BBC AMERICA delivers US audiences high-quality, innovative and intelligent programming.
BBC AMERICA delivers U.S. audiences high-quality, innovative and intelligent programming. Established in 1998, it has been the launch pad for talent embraced by American mainstream pop culture, including Ricky Gervais, Gordon Ramsay, Graham Norton, and successful programming formats including ground-breaking non-scripted television like Top Gear and top-rated science-fiction like Doctor Who. A joint venture between BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, and AMC Networks, BBC AMERICA has attracted both critical acclaim and major awards including four Emmy® Awards, five Golden Globes® and 12 Peabody Awards. The channel attracts one of cable’s most affluent and educated audiences and is available on cable and satellite TV in nearly 80 million homes. It broadcasts in both standard and high-definition, with content available On Demand across all major digital platforms. Online, www.BBCAmerica.com is the place to go to dig deeper into pop culture with a British twist. Find out more by visiting www.Press.BBCAmerica.com/ or follow us on www.twitter.com/BBCAMERICA.
|ADDRESS:||11 Penn Plaza
New York, NY 10001
|OWNERSHIP:||BBC AMERICA is a joint venture between BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of BBC, and AMC Networks.|
|LAUNCH DATE:||March 29, 1998|
|PROGRAMMING:||BBC AMERICA combines quality award-winning British television with its own homegrown originals. Key shows include the global sci-fi hit Doctor Who, the world’s most popular car show Top Gear, and original conspiracy drama Orphan Black.|
|EXECUTIVES:||Ed Carroll, COO, AMC Networks
Sarah Barnett, President and GM, BBC AMERICA
|DISTRIBUTION:||BBC AMERICA is available on cable and satellite TV in standard and high definition. For more information, go to: http://affiliate.amcnetworks.com/|