Commitment to premium British drama underpins increased shareholding
BBC Worldwide announces new format sales and MIPCOM 2016 slate
It was confirmed today that Matt LeBlanc will return to host Top Gear with a new series set to air on BBC Two and globally next year. LeBlanc will be joined by Chris Harris and Rory Reid with regular appearances from Eddie Jordan, Sabine Schmitz and The Stig.
Website BBC Future publishes an intimate portrait of the East Anglian emergency air ambulance team where the Duke of Cambridge is a pilot
• Exclusive interviews and footage with the Duke of Cambridge, known as Pilot William Wales at work, and his East Anglian Air Ambulance colleagues on what it takes to deliver critical care to patients. • The team are tasked with responding to just 1% of the 2,000-plus calls the East of England NHS Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) receive daily – often representing the worst of the worst trauma cases. Within four minutes of receiving the call the team are airborne and en route. • Five videos reveal the Duke at his most relaxed as he works within the close-knit team, and heartfelt accounts of the challenges and rewards of the job.
BBC Store marks screenwriter Andrew Davies’ 80th birthday with release of rare early work including his first available BBC drama
Andrew Davies: Originals collection includes nine previously unreleased titles including his first available BBC play from 1970 Is That Your Body, Boy? The collection will be available on BBC Store www.bbcstore.com from Tuesday 20 September 2016 which is Andrew Davies’ 80th birthday
BBC Worldwide to release animation of lost Doctor Who story, The Power of the Daleks on Saturday 5th November, exactly 50 years to the minute after it was first transmitted on BBC One at 5.50pm on Saturday 5th November, 1966
Classic story featuring Patrick Troughton’s debut as the Doctor to be released later this year as a digital download on BBC Store and on BBC DVD
BBC StoryWorks curates a bespoke digital hub for luxury watchmakers Vacheron Constantin in partnership with Publicis Media
BBC Advertising today launched the first wave of a new 10-piece multi-media content series, curated for high-end watchmakers Vacheron Constantin’s new ‘Overseas’ collection, in collaboration with Publicis Media.
Broadcaster NPO also recommissions four further series of The Great Bake Off format
BBC Worldwide has today announced another four new titles to add to their slate of original commissions.
BBC Three’s upcoming premiere of the BBC Worldwide-commissioned five-part digital-first travelogue cum photography series Mission Selfie, marks the commercial arm of the BBC’s debut with content specifically produced for online and mobile platforms in order to target younger audiences.
Partnership will enable BBC Worldwide Insight team to gain a deeper understanding of opportunities within their content.
Bunting, cake tins and flour at the ready, there is a new co-presenter in The Great South African Bake Off tent. Local talent Lentswe Bhengu, a trained chef by trade, will join Anne Hirsch and judges Shirley Guy and Tjaart Walraven, for the BBC Lifestyle series.
LONDON, August 11th, 2016: Channel 4’s former head of specialist factual David Glover and Dragonfly’s joint MD Mark Raphael have established a new independent production company 72 Films, which is being backed by the BBC’s commercial and international arm, BBC Worldwide.
BBC Worldwide Poland Promotes Zbigniew Pruski to Head of Affiliate Sales and appoints new Sales Executive
BBC Worldwide Poland announced two changes in the Polish team of BBC Worldwide. Zbigniew Pruski has been promoted to Head of Affiliate Sales and Michał Gilarski has been appointed Affiliate Sales Executive.
Joe Wicks: Lean in 15 DVD to be released on 26 December 2016 DVD is available for pre-order now
BBC Worldwide today announced the appointment of Salim Mukaddam as General Manager and Vice President, Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).
Hanono will lead the Latin American & U.S. Hispanic regional TV, Digital, Format and Ad Sales Teams
BBC Worldwide announces formats sales in Poland including Honey We’re Killing The Kids and The Great Bake Off
BBC Worldwide today announced new deals for format sales in Poland, including Honey We’re Killing The Kids, an educational production aimed at promoting healthy living habits among children and young people, and The Great Bake Off, a baking competition format where amateurs are pushed to the limit as they endeavour to impress the judges with their baking skills.
Achieved during a year of investment and transformation in the company