The Hungry Frenchman
Return To Forgotten Britain
Reverse Missionaries
Rights Gone Wrong
The Riots: In Their Own Words
The Sarah Millican Television Programme
The Secret History Of Our Streets
Secrets From The Ice
Secrets of Our Living Planet
Servants - The True Story Of Life Below Stairs
Shakespeare And Us
Simon Amstell: Do Nothing Live
Sounds of the 70s
Stargazing Live 'Back to Earth'
Titanic: A Commemoration In Music And Film
The Town Taking On China
Vikings (UK)
Volcano Live
Wartime Farm
Watson & Oliver
Westminster Abbey
Wikileaks: The Secret Life Of A Superpower
World Championship Snooker 2012
A Year in the Wild
The Book Review Show
Brand New Home
Children's Craniofacial Surgery
Hairy Bikers' Best of British
How to Win in the Den
James May's Things You Need to Know
Julia Bradbury's German Wanderlust
Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Klein
Made In Britain
The Marvellous Mrs Beeton, With Sophie Dahl
Masters Snooker 2011
Michel Roux's Service
Money (2011)
Monty Halls' Great Irish Escape
My Life in Books
The Night Watch
Operation Crossbow
Origins of Us
Professor Brian Cox: A Night with the Stars
Reel History Of Britain
Restoration Home
Rick Stein's Spain
Royal Upstairs Downstairs
Secrets of the Pop Song
The Secret War On Terror
Show Me the Monet
Stargazing Live
Toughest Place To Be A ....
Town with Nicholas Crane
Two Greedy Italians
When Teenage Meets Old Age
Windfarm Wars
Wonderstuff
World Championship Snooker 2011
World's Most Dangerous Roads
Your Money and How They Spend it
American Dream (UK)
An African Journey with Jonathan Dimbleby
Antiques Master
BBC Winter Olympics 2010
Ben Fogle's Escape in Time
Britain's Youngest Boarders
The British Family
David Attenborough's First Life
Delia Through The Decades
The Delicious Miss Dahl
Digging For Britain
E numbers: An Edible Adventure
European Athletics Championships 2010
The Foods That Make Billions
Frank Skinner's Opinionated
Gareth Malone Goes to Glyndebourne
Gareth Malone's Extraordinary School For Boys
GMT
The Great British Home Movie Roadshow
Great British Railway Journeys
The Hairy Bikers' Cook Off
Harry And Paul
History of Now: The Story of the Noughties
How Earth Made Us
How To Live A Simple Life
Ian Hislop's Age Of The Do-Gooders
I'm In A Rock 'n' Roll Band!
Instant Restaurant
James May's Man Lab
John Sergeant on Tracks of Empire
Lambing Live
Live 'n' Deadly
Making Scotland's Landscape
The Many Faces of
Mastercrafts
Money Watch
Monty Halls' Great Hebridean Escape
MotoGP:Moto2
Mountain Gorilla
Museum of Life
Muslim Driving School
Nigella Kitchen
The Normans
Out of the Frying Pan
Oz and Hugh Raise the Bar
Pompeii (UK)
The Private Life Of ...
Raymond Blanc's Kitchen Secrets
Renaissance Revolution
Restoration Roadshow
Rev.
Rick Stein's Cornish Christmas
Roger And Val Have Just Got In
Simon King's Shetland Diaries
Single, Together, Whatever
Snooker – UK Championships 2010
Springwatch Unsprung
The Stephen K Amos Show
The Story of Science: Power, Proof and Passion
Theo's Adventure Capitalists
Timothy Spall: Somewhere at Sea
The Trip to Italy
Tropic Of Cancer
Victorian Pharmacy
Welcome To Lagos
When Romeo Met Juliet
Zoo Factor
Andrew Marr's The Making of Modern Britain
Autumnwatch Unsprung
Backstage
Berlin
The Birth Of British Music
Building The Olympic Dream
Can Gerry Robinson Fix Dementia Care
Classic Goldie
Crisis Claims and Cons
Design For Life
Economy Gastronomy
Ed and Oucho's Excellent Inventions
Empire of Cricket
The Frankincense Trail
Future Of Food
Gandhi
Gerry Robinson's Car Crash
The Hairy Bikers' Food Tour of Britain
Home For Life
Horse People With Alexandra Tolstoy
House Swap
Iran and The West
Keep It In The Family (2009)
Last Chance to See
Monty Hall's Great Escape
My Almost Famous Family
My Life In Verse
On Thin Ice
Orangutan Diary
Panic Attack (UK)
Priceless Antiques Roadshow
A Question of Genius
Ray Mears Northern Wilderness
Return to Pembrokeshire Farm
Saving Britain's Past
School Of Saatchi
Silverville
The Speaker
Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle
Taking The Flak
Top Dogs: Adventures in War, Sea and Ice
Trust Me, I'm A Dealer
Victorian Farm
Who's Watching You?
World Athletics Championships 2009
Age Of Terror
Alternative Therapies
Am I Normal?
Are You An Egghead?
Bannatyne Takes on Big Tobacco
Bargain Hunt Famous Finds
Basil's Swap Shop
Battle of the Brains
BrainBox Challenge
Britain's Dream Homes
British Style Genius
Cash in the Celebrity Attic
Charley Boorman: By Any Means
The Culture Show Uncut
Dan Cruickshank's Adventures In Architecture
Desi DNA
Earth: The Climate Years
Eating with the Enemy
Eggheads: Celebrity Special
Empty
Escape from Scorpion Island
Francesco's Mediterranean Voyage
Gardeners' World Top Tips
Great Manchester Run
Jimmy Doherty's Farming Heroes
Johnny's New Kingdom
Lab Rats
Later Live - With Jools Holland
Masterchef - The Professionals
Nature's Top 40
The NHS: A Difficult Beginning
Paradise Or Bust
Ray Mears Goes Walkabout
Recipe for Success (UK)
Return To ...
Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections
Sports Mastermind
The Supersizers Go
The Surgery
A Taste of My Life
Tribal Wives
Twiggy's Frock Exchange
What To Eat Now
Where's My Mortgage Gone?
Wonderland (UK)
The 800 Million Pound Railway Station
Andrew Marr's A History Of Modern Britain
Animal Park: Wild On The West Coast
Arrange Me A Marriage
Ben's Zoo
Children Of Helen House
Classical Star
Coal House
The Conspiracy Files
Food Poker
Grandad's Back In Business
Great British Journeys
The History Detectives
Kitchen Criminals
The Life And Times Of Vivienne Vyle
The Lost World Of The Raj
Meet The Ancestors
The Museum
Nigella Express
Paris (2007)
A Passion for Plants
Peter And Dan Snow: 20th Century Battlefields
Power To The People
The Restaurant (UK)
The Retreat
Rick Stein's Mediterranean Escapes
The Science Of Superstorms
Sound
Sweet Baby James
Take On The Takeaway
Ten of the Best
The Truth About Property
The Apprentice: You're Fired!
The Choir
Cooking In The Danger Zone
Great British Menu
Heston Blumenthal – In Search Of Perfection
It's Not Easy Being Green
Masterchef Goes Large
Monty Don - Growing Out Of Trouble
Nature's Calendar
Nigella's Christmas Kitchen
Roar (UK)
The Secret Show
Christine's Garden
Coast
Dragons' Den (UK)
Grumpy Old Women
Mock The Week
Sensitive Skin
Something Special
Springwatch
Sudo-Q
The Culture Show
If...
Match of the Day 2
Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two
This World
Daily Politics
Eggheads
QI
Talking Movies
Top Gear
Animal Park (UK)
Super League Show
Never Mind the Buzzcocks (UK)
Top of The Pops 2
University Challenge (1994)
Later... with Jools Holland
Masters Golf
RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Natural World
Timewatch
See Hear
Newsnight
Rab C. Nesbitt
Today at Wimbledon
Tennis - Queen's
One Man And His Dog
Tennis: Eastbourne
Ski Sunday
Gardeners' World
The Money Programme
Horizon
Wimbledon
Badminton Horse Trials

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