New BBC show to boost books

<p>BBC 2 is to launch a new regular primetime arts show that promises to give prominent coverage to books. The show could provide a further boost for book sales, following the success of those titles featured on Richard and Judy.

"The Culture Show" will launch in mid-November and air at 7pm each Thursday. Schedules are being drafted, but the topical magazine show is likely to feature new releases, author interviews and trend-related items. It will also include news and reviews from the other arts.

A team of presenters is yet to be finalised. The BBC said that the content of the show would b...

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