Earth: One Amazing Day, the much anticipated follow-up to BBC Earth Films’ $112m box office smash Earth: The Movie makes its world premiere in Beijing today.
CBeebies’ smash-hit show for pre-schoolers, Go Jetters, has launched its very own YouTube page alongside brand new interactive features on its dedicated website.
BBC Worldwide appoints Tobi de Graaff Director of Commissioning and Co-Production and Nick Percy made Executive Vice President for Western Europe
BBC Worldwide today announced the appointment of Tobi de Graaff to the newly created role of Director of Commissioning and Co-Production. The role will be responsible for developing and executing commercial strategies for premium content.
BBC Worldwide has inked a deal that will see for the first time, a BBC Earth branded block in South Korea.
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It’s back! BBC Lifestyle is set to lift the lid on the best and worst dinner parties with the return of Come Dine With Me South Africa
Think you are the host with the most and are in with a chance of winning R10,000- sign up now to take part in the new series at www.BBCSouthAfrica.com
A branded content series, which includes videos and articles highlighting modern South Korean creative culture as part of a new partnership with Korean Air, will launch today on BBC.com/Culture. It will also see the airline sponsor the forthcoming BBC World News editorial series, ‘Heart of Korea’, the latest edition of the strand which has already explored the cultural spirit of Indonesia and Turkey.
Dedicated to bringing you the best of British Television, BBC Lifestyle on DStv channel 174 will be offering a double-serving of one of Britain’s culinary treasures, Mary Berry.
On 1 June, the Go Jetters jetted to China with their teacher Ubercorn to celebrate Children’s Day. As part of the Children’s Day Gala 2017 organised by state broadcaster China Central Television’s children’s channel (CCTV-14), the four plucky heroes Xuli, Kyan, Lars and Foz and mentor Ubercorn danced in a character parade and took part in a live-stream interview. The Gala was broadcast to an audience of 110 million, and saw over 200 million streams on mobile streaming platforms in China like iQIYI in one evening – triple the viewership record of the previous year.
BBC Worldwide today announced a deal with Youku that will see five of BBC Earth’s award-winning Giant Screen films available on TV channels and mobile devices in China.
More South African viewers to experience the drama of Albert Square as EastEnders premieres on BBC Brit
As part of its evolution to become bigger, better and broader, BBC Brit is delighted to be bringing the hugely popular British soap EastEnders to DStv (channel 120) from 19 June, weeknights at 18.30, enabling it to reach a bigger audience.
BBC Earth revealed today the first look trailer of its Being Human season which over the next 18 months will explore the human race - examining what it means to be human, how we might improve the way we live, and what the future could hold for civilisation.
BBC Worldwide today announced its winter season of programming at its bi-annual Upfront event held in Johannesburg. Exclusive to DStv viewers in South Africa, BBC Lifestyle, CBeebies, BBC Earth, BBC First and BBC Brit will be showcasing premieres of new and returning series such as the highly anticipated second series of scandalous 'Doctor Foster' and the landmark natural history series with Sir David Attenborough, 'Blue Planet II'.
• Joel Dommett and Nish Kumar travel to six extreme locations and take on the likes of Kenya’s own Maasai warriors • New Tribal Bootcamp series comes to BBC Earth (DStv channel 184) this August
BBC Advertising, part of BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, has today announced the appointment of Errol Baran as SVP Business Development and Innovation. In this new role for BBC Advertising, Baran will develop the commercial product portfolio and the profile of the business through consumer insight and partnerships.
BBC Worldwide and Skype have today announced the launch of the first ever Doctor Who Bot. The Doctor will open the TARDIS doors and invite players to help him save the Universe in an exciting interactive digital experience titled The Saviour of Time. The brand new bot uses the latest technology to deliver a unique experience between the Doctor and the player.