• The Blue Planet in Concert at London’s Festival Hall • Performed by the London Philharmonia • 22nd January 2015 • Philharmonia.co.uk for more information
BBC Worldwide channels unveiled its summer season of programming today, exclusive to DStv viewers in South Africa. The exciting schedules are packed with high-quality programming and A-list talent – including Hollywood star Maggie Gyllenhaal in The Honourable Woman, UK ratings-hit The Musketeers and the return of the critically acclaimed British period drama Downton Abbey.
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BBC Worldwide, the wholly owned commercial subsidiary of the BBC, has appointed Jonathan Green as the new Director of BBC Store, the new digital service to be launched by the BBC next year which will allow people to buy and keep digital copies of the BBC programmes they love.
Kate Phillips will join BBC Worldwide in January as Creative Director of Formats, a new senior role that will see Phillips deliver a global formats strategy that structures the business’ formats activities to maximise commercial potential.
BBC Worldwide chooses Poland as debut destination for BBC BRIT and BBC EARTH’S linear channel launches
The stars from the hotly anticipated BBC series The Musketeers will be touching down on South African soil on 25th November for a very special preview screening of the brand new BBC Entertainment series.
From November 14, BBC First brings Australian audiences the highly-anticipated second series of The Fall, express from the UK. Broadcasting just an hour after UK transmission, at 10am each week with an encore at 8.30pm, this highly anticipated second series is the first ‘express’ title from BBC First.
BBC Worldwide North America Acquires Award-Winning Director John Boorman’s Final Film Queen And Country
BBC Worldwide North America announced today the acquisition of Queen and Country, the latest film by five-time Academy Award® nominated director and writer John Boorman (Hope and Glory, Excaliber, The General, Deliverance), securing all rights in North America. The film, which Boorman has announced will be his last, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2014 and was acquired after making its North American debut during Film Comment’s special screening at the 52nd New York Film Festival earlier this month. Queen and Country is one of the elite selections for the MoMa Contender 2014, a special screening series to be held in New York during the month of November.
BBC Worldwide has announced sales for two of its key MIPCOM titles. The new paranormal thriller Intruders (8 x 43’) has been snapped up by French telecom operator OCS which will see it air in early 2015. The factual entertainment series Katherine Mills: Mind Games (4 x 50’) has also been bought by Channel Seven in Australia, and TVNZ in New Zealand.
Massive Audio® Inc. today announces their first licensing deal with BBC Worldwide North America for the production of Doctor Who audio products in North America.
AMC Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: AMCX), the global entertainment company behind acclaimed series The Walking Dead, Mad Men, and Rectify, and BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the British Broadcasting Corporation, today announced a new long-term creative partnership bringing together two global brands that are behind some of the most-watched, most celebrated programming on television.
Red Planet Pictures, the acclaimed indie and producer of some of the UK’s most popular dramas, has struck an exclusive development deal with BBC Worldwide that will see the commercial arm of the BBC provide investment, co-production expertise and global market support in return for the first-look on Red Planet’s new content.
BBC America announces new original co-production London Spy starring Ben Whishaw, Academy Award-winning Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling OBE
BBC AMERICA today announced a new original co-production, the five-part miniseries London Spy, created by acclaimed best-selling author Tom Rob Smith (Child 44), co-produced with BBC Two and produced by Working Title Television.
CBeebies star, Mister Maker, from the hit live-action Children’s TV show of the same name will return to Indonesia for the fourth time to entertain pre-schoolers and their carers with a series of Mister Maker Make It shows.
Tatiana Maslany and Ari Millen square off for an explosive new season
NHK and BBC Worldwide announced the signing of a new deal at MIPCOM that they will see both parties co-producing new natural history series, Wild Japan. The deal was announced yesterday, the second day of MIPCOM.