BBC PODCASTS ANNOUNCES HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED RETURN OF TRUE CRIME HITS “LADY KILLERS” AND “THE LAZARUS HEIST”

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“Lady Killers with Lucy Worsley” Season Two – Monday, March 20th   Hosted by British historian and author Dr. Lucy Worsley, Lady Killers is a historical true-crime podcast series in which Worsley partners with a team of women detectives to investigate the seemingly-ordinary lives – and extraordinary – 100-200 year old crimes of women, from a…

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SHAMIMA BEGUM GIVES MOST EXTENSIVE INTERVIEW YET IN NEW BBC DOCUMENTARY PREMIERING IN THE U.S. AND CANADA TODAY ON BBC SELECT

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March 20, 2023 – Shamima Begum, the British teenager who left London to join the Islamic State, has given the BBC what she says is her full account of what really happened. The BBC has investigated Begum’s story for a 10-episode podcast “The Shamima Begum Story”, season 2 of BBC’s “I’m Not a Monster” series…

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BBC Studios Kids & Family Expands Bluey Licensing Program with Renewals and New Deals Across North America

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March 15, 2023 – BBC Studios Kids & Family, distributor and licensor for the hit animated series Bluey, announced today renewals and new licensing deals across multiple consumer products categories in North America. Apparel and accessories partner Centric Brands, apparel partners The Bentex Group, Inc, Handcraft, and drinkware partner Zak! Designs, and holiday décor partner…

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BBC Adds to Growing Digital and TV News Teams in the United States

Posted by on Tuesday, March 14th, 2023 in

Washington DC – March 14, 2023 — Today, the BBC announced several key appointments across its digital and TV news teams as part of its ongoing commitment to expanding its world-leading news offering in North America.   Sumi Somaskanda will be a chief presenter on the BBC’s news channel – BBC News – which will…

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BBC SELECT ANNOUNCES U.S. PREMIERES OF TRUE-CRIME AND INVESTIGATIVE NEWS DOCUMENTARIES

Posted by on Thursday, March 9th, 2023 in

NEW YORK, MARCH 9, 2023 – BBC Select today announced the U.S. premieres of five documentaries coming to the streaming service beginning this month. The titles span various genres from true crime and news investigations to music and reflect BBC Select’s commitment to bringing audiences in the US and Canada acclaimed documentaries from the BBC…

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ACCLAIMED BBC NEWS DOCUMENTARIES SHEDDING LIGHT ON THE UKRAINE WAR AND VLADIMIR PUTIN TO PREMIERE IN THE U.S. TODAY

Posted by on Thursday, February 16th, 2023 in

NEW YORK – FEBRUARY 16, 2023—BBC Select today announced that three anticipated BBC News documentaries will premiere in the United States for the first time on the streaming service. “Mariupol: The People’s Story”, “Putin vs the West” and “Ukraine: The People’s Fight” will premiere on February 16, days before the one-year mark of the start…

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Season 12 of the Beloved British Drama CALL THE MIDWIFE Premieres March 19, 2023 on PBS

Posted by on Monday, February 13th, 2023 in

ARLINGTON, VA (February 13, 2023) – PBS announced today that the critically acclaimed British drama CALL THE MIDWIFE will return for its 12th season Sundays, March 19 – May 7, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS app. The eight-part series, which follows the nurses, midwives and nuns from Nonnatus House in…

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Alien Invasion Comedy “We Are Not Alone” Lands Exclusively on The Roku Channel in the U.S.

Posted by on Monday, January 23rd, 2023 in

Today, Roku announced that The Roku Channel will premiere the Roku Original sci-fi comedy “We Are Not Alone” on Friday, January 27. Written by Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond (co-creators and stars of “Ghosts”), this hilarious comedy is set six weeks after the Gu’un aliens have invaded and completely conquered Earth. “We Are Not Alone”…

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HBO Original Comedy Series RAIN DOGS Debuts March 6

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The eight-episode HBO original comedy series RAIN DOGS, from BBC One and Sid Gentle Films Ltd, debuts MONDAY, MARCH 6 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max. Logline: From the brilliant new voice of Cash Carraway, RAIN DOGS is an unconventional love story between a working class single mum, her…

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BBC News spends week with the estranged family of Oath Keepers founder, Stewart Rhodes, who reveal how they escaped from life inside one of America’s most notorious right-wing militias

Posted by on Tuesday, November 29th, 2022 in

November 29, 2022— Since September, Stewart Rhodes, one of the most recognizable faces of America’s anti-government militia movement and founder of Oath Keepers, has been on trial in Washington facing serious criminal charges. This week, Rhodes and one member of the Oath Keepers were found guilty of seditious conspiracy and each faces as much as 20…

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