Legendary Naturalist Sir David Attenborough to Present All-News Landmark Natural History Series, Mammals

Posted by on Monday, February 26th, 2024 in

NEW YORK – February 23, 2024 – Announced today, renowned naturalist and three-time Emmy® Award-winner Sir David Attenborough (Seven Worlds, One Planet, Blue Planet II) is set to present the next major natural history series, Mammals, premiering on BBC AMERICA and AMC+ this summer. Mammals are the most successful animal group on earth. Found on every continent and in every ocean, they’ve evolved to master…

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BBC Studios Los Angeles Productions Announces Strategic Appointments of Rachel Bendavid and Angie Stephenson To Leadership Team

Posted by on Thursday, February 22nd, 2024 in

BBC Studios Los Angeles Productions today announces the appointments of two highly experienced creative executives to its North American scripted business.  Rachel Bendavid and Angie Stephenson have jointly been named Executive Vice Presidents, Scripted Programming for BBC Studios Productions, both reporting into Valerie Bruce, the Head and General Manager of BBC Studios Los Angeles Productions. …

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TUBI LANDS EXCLUSIVE U.S. AND CANADIAN RIGHTS TO SOUTH AFRICAN LIMITED SERIES “DEVIL’S PEAK”

Posted by on Friday, January 12th, 2024 in

SAN FRANCISCO, January 12, 2024 – Tubi (www.tubi.tv), Fox Corporation’s ad-supported video-on-demand service, announced today that it has acquired the exclusive streaming rights to the enthralling South African limited series, DEVIL’S PEAK. The five-episode crime thriller is based on the best-selling 2004 novel by Deon Meyer and is produced by Lookout Point and Expanded Media Productions…

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TEN ALL-NEW EPISODES OF BLUEY COMING TO DISNEY+ ON JANUARY 12, 2024

Posted by on Thursday, December 14th, 2023 in

BURBANK, Calif. (December 14, 2023) – HOORAY! Ten all-new episodes of the hit series Bluey will launch January 12, 2024 in the U.S. and around the world on Disney+. The year’s #1 most-watched series for preschoolers and kids in the U.S. — which has also topped Nielsen streaming charts for overall viewing** — Bluey features…

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The Best of the BBC Has a New Home at BBC.com

Posted by on Wednesday, December 6th, 2023 in

New York – December 6, 2023 – BBC Studios, the commercial arm of the BBC, today launched an all-new BBC.com. The new digital destination was designed to make it easier for global audiences outside of the UK to discover and navigate the best of the BBC’s global journalism and storytelling. Available first in North America,…

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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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BBC Studios Launches BBC Podcasts Premium on Apple Podcasts in Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean

Posted by on Tuesday, November 28th, 2023 in

November 28, 2023 – BBC Studios – creator, producer and distributor of distinct British content globally – today launched BBC Podcasts Premium, its exclusive Apple subscription podcast service for listeners in 166 new countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean (full list here). BBC Podcasts Premium offers early access and…

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KEVIN PONNIAH NAMED BBC NEWS’ HEAD OF DIGITAL NEWS FOR NORTH AMERICA

Posted by on Monday, November 27th, 2023 in

WASHINGTON D.C – Monday, November 27, 2023 – Kevin Ponniah has been appointed BBC News’ Head of Digital News for North America. He will be responsible for all US and Canada digital news reporting across BBC platforms, leading on developing BBC News’ offering on BBC.com and working closely with BBC Studios, the BBC’s commercial arm, on growing audiences, impact and revenue.   The role…

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BBC reveals 100 Women 2023: Celebrating 28 climate pioneers alongside Michelle Obama, Aitana Bonmatí, Amal Clooney and America Ferrera

Posted by on Tuesday, November 21st, 2023 in

The BBC has revealed the names of the inspiring and influential women on the BBC 100 Women list for 2023. For the first time, to recognise the disproportionate impact of climate change on the lives of women and girls, this year’s BBC 100 Women list specifically highlights a group of women leading the battle against the climate…

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Michelle Obama, Amal Clooney and Melinda Gates call for world leaders to make “urgent issue” of ending child marriage a priority in exclusive interview for BBC 100 Women

Posted by on Tuesday, November 21st, 2023 in

Three of the world’s most high profile humanitarians, former First Lady of the United States, attorney and campaigner Michelle Obama, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, and philanthropist and businesswoman Melinda French Gates, have called on world leaders to make ending child marriage a priority, so it can be eradicated “in less than a generation”. During an exclusive interview with BBC World Service…

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