BBC One’s Countryfile gets spin-off daytime show
23 December 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
Countryfile presenters include Matt Baker, Ellie Harrison, Adam Henson, Tom Heap, John Craven
BBC One show Countryfile is to get a new spin-off programme after achieving its highest ever ratings.
The Sunday night programme was watched by an average of six million viewers in 2015, with one episode in November reaching 7.8 million.
Countryfile beat The X Factor’s Sunday results show in the ratings on two occasions last month.
The new five-part daytime series, named Countryfile Diaries, will start in the spring on BBC One.
Running across a week, the spin-off will feature country life through the changing of the seasons and will coincide with Countryfile’s seasonal specials.
BBC daytime controller Dan McGolpin said the new programme would allow viewers “to further enjoy the full splendour and sheer …read more
Source:: BBC Entertainment