BBC Studios Appoints Karina Dolgiej as Vice President, Content Sales for Latin America and U.S. Hispanic

Posted by on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 in

September 18, 2019, Miami Florida – Global content leader BBC Studios has appointed Karina Dolgiej as VP of Content Sales. In this role, which reports to Senior Vice President & General Manager, Latin America and U.S Hispanic James Wildbore, Dolgiej will be responsible for ensuring…

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BritBox Presents 63 Up from Legendary Film Director Michael Apted

Posted by on Friday, August 30th, 2019 in

New York, NY – BritBox, the joint-venture streaming service from BBC & ITV, announces the U.S. theatrical release of the feature documentary 63 UP, directed by the legendary documentarian Michael Apted. Following the film’s world premiere at Telluride Film Festival, the film will open in New York on November 27 at the Film Forum and…

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Leading Media Executive Dan McDermott Named Head of Scripted Television for BBC Studios and Lionsgate Partnership

Posted by on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 in

Los Angeles, CA – Global content leaders BBC Studios in Los Angeles and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today announced that they have appointed preeminent media executive Dan McDermott as head of the companies’ television partnership. The venture was formed to identify, co-develop and co-fund scripted formats and original intellectual property for the U.S. market. McDermott,…

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BritBox Surpasses Half Million Subscribers

Posted by on Thursday, January 17th, 2019 in

New York, NY – BritBox, the subscription video-on-demand (SVoD) streaming service from BBC Studios, the commercial arm of the BBC, and ITV, the UK’s biggest commercial broadcaster, today announces it is celebrating half million (500,000) subscribers, doubling year-on-year, as it ends its 22nd month in the U.S. and 11th month in Canada. The service, home…

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BBC Studios Confirms James Wildbore as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Latin America/U.S. Hispanic

Posted by on Thursday, December 13th, 2018 in

Miami, FL – BBC Studios has confirmed James Wildbore as Senior Vice President and General Manager of BBC Studios Latin America/U.S. Hispanic after having taken on the role of Interim General Manager in January 2018. In this role, which reports to BBC Studios – Americas President Ann Sarnoff, Wildbore oversees the regional teams and business…

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BBC AMERICA and Women’s Media Center Launch Strategic Alliance, Kicking Off With a Proprietary Research Study on the Impact of Female Representation

Posted by on Monday, August 27th, 2018 in

New York, NY – BBC AMERICA and WOMEN’S MEDIA CENTER have entered into a strategic alliance, with the goal of expanding both the diversity and representation of women in media. In the coming months, BBC AMERICA and WOMEN’S MEDIA CENTER will partner on initiatives to enrich, engage, and enlighten through proprietary analysis and content alliances as…

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BBC Worldwide North America Appoints Sergei Kuharsky Executive Vice President, Franchise and Digital Enterprises

Posted by on Monday, March 20th, 2017 in

New York, NY — Sergei Kuharsky has been appointed Executive Vice President, Franchise and Digital Enterprises, BBC Worldwide North America.  Kuharsky, who joined BBC Worldwide North America in April, 2016 was most recently Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development.  Kuharsky will continue to report to Ann Sarnoff, President, BBC Worldwide North America. In his…

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Soumya Sriraman Appointed President of Upcoming SVOD Service BritBox, North America

Posted by on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 in

New York, NY – Soumya Sriraman has been appointed President, North America of the soon-to-launch subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, BritBox – a joint venture between BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of BBC, and ITV, the UK’s biggest commercial broadcaster, effective immediately. Sriraman was most recently Executive Vice President of Franchise and Digital Enterprises…

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BBC Worldwide North America Appoints Sergei Kuharsky to SVP, Strategy and Business Development

Posted by on Thursday, April 7th, 2016 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide North America announced today the appointment of Sergei Kuharsky to Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development. Based in New York, Kuharsky will report directly to Ann Sarnoff, President, BBC Worldwide North America. In this key leadership role, Kuharsky will be responsible for helping to drive growth across the…

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BBC StoryWorks Reveals New Facial Coding Research Result on Content-Led Marketing Study

Posted by on Thursday, January 21st, 2016 in

New York, NY – BBC StoryWorks, the content marketing arm of BBC Advertising, has revealed the results of research on the emotional impact of content-led marketing on BBC.com’s verticals (non-news) by measuring consumers’ subconscious reaction to campaigns. The research, titled ‘The Science of Engagement,’ combines traditional metrics with facial coding to understand how brands can…

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