Reasons Not To Top-Slice #6: “Could Doctor Who exist without the BBC?”

July 14, 2009

From IMDb forums.

It can, and does make challenging TV, which other commercial stations can’t/don’t/won’t. Take, for example, any of the Adam Curtis documentaries.

Or, quite frankly, the latest Torchwood.

I cannot see any of the commercial channels trying a five parter-in-one week. It’s only because the Beeb is free of commercial pressure that they can indulge themselves and us, in it.

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One Response to “Reasons Not To Top-Slice #6: “Could Doctor Who exist without the BBC?””

  1. Matt Hall Says:

    I thought from the title this was an article about cutting 6Music adrift and seeing how it did. Now *there’s* an interesting idea…


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