The BBC has announced that the format will see the host present "a hilarious lesson in TV history [and] a demonstration of what is required to make each of the main TV genres".
Each of the six 30-minute episodes will focus on a different TV genres: soaps, medical dramas, police dramas, home improvement, cookery and history documentaries.
Line Of Duty, Dixon Of Dock Green, Fanny Craddock, Who Do You Think You Are?, The Grove Family, Dr Finlay's Casebook, EastEnders and Barry Bucknell's Do It Yourself are amongst the shows the comedian will be selecting clips from.
Hill says: "It's about time someone blew the whistle on how these TV shows are put together and it looks like I'm the man for the job. Watching TV will never be the same again! I predict this series of programmes will be required viewing for all students of TV. We're talking TV landmark... jus' sayin'."
The series is being produced by Nit TV, Hill's own company. The business has previously made his ITV panel show Harry Hill's Alien Fun Capsule, and delivered the recent Channel 4 series Harry Hill's ClubNite and Reasons To Be Cheerful With Matt Lucas.
This new commission will see Hill returning to BBC Two, the channel that gave him his TV break in 1994 with Harry Hill's Fruit Fancies. Filmed in black and white and with no dialogue, the ten-minute episodes saw the comedian performing sketches with celebrity guest cameos.
Kate Phillips from the BBC says of Harry Hill's World Of TV: "Harry is the undisputed master of unearthing unintentionally funny moments and there will be plenty of them in this laugh out loud series."
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