Staff Reporter On 05, May BBC Three transformed from an old-fashioned linear channel into a hip, happening online channel on 16th February , as the BBC both tries to cut costs and embrace the changing viewing habits of younger audiences. What can you expect from the channel? Well, it promises a mix of both long and short content, with broadly the same kind of programming as before, from documentaries to comedy — as well as a continuing focus on nurturing new talent.
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The eight-part series, which mixes reality television and scripted comedy and borrows conventions from the world of sport, focuses on women meeting men for first dates. Once the women have met the men they can choose to buzz them out of the game, before discussing with a referee whether the man should get a warning or be replaced by another contestant. Riggle has signed up to play American commentator and "legendary dater" Doyle MacManus, while his British counterpart James Chetwynd-Talbot - who is described as nervous and unlucky in love - will be played by Torchwood 's Tom Price. Bentley Kalu will star in the show as the referee, while Balls of Steel 's Thaila Zucchi will appear as a touchline reporter who interviews the unlucky contestants.
New BBC Three dating show Hot Property needs Birmingham singles
Forget filtering dating apps by height or location, now star signs are in the spotlight. Remember the Netflix thriller where Sandra Bullock tries to survive a post-apocalyptic world completely blindfolded? We've all been there. Amy, 33, admits to having worn the Birdbox blindfold before. But he also got wasted and left me in the bar.
It's set to be fronted by up-and-coming online star Yung Filly. The show allows contestants to snoop around their potential date's homes and meet their friends and family before they actually meet them. The show - called Hot Property - will see the contestant then decide if they'd like to go on a date with them based on what they dig up and through chats with their loved ones. According to the BBC, each episode kicks off with Yung Filly showing the singleton an item owned by five possible dates. Yung Filly will lead them around the houses of the three leftover suitors in a quest to uncover their personalities and hidden secrets.