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Can you name the BBC National Broadcasts (TV and Radio) from their descriptions?

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Youth oriented programming, particularly comedy. Responsible for the rise to fame of the sociological study, 'Little Britain'. 
Simulcast of the BBC flagship channel in high definition. 
24 hours a day of rolling news, each second more recent than the last. 
Niche programming for an intellectual audience. Birthplace of 'Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe'. 
Mainstream programming. Broadcasts 30min installments of national and regional news, as well as the long running factual documentary on everyday London life, 'Eastenders'. 
Programming for children aged six and above. Home to the delightfully feisty Tracy Beaker 
More specialist programming. Home to the contrastingly outspoken yet popular outlets for middle-aged angst, Jeremies Paxman and Clarkson. 
Between six and nine broadcast hours a day in high definition. 
Programming for children aged under six, as well as adults wishing to find out all the latest gossip from Balamory. 
Dedicated politics channel. 
Radio Stations
Adult oriented entertainment. Former home to pensioner heartthrob and national treasure, Sir Terry Wogan 
Sports, news, phone-ins and talkshows. All of it broadcast in real time! 
Youth oriented music and news. Home to radio giant and professional autobiographist, Chris Moyles 
Youth oriented contemporary music, showcasing under 18 talent as part of the BBC Youth Program 
Urban music targeted at an under 30 audience, presented by 53 year old 'Westwood' from Lowestoft. 
Eclectic mix of alternative music genres. According to 'The Guardian' in Feb 2010, only 1 in 5 Brits know of its existence 
News, current affairs and comedy. Broadcasts 4 installments a day of the cult prayer session 'Shipping Forecast' as well as the long running factual documentary about everyday rural life, 'The Archers'. 
Additional coverage of sporting events, all of it still broadcast in real time. 
Arts and high culture. BBC's answer to commercial station 'Classic FM'. 
Comedy, drama and children's programming 
Targeted programming at UK culture derived from the Indian Subcontinent. 

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