BBC Worldwide

Kids SVOD service Azoomee secures BBC deal


Kids SVOD service Azoomee has snagged a raft of BBC kids shows. The on-demand service has licensed a package of CBeebies titles from BBC Worldwide,… Read more

BBC Worldwide takes Cbeebies to Taiwan


BBC Worldwide, the UK public broadcaster’s commercial arm, is launching kids channel Cbeebies in Taiwan on March 13. The channel, which will be available in… Read more

BritBox names BBCWW exec as president

Soumya Sriraman

BritBox, the forthcoming US subscription VOD service from BBC Worldwide and ITV, has appointed Soumya Sriraman as president, North America. Sriraman, who was most recently executive… Read more

Disney launches original show for dedicated app

Disney channel app

Disney EMEA is launching So Sammy, a new short form series from British comedian Miranda Hart. The series will be made by UK indie King… Read more

BBC and Snapchat team for Planet Earth II

Planet Earth II

BBC Worldwide will launch exclusive Planet Earth II content on Snapchat a day ahead of its linear airing. Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC,… Read more

BBC Worldwide cruises into maritime market

Travis Peterson ( Eagle Entertainment) Zina Neophytou (BBC Worldwide) and Graham Douglas (Carnival UK)

The BBC’s commercial arm, BBC Worldwide has launched its first channel produced exclusively for cruise ships and the wider maritime market. The BBC HD channel… Read more

BBC Earth teams up with Oculus for natural history VR experiences

Oculus Rift

BBC Worldwide’s naturally history service BBC Earth has struck a partnership with virtual reality outfit Oculus to launch three new VR experiences. The experiences will… Read more

BBC, Blue Ant launching Earth channel

Planet Earth II

BBC Worldwide and Blue Ant are rolling out the BBC Earth channel in Canada. The commercial arm of the UK pubcaster and the Canadian programmer… Read more

BBC Worldwide names Italy and Iberia sales chief

Andre Renaud

BBC Worldwide has named Andre Renaud in the new role of VP of sales for Italy and Iberia. Renaud will be responsible for all TV… Read more

Vimeo adds BBC Worldwide, All3Media titles

Fresh Meat

Vimeo has agreed content partnerships with TV distributor All3Media International and the BBC’s commercial arm BBC Worldwide. Through the deals, a range of comedy, drama,… Read more