Indie executive Lynn Sutcliffe and format creator Hugh Rycroft have teamed up to launch Mighty Productions, an entertainment content company that will devise and produce innovative new series and formats for broadcasters globally.
BBC Worldwide today announces new scripted format deals, including the acquisition of the rights to the scripts for the US adaptation of The Office.
30 APRIL 2015: BBC Worldwide today announced deals with KBS N, a commercial arm of South Korea’s public broadcaster KBS, and Japanese children's television channel, Kids Station, to launch CBeebies branded blocks across both Pay TV platforms
BBC Worldwide is today announcing that it has now acquired a 25% shareholding in Curve Media following conversion of its start-up funding to equity - in addition to the BBC commercial arm’s five-year distribution agreement last year with the burgeoning factual / factual entertainment independent production company.
BBC Worldwide announced today the European launch of BBC First, the new premium drama channel, in The Netherlands on May 16 2015.
BBC Worldwide Latin America announced the launch of a new CBeebies app, featuring a Subscription Video-on-Demand (SVOD) service that will enable parents and caretakers to stream content for preschoolers on mobile devices. The app will offer complete episodes of children’s programming in Spanish, along with educational games and information about parenting for adults, in a secure digital environment.
Multi Screen Media Private Limited and BBC Worldwide Announce Intention to partner on BBC Earth in India
On Earth Day today, Multi Screen Media Private Limited (MSM) and BBC Worldwide today announced the intention to form a strategic partnership to launch BBC Earth, a new premium factual television channel in India.
BBC Worldwide and Sony Pictures Television Networks join forces to launch BBC First programme block on AXN Mystery in Japan
BBC Worldwide and Sony Pictures Television Networks in Japan today jointly announced the launch of BBC First on AXN Mystery, marking the global debut of the BBC First-branded programme block. AXN Mystery is Japan’s only dedicated mystery channel, bringing together premium mystery drama from around the world.
BBC Worldwide has appointed Jonathan Mills as Director of Business and Legal Affairs for its Content & Brands businesses, succeeding the departed Saul Venit who left to become Lookout Point’s Chief Operating Officer last October.
BBC Worldwide has today launched its new genre brand BBC EARTH as a linear channel in Romania.
Major areas of co-operation include co-productions, content distribution & format creation & productions
• BBC Lifestyle is on the hunt for the nation’s best bakers • South Africa marks the 18th international commission of the popular format
UKTV delivers Aussies the laughter they are after with new series Of Stella and Alan Carr: Chatty Man
According to a recent international survey commissioned by BBC Worldwide*, British humour is the number one reason why Australian audiences tune into British television.
BBC Worldwide today announces a new collaboration with content distribution service BitTorrent to mark a decade of new Doctor Who.
BBC Worldwide presents an unrivalled slate to global television buyers at MIPTV, with the launch of major new dramas and factual content and appearances from some of Britain’s most prolific producers and writers.
Sale to Foxtel’s LifeStyle FOOD channel is icing on the cake for BBC Worldwide and FremantleMedia partnership