Rumours are rife that BBC3 is facing the axe after Tony Hall announced that “hard decisions” need to be made in the face of £100m in savings cuts. Bad news for loyal viewers and those owing the youth-aimed channel their first big break.
But it seems that if BBC3 is really going down, it’ll do so fighting, with many already stirred into action on Twitter. #SaveBBC3 is top of the trends thanks to scores of fans and a growing batch of famous faces (admittedly, many of them with vested interests) tweeting their support…
BBC3 presenters Greg James, Rick Edwards and Jake Humphrey have all encouraged followers to support the #SaveBBC3 campaign:
Such a load of balls if the rumours about BBC3 being axed are true.Genuinely brilliant new comedy + live music needs that platform #SaveBBC3