• Biggest programme licensing deal to date secured with Pay TV operator StarTimes • Digital deal signed with SVOD platform ShowMax with focus on drama • Deal signed with two FTA channels in Kenya KTN and Mediamax
The local version of the show – Dancing Brasil – hosted by Brazilian megastar, Xuxa premieres on primetime in April and marks the first format agreement with the leading Brazilian TV Network Rede Record.
Announced at Showcase 2017, BBC Worldwide has concluded a TV sales deal with the Joongang Tongyang Broadcasting Company (JTBC), owned by JoongAng Media Network (JMnet), one of South Korea’s largest media conglomerates.
BBC Worldwide today, on the first day of Showcase 207, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with iQIYI, China’s largest online video platform, to bring almost 300 hours of pre-school content from CBeebies to its viewers. This is the first time that CBeebies programmes will be available in China on a digital platform.
Twenty five years after Edina and Patsy from Absolutely Fabulous first staggered drunkenly onto BBC One, the hit TV series has proved to be one of the Corporation’s biggest global draws.
• Broadcasters from across the globe acquire over 3,000 hours of drama from BBC Worldwide • BBC Worldwide welcomes stars from the small screen to Showcase 2017
Global sales announced for David Bowie: The Last Five Years documentary
BBC Store releases It’s The Goodies! Collection including previously unreleased shows on 16th February 2017
It’s The Goodies! on BBC Store www.bbcstore.com includes six episodes not previously available to own - The Greenies, The Loch Ness Monster, Winter Olympics, Black Magic, Clown Virus and Animals.
BBC Worldwide has announced, ahead of its annual international BBC Worldwide Showcase 2017 event (Liverpool, 19th – 22nd Feb), five new commissions for its production bases in Nordics, France and Germany.
BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, today announces that it has become a 24.9% shareholder in Expectation Entertainment (“Expectation”).
• Almost a third of TV viewers worldwide chose Sherlock as their favourite ever BBC TV character • Benedict Cumberbatch “honoured” by the accolade and international acclaim • More than a quarter of fans globally say Sherlock falling to his ‘death’ is the BBC’s most memorable scene • Doctor Who proves to be the second most popular BBC character, with Luther in third place
Planet Earth II to become the first ever natural history television series to be released on 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray 13th March 2017
The stunning natural history series can now be experienced as never before on brand new ultra-high definition format 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray. Offering the ultimate home viewing experience, Planet Earth II is available to pre-order now from www.amazon.co.uk
(Jackie Chan to voice Mandarin version in China)
Ahead of Showcase 2017, BBC Worldwide have announced today the global pre-sales for the conspiracy thriller, SS-GB, set in a German occupied Britain post WW II and starring Sam Riley (Control, Maleficent) along with Hollywood talent Kate Bosworth (Still Alice, Superman Returns) and Germany’s Rainer Bock and Lars Eidinger. Germany, Sweden and Poland are some of the countries who have licensed the series prior to the BBC’s broadcast on 19th February.
CBeebies and BBC Worldwide are delighted to announce the commission of a second series of the action adventure pre-school animation Go-Jetters. This comes following the success of Series One which has sold to over 90 territories around the world, including ABC Kids Australia, RTE Eire, France Televisions, and Treehouse Canada.
JACKIE CHAN TO VOICE MANDARIN VERSION IN CHINA Academy Award and Golden Globe winning actor, director, producer, and environmentalist Robert Redford will narrate Earth: One Amazing Day, the much anticipated sequel to BBC Earth Films’ $112m box office smash Earth. The announcement was made today by Stephen McDonogh, Producer and by Pascal Degove Managing Director Goldcrest Films, who will be hosting a private screening for select distributors at the European Film Market.
BBC StoryWorks reveals a link between emotions and campaign metrics that can enhance the success of content-led marketing campaigns
• Serious emotions (fear, puzzlement, sadness) can deepen emotion relationships between brands and consumers • Lighter emotions (happiness, surprise) drive consideration and brand image • The right mix of emotions drive social media referrals
BBC WORLDWIDE AND SNAP INC. ANNOUNCE UNIQUE CONTENT PARTNERSHIP TO BRING PLANET EARTH II TO SNAPCHAT SHOWS
Snapchat to launch exclusive content one day prior to the highly anticipated premieres on BBC America in the US and BBC Earth in Canada
BBC Worldwide Latin America/US Hispanic, the commercial arm and wholly owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), announced today the expansion of the company’s team in São Paulo to better serve the growing demand for Premium British content in the region.
A range of world-class talent to dazzle BBC Worldwide’s Showcase including Matt LeBlanc, Ed Westwick, Gary Barlow, Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley.