Hugh Bonneville Comes To BBC AMERICA In Twenty Twelve

Posted by on Thursday, May 17th, 2012 in

New York, NY – The BAFTA nominated docu-comedy series Twenty Twelve, starring BAFTA nominee Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey), joins BBC AMERICA’s Ministry of Laughs comedy block just in time for the Summer Games.  From executive producer Jon Plowman (The Office, Extras, Absolutely Fabulous) and writer John Morton (People Like Us), the series follows the team responsible for delivering the…

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BBC Worldwide and PBS Sign Deal to Bring Critically Acclaimed Call the Midwife to the U.S.

Posted by on Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 in

Arlington, VA — BBC Worldwide America Sales & Distribution and PBS announced today the sale of the first season of the critically acclaimed British drama, Call the Midwife to PBS. The series will premiere on September 30, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. leading into MASTERPIECE CLASSIC Upstairs Downstairs, transforming Sunday nights into a destination for drama…

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BBC Worldwide Rocks Out with Latin America to Three Music Programming Deals

Posted by on Monday, May 14th, 2012 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide Sales & Distribution today announced three key music programming deals in the Latin American market including the sale of The Brit Awards (1 x 90’) to Turner International, Inc, U2: From the Sky Down (1 x 82’) to Globosat, and Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2011 (2 x 60’)to A&E Latin America.  The deals were brokered…

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BBC AMERICA Celebrates The Summer Of London

Posted by on Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 in

New York, NY – As all eyes turn to London this summer, BBC AMERICA celebrates with a season of brilliantly British and exceptionally English programming. From The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in June through the London Olympics in August, BBC AMERICA offers viewers a wide slate of live event coverage, comedies, documentaries, dramas and special features across…

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Heist-drama Opens The Vault And Explores The Minds Of Three Ordinary Men Crossing The Moral Divide

Posted by on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 in

New York, NY –– Inside Men, the next installment of  BBC AMERICA’s Dramaville, follows three security depot employees, who plan and execute a multi-million pound cash heist. Every day they watch as millions of pounds worth of cash is counted, bound and stored in a vault. They see more money than they could ever dream of earning…

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BBC Worldwide and Nat Geo Wild Announce Co-Production Deal for Live Wildlife Broadcasting Event — 24/7 Wild

Posted by on Monday, April 30th, 2012 in

New York, NY / Washington D.C. – BBC Worldwide America’s Sales & Distribution division announced a co-production deal today with the National Geographic Channels’ U.S. wildlife network Nat Geo WILD, for a unique six-part natural history event, 24/7 Wild. This May, BBC One will broadcast one of its biggest wildlife television events to date, Planet Earth Live. The ambitious project…

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BBC AMERICA Warms Up For London Olympics With British Hit Comedy Twenty Twelve Starring Hugh Bonneville

Posted by on Thursday, April 19th, 2012 in

New York, NY – As BBC AMERICA warms up for the London Olympics, the actors and creators of some of Britain’s most iconic comedies come together for a new comedy, Twenty Twelve, premiering in the US in June as part of BBC AMERICA’s Saturday night comedy block the Ministry of Laughs. Starring Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey), Jessica Hynes (Spaced), Olivia Colman (Peep Show), Amelia Bullmore (I’m Alan Partridge), Vincent…

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Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens To Narrate New Two-hour Planet Earth Special On BBC AMERICA Premiering Sunday, April 22

Posted by on Friday, April 13th, 2012 in

New York, NY — BBC AMERICA announced today that Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens will narrate the new two-hour Planet Earth special, The Making of Planet Earth, premiering Sunday, April 22. The original Planet Earth series, which has captivated audiences around the world in over 130 countries, now makes its first ever US broadcast premiere on BBC AMERICA as part of a very special two-day…

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BBC AMERICA To Co-Produce The Spies Of Warsaw For Dramaville

Posted by on Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 in

New York, NY — BBC AMERICA is co-producing a new mini-series for Dramavillebased on Alan Furst’s acclaimed novel, The Spies of Warsaw, adapted by renowned Emmy®-winning writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. David Tennant (Doctor Who, Fright Night, Hamlet, Casanova) and Janet Montgomery (Black Swan, Entourage) will star in the thrilling spy story set in Poland, Paris, London and Berlin in the years leading up…

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BBC AMERICA Co-Production Being Human Commissioned For Fifth Season

Posted by on Monday, March 26th, 2012 in

New York, NY –– BBC AMERICA announced today that award-winning and critically-acclaimed Supernatural Saturday series, Being Human, written and created by Toby Whithouse (Doctor Who, Torchwood), will return for a fifth season. The unconventional trio of a vampire, a werewolf and a ghost will live on as six more episodes have been commissioned for BBC AMERICA and BBC Three in the UK…

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