Post Tagged with: "BBC Worldwide"

/ 04/03/2012 9:36 PM

BBC Worldwide partners with CCTV’s Documentary Channel

During MIPCOM, BBC Worldwide and CCTV-9 have announced that they inked a co-production deal for the new science series “Generation Earth” and “Wonders of Life”. The agreement marks the first time that BBC’s award-winning science unit will work with the Chinese state broadcaster. BBC Worldwide has the global distribution rights to both shows. CCTV-9—CCTV’s documentary channel—will broadcast the new Brian [...]

/ 03/26/2012 9:49 AM

ON THE MOVE / March – April 2012

BBC Worldwide Japan names new President Ken Munekata is joining BBC Worldwide in the role of president for Japan, after having served nearly three decades at Sony Corporation. Based in Tokyo, Munekata will be responsible for the commercial activities and strategic development for BBC Worldwide across its sales and distribution and consumer products businesses, as well as live events and [...]

/ 02/03/2012 12:39 AM

BBC Worldwide launches 4 channels in Thailand

BBC Worldwide Channels has launched 4 BBC channels (BBC Knowledge, BBC Lifestyle, BBC Entertainment and CBeebies) on Thailand’s major cable and satellite operator, TrueVisions. The four channels join BBC World News, already carried by TrueVisions, and foster British TV visibility in Thailand, in  factual, entertainment, lifestyle and children’s genres. “This deal reflects our ongoing commitment to the region – delivering to [...]

/ 10/02/2011 3:14 PM

Euro BBC, DRG, Explora and Passion Distrib. sell doc content to Asia Pacific broadcasters

Hot time for doc sellers and buyers from all over the world running to Mipcom 2011, at Cannes. Before the opening of the market, somes doc deals are already announced between European producers or distributors and broadcasters from the Asia Pacific area. . BBC’s “Frozen Planet” gets new broadcasters BBC Worldwide has now sold its natural history series “Frozen Planet” [...]

/ 08/24/2011 9:45 PM

BBC sells “Frozen Planet” in China to CCTV (Realscreen)

The BBC has sold its blue-chip natural history series Frozen Planet into China, with state broadcaster CCTV acquiring the title at the second annual BBC Showcase China event in Beijing this week. by Adam Benzine in Realscreen, August 24, 2011 The seven-part series, helmed by Alastair Fothergill (Planet Earth, The Blue Planet) and made by the BBC’s Natural History Unit, [...]