BBC Studios takes full ownership of BritBox International in historic deal

Posted by on Friday, March 1st, 2024 in

As the world’s biggest distributor of British programmes, the UK’s most awarded production house and the home of the widest-read English language news website, BBC.com, BBC Studios has a proven track record of creating and taking the best British content to audiences around the world. This historic deal brings greater scale and opportunity for both…

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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 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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‘BLUEY: THE VIDEOGAME’ IS OUT NOW! FOR REAL LIFE

Posted by on Friday, November 17th, 2023 in

London, 17 November 2023 — Get ready for an all-new Bluey adventure as Bluey: The Videogame launches today on consoles and PC. Created by Outright Games, the leading global publisher of family-friendly interactive entertainment, in partnership with BBC Studios, Bluey: The Videogame marks the highly anticipated video game debut of the internationally loved TV show….

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SPECIAL EXTENDED BLUEY EPISODE ANNOUNCED

Posted by on Thursday, November 9th, 2023 in

London, Thursday, November 9th: BBC Studios Kids & Family have revealed that a special extended episode of the critically-acclaimed and multi-award-winning TV sensation, Bluey, will premiere globally next year on Disney+ and ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). ‘The Sign’ is an extra-long episode of the global TV hit show, with a run time of 28 minutes….

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Planet Earth III a roaring success with international buyers

Posted by on Tuesday, October 24th, 2023 in

Tuesday October 17th 2023 Today at MIPCOM 2023, BBC Studios has announced international pre-sales of the third instalment of its Natural History Unit’s landmark BAFTA award-winning series, Planet Earth, presented by Sir David Attenborough. The eight-part series produced by BBC Studios’ world-renowned Natural History Unit and co-produced by BBC America, ZDF and France Télévisions in…

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BBC Studios unveils compelling MIPCOM 2023 slate and bespoke market events

Posted by on Thursday, September 28th, 2023 in

BBC Studios today announced that it will be heading to MIPCOM with a standout slate packed with distinct, high-quality programming across all genres. Rebecca Glashow and Ralph Lee, CEOs for Global Distribution and Production, will participate in a fireside chat to discuss how BBC Studios is leveraging its global reach, unique creative depth, diverse content…

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Big Cats 24/7

Posted by on Wednesday, July 5th, 2023 in

In this 6×60’ series, an elite camera team follow a group of African big cats, day and night, for six months. Filmed using the very latest technology, Big Cats 24/7 will give viewers an unprecedented insight into the lives of the lions, leopards and cheetahs of Botswana’s awe-inspiring Okavango Delta – a place described as…

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BBC, MOONAGE PICTURES AND NICOLAS WINDING REFN ANNOUNCE FILMING HAS BEGUN ON A BRAND-NEW SERIES FOR THE BBC AND ZDF BASED ON THE FAMOUS FIVE

Posted by on Monday, June 26th, 2023 in

Moonage Pictures (The Pursuit of Love; BBC) and Nicolas Winding Refn today announce filming has begun on a brand-new series of The Famous Five for the BBC in the UK in co-production with ZDF in Germany. The French territory is already presold to TF1.  The 3 x 90min series will be created for television and…

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