Press Releases

March 29, 2017

BBC.com to Join NewFronts First Time for the Internatio...

March 29, 2017  - New York, New York – BBC.com, the award-winning international news website,  has today announced it will be hosting a breakfast and ad sales presentation event, f...
March 24, 2017

Quebecor Content Snags Format Rights for BBC Hit Show Y...

Montreal, March 24, 2017– Quebecor Content is pleased to announce that it has acquired the format rights for the ITV hit series You’re Back in the Room through a deal with BBC Worl...
March 14, 2017

BBC AMERICA’s PLANET EARTH II, The First Ever Natural H...

“…[Planet EarthII] is and will be must see television…  So visually stunning… It is so important for people to sit down and take that all in so they understand a little better…” -...
March 7, 2017

BBC Worldwide and ITV Launch Subscription Video-On-Dema...

Offering Expertly Curated Playlists and Programs as soon as 24-Hours After Airing Across the Pond, BritBox is the Premier Destination for Lovers of British TV Timeless Comedies Li...
February 28, 2017

Doctor Who: Season 10 Premiere, Starring Peter Capaldi ...

Event to Feature Exclusive Bonus Content New York – February 28, 2017 – Presented by Fathom Events, the Doctor is back on the big screen with BBC AMERICA’s Doctor Who: Season 1...
February 23, 2017

2.7 Million Viewers #GatherTogether for Planet Earth II...

Critically Acclaimed Series Launched Through Three-Network Simulcast Event Becomes Highest-Rated U.S. Nature Show Among Adults 25-54 In Five Years And Most Watched Unscripted Telec...
February 23, 2017

New Top Gear Trailer Announces New BBC AMERICA Premiere...

New Season Launches on New Night – Sunday, March 12 Watch Trailer: https://youtu.be/cKApdYfK-c8 NEW DATE AND NIGHT: New York - February 23, 2017 - Announced today, BBC AMERICA...
February 22, 2017

Soumya Sriraman Appointed President of Upcoming SVOD Se...

A Joint Venture Between BBC Worldwide and ITV New York, February 22, 2017 - Soumya Sriraman has been appointed President, North America of the soon-to-launch subscription video on...
February 19, 2017

BBC AMERICA Announces Blue Planet II – Successor ...

Sir David Attenborough To Narrate Seven Part Series Download Images Here (No Password Required) New York – February 19, 2017 – BBC AMERICA announced today the greenlight of Blue ...
February 17, 2017

HBO Acquires U.S. TV Rights to Landmark Film David Bowi...

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2017 – HBO has acquired U.S. TV rights to DAVID BOWIE: THE LAST FIVE YEARS, directed and produced by Francis Whately, it was announced today. The film spotlights...
February 13, 2017

Top Gear to Premiere March 13 on BBC AMERICA...

New season with LeBlanc, Harris and Reid to launch ahead of the car show’s 40th anniversary Announced today, Top Gear, with hosts Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris and Rory Reid, will pr...
February 10, 2017

BBC AMERICA to Air Brit Awards on February 22...

Iconic music awards joins BBCA’s slate of global pop culture events in February - including Planet Earth II and EE BAFTA Film Awards New York, NY – February 10, 2017 – Announced t...

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.