BBC Studios further grows Bluey licensing program with renewals and new partnerships

Posted by on Monday, May 20th, 2024 in

May 20, 2024 – BBC Studios, distributor and licensor for the Emmy® and Peabody Award-winning animated series Bluey, is once again expanding its licensing program with partner renewals and new licensees The company has renewed its licensing deals for Bluey with Spin Master, Horizon Group and Jay Franco (U.S. and Canada). Additionally, TOMY International has…

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BBC Studios Unveils “Made to Make You Think” – First-Ever BBC Brand Campaign, Launching Today on Select BBC Digital Platforms Globally, with Paid Marketing Debuting First in North America

Posted by on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024 in

NEW YORK, April 23, 2024 — BBC Studios, the commercial arm of the BBC Group, today launched “Made to make you think,” the first-ever BBC brand campaign aimed at reaching global audiences outside the U.K. Developed in partnership with R/GA, the campaign represents a significant milestone in the BBC’s continued efforts to grow the recently…

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A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder Coming to Netflix

Posted by on Monday, April 22nd, 2024 in

Netflix today announced that it will premiere A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder in its markets around the world *, including the U.S., later this year. Commissioned by the BBC, it will first premiere in the UK and Ireland on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer. The series is produced by Moonage Pictures, one of BBC…

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VARADA SETHU JOINS SEASON TWO OF “DOCTOR WHO,” DEBUTING IN 2025 ON DISNEY+ AND THE BBC

Posted by on Friday, April 12th, 2024 in

Varada Sethu (“Andor”) is set to take a trip through time and space as the Doctor’s new companion, alongside current companion Ruby Sunday, in season two of “Doctor Who.” Currently in production, the second season is slated to debut in 2025 on Disney+, where available, and on the BBC in the UK. Photos from a…

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BBC STUDIOS PROMOTES MURILO HINOJOSA TO VP, CONSUMER PRODUCTS & COMMERICAL PARTNERSHIPS, LATIN AMERICA

Posted by on Thursday, April 4th, 2024 in

BBC Studios has promoted Murilo Hinojosa to Vice President, Consumer Products & Commercial Partnerships, Latin America, effective immediately. Hinojosa will continue to oversee and provide strategic licensing planning for the global phenomenon Bluey in Latin America, as well as world-famous brands Doctor Who, Top Gear, Hey Duggee and BBC Studios’ factual umbrella brand BBC Earth,…

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Danny Robins takes smash hit BBC podcast stateside in new Uncanny USA series

Posted by on Thursday, April 4th, 2024 in

This spring, award-winning writer and broadcaster Danny Robins is set to take his hit podcast series Uncanny stateside, with unnerving tales of paranormal experiences drawn from across the US. Uncanny USA is available wherever you get your podcasts on Tuesday, April 30th, BBC Podcasts Premium subscribers get 7-day early access to episodes and listen ad-free….

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BBC LAUNCHES ALL-NEW APP EXPERIENCE

Posted by on Thursday, March 21st, 2024 in

New York – March 21, 2024 – BBC Studios, the commercial arm of the BBC, and BBC News today announced the launch of the brand-new BBC mobile app, transforming the way audiences outside the UK read, watch, and find the BBC’s renowned journalism and storytelling, wherever they may be. The all-new BBC app replaces the…

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BBC STRIKES DEAL WITH AMAZON MUSIC TO BRING BBC PODCASTS TO AMAZON MUSIC LISTENERS GLOBALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME

Posted by on Monday, March 18th, 2024 in

BBC – creator, producer and distributor of distinct British content globally – today announced a new deal with Amazon Music that will make BBC podcasts available on the streaming service for the first time outside the UK.    Beginning today, subscribers to Prime and Amazon Music Unlimited services can exclusively access a curated suite of over…

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ROBERT SCHILDHOUSE TO ASSUME EXPANDED ROLE AS PRESIDENT OF BRITBOX NORTH AMERICA AND GM OF BRITBOX INTERNATIONAL

Posted by on Monday, March 18th, 2024 in

BBC Studios, the BBC’s commercial content studio and media & streaming business, today announced key leadership changes at BritBox International. Effective April 1, 2024, Robert Schildhouse is appointed to the expanded role of President of BritBox North America, and General Manager of BritBox International based in New York. Kerry Ball will continue in her role…

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BBC NEWS CHANNEL LAUNCHES ON LEADING CTV/FAST PLATFORMS

Posted by on Wednesday, March 13th, 2024 in

NEW YORK, NY – March 13 – AMC Networks and BBC Studios, the commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group, today announced the launch of BBC News as a new 24-hour live news channel on a variety of leading CTV/FAST platforms. Initial launch partners are Pluto TV, Samsung TV Plus, Xumo Play, VIZIO WatchFree+, Sling Freestream…

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