Sherlock Special Enjoys Global Cinema Success

Posted by on Thursday, January 14th, 2016 in

London, UK /New York, NY – The 90 minute Victorian special, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride, released in more than 6,000 screens in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Taiwan, and has already been seen by over five million people in these countries to date. It took the #1 spot in Hong Kong and South Korea…

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BBC and PBS Announce Four New Co-Productions: THE GREAT RACE, KOKO, MOUNTAINS, and NATURE “Natural Born Hustlers”

Posted by on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 in

London, UK /  Arlington, VA – Following the success of the ground-breaking BIG BLUE LIVE multimedia television, digital and social event that unfolded over two weeks from Monterey, CA, the BBC and PBS announce four new co-productions as part of their overall partnership deal signed earlier this year. These exciting new programs from the award-winning…

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Idris Elba Steps Onto Set For Luther Two-Part Special

Posted by on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 in

London, UK – Luther’s back. Pitted against his most chilling adversary yet, haunted by the ghosts of his past and hell-bent on retribution, he’s drawn into a terrifyingly complex case that pushes him closer to the edge than he’s ever been. Written and created by Emmy®-nominated Neil Cross and directed by Sam Miller (No Good…

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Michelle Gomez Returns As Missy in BBC AMERICA’s Doctor Who

Posted by on Thursday, February 19th, 2015 in

Cardiff, UK – Michelle Gomez is back as Missy (also known as The Master) in the new season premiere of Doctor Who this fall on BBC AMERICA. She joins Peter Capaldi for his second season as the Doctor and Jenna Coleman as Clara Oswald. Gomez appeared last season on Doctor Who, which was the highest rated…

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Production Begins on Season 9 of BBC AMERICA’s Doctor Who

Posted by on Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 in

Cardiff, UK – Filming has begun in Cardiff for season nine of BBC AMERICA’s Doctor Who and includes a star-studded guest cast. Starring Peter Capaldi as the twelfth Doctor and Jenna Coleman as his companion, Clara Oswald, the new season returns fall 2015. The episodes currently being filmed are written by Toby Whithouse (The Game,…

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AMC Networks and BBC Worldwide Enter Wide-Ranging Partnership

Posted by on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 in

New York, NY /London, UK – AMC Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: AMCX), the global entertainment company behind acclaimed series The Walking Dead, Mad Men, and Rectify, and BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the British Broadcasting Corporation, today announced a new long-term creative partnership bringing together two global brands that are behind some of the most-watched,…

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Keeley Hawes to Guest on Season Eight of Doctor Who

Posted by on Thursday, March 13th, 2014 in

London, UK – Keeley Hawes (Line of Duty, Upstairs Downstairs) will join the cast of Doctor Who, starring opposite the Doctor.  Set to return to BBC AMERICA this year, Hawes will play Ms. Delphox, a powerful out of this world character with a dark secret.  Travelling across space and time, the Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and…

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The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall Celebrate 50 Years of Doctor Who

Posted by on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 in

London, UK – Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall today celebrated 50 years of Doctor Who with a visit to the show’s home in Roath Lock studios, Cardiff Bay.  The Prince and The Duchess met the Doctor, Matt Smith and his companion Clara, Jenna Coleman, alongside showrunner Steven Moffat….

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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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