What is the channel’s point? Will young people watch? And can the broadcaster even afford it? BBC Three’s relaunch is full of difficult questions
When BBC Three is reborn as an on-air channel at 7pm today, its schedule includes Eating With My Ex, a post-dating format in which former lovers meet up over a meal.
It’s an appropriate choice given that the network itself is returning to a former partner after a split that caused serious disagreement and left messy unfinished business.