#SaveBBC3 on Radio 1′s Newsbeat

Radio 1 listeners were delivered the latest proposals for an online-only BBC Three today with #savebbc3′s Jono Read also giving his views.

Initial reaction to latest BBC3 announcement

Jono Read gives initial reaction to further details from the BBC on BBC3.

BBC explains plans for a #newbbcthree

It will “re-invent the channel for the digital age and take risks with ideas, talent and technology.”

BBC Trust receives BBC 3 proposals

A full public consultation will open in January 2015.

The BBC are making a “massive strategic mistake”

Television bosses use their platform at the Edinburgh Television Festival to criticise the BBC over plans to axe BBC3.

#SaveBBC3 petition hits 250,000

The #SaveBBC3 petition has now had over 250,000 signatures calling on the Director General to rethink proposals to take the channel off the television.

New Chris Lilley series iPlayer premiere struggled

Despite iPlayer premiere only 1 episode in the series proved popular online.

New BBC Trust reports praises BBC Three

A new report from the BBC Trust – the powers that will decide the fate of BBC3 – have praised the channel claiming it is “highly valued” by its audience and has yet to “yet to establish itself as an online destination”.

BBC Three wins channel of the year

After success at the BAFTAs the channel has won 5 awards at the Broadcast Digital Awards including Channel of the Year.

Campaign Song – Don’t Close BBC3

‘One Man and His Beard’ have produced a new campaign song for Save BBC3.

Stars at BAFTAs call for BBC3 rethink

In The Flesh wins big at the BAFTAs with producers hinting the BBC now needs to rethink BBC3 plans.

Trustee says BBC3′s current affairs output ‘remarkably effective’

It’s claimed the closure of BBC 3 on TV would leave a “big gap” in news and current affairs output for young people.

BBC3 viewers shun iPlayer

17 out of 20 shows on the iPlayer’s most watched list were from BBC1 and BBC2 in March 2014.

Support for BBC3 at BAFTA nomination party

Jolyon Rubenstein used the BAFTA nomination party to take aim at BBC bosses for planning to axe BBC Three off our screens. A number of its shows are up for awards this year.

BBC3 controller Zai Bennett quits

BBC3 controller Zai Bennett has been poached by Sky to head up Sky Atlantic.