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– 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: 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

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, 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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BBC Worldwide Surfs Into NAPTE 2011 With Hot New Shows

Posted by on Thursday, January 20th, 2011 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide crashes onto the shores of Miami Beach with a wave of fantastic new programming and a massive catalog of over 50,000 hours just in time for NATPE 2011. Along with the quality content audiences have come to expect from the BBC, BBC Worldwide will also offer buyers at NATPE…

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Top Gear on History Reaches Nearly 2 Million Total Viewers

Posted by on Monday, November 22nd, 2010 in

New York, NY – HISTORY® continues its phenomenal ratings success as the network premieres Top Gear to nearly two million viewers as well as 1.1 million Adults 18-49 and 25-54, this past Sunday evening. This is the network’s seventh series debut above 1.0 million in key demos Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 in 2010.  As…

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Top Gear and “Forza Motorsport” Joining Forces in Unique, Multi-Year Collaboration

Posted by on Thursday, September 30th, 2010 in

New York, NY – The hottest name in racing games and the world’s biggest car show today announced the beginning of a long-term collaboration, kicking off with the release of “Forza Motorsport 3 Ultimate Collection” in October. The award-winning “Forza Motorsport” franchise is collaborating with BBC’s Top Gear team to integrate the Top Gear brand…

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Sandy Ashendorf Appointed EVP Network Distribution For BBC Worldwide America

Posted by on Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide America has today appointed Sandy Ashendorf to Executive Vice President Network Distribution for BBC Worldwide America. Ashendorf is a former senior executive with MTV Networks and brings over twenty years of media industry experience. Reporting to new BBC Worldwide America COO, Ann Sarnoff, Ashendorf will be responsible for overseeing…

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