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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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 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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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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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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BBC Worldwide Productions Boosts Development Team

Posted by on Monday, July 20th, 2009 in

North Hollywood, CA – Jane Tranter, EVP, Programming & Production, BBC Worldwide Productions, today announced the appointment of Izzie Pick as Vice President, Programming Development.  Based in North Hollywood, Izzie reports to John Hesling, SVP, Programming, BBC Worldwide Productions.  In her role, Izzie manages the company’s talent department and works with the unscripted development team…

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Dancing With The Stars Tops 61st Primetime Emmy Award Reality Nominations

Posted by on Thursday, July 16th, 2009 in

North Hollywood, CA – BBC Worldwide Productions Dancing with the Stars, received 10 61st Primetime Emmy Award nominations – more than any other reality show, it was announced today by the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences. This is the fourth consecutive year that the show has received a nomination for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program. Additionally, Dancing…

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BBC Worldwide Brings The Great American Road Trip To NBC

Posted by on Wednesday, March 11th, 2009 in

North Hollywood, CA – BBC Worldwide announced today the series pickup of NBC’s Great American Road Trip by NBC. The series will debut on July 1 from 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. EST, and continue for eight weeks. Developed by the BBC Worldwide teams in Los Angeles, New York and London, the show will be…

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