BBC Worldwide Showcase Latin America Announces Programming Roster and Talent Line-Up for 9th Annual Event in Rio De Janeiro

Posted by on Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide America’s 9th annual BBC Worldwide Showcase Latin America will feature a spectacular line-up of new shows in addition to its revered catalog of over 50,000 hours of first-class content. This year’s event will also include appearances by special guests, Kayne Raymond, star of the exotic competition show, No Kitchen Required, and world-travelling farmer, Jimmy Doherty…

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BBC Worldwide Tangoes Into Panama With Global Hit Format, Dancing With The Stars

Posted by on Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 in

Miami, FL – BBC Worldwide Content & Production has announced that TVN 2 in Panama licensed popular format and celebrity dance competition, Dancing with the Stars. TVN 2 will produce a localized version of the critically-acclaimed series. Gareth Williams, SVP of Content & Production for South America, BBC Worldwide, said, “Dance is deeply rooted in Latin…

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BBC Worldwide and TBS Drum Up Music Content Deal at NATPE

Posted by on Monday, January 23rd, 2012 in

Miami, FL – BBC Worldwide Sales & Distribution, today announced a deal with TBS Latin America that includes a diverse collection of music programming featuring leading musical acts from around the world.  Highlights of the deal include an exclusive, intimate concert with the celebrated English alternative rock group in Radiohead: The King of Limbs –…

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BBC Worldwide Announces VOD Deal with VTR in Latin America

Posted by on Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 in

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil – BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, secured a deal with Chilean broadcaster VTR for VOD rights to a raft of BBC programs. The deal was announced today at BBC Showcase Latin America. Helen Jurado, VP, Sales and Distribution for BBC Worldwide Latin America, brokered the deal. VTR will acquire a number…

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BBC Worldwide Productions Lands First Commission In Chile With Mega TV For Make My Body Younger Series

Posted by on Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 in

Buenos Aires, Argentina – BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, today announced its first local format commission in Chile of the BBC series Make My Body Younger for Chilean broadcaster MEGA TV. BBC Worldwide will co-produce 13 one-hour episodes of the series with its production partner, GP Media, as well as Calypso TV. Gareth Williams, SVP of Content…

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BBC Worldwide And TV Azteca Partner On Programming Deal

Posted by on Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 in

Miami, FL – BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, announced today from NATPE a deal with Mexican free to air broadcaster TV Azteca. Featuring a range of titles from the natural history and science genres, the deal sees TV Azteca acquire the acclaimed WalkingWith Dinosaurs series and sister series Walking With Monsters, the ground-breaking Planet Earth series, and Life in…

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