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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Herb Scannell Named President Of BBC Worldwide America

Posted by on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide today appointed Herb Scannell as President, BBC Worldwide America, responsible for the company’s U.S. operations. His appointment is effective immediately. Formerly President of Nickelodeon Networks and Vice Chairman of MTV Networks, Scannell was most recently CEO of Next New Networks, a digital media company he co-founded in 2006. In…

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Comedian Reno Collier To Travel Route 66 As Host Of NBC’s Great American Road Trip

Posted by on Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 in

Universal City, CA – NBC announced today that comedian Reno Collier will host Great American Road Trip  — the series, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions, where seven families from divergent backgrounds go on the journey of a lifetime (premiering Tuesday, July 7 (8-9 p.m. PT). Collier will guide viewers and the participating families on an…

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Paul Davis-Miller Named Senior Vice President, Fiction For BBC Worldwide Sales & Distribution

Posted by on Monday, May 10th, 2010 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, today appointed Paul Davis-Miller to the newly created post of SVP Fiction, for the Sales & Distribution division. Davis-Miller will be based in the New York office, reporting to Matt Forde, EVP Sales & Co-Productions, BBC Worldwide, Americas. Davis-Miller is the second key…

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BBC Worldwide Appoints Greg Johnson To New Role Of Senior Vice President, Factual

Posted by on Thursday, April 29th, 2010 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, today appointed Greg Johnson to the position of Senior Vice President, Factual, Sales & Distribution for BBC Worldwide, Americas. Johnson will be based in New York and report to Matt Forde, EVP Sales & Co-Productions, BBC Worldwide, Americas. His appointment is part of…

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BBC Worldwide Productions Expands Scripted Development Team

Posted by on Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 in

Los Angeles, CA – BBC Worldwide Productions today announced that veteran AMC commissioner Vlad Wolynetz will be joining the team as Senior Vice President, Scripted Production, starting next month. He joins Hugh Fitzpatrick who came from William Morris Endeavor to become Vice President, Scripted Programming, earlier this month. Vlad and Hugh will join the scripted…

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Gareth Williams To Oversee Production In South America For BBC Worldwide

Posted by on Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 in

London, UK – BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, today advanced Gareth Williams to SVP of Content & Production, South America. Formerly Director of New Programming at BBC Worldwide, Williams will continue to report into the VP of International Production, based in London. Working closely with GP Media in Argentina and Mixer in…

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Building On A Strong Year – Promotions For The BBC’s Ad Sales Team

Posted by on Monday, March 1st, 2010 in

New York, NY – The BBC’s U.S. national ad sales business, led by Mark Gall, Senior VP, BBC AMERICA & BBC.com, has upped two of its top leadership team. Melissa Drucker and Peter Wright have been promoted to VP, National Ad Sales. Based in New York, they co-lead on BBC AMERICA. The BBC has ad…

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