Press Releases

August 16, 2017

BBC Worldwide North America Announces Amazon Prime Vide...

New York, NY, August 16, 2017 – BBC Worldwide North America and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) have added the newest drama from Peter Moffat (The Night Of), The Last Post, as an Amazon Orig...
August 10, 2017

Streaming Service BritBox Comes To Amazon Channels...

New York – August 10, 2017 BritBox, the subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) streaming service from BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, and ITV, the UK’s biggest commercia...
August 9, 2017

BBC AMERICA Co-Produces Landmark Short Film Series Quee...

Series to Premiere on October 14th at 10/9c Download Photos Here New York – August 9, 2017 – BBC AMERICA is co-producing Queers, an eight-part short film series in which eight ...
July 23, 2017

BBC AMERICA Releases World Premiere Videos For Doctor W...

Christmas Special Title and Cast Revealed Watch First-Look Teaser of the Doctor Who Christmas Special Here Watch Trailer of Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor Here San Diego – J...
July 20, 2017

BBC AMERICA Debuts Three-Part Documentary Wild West Sat...

Network to Present Extended Version Marathons of 10-Time Emmy-Nominated Series Planet Earth II, Emmy-Winning Series Planet Earth and Wild Alaska New York – July 20, 2017 – Canyonl...
June 14, 2017

Fifth and Final Season of Critically-Acclaimed Series O...

Street Date: September 12, 2017 Suggested Retail Price: DVD $29.98 / BD $34.98 Length: Approx. 450 mins + bonus content / 3-disc set (DVD)/ 2-disc set (BD) New York – June 1...
June 5, 2017

The Doctor is in the House Tickets on Sale Now for Hila...

The RiffTrax Crew Conquers Time and Space with Beloved British Sci-Fi Series on August 17 and 24 DENVER – June 5, 2017 – Moviegoers should get ready to “exterminate” their boredo...
June 1, 2017

BBC Worldwide and PBS Announce Call the Midwife Christm...

Neal Street Productions’ Smash British Series Continues to be a Hit Among PBS Viewers Leonie Elliott Joins Regular Cast as Midwife Lucille Anita Dobson Guest Stars in Christmas S...
May 25, 2017

BBC AMERICA’s Broadchurch Begins Final Season on ...

BBC AMERICA’s BROADCHURCH BEGINS FINAL SEASON ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28 AT 10/9c Peabody Award-winning series from writer, creator and executive producer Chris Chibnall returns wi...
May 23, 2017

WILD ALASKA LIVE, a PBS and BBC Co-Production, Captures...

Part of PBS’ “Summer of Adventure,” WILD ALASKA LIVE Airs on PBS Stations and Digital Platforms July 2017   ARLINGTON, VA; MAY 22, 2017 -- PBS announced plans today for it...
May 16, 2017

UK TV Series “Coronation Street” Now Availa...

Rounds Out “Now” Category With Most Popular UK Soap New York—May 11, 2017—Coronation Street fans get ready! Starting today, you’ll be able to see episodes of the hit series just a...
May 15, 2017

Guest Stars Announced for BBC AMERICA’s Dirk Gent...

John Hannah, Alan Tudyk, Amanda Walsh and Aleks Paunovic to Appear in Highly Anticipated Second Season New York – May 15, 2017 – BBC AMERICA announced today the casting of John Ha...

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.