After a break of almost six years, BBC Three returned to linear TV this evening.
The channel launched just before 7pm with some short trails for upcoming shows.
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Omah Howard – one of ten new BBC Three announcers provided a link into the first show: BBC Three x Radio 1: The Launch Party.
The programme line-up for launch night:
7pm BBC Three x Radio 1: The Launch Party. Greg James and Clara Amfo are throwing a party on Radio 1 because BBC Three is on your TV.
7.55pm The Catch Up. A round-up of the day’s news.
8pm Eating with My Ex. With Too Hot to Handle’s Chloe Veitch and Kori Sampson and Rap Game UK’s Lesia and D Live.
8.30pm Eating with My Ex. Geordie Shore’s Bethan Kershaw and Ibiza Weekender Callum Izzard reunite with their exes.
9pm RuPaul’s Drag Race UK vs the World. Spice Girl Mel C joins the judges as our global glamazons vie to become Queen of the World.
10.15pm Lazy Susan. Snails, DJs, baby showers. Life’s miracles explored by acclaimed sketch duo Lazy Susan.
10.30pm Cherry Valentine: Gypsy Queen and Proud. At 18, George Ward left the Gypsy community. Can he now be accepted as a queer Gypsy?
11.30pm Fleabag. Angry, pervy, outrageous and hilarious, Fleabag arrives with a bang.
11.55pm Fleabag. Fleabag attempts to rekindle romantic fires to distract her from the mayhem of her life.
12.25am Eating with my Ex. Repeated from earlier.
12.55am Eating with my Ex. Repeated from earlier.
1.25am RuPaul’s Drag Race UK vs the World. Repeated from earlier.
2.40am Lazy Susan. Repeated from earlier.
2.55am Fleabag. Repeated from earlier.
3.20am Fleabag. Repeated from earlier.
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