BBC Worldwide and Hulu Bring Sci Fi Series Misfits to “Connected” U.S. Audiences

Posted by on Monday, June 13th, 2011 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide America, the commercial arm of the BBC, today announced a major deal with Hulu™ to premiere hit sci fi drama series Misfits in the U.S. The top-rated UK series, never before seen in the U.S., will be made available on and the Hulu Plus subscription service this month through an…

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BBC Worldwide Returns to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil to Host 8th Annual BBC Showcase Latin America August 28th – 30th 2011

Posted by on Thursday, May 19th, 2011 in

Los Angeles, CA – BBC Worldwide Latin America sambas back to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the 8th annual BBC Showcase Latin America. BBC Showcase Latin America will run from Sunday, August 28ththrough Tuesday, August 30th2011 at the JW Marriot located in Rio de Janeiro. As Latin American’s only television market hosted by a single distributor, BBC Showcase Latin…

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Torchwood: Miracle Day Guest Stars Announced

Posted by on Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 in

New York, NY — Imagine a day when nobody dies. All across the world, nobody dies. And then the next day, and the next, and the next, people keep aging. They get hurt and sick but they never die. This is the extraordinary premise of the highly-anticipated STARZ original drama series, Torchwood: Miracle Day produced…

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BBC Worldwide Productions Lands First Commission In Chile With Mega TV For Make My Body Younger Series

Posted by on Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 in

Buenos Aires, Argentina – BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, today announced its first local format commission in Chile of the BBC series Make My Body Younger for Chilean broadcaster MEGA TV. BBC Worldwide will co-produce 13 one-hour episodes of the series with its production partner, GP Media, as well as Calypso TV. Gareth Williams, SVP of Content…

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BBC Worldwide Americas Sells Over 200 Hours at Third Annual BBC Showcase Syndication

Posted by on Thursday, February 24th, 2011 in

New Orleans, LA – BBC Worldwide Americas, the U.S. commercial arm of the BBC, today announced the sale of over 200 hours of programming to PBS stations across the country. The deal follows BBC Worldwide’s successful BBC Showcase Syndication event, hosted annually in New Orleans. Celebrating its third year, BBC Showcase Syndication played host to…

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My Damn Channel And BBC Worldwide Productions Unveil Trailer For Gigi: Almost American

Posted by on Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 in

New York, NY – My Damn Channel and BBC Worldwide Productions are unveiling a first look at the highly-anticipated new comedy series Gigi: Almost American starting today at: The 10-episode series will premiere on March 23, with new episodes airing weekly on Wednesdays. The series is a co-production between BBC Worldwide Productions and My Damn Channel….

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History® Revs Up For Second Season Of U.S. Top Gear Hosted By Adam Ferrara, Tanner Foust And Rutledge Wood

Posted by on Thursday, February 10th, 2011 in

New York, NY – HISTORY today announced that the U.S. version of Top Gear, was given the Green Light for season 2. The critically-acclaimed and popular series attracted the youngest viewers of any series on HISTORY ever. Overall nearly 60 million tuned in to Season 1. Season 2 of Top Gear on HISTORY, based on the award-winning BBC series,…

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BBC Worldwide And TV Azteca Partner On Programming Deal

Posted by on Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 in

Miami, FL – BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, announced today from NATPE a deal with Mexican free to air broadcaster TV Azteca. Featuring a range of titles from the natural history and science genres, the deal sees TV Azteca acquire the acclaimed WalkingWith Dinosaurs series and sister series Walking With Monsters, the ground-breaking Planet Earth series, and Life in…

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BBC Worldwide Surfs Into NAPTE 2011 With Hot New Shows

Posted by on Thursday, January 20th, 2011 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide crashes onto the shores of Miami Beach with a wave of fantastic new programming and a massive catalog of over 50,000 hours just in time for NATPE 2011. Along with the quality content audiences have come to expect from the BBC, BBC Worldwide will also offer buyers at NATPE…

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Top Gear on History Reaches Nearly 2 Million Total Viewers

Posted by on Monday, November 22nd, 2010 in

New York, NY – HISTORY® continues its phenomenal ratings success as the network premieres Top Gear to nearly two million viewers as well as 1.1 million Adults 18-49 and 25-54, this past Sunday evening. This is the network’s seventh series debut above 1.0 million in key demos Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 in 2010.  As…

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