ROBERT SCHILDHOUSE TO ASSUME EXPANDED ROLE AS PRESIDENT OF BRITBOX NORTH AMERICA AND GM OF BRITBOX INTERNATIONAL

Posted by on Monday, March 18th, 2024 in

BBC Studios, the BBC’s commercial content studio and media & streaming business, today announced key leadership changes at BritBox International. Effective April 1, 2024, Robert Schildhouse is appointed to the expanded role of President of BritBox North America, and General Manager of BritBox International based in New York. Kerry Ball will continue in her role…

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BBC Studios takes full ownership of BritBox International in historic deal

Posted by on Friday, March 1st, 2024 in

As the world’s biggest distributor of British programmes, the UK’s most awarded production house and the home of the widest-read English language news website, BBC.com, BBC Studios has a proven track record of creating and taking the best British content to audiences around the world. This historic deal brings greater scale and opportunity for both…

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BRITBOX SURPASSES 3.4 MILLION SUBS WITH ACQUISITION OF CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED DRAMA BLUE LIGHTS

Posted by on Friday, December 1st, 2023 in

The International home of premium British entertainment, BritBox International, today announced that the service, which is co-owned by BBC Studios and ITV, has surpassed 3.4 million subscribers globally. The streaming service which operates in eight territories – U.S., Canada, Australia, South Africa, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland – has seen an increase of 15% in…

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Sister Boniface Mysteries returns for series 3

Posted by on Thursday, June 22nd, 2023 in

Filming has started today on the third series of the hugely popular BBC Studios Continuing Drama production, Sister Boniface Mysteries. Series three is a co-production for Britbox International and UKTV’s Drama channel and will include a feature length Christmas special written by series creator Jude Tindall and directed by Ian Barber. Lorna Watson returns as…

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BBC and BritBox North America release first look at Jodie Whittaker, Tamara Lawrance and Bella Ramsay in Time series two, as further casting is announced

Posted by on Wednesday, June 14th, 2023 in

The BBC and BritBox North America have released a first-look picture from the second series of Jimmy McGovern’s multi award-winning hit drama Time. As previously announced, the three-part drama made by BBC Studios and co-produced by BritBox International for North America, will be led by Jodie Whittaker (Doctor Who, Broadchurch), Tamara Lawrance (The Silent Twins,…

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Emily Powers Promoted to Executive Vice President and Head of BritBox North America

Posted by on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 in

New York, NY  – Seasoned corporate strategist and business executive Emily Powers has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Head of BritBox, spearheading the business for North America. Powers brings to the position a wealth of knowledge and a vast array of experience. As Executive Vice President and Head of BritBox North America, she…

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