BBC Worldwide announced today it has sold the popular British drama series Happy Valley to the seven international broadcasters: Australia (ABC); Finland (YLE Finland); France (Canal +); Iceland (RUV); New Zealand (TVNZ); Norway (NRK) and Sweden (SVT).
Significantly increased returns to the BBC and Independents
BBC Worldwide today announced the first global sale of the Junior Bake Off TV format to creative content production company, Content LAB, in Thailand. The series will be produced by Content LAB and will air on new digital terrestrial channel, NOW 26, in the fourth quarter of 2014.
Miranda Hart, David Walliams and comedy producer Jo Sargent join forces to create new comedy production company
The creative power of two of Britain’s best-loved comedic talents have teamed up with renowned TV producer Jo Sargent to form King Bert Productions and develop new mainstream comedy and comedy entertainment content for broadcasters, whilst also looking to foster new talent for the genre.
~The shows - MTV Fanaah and MTV Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan - to go on-air starting July 21st 2014~
BBC Worldwide today announces a first look partnership with Cuba Pictures, the production company which is part of Curtis Brown Group
Seoul is the first city for the world tour with main actor and actress from Doctor Who on 9th of August.
Sir David Attenborough, Sumatran tiger cubs and Australia Zoo feature in a natural history package licensed to the Nine Network Australia
BBC Worldwide ANZ has licensed a package of natural history programs to the Nine Network Australia, including premiere titles Life Story, narrated by Sir David Attenborough, Tigers about the House filmed in Australia and Inside the Animal Mind.
An adaptation of Bernard Cornwell’s best-selling book series by BAFTA nominated and Royal Television Society award-winning writer Stephen Butchard
Comedy series follows two young (practically Royal) British aristocrats on their first trip to America
Julie Swanston announced as new Vice President Commissioning, in BBC Worldwide’s Channels Content Team
BBC Worldwide today announced its brand new VP Commissioning Julie Swanston, in an internal promotion for the former Executive Producer.
The channel has acquired the film written by Andrew Davies and starring Tom Hollander
BBC Worldwide Productions France are to produce a documentary film about Daft Punk for Canal+ which will tell the extraordinary story of the two award-winning French DJ musicians hidden behind robot masks. The 1x60’ documentary film is the first commission for BBC Worldwide from Canal+ and will air in 2015.
Friday Night Dinner, the award-winning family sitcom about growing up but not growing apart, returns for an eagerly awaited second helping on DVD.
New premium drama channel BBC First has announced epic 10-part drama series, Indian Summers starring Julie Walters (Harry Potter, Mamma Mia), as its latest acquisition.
Banijay Productions France and BBC Worldwide Productions France return The Weakest Link to French screens
Banijay Productions France, a Banijay Group company, and BBC Worldwide Productions France will co-produce the classic game show The Weakest Link for French DTT channel D8.