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Wednesday 24 Sep 2014

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BBC Worldwide rocks Latin America with music programming sale to HBO

BBC Worldwide Sales & Distribution today announced the sale of a raft of top programming to HBO Latin America, featuring the classic BBC music television series Later…with Jools Holland, as well as two Electric Proms HD specials featuring the British rock groups Oasis and Keane.

Additional titles picked up by HBO Latin America include the children's series M.I. High in HD, the 90-minute drama Clay, adapted from the book by David Almond, and the second season of the police-drama series Ashes to Ashes, the sequel to the critically-acclaimed BBC drama series Life on Mars.

Helen Jurado said, "The BBC is an industry leader in music content, possessing a collection of exclusive offerings spanning all eras and musical genres. We're thrilled to be working with our long-time partners HBO Latin America on this deal that not only includes exciting musical content, but also children's programming and serial drama – which speaks to the diverse offerings of our catalog that literally has something for every audience."


Catherine Mirra/Christine Black

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