BBC AMERICA To Co-produce An Adventure In Space And Time To Mark Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary

Posted by on Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 in

New York, NY – BBC AMERICA will co-produce and premiere An Adventure in Space and Time as part of the channel’s celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. An Adventure in Space and Time will tell the story of the genesis of Doctor Who – which first aired on November 23, 1963 – and the many personalities involved. Announced today,David…

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Second Season Ordered For BBC AMERICA’s Ripper Street In 2014

Posted by on Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 in

New York, NY – BBC AMERICA co-production Ripper Street has been ordered for eight more episodes, with the second season set to premiere in 2014. Ripper Street is produced for BBC ONE by Tiger Aspect Productions, Lookout Point and BBC AMERICA. The gripping series instantly struck a chord with audiences and critics alike, with The Hollywood Reporter saying it’s a “well-acted, well-written and compelling mystery series” and the…

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Spies Of Warsaw Starring David Tennant And Janet Montgomery Premieres April 3 On BBC AMERICA

Posted by on Thursday, January 24th, 2013 in

New York, NY – Adapted by renowned Emmy®-winning writing team Dick Clement (Across the Universe, Tracey Takes On…) and Ian La Frenais (Across the Universe, Tracey Takes On…) and executive produced by Richard Fell (Outcasts), Spies of Warsaw is based on New York Times Bestselling author Alan Furst’s acclaimed novel. David Tennant (Broadchurch, Doctor Who, Fright Night, Hamlet) and Janet…

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Primetime Emmy® Award Winner Andrew Davies Brings You House Of Cards Trilogy Remastered

Posted by on Thursday, January 24th, 2013 in

Street Date: February 5, 2013 DVD Suggested Retail Price: $39.98 ($49.98 in Canada) Blu-ray Suggested Retail Price: $49.99 ($62.48 in Canada) Length: Approx. 617 mins + bonus features / 4-disc set (DVD)/ 3-disc set (Blu-ray) New York, NY – From Primetime Emmy® Award winner Andrew Davies, the writer of internationally renowned films such as Bridget Jones’s Diary and miniseries such as Pride…

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BBC AMERICA To Premiere Top Gear Only Days After The UK For The First Time

Posted by on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 in

New York, NY – For the first time ever, BBC AMERICA will premiere Top Gear, the world’s biggest car show, in the US only days after the UK. The all-new season sees hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May taking an incredible American road trip through Las Vegas and Los Angeles including a race against…

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Under The Hood Of BBC.com Autos Launch

Posted by on Thursday, January 10th, 2013 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide America today announced the launch of BBC Autos (BBC.com/Autos), an entertaining, insightful daily read examining the passionate side of automobiles – touching on design, technology, community and culture. BBC Autos will complement and build upon the vast automotive content produced by BBC News, BBC Sport and Top Gear. Whether you want to…

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BBC Home Entertainment Releases: February Highlights 2013

Posted by on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 in

New York, NY – HOUSE OF CARDS TRILOGY The Original UK Series Remastered Street Date: February 5, 2013 DVD Suggested Retail Price: $39.98 ($49.98 in Canada) Blu-ray Suggested Retail Price: $49.99 ($62.48 in Canada) Length: Approx. 617 mins + bonus materia l/ 4-disc set (DVD) / 3-disc set (Blu-ray) The thrilling, Emmy-winning original BBC adaptation of Michael Dobbs’ bestselling…

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BBC Worldwide Inks Milestone Syndication Deal with Public Television Stations for British Crime Drama DCI Banks

Posted by on Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide America, Sales & Distribution, today announced a landmark syndication deal with public television stations for the British crime drama series, DCI Banks. The show will be available on 166 stations, reaching an estimated 77% of U.S. TV households*. The syndication deal includes the show’s pilot and seasons 1 and…

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BBC Home Entertainment Releases: January 2012

Posted by on Saturday, December 15th, 2012 in

New York, NY – An Idiot Abroad Street Date: January 10, 2012 DVD Suggested Retail Price: $34.98 ($43.98 in Canada) Length: Approx. 350 minutes + bonus features/ 2-disc set “The most expensive practical joke I’ve ever done.” – Ricky Gervais In this hilarious series Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, co-creators of The Office and Extras, send their friend Karl Pilkington…

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BBC World News And BBC AMERICA Expand Distribution With Time Warner Cable

Posted by on Friday, December 14th, 2012 in

New York, NY – BBC AMERICA and BBC World News today announced wider expansion in Time Warner Cable systems for the BBC’s 24-hour global TV news channel BBC World News in the US and increased distribution for BBC AMERICA, the home of acclaimed series Doctor Who, Copper, Luther, Top Gear and the Golden Globe®-nominated series The Hour. “It’s been a record-breaking year for…

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