BBC Future Presents Paleofuturist Matt Novak’s First-ever Exhibit “the Future That Never Was” In Partnership With With Atlas Obscura

Posted by on Thursday, April 19th, 2012 in

New York, NY — BBC Future presents the first-ever exhibit of their paleo future columnist, Matt Novak, “The Future That Never Was.” The exhibit, presented in partnership with Atlas Obscura‘s third annual Obscura Day, will showcase Novak’s unparalleled private collection of ephemera, vintage advertisements and miscellaneous retro-future objects that capture the ghosts of future visions past. From…

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Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens To Narrate New Two-hour Planet Earth Special On BBC AMERICA Premiering Sunday, April 22

Posted by on Friday, April 13th, 2012 in

New York, NY — BBC AMERICA announced today that Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens will narrate the new two-hour Planet Earth special, The Making of Planet Earth, premiering Sunday, April 22. The original Planet Earth series, which has captivated audiences around the world in over 130 countries, now makes its first ever US broadcast premiere on BBC AMERICA as part of a very special two-day…

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BBC AMERICA To Co-Produce The Spies Of Warsaw For Dramaville

Posted by on Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 in

New York, NY — BBC AMERICA is co-producing a new mini-series for Dramavillebased on Alan Furst’s acclaimed novel, The Spies of Warsaw, adapted by renowned Emmy®-winning writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. David Tennant (Doctor Who, Fright Night, Hamlet, Casanova) and Janet Montgomery (Black Swan, Entourage) will star in the thrilling spy story set in Poland, Paris, London and Berlin in the years leading up…

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BBC AMERICA Co-Production Being Human Commissioned For Fifth Season

Posted by on Monday, March 26th, 2012 in

New York, NY –– BBC AMERICA announced today that award-winning and critically-acclaimed Supernatural Saturday series, Being Human, written and created by Toby Whithouse (Doctor Who, Torchwood), will return for a fifth season. The unconventional trio of a vampire, a werewolf and a ghost will live on as six more episodes have been commissioned for BBC AMERICA and BBC Three in the UK…

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New Companion Unveiled For BBC AMERICA’s Doctor Who

Posted by on Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 in

New York, NY – Jenna-Louise Coleman has beaten hundreds of hopefuls to become the new companion to Doctor Who, it was announced today by Steven Moffat. Twenty-five year old Jenna from Blackpool, England will star alongside the 11th Time Lord, Matt Smith, to mark the biggest year in the show’s history. Best known for her roles…

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Sherlock: Season Two – Home Entertainment

Posted by on Friday, March 16th, 2012 in

Street Date: May 22, 2012 DVD Suggested Retail Price: $29.98 ($37.48 in Canada) Blu-Ray Suggested Retail Price: $39.98 ($49.98 in Canada) Length: Approx. 270 minutes + bonus features/ 2-disc set New York, NY – BBC Home Entertainment is bringing your favorite consulting detective back on May 22, 2012 when Sherlock: Season Two hits the streets on Blu-Ray and DVD. Benedict Cumberbatch…

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The Original Planet Earth Premieres For The First Time In The Us On BBC AMERICA

Posted by on Thursday, March 15th, 2012 in

New York, NY – The original Planet Earth series, which has captivated audiences around the world in over 130 countries, now makes its first ever US broadcast premiere on BBC AMERICA as part of a very special two-day celebration of Earth Day. The momentous event marks the first time that the landmark series will broadcast in the…

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BBC Home Entertainment Announces April 2012 DVD/Blu-ray Releases

Posted by on Thursday, March 8th, 2012 in

New York, NY — FROZEN PLANET Street Date: April 17, 2012 DVD Suggested Retail Price: $39.98 ($49.98 in Canada) Blu-Ray Suggested Retail Price: $54.98 ($62.48 in Canada) Length: Approx. 98 minutes/ 3-disc set Embark on a trip of a lifetime with BBC Home Entertainment, as the DVD and Blu-ray release of Frozen Planet glides onto shelves April 17,…

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Top Gear’s Richard Hammond Is Challenged To Take On America’s Most Monstrous Machines

Posted by on Thursday, March 8th, 2012 in

New York, NY — Richard Hammond, host of the world’s biggest car show Top Gear, takes the ultimate driving test in BBC AMERICA’s new original series Richard Hammond’s Crash Course, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions. As he travels across the US, Hammond is challenged to learn how to operate America’s largest and most dangerous vehicles. Immersed in some of…

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Go On The Ultimate Polar Bear Adventure Courtesy Of BBC Home Entertainment And Tauck

Posted by on Friday, March 2nd, 2012 in

New York, NY — Ahead of the DVD and Blu-ray release of the acclaimed series Frozen Planet, BBC Home Entertainment and Tauck, a world leader in premium guided natural history travel, today kick off their Polar Bear Adventure Sweepstakes. Two pairs of lucky winners (one in the US and one in Canada) will receive a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to observe…

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