44 million weekly viewers, budget £1.39bn, cost per user per hour 6.8p
• Should expand its "knowledge" output to areas such as history and science. Range and diversity of the channel "must and will be maintained".
32.6 million weekly viewers, budget £570mn, cost per user per hour 7.5p
• Will be established as a home for "intelligent and ambitious drama, comedy and factual programming". An extra £25m will be injected into the channel's budget from 2013 to boost "distinctiveness", with more "strongly authored" drama, reflecting the state of the nation and world, and a stronger role for "risky, innovative" comedy – but less sport.
10.6 million weekly viewers, budget £115m, cost per user per hour 10.6p
• Must maintain commitment to original comedy and drama plus continue to move towards relevant, accessible and thought-provoking factual shows.
4.4 million weekly viewers, budget £71m, cost per user per hour 16.8p
• Will be refocused with less comedy and entertainment, but more "arts, music, culture and knowledge", plus archive shows. It will be designed to complement BBC2.
10.8 million weekly listeners, budget £43m, cost per user per hour 0.6p)
Should maintain and possibly increase commitment to UK and new music, live performances, social action programmes and specialist music.
Today it can be heard on DAB, Freeview, Virgin Media, Sky Digital across Europe and the Internet as well as FM. In July 2005, Sirius Satellite Radio began simulcasting Radio 1 across the United States as channel 11 on its own service and channel 6011 on Dish Network satellite TV. Sirius Canada began simulcasting Radio 1 when they launched on 1 December 2005 (also on channel 11). The Sirius simulcasts are time shifted five hours to allow U.S. and Canadian listeners in the Eastern Time Zone to hear Radio 1 at the same time of day as UK listeners. On 12 November 2008, Radio 1 made its debut on XM Satellite Radio in both the US and Canada on channel 29. Radio 1 will now reach approximately 20.6 million listeners in North America on satellite radio alone.
13.3 million weekly listeners, budget £50.7m, cost per user per hour 0.5p
• Shift specialist shows and features into higher-profile slots. More documentaries, concerts, comedy and jazz. Daytime shows will become at least 50% speech during the day, and there will be a further focus on older listeners. It must ensure it does not overlap any further with commercial radio audiences.
2 million weekly listeners, budget £51.1m, cost per user per hour 6.3p
• No real changes detailed.
9.7 million weekly listeners, budget £108.6m, cost per user per hour 1.3p
• Will increase commitment to "ambitious knowledge projects", such as the current A History Of The World In 100 Objects.
Radio 5 Live
6 million weekly listeners, budget £72.2million, cost per user per hour 2.3p
• No major changes detailed.
0.7 million weekly listeners, budget £9m, cost per user per hour 3.4p
• To close by the end of 2011. It has "relatively few unique listeners" and boosting the audience would have an adverse impact on commercial stations, according to the review. The BBC should maintain its overall spending on original digital radio content to help with switch-over. The BBC will look into how 6 Music's "distinctive" programmes can transfer to other stations. Popular music broadcasting will concentrate on Radios 1 and 2.
Radio 5 Live Sports Extra
0.7 million weekly listeners, budget £3.7m, cost per user per hour 2.6p
• No major changes detailed, but highlighted as a model for how digital stations can complement the main service.
0.9 million weekly listeners, budget £6.9m, cost per user per hour 2p
• Will be aligned more closely as a complementary station for its parent service Radio 4. It will be rebranded Radio 4 Extra.
0.4 million weekly listeners, budget £12.1m, cost per user per hour 6.9p
• To close, with funds diverted to servicing Asian audiences in other ways. The review said the transfer from local service to digital service had been difficult and provided an "inconsistent listening experience". The audience is declining and the costs are relatively high. An option is to move to a network of part-time local services with some syndicated national programmes on DAB and medium wave.
0.6 million weekly listeners, budget £9.6m, cost per user per hour 4.5p
• Links with Radio 1 will be "strengthened".
22.2 million weekly users, costs £177m, cost per user per hour 9.7p
• The BBC proposes cutting spending by a quarter by 2013, with a corresponding reduction in staffing levels. The number of sections to BBC sites will be halved by 2012, with many closing and others being grouped together. There will be fewer "bespoke" programme sites. There will be links to non-BBC sites on every page and the corporation aims to double the number of click-throughs to them.
CBeebies and CBBC
4.5 million and 2.9 million weekly viewers, cost £25.5m and £50m, cost per user per hour 1.8p and 9.5p
• The two channels are said to be "increasingly indispensable" as other broadcasters find themselves unable to invest in children's content. Spending will increase by £10m a year from 2013 on UK-produced programming for children.
Switch and Blast!
Strands on TV and in the BBC's "learning portfolio"
• The teen services will be closed as the review says neither is "reaching its target audience effectively". Although the BBC should continue to target younger teens, it must accept its role "will be secondary to that of Channel 4 and other broadcasters".
Whats two closed
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"Public outrage at the proposed cuts has been overwhelming. A 'Save BBC6 Music' Facebook group has gained almost 90,000 members in just a few days and group members have appealed to us and other BBC unions to organise a joint demonstration. We've seen an increase in requests for membership from BBC staff right across the country.