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There is a schedule update for the BBC World Service for Saturday, March 28. Two special programs are airing, including one on Lee Kuan Yew (considered the creator of today’s modern Singapore) and an expanded edition of BBC Trending from Mexico on Social Media Versus the Government.
Please see details below.
As you’ve heard this week, BBC Newshour has been broadcasting from Cuba. Newshour’s offering a number of digital companions to this coverage that we want to highlight for you:
Also, you can find individual interviews on Twitter at @BBCNewshour. These interviews will be collated into a Cuba library available later today.
Please note the upcoming BBC World Service schedule change for this Friday, March 27 at 0200 ET and Saturday, March 28 at 1500 ET.
Program title: Ebola: What Next? Who Runs a Country When It’s In Crisis?
This program will air in place of “Outlook Arts” on March 27 at 0200 ET and “The Documentary” on March 28 at 1500 ET. There is no change to the BBC World Service clock.
BBC schedule change today at 1006 ET to 1100 ET – BBC clock hour (23 minutes & 26 minutes 30 seconds or 59 minutes including the News Bulletins, billboards & promos)
Updates to the BBC Summer schedule are now available. This schedule is effective Sunday, March 29 – Sunday, October 25, 2015.
Marketplace hires Molly Wood
I’m so pleased to introduce you to the newest member of the Marketplace team. Molly Wood, most recently the deputy technology editor at the New York Times, is starting next month as our backup host for all Marketplace programs.
Hunting for Prince’s Vault (NEW)
Mobeen Azhar attempts to solve one of pop music’s great mysteries: does Prince really have thousands of unreleased tracks hidden away? And if so, what do they sound like?
First aired: Saturday 21 March
Broadcast window: 21 – 27 March 2015
Number of episodes: 1
Programme duration: 49 mins 30 secs (23 mins & 26 mins 30 secs) or 59 mins including News bulletins, billboards & promos
Please note a schedule change for Monday, March 16 – the first five episodes of Six Routes to a Richer World (originally 26 mins 30 secs) will be repeated Monday to Friday at 10:00ET with a shorter duration of 23 minutes.
The BBC World Service summer schedule is available now available on the APM Stations website. It’s effective Sunday, March 29 through Sunday, October 25, 2015. Please contact your APM Station Relations Representative with any questions about the schedule.
You can find the BBC World Service interim schedule here.
The interim schedule takes effect on March 8 through March 29, the time period between the US move to Daylight Savings Time and the UK’s shift. Following the interim schedule, the BBC’s summer schedule will take effect on March 29 through October 24. We will share the summer schedule as soon as possible.
Please note Newshour air times will not be affected by the interim schedule change.
If you have any questions, please contact your APM Station Relations Representative.