Rising Above Partisan Divides, the BBC Will Help U.S. Consumers Navigate the U.S. Presidential Election Like Never Before

Posted by on Monday, April 29th, 2024 in

April 29, 2024 – WASHINGTON D.C. — The BBC, the most trusted major news brand in the U.S., today announced its multi-platform coverage plans of the 2024 U.S. Presidential Election. The BBC will build on its most trusted brand status in the U.S. with ambitious plans for live coverage and in-depth analysis across BBC.com and the BBC app,…

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KEVIN PONNIAH NAMED BBC NEWS’ HEAD OF DIGITAL NEWS FOR NORTH AMERICA

Posted by on Monday, November 27th, 2023 in

WASHINGTON D.C – Monday, November 27, 2023 – Kevin Ponniah has been appointed BBC News’ Head of Digital News for North America. He will be responsible for all US and Canada digital news reporting across BBC platforms, leading on developing BBC News’ offering on BBC.com and working closely with BBC Studios, the BBC’s commercial arm, on growing audiences, impact and revenue.   The role…

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BBC BOLSTERS GLOBAL NEWSLETTER OFFERING WITH TWICE-DAILY NEWS BRIEFING

Posted by on Wednesday, September 20th, 2023 in

WASHINGTON D.C., Tuesday, September 19, 2023 – The BBC has announced the expansion of News Briefing, the BBC’s essential guide to the world’s top stories, into a twice-daily email newsletter. The newsletter, which launched its morning edition last month, will expand to include an evening edition beginning on September 25th.    Arriving in inboxes at both…

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NEW BBC SELECT DOCUMENTARY SERIES TELLS MUCH DARKER STORY OF THE ABDICATION OF EDWARD VIII

Posted by on Wednesday, September 13th, 2023 in

September 13, 2023, WASHINGTON DC – The BBC today announces the premiere of A Very Royal Crisis: Countdown to Abdication, an original documentary series by BBC Select coming to the streaming service on September 21st for U.S. and Canadian audiences. Watch the trailer here. The three-part docuseries, narrated by Hugh Bonneville, tells the true tale…

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BBC ANNOUNCES COVERAGE LINEUP OF 2023 FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP FOR GLOBAL AUDIENCES

Posted by on Tuesday, July 11th, 2023 in

July 11 2023, WASHINGTON DC – The BBC today announced a lineup of special programming for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Through extensive digital, TV and audio coverage, the BBC will provide global audiences with a comprehensive look at what is set to be biggest ever Women’s World Cup…

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ONCE UPON A TIME IN NORTHERN IRELAND Streaming Launch on Monday, May 22 on PBS.org and the PBS App

Posted by on Thursday, May 11th, 2023 in

Arlington, VA  – ONCE UPON A TIME IN NORTHERN IRELAND, a powerful new five-part series, gives voice to the people who lived through Northern Ireland’s violent past by sharing intimate, unheard testimonies from all sides of the conflict. The series combines unfiltered personal accounts with archival footage to tell the story of the people and…

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BBC FURTHERS U.S. EXPANSION WITH APPOINTMENT OF CAITRÍONA PERRY AS CHIEF PRESENTER FOR BBC NEWS IN WASHINGTON

Posted by on Thursday, May 4th, 2023 in

WASHINGTON D.C. – April 28, 2023 – Today, the BBC announced the appointment of Caitríona Perry as chief presenter on the BBC’s news channel – BBC News – which broadcasts around the world, including the UK, North America and Singapore. Caitríona will join recently appointed chief presenter Sumi Somaskanda to anchor out of Washington D.C,…

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PBS Offers Special Coverage and Programming From the BBC to Mark the Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort

Posted by on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 in

ARLINGTON, VA; MAY 3, 2023 – PBS will offer viewers the BBC’s live uninterrupted coverage of THE CORONATION on Saturday, May 6, 2:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS App. The live coverage of the crowning of King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla at Westminster Abbey is only…

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BBC OFFERS SWEEPING LINE-UP OF SPECIAL PROGRAMMING AROUND KING CHARLES III AND THE QUEEN CONSORT’S CORONATIONS FOR GLOBAL AUDIENCES

Posted by on Wednesday, April 26th, 2023 in

WASHINGTON, D.C. – APRIL 26, 2023—The BBC has announced its comprehensive programming slate for viewers around the world (outside of the UK) to commemorate the Coronation of Their Majesties The King and The Queen Consort. Featuring a live broadcast of the ceremony on the BBC News channel and on BBC.com and a wide-range of on-air…

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ONCE UPON A TIME IN NORTHERN IRELAND, the New Series from Award-Winning Director James Bluemel, Tells Extraordinary Human Stories from Those Who Lived Through The Troubles

Posted by on Thursday, April 6th, 2023 in

Arlington, VA; April 6, 2023 – As the 25th anniversary of the agreement approaches, ONCE UPON A TIME IN NORTHERN IRELAND gives voice to the people who lived through Northern Ireland’s violent past by sharing intimate, unheard testimonies from all sides of the conflict. Premiering in May, the powerful new five-part series combines unfiltered personal…

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