Press Releases

April 12, 2017

BBC Home Entertainment Brings More of the Striking Beau...

Street Date: May 16, 2017 Suggested Retail Price: UHD + BD $34.98 (U.S.), $43.98 (Canada) Length: Approx. 90 mins + bonus content / 2-disc set New York – April 12, 2017 ...
April 4, 2017

BritBox Becomes Exclusive U.S. Streaming Home to Class...

Featuring the Most Comprehensive Collection of Classic Doctor Who Ever Available in One Spot, Curated Playlists, and Content Added Monthly, BritBox is Now the Ultimate Viewing Dest...
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 27, 2017

Academy Award-Winner Hans Zimmer and Bleeding Fingers M...

Download Images Here (No Password Required) New York – March 27, 2017 – BBC AMERICA announced today that the highly anticipated natural history landmark Blue Planet II will be sco...
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 20, 2017

BBC Worldwide North America Appoints Sergei Kuharsky ...

New York, March 20, 2017—Sergei Kuharsky has been appointed Executive Vice President, Franchise and Digital Enterprises, BBC Worldwide North America.  Kuharsky, who joined BBC Worl...
March 20, 2017

BBC AMERICA Greenlights New Original Series Top Gear Am...

Expansion of the Top Gear Franchise Will Premiere on BBCA Later This Year With Eight-Episode Season    New York – March 20, 2017 – BBC AMERICA announced today the greenlight of T...
March 16, 2017

Traveling Through Space, Time, and Teen Angst – B...

Set in London, BBC AMERICA’s new coming-of-age series, Class, follows four ordinary Coal Hill Academy students from opposite ends of the cafeteria’s social landscape, who find them...
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 8, 2017

Watching Nature Programs Makes You Happier New BBC Rese...

Global audience mood significantly lifted by viewing landmark natural history hit BBC AMERICA’s Planet Earth II Study results prompt BBC Worldwide to launch The Real Happiness P...
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...

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.