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Published: Wednesday 30 April 2014

>> James Corden, who made his name on BBC3 with one of its biggest hits, Gavin & Stacey, has backed the corporation's decision to axe the youth-oriented TV channel. On March 5, BBCÔÇêannounced that it would cease broadcasting the 11- year-old channel from Autumn 2015 and make it available only online. The announcement triggered protests by viewers and celebrities associated with it, who signed an online petition to save BBC3. Corden says online is the best place for the channel to be because “that’s how people are consuming their TV now”—particularly “a younger audience.”

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