The BBC today announced that the highly anticipated natural history landmark Blue Planet II will be scored by Academy Award-winner Hans Zimmer’s 'Bleeding Fingers Music'. The brand new seven-part series from the world leading BBC Studios’ Natural History Unit will be broadcast later this year on BBC One.
Ahead of the MipTV market, BBC Worldwide has today announced two new format license deals for mesmerising Tuesday’s Child format You’re Back In The Room, with Canadianpartner Quebecor Content and Markiza TV in Slovakia.
Britain’s First All Asian TV Drama A Touch of Eastern Promise and Ground Breaking Multi-Cultural Comedy The Real McCoy to be released as part of BBC Store’s Race Through the Decades Collection
The collection documents how Black and Asian people have been featured on BBC Television over the past six decades.
Brazilian star Caio Blat to star in brand new BBC series McMafia alongside James Norton and Juliet Rylance
BBC Worldwide today announces that Caio Blat will join the distinguished international cast of BBC One’s unprecedented fast paced thriller McMafia, an eight-part series inspired by Misha Glenny’s best-selling book and created by Hossein Amini (Drive) and James Watkins (The Woman In Black).
BBC Earth, the BBC’s global factual brand, has today published findings of an international study titled The Real Happiness Project showing nature programming’s direct impact on the mood and wellbeing of its viewers.
BBC Worldwide’s award-winning children’s channel CBeebies makes its debut in Taiwan as a dual-language, localised channel on 13th March. CBeebies will be available across 15 cable operators in Taiwan, reaching over 3.8 million households. Taipei, Taichung, Kaohsiung, Tainan and Chiayi are just some of the regions that will receive the new 24-hour channel.
BBC Worldwide announce Strictly Come Dancing: The Spectacular - the ultimate day out with the stars for Strictly fans
Join Tess Daly, Zoe Ball, Bruno Tonioli, Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Anton Du Beke, Giovanni Pernice, Aljaz Skorjanec and many more Strictly favourites!
Welsh Drama at the BBC on BBC Store includes a number of dramas which have not been available for viewers to buy before. The collection will be available on BBC Store from 28 February, ready for viewers to enjoy on 1st March, St David’s Day.
• 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.