BBC Worldwide Productions and Adjacent Productions Score Eight Primetime Emmys® Nominations

Posted by on Thursday, July 10th, 2014 in

Los Angeles, CA – BBC Worldwide Productions and Adjacent Productions received eight Primetime Emmy® nominations this morning. The announcement was made by the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences. This is the ninth consecutive year that the show has received a nomination in the Outstanding Reality-Competition Program category.  Additionally, Dancing with the Stars’ host and…

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STARZ Orders Third Season of Original Series Da Vinci’s Demons

Posted by on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 in

Beverly Hills, CA – Starz Chief Executive Officer Chris Albrecht today announced a third season for the STARZ Original series Da Vinci’s Demons has been greenlit. The historical fantasy, created and executive produced by David S. Goyer and produced by Adjacent Productions, follows the ‘untold’ story of the world’s greatest genius, Leonardo da Vinci, during his…

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Travis Shakespeare Joins BBC Worldwide Productions as Senior Vice President, Current Unscripted Programming

Posted by on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 in

Los Angeles, CA – BBC Worldwide Productions announced today the appointment of Travis Shakespeare as Senior Vice President, Current Unscripted Programming. His role is effective immediately. Shakespeare will be working alongside Michael Brooks, Senior Vice President, Unscripted Entertainment Programming and both will be reporting to Jane Tranter, Head of BBC Worldwide Productions and Adjacent Productions….

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Erin Andrews Joins Tom Bergeron as Host When Dancing with the Stars Premieres on Monday, March 17

Posted by on Monday, February 24th, 2014 in

Los Angeles, CA – This season’s exciting new cast of Dancing With the Stars will be revealed live, TUESDAY, MARCH 4 exclusively on Good Morning America (7:00-9:00 a.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. The competition begins with an all new cast of celebrities who will brave the dance floor for the very first time. Each…

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ABC and BBC Worldwide Productions Announce Ray Chew as the New Music Director of “Dancing with the Stars”

Posted by on Friday, February 7th, 2014 in

Los Angeles, CA – Dancing with the Stars will welcome Music Director and Composer Ray Chew to the ballroom, with the premiere of season 18 on Monday, March 17 at 8:00 p.m., ET on the ABC Television Network. Chew’s band will feature a new line-up of live musicians and singers performing music ranging from the…

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BBC AMERICA Orders New Original Series Intruders From BBC Worldwide Productions

Posted by on Friday, October 18th, 2013 in

New York, NY – BBC AMERICA has greenlit new original thriller series, Intruders, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions.  Glen Morgan (The X-Files, Those Who Kill), writer and executive producer, has penned the script based on Michael Marshall Smith’s novel The Intruders. Executive produced by Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner for BBC Worldwide Productions, the series is…

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National Geographic Channel’s Cult Hit Series Life Below Zero Returns With New Episodes Following Six Alaskans As They Emerge From Another Brutal Winter With Only One Thought On Their Minds: Getting Ready For The Next One

Posted by on Monday, October 14th, 2013 in

Washington D.C. — For many around the globe, spring is a time of new growth, with flowers in bloom, warm weather and summer vacations on the horizon. But when you’re an Alaskan, the end of winter doesn’t mean the challenges are over; in fact they have only just begun.  Wildlife are waking up from hibernation—and…

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BBC and Quora Announce Partnered Column

Posted by on Monday, September 23rd, 2013 in

Los Angeles, CA – today marked the expansion of their partnership with online question-and-answer product, Quora. The sites blend relevant and compelling insights from Quora’s global community of writers with BBC’s first-class storytelling into regular columns across the feature pages. “ users are worldly and curious – a terrific match with Quora’s varied…

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Dancing with the Stars’ Derek Hough Wins the 2013 Primetime Emmy® for Outstanding Choreography

Posted by on Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 in

Los Angeles, CA – BBC Worldwide Productions’ ratings juggernaut, Dancing with the Stars has won its first Emmy® Award for Outstanding Choreography at The Primetime Emmy® Awards ceremony. Derek Hough, DWTS’ professional dancer, was honored with the Emmy® for his work on the program.  This is Hough’s first Emmy® win and the first Outstanding Choreography…

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ABC Announces This Season’s “Dancing with the Stars” Celebrity and Professional Pairings Live on “Good Morning America”

Posted by on Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 in

Los Angeles, CA – This season’s dynamic lineup of stars — including a sitcom legend, a reality mega-star, a football champion and a pop music sensation – will perform for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of Dancing with the Stars MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 (8:00-10:01…

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