BBC Worldwide and Hulu Bring Sci Fi Series Misfits to “Connected” U.S. Audiences

Posted by on Monday, June 13th, 2011 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide America, the commercial arm of the BBC, today announced a major deal with Hulu™ to premiere hit sci fi drama series Misfits in the U.S. The top-rated UK series, never before seen in the U.S., will be made available on Hulu.com and the Hulu Plus subscription service this month through an…

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BBC News App Comes To Android Devices

Posted by on Monday, June 13th, 2011 in

New York, NY — BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, has today launched the BBC News app for Android mobile devices for audiences all around the world. The app is available at Android Market. The free app has already proved hugely popular on the iPhone and iPad with over 3m downloads outside of the UK…

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Torchwood: Miracle Day Guest Stars Announced

Posted by on Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 in

New York, NY — Imagine a day when nobody dies. All across the world, nobody dies. And then the next day, and the next, and the next, people keep aging. They get hurt and sick but they never die. This is the extraordinary premise of the highly-anticipated STARZ original drama series, Torchwood: Miracle Day produced…

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BBC Worldwide Secures Deal with Film & Arts Latin America for Acclaimed Drama Slate Ahead of LA Screenings

Posted by on Thursday, May 12th, 2011 in

New York, NY –– BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, heats up the west coast with a captivating line-up of new programming at the 2011 LA Screenings. From dramas and comedies to natural history and children’s titles, BBC Worldwide has a catalog of over 50,000 hours, offering a wide range of options for every…

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BBC Travel Launches The Passport Blog

Posted by on Monday, March 28th, 2011 in

New York, NY – BBC Travel has launched its next phase of investment leading with a new section, a blog called The Passport–www.bbc.com/travel/blog. The Passport is the home of breaking travel news, daily deals, exclusive sketches from a world traveler’s notebook and hotel and restaurant openings. “There’s an emotional connection travellers have to passports — even the most seasoned…

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BBC Worldwide Americas Sells Over 200 Hours at Third Annual BBC Showcase Syndication

Posted by on Thursday, February 24th, 2011 in

New Orleans, LA – BBC Worldwide Americas, the U.S. commercial arm of the BBC, today announced the sale of over 200 hours of programming to PBS stations across the country. The deal follows BBC Worldwide’s successful BBC Showcase Syndication event, hosted annually in New Orleans. Celebrating its third year, BBC Showcase Syndication played host to…

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BBC Strengthens News In U.S. With New Multiplatform Approach

Posted by on Friday, February 18th, 2011 in

New York, NY — BBC Global News and BBC Worldwide America today jointly announced a fresh approach to news distribution in the U.S., including increased investment online and a plan to broaden the reach of its television news output. Peter Horrocks, Director, BBC Global News, said: “Making our news accessible to the widest possible audience…

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My Damn Channel And BBC Worldwide Productions Unveil Trailer For Gigi: Almost American

Posted by on Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 in

New York, NY – My Damn Channel and BBC Worldwide Productions are unveiling a first look at the highly-anticipated new comedy series Gigi: Almost American starting today at: www.MyDamnChannel.com/Gigi. The 10-episode series will premiere on March 23, with new episodes airing weekly on Wednesdays. The series is a co-production between BBC Worldwide Productions and My Damn Channel….

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Romance Week Comes To BBC.com/Travel

Posted by on Sunday, February 13th, 2011 in

New York, NY – Whether looking for the best place to steal that first kiss, locating the perfect spot to tie the knot, or simply searching for the secret getaway to reignite the flames of passion, www.bbc.com/travel has all the tips, advice and articles you’ll ever need on the destinations you’ll simply LOVE to go to…

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History® Revs Up For Second Season Of U.S. Top Gear Hosted By Adam Ferrara, Tanner Foust And Rutledge Wood

Posted by on Thursday, February 10th, 2011 in

New York, NY – HISTORY today announced that the U.S. version of Top Gear, was given the Green Light for season 2. The critically-acclaimed and popular series attracted the youngest viewers of any series on HISTORY ever. Overall nearly 60 million tuned in to Season 1. Season 2 of Top Gear on HISTORY, based on the award-winning BBC series,…

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