What are some programs on BBC Persian?


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BBC's Persian language channel broadcasts several different kinds of programs, including "60 Minutes," "Your Turn," "Landscape Morning Radio Program Video," a weekly music magazine called "KOOK" and popular BBC programs such as "Top Gear" and "Sherlock." The channel is on the air for eight hours every day, as of 2015.

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Broadcasting from London everyday, the channel boasts a mix of offerings that range from documentaries to current affairs and news shows to programs on culture, business and the arts.

"Your Turn" is a program that gives viewers opportunities to express their views on the air. Each episode is 50 minutes, and it is shown every day. "Electronic Innovations" is a weekly program about the latest computer and technology inventions. It also unveils the latest websites and informational tools about technology. "Page Two Weekends" gives viewers a rundown of all the political news for the week, both domestically and internationally. "Fiction And Documentary" gives documentary filmmakers from Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan important exposure by showing their work.

Popular BBC shows, such as "Sherlock," "Top Gear" and "BBC Sound" are broadcast each week in the original English version but are dubbed over with the Persian translation. BBC Persian is accessed by satellite television and has a daily broadcast schedule on the BBC Persian website.

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