Skating with the Stars Pro Skater Pairings and Host Announcement

Posted by on Thursday, November 11th, 2010 in

New York, NY – Vernon Kay, host of ABC’s upcoming Million Dollar Mind Game and one of the most popular television presenters in the United Kingdom, and Olympian Tanith Belbin, the most decorated U.S. Ice Dancer in history, will serve as host and color commentator, respectively, of ABC’s highly anticipated new series Skating with the…

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History™ Announces Talent Appearances On Top Gear

Posted by on Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 in

Los Angeles, CA – HISTORY™ is in production with BBC Worldwide Productions on Top Gear. The series, which showcases an offbeat celebration of automobiles and driving, is set to premiere this fall 2010, and will be hosted by comedian and car buff Adam Ferrara, champion rally and drift racer Tanner Foust and racing analyst Rutledge…

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ABC Announces Skating with the Stars, Produced By BBC Worldwide Productions

Posted by on Friday, October 15th, 2010 in

Los Angeles, CA – You’ve seen what happens when celebrities take on the ballroom, now see what happens when they hit the ice on blades of steel, in Skating with the Stars. The new series from BBC Worldwide Productions pairs a celebrity with a world-class ice skater as they prepare to compete in front of…

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Top Gear and “Forza Motorsport” Joining Forces in Unique, Multi-Year Collaboration

Posted by on Thursday, September 30th, 2010 in

New York, NY – The hottest name in racing games and the world’s biggest car show today announced the beginning of a long-term collaboration, kicking off with the release of “Forza Motorsport 3 Ultimate Collection” in October. The award-winning “Forza Motorsport” franchise is collaborating with BBC’s Top Gear team to integrate the Top Gear brand…

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Sandy Ashendorf Appointed EVP Network Distribution For BBC Worldwide America

Posted by on Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide America has today appointed Sandy Ashendorf to Executive Vice President Network Distribution for BBC Worldwide America. Ashendorf is a former senior executive with MTV Networks and brings over twenty years of media industry experience. Reporting to new BBC Worldwide America COO, Ann Sarnoff, Ashendorf will be responsible for overseeing…

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Ann Sarnoff Appointed Chief Operating Officer At BBC Worldwide America

Posted by on Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 in

New York, NY – Ann Sarnoff has been named Chief Operating Officer at BBC Worldwide America, reporting to U.S. company president, Herb Scannell. Her appointment follows last week’s announcement of Perry Simon as General Manager, Channels. Both are new roles in Scannell’s senior executive team. Sarnoff, who joins the BBC from Dow Jones, will drive…

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A Sizzling Cast Of Stars Is Ready For The Spotlight As Dancing With The Stars”Returns, Monday, September 20 On ABC

Posted by on Monday, August 30th, 2010 in

Los Angeles, CA – An all new lineup of stars — including a Grammy® Award-winning singer, a Super Bowl MVP quarterback, television’s ultimate mom, an NBA champion, Alaska’s most famous daughter, and the most watched TV star in the world – will battle each week on the dance floor in the sensational two-hour season premiere…

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BBC.com Investing In Journalism With A New U.S. Edition

Posted by on Thursday, July 15th, 2010 in

New York, NY –  BBC.com, the award-winning top ten news site, is investing in journalism and ramping up its coverage of news and sports, travel, technology, business and entertainment. With triple revenue growth in the last financial year (ending March 31, 2010) and over 16m* unique users, BBC.com, today launched its U.S. edition and new…

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BBC Scores 30 Emmy® Award Nominations & Dancing With The Stars Receives Nine Primetime Emmy Award Nominations

Posted by on Thursday, July 8th, 2010 in

Los Angeles, CA – BBC today scored 30 nominations in the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards, including nine nominations for BBC Worldwide Productions’ Dancing with the Stars, the most of any non-fiction program. This is the fifth consecutive year that the show has received a nomination for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program. Dancing with the Stars’  host and veteran television personality, Tom…

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BBC.com Builds On A Strong Year – UPS Key Business Executives

Posted by on Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 in

New York, NY – Continuing its investment and commitment in the U.S., BBC.com has promoted two of its key business executives. Based in New York, Miranda Cresswell has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Strategy & Operations BBC.com with Joy Chilowicz upped to Vice President, U.S. Ad Sales, BBC.com. Webby award-winning, BBC.com, provides in depth…

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