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The 64,000 Dollar Question

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Jonathan's Six Nations Quiz: BBC1 Wales, 9 March
You're Back in the Room series 2: ITV, 12 March
Celebrity Juice series 15: ITV2, 17 March
Think Tank BBC1, 21 March
Can't Touch This: BBC1, 26 March
Eurovision Song Contest 2016 Semi-Finals: BBC4, 10 and 12 May
Eurovision Song Contest 2016 Final: BBC1, 14 May

See also the Coming up section on the New Shows page.

 

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Robot Wars
3 February 2016 Dara, Standby!
Dara O'Briain has been announced as the new host for the Robot Wars revival. Angela Scanlon will work alongside him as co-host. The new series will be recorded in Glasgow, and will go out on BBC2 later in the year.

Terry Wogan
31 January 2016 Sir Terry Wogan
The broadcaster Terry Wogan has died of cancer, aged 77. In five decades of broadcasting, he helmsed the Radio 2 breakfast programme, and a primetime chat show. Wogan spent many nights at the Eurovision Song Contest, hosted the micro-budget Blankety Blank, and many other shows.

Robot Wars
13 January 2016 3...2...1...Activate!
Robot Wars has been revived by the BBC. The series, which sees amateurs construct weaponised robots to battle each other in a specially built arena, originally aired on the BBC from 1998-2003, before a brief spell on Channel 5. The new six episode series will air on BBC2 later in the year.

The Voice UK
23 November 2015 ITV Finds its Voice
ITV have confirmed they have signed a deal to broadcast The Voice UK from 2017. The three-year deal, worth a reported £50m, will also see the broadcaster air two series of The Voice Kids, as well as spin-off programmes on ITV2. The programme will air its fifth and final series on the BBC in January.

Eurovision Song Contest
17 November 2015 Good evening. This is Canberra calling. Again.
The European Broadcasting Union has announced that Australia will compete in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. The country was given a one-off wildcard entry to the 2015 event to mark the contest's 60th anniversary. Following positive feedback, the Antipodean country will compete again in Stockholm, Sweden in May. They will however not be granted a pass to the final, and will have to take part in one of the semi-finals to secure their place in the grand final.

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