New Companion Unveiled For BBC AMERICA’s Doctor Who

Posted by on Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 in

New York, NY – Jenna-Louise Coleman has beaten hundreds of hopefuls to become the new companion to Doctor Who, it was announced today by Steven Moffat. Twenty-five year old Jenna from Blackpool, England will star alongside the 11th Time Lord, Matt Smith, to mark the biggest year in the show’s history. Best known for her roles…

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The Original Planet Earth Premieres For The First Time In The Us On BBC AMERICA

Posted by on Thursday, March 15th, 2012 in

New York, NY – 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 celebration of Earth Day. The momentous event marks the first time that the landmark series will broadcast in the…

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Top Gear’s Richard Hammond Is Challenged To Take On America’s Most Monstrous Machines

Posted by on Thursday, March 8th, 2012 in

New York, NY — Richard Hammond, host of the world’s biggest car show Top Gear, takes the ultimate driving test in BBC AMERICA’s new original series Richard Hammond’s Crash Course, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions. As he travels across the US, Hammond is challenged to learn how to operate America’s largest and most dangerous vehicles. Immersed in some of…

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From The Producers Of Chopped And Survivor Comes No Kitchen Required

Posted by on Thursday, March 1st, 2012 in

New York, NY – BBC AMERICA’s new original adventure cooking competition series, No Kitchen Required, follows three chefs as they are dropped into the most exotic and remote places on earth. There they must work with the locals to hunt, fish and forage for ingredients to create locally-inspired meals that will be judged by the…

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BBC AMERICA To Develop Two New Series With UK Indie Clerkenwell Films

Posted by on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 in

New York, NY– BBC AMERICA announced today that it will develop two new distinctive series, Wired and The Dead Beat, with UK indie Clerkenwell Films, producers of the hit UK sci-fi series Misfits. Wired, a sci-fi program from writer Steven Volk (Afterlife), and The Dead Beat, a paranormal crime show from writer John Jackson (Being Human), are the first series created out…

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Filming Is Underway On The New Season Of BBC AMERICA’s Highest Rated Series Doctor Who

Posted by on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 in

New York, NY — Filming has started on the next season of BBC AMERICA’s highest rated series Doctor Who in Cardiff, Wales. This season will see the last days of the Ponds, with Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill returning for their final rollercoaster voyage with The Doctor (Matt Smith). Amy (Karen Gillan) and Rory (Arthur Darvill) have been at the Doctor’s side…

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BBC AMERICA, Oln And Channel 5 Greenlight New Original Series Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan

Posted by on Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 in

New York, NY – BBC AMERICA, OLN, and Channel 5 announced today that production is underway for their newest original travel-adventure series, Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan (8 x 60). Exploring some of the most remote corners of the globe, this new series follows actor Dominic Monaghan (Lost, Lord of the Rings) as he searches for the…

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BBC AMERICA And Cineflix Studios Announce Production Start On COPPER, The Channel’s First Original Scripted Series

Posted by on Thursday, February 9th, 2012 in

Toronto, Canada – BBC AMERICA and Cineflix Studios today announced start of production on COPPER, BBC AMERICA’s original crime drama which will air Summer 2012. The (10 x 60) series, created by Tom Fontana and Will Rokos is shooting in studio and on location in Toronto, Ontario through May 2012. Among the executive producers are…

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BBC Worldwide and Link TV Join Forces on Documentary and News Programming

Posted by on Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide America’s Sales & Distribution division today announced a licensing deal with international news and cultural programming network LINK TV for a compelling line-up of BBC Worldwide documentaries, including the fascinating series, Tribal Wives and a selection of shows from Panorama, the BBC’s celebrated investigative and current affairs strand.  Tribal Wives is a docu-series that…

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BBC AMERICA to Co-Produce Next Installment of Luther

Posted by on Thursday, January 26th, 2012 in

New York, NY –– Following Idris Elba’s best actor win at the 2012 Golden Globes®, BBC AMERICA has today confirmed it is to co-produce the next installment of the critically-acclaimed drama, Luther, starring Idris Elba. The four-part mini-series will premiere in 2012 as part of BBC AMERICA’s Dramaville. Perry Simon, General Manager, Channels, BBC Worldwide America…

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