Studios

BBC Worldwide Productions is BBC Worldwide’s Los Angeles-based studio that successfully develops and produces new and continuing high-quality programs for linear and digital partners. Headed by Executive Vice President, Matt Forde, BBC Worldwide Productions works with BBC producers, the UK’s independent production community, and talent on both sides of the pond to develop and produce formats of BBC and UK programs, as well as original programming.

The most recognized ongoing success for BBC Worldwide Productions is Dancing with the Stars, which aired its 25th season in the fall of 2017, and continues to dominate ratings. The show has won numerous awards including 17 Emmy® Awards, an NAACP Image Award, a GLAAD Media Award, two People’s Choice Awards and two Critics’ Choice Awards. The series has also spawned sold-out nationwide tours and popular themed cruises.

BBC Worldwide Productions is responsible for Golden Globe® and Emmy® nominated limited series The Night Of, starring Riz Ahmed and John Turturro, and the critically acclaimed dark comedy Getting On, starring Emmy® nominated Laurie Metcalf for “Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series” and Niecy Nash for “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series,” both for HBO. Further expanding the BBC’s highly successful global motoring brand, BBC Worldwide Productions reformatted and produced a successful five seasons of Top Gear USA for History, and launched a new version of the same format, Top Gear America, which recently aired on BBC AMERICA.

Press Releases

January 24, 2018

Anchor Worldwide Announces New Production Arm – A...

Los Angeles, CA (January 24, 2018) - Anchor Worldwide, the global creative agency with offices across three continents, today announced the launch of its Los Angeles-based entertainment division, Anch...
October 9, 2017

“Dancing with the Stars: Live! – Light Up t...

All New Show to Feature “Dancing with the Stars” Season 25 Dancers Lindsay Arnold, Sharna Burgess, Artem Chigvintsev, Sasha Farber, Keo Motsepe, Gleb Savchenko, Emma Slater, and More! Tickets on Sa...
September 15, 2016

BBC Worldwide Launching Dancing with the Stars Game in ...

Dancing with the Stars Mobile Game Set To Release Globally Today NEW YORK, September 15th, 2016 – To coincide with the Season 23 launch of Dancing with the Stars, BBC Worldwide and ABC have partnere...
April 5, 2016

Taye Diggs To Host Hypnotizing Comedy Game Show “...

Keith Barry, World Renowned Hypnotist, to Join Series Taye Diggs (“The Best Man Holiday”) will host YOU’RE BACK IN THE ROOM (working title), the new eight-episode one-hour hypnotic comedy game show...
December 2, 2015

“You’re Back In The Room” (working ti...

FOX has ordered YOU’RE BACK IN THE ROOM (working title), a new eight-episode one-hour comedy game show with a hypnotizing twist. Based on the smash-hit U.K. format of the same name, YOU’RE BACK IN THE...
November 11, 2015

Dancing With The Stars: Live! North American Tour Annou...

Dancing With The Stars: Live! North American Tour Announces Additional Cast Members and Added Dates Kym Johnson, Keo Motsepe and Sasha Farber Join Mark Ballas and Witney Carson on Tour with More Fan ...
July 6, 2015

BBC Worldwide Announces Jane Tranter Leaving/Matt Forde...

JANE TRANTER TO LEAVE ROLE AS HEAD OF BBC WORLDWIDE PRODUCTIONS AND ADJACENT PRODUCTIONS TO LAUNCH OWN INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION COMPANY MATT FORDE APPOINTED TO EVP, CONTENT PRODUCTION, SALES AND DISTRI...
February 25, 2015

ABC Announces the “Dancing with the Stars” ...

“Dancing with the Stars” Premieres Live on Monday, March 16 8:00-10:01 p.m., ET The 10th anniversary celebrity cast of “Dancing with the Stars” is strapping on their ballroom shoes an...
February 16, 2015

Season 19 Mirrorball Champion Alfonso Ribeiro To Headli...

Season 19 Mirrorball Champion Alfonso Ribeiro To Headline Dancing with the Stars: Live! Tour Valentin Chmerkovskiy and Emma Slater Join Mark Ballas, Witney Carson, Sasha Farber, Keo Motsepe and Kym J...
February 11, 2015

ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” Announces the Pro Dancer...

BRAND NEW CELEBRITY CAST TO BE REVEALED ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, EXCLUSIVELY ON “GOOD MORNING AMERICA” “Dancing with the Stars” 10TH Anniversary Premieres Live on Monday, March 16 8:00–10:01 p.m., ...
January 3, 2015

Season Three of National Geographic Channel’s Cul...

“WE DON’T SURVIVE HERE … WE LIVE HERE” (WASHINGTON, D.C. – XX) — Imagine a place where a troubling breakup refers to an icy river and not a terrible boyfriend; a wolverine is a real predator, not j...
January 3, 2015

Rutledge Wood Takes HISTORY on a Ride to Rescue America...

Lost In Transmission Premieres On HISTORY Spring 2015 New York, NY – January 9, 2015 – One man’s clunker is another man’s treasure couldn’t be more true for automotive aficionado and “Top Gear” co-...

Programs

ABC

Dancing with the Stars

Dancing with the Stars is the hit series in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines which are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts.

HBO

The Night Of

The Night Of is an eight-part limited series that delves into the intricate story of a fictitious murder case in New York City.

Nat Geo

Life Below Zero

Life Below Zero follows six people as they battle for the most basic necessities in the state with the lowest population density in the United States.

National Geographic Channel

Port Protection

Port Protection is home to the few who have left behind normal society and chosen a different life in a remote Alaskan community, where survival of the individuals and community cannot sustain without the other.

Tuesdays at 10/9c on Bravo

Ladies of London

Set in the glittering, class-conscious across the pond, the series follows a group of elite British socialites, wealthy American expats, and stunning Danish royalty who all run in the same exclusive circle.

HBO

Getting On

Based on the BBC series of the same name, Getting On follows the daily lives of overworked nurses and doctors attending to the needs of elderly female patients at Mt. Palms Hospital in Long Beach, Calif.