Lovetown, USA Premieres Sunday, August 19 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

Posted by on Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 in

New York, NY – Last spring, Oprah Winfrey traveled to Kingsland, Georgia with two acclaimed matchmakers to kick-off a 30-day social experiment challenging residents to focus on building love in their community.  The town’s efforts are the focus of a new series, Lovetown, USA premiering on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network on Sunday, August 19 at…

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Jamie Oliver To Executive Produce BBC AMERICA’s New Cooking Expedition Series Chef Race: UK vs U.S.

Posted by on Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 in

New York, NY – BBC AMERICA’s General Manager, Perry Simon, has greenlit a new cooking expedition series, Chef Race: UK vs U.S., which will premiere in Fall 2012.  Executive produced by Jamie Oliver, the new original unscripted series (10 x 60) follows sixteen chefs, eight Brits versus eight Americans, as they race across the United States from…

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BBC Home Entertainment Releases: June Highlights 2012

Posted by on Friday, May 18th, 2012 in

New York, NY – TOP GEAR 18 Street Date: June 12, 2012 DVD Suggested Retail Price: $24.98 ($30.98 in Canada) Length: Approx. 465 minutes + bonus features / 3-disc set The world’s biggest car show is back for another exhilarating season of stars, cars and adventures in Top Gear 18. Join Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson and James May…

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Hugh Bonneville Comes To BBC AMERICA In Twenty Twelve

Posted by on Thursday, May 17th, 2012 in

New York, NY – The BAFTA nominated docu-comedy series Twenty Twelve, starring BAFTA nominee Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey), joins BBC AMERICA’s Ministry of Laughs comedy block just in time for the Summer Games.  From executive producer Jon Plowman (The Office, Extras, Absolutely Fabulous) and writer John Morton (People Like Us), the series follows the team responsible for delivering the…

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BBC Worldwide and PBS Sign Deal to Bring Critically Acclaimed Call the Midwife to the U.S.

Posted by on Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 in

Arlington, VA — BBC Worldwide America Sales & Distribution and PBS announced today the sale of the first season of the critically acclaimed British drama, Call the Midwife to PBS. The series will premiere on September 30, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. leading into MASTERPIECE CLASSIC Upstairs Downstairs, transforming Sunday nights into a destination for drama…

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Celebrate The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee With The History Of The One Of The Longest Reigning Monarchs Of The United Kingdom And The Magnificent Palaces Of The Land

Posted by on Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 in

THE DIAMOND QUEEN and THE QUEEN’S PALACES Street Date: May 29, 2012 Suggested Retail Price: DVD $19.98 each ($24.98 each in Canada) Length:  The Diamond Queen is approx. 180 minutes + bonus features/ single disc The Queen’s Palaces is approx. 177 minutes + bonus features/ single disc New York, NY – BBC Home Entertainment is proud to celebrate Queen…

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BBC Worldwide Rocks Out with Latin America to Three Music Programming Deals

Posted by on Monday, May 14th, 2012 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide Sales & Distribution today announced three key music programming deals in the Latin American market including the sale of The Brit Awards (1 x 90’) to Turner International, Inc, U2: From the Sky Down (1 x 82’) to Globosat, and Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2011 (2 x 60’)to A&E Latin America.  The deals were brokered…

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BBC Worldwide Promotes Parul Patel to Vice President Factual Co-Productions and Sales

Posted by on Thursday, May 10th, 2012 in

New York, NY — BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, today announced the promotion of Parul Patel to Vice President, Factual Co-Productions and Sales, effective immediately.  Parul will continue to oversee co-production and sales activity with broadcast partners across key factual programming genres, including natural history, news and current affairs, lifestyle and general…

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BBC AMERICA Celebrates The Summer Of London

Posted by on Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 in

New York, NY – As all eyes turn to London this summer, BBC AMERICA celebrates with a season of brilliantly British and exceptionally English programming. From The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in June through the London Olympics in August, BBC AMERICA offers viewers a wide slate of live event coverage, comedies, documentaries, dramas and special features across…

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Heist-drama Opens The Vault And Explores The Minds Of Three Ordinary Men Crossing The Moral Divide

Posted by on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 in

New York, NY –– Inside Men, the next installment of  BBC AMERICA’s Dramaville, follows three security depot employees, who plan and execute a multi-million pound cash heist. Every day they watch as millions of pounds worth of cash is counted, bound and stored in a vault. They see more money than they could ever dream of earning…

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