Press Releases

January 17, 2018

PBS Announces Liev Schreiber as Narrator of CIVILIZATIO...

PBS Confirms Episode Rollout for April – May A PBS and BBC Co-Production, New Series Examines Human Creativity Across Cultures PASADENA, CA, January 17, 2018 – Today at the Telev...
January 11, 2018

BritBox Unveils Ambitious 2018 Slate Featuring Launch o...

Streaming Service from Biggest UK Broadcasters BBC Worldwide and ITV Continues to Expand Its Diverse Roster of the Hottest British Programs, Bringing Shows Such as “Mum” Starring L...
January 11, 2018

The Bletchley Circle Set to Return Stateside...

Rachael Stirling and Julie Graham Reprise Their Roles in BritBox’s First Original Drama Series New York, NY – January 11, 2018 - BritBox, the joint venture streaming service in t...
January 11, 2018

Idris Elba Begins Filming in London on BBC AMERICA̵...

New York – January 11, 2018 – The Golden Globe and SAG-Award-winning actor, Idris Elba (Molly’s Game, Thor: Ragnarok, The Dark Tower), returns to his iconic role as DI John Luther ...
January 4, 2018

Farewell to Twelfth Doctor on BBC AMERICA Brings Record...

The Special Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time Notches 2.2 Million Viewers, Surpassing 2016 Christmas Special to Hit a 2 Year High BBC AMERICA’s Most Watched Night in Over 2 Years #...
December 14, 2017

BBC Worldwide and ITV SVOD Service BritBox to Launch in...

Service Will Feature Canadian Premieres of Compelling New Dramas Including Idris Elba’s ‘Five by Five,’ Jeff Pope's ‘The Moorside,’ and Jimmy McGovern's 'Reg,'  SVOD Drama & ...
December 8, 2017

BBC AMERICA Releases Official Doctor Who Christmas Spec...

ALL-NEW SPECIAL, DOCTOR WHO: FAREWELL TO PETER CAPALDI, TO AIR IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE TWELFTH DOCTOR’S FINAL EPISODE DOWNLOAD PHOTOS HERE The Doctor Who Christmas Specia...
December 5, 2017

BBC Earth to Premiere the Worldwide Phenomenon Planet E...

Series to Launch Across Canada on BBC Earth, Cottage Life and T+E, Day-and-Date with the U.S. Premiere on Saturday, January 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT @bbcearthCA To tweet this release: ...
December 5, 2017

Oceans Make Up 70 Percent of the Earth, 100 Percent of ...

BBC AMERICA Series Will Launch With A Five-Network Premiere Event On Saturday, January 20 at 9/8c  New Official US Exclusive Trailer Released Today – watch/download here New York...
October 26, 2017

BBC AMERICA to Premiere Lauded Documentary Bruce Spring...

WATCH AND SHARE SNEAK PEEK PREVIEW CLIP New York – October 26, 2017 – BBC AMERICA announced today the acquisition of lauded documentary Bruce Springsteen: In His Own Words.  Direc...
October 23, 2017

Meet the Cast of the All New Doctor Who Series...

New York – October 22, 2017 – When Jodie Whittaker takes over as the Thirteenth Doctor on BBC AMERICA’s global hit show Doctor Who next year, she will be joined by an all new regul...
October 18, 2017

BritBox Strikes Content Deal with FremantleMedia Intern...

QI, Escape to the Country, Merlin, and Against the Law Among Initial Titles from FremantleMedia International Joining Strong Roster of Existing BBC and ITV Programming New Deal R...

About BBC Worldwide North America

BBC Worldwide North America is the main commercial arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) operating in the U.S. and Canada. The company exists to maximize the value of the BBC’s assets for the benefit of the UK license payer and invests in public service programming in return for rights. The company operates four businesses in the territory – linear and digital content sales and co-productions, consumer products, BBC.com, and two studios based in Los Angeles – BBC Worldwide Productions, responsible for the smash hit Dancing with the Stars and the limited series The Night Of; and Adjacent Productions, producers of Life Below Zero and Ladies of London, among others. The company also owns a 50.1% share in cable channel BBC AMERICA through a joint venture with AMC Networks.