BBC Entertainment

ITV sells Mr Selfridge to BBC in Africa and NBC in Europe

ITV Studios Global Entertainment has sold drama series Mr Selfridge to new partners in Europe and Africa. BBC Worldwide has picked up rights to the show, which tells the story of the creation of the London store, for its BBC Entertainment channel in Africa. NBCUniversal has also bought the drama for female-skewing channel Diva Universal […]

BBC Worldwide orders original series for international channels

BBC Worldwide has ordered Million Dollar Intern, an original fact-ent series for its international channels. Worldwide, the commercial arm of the UK public broadcaster, will fully fund the 10x48mins series. The show will be made by UK indie Outline Productions and air on the international feeds of  Worldwide’s BBC Knowledge, BBC Entertainment and BBC HD […]

Liam Keelan opts for BBC Worldwide over Sky

Liam Keelan has opted to take a new role at BBC Worldwide over the position as director of Sky1 he accepted late last year. Worldwide, the commercial arm of the UK public broadcaster, announced yesterday that Keelan will become its global editorial director. In that role he will report to chief content officer Helen Jackson […]

New Belgian pay TV service launches with raft of intn’l channels

Dutch telco KPN has launched a new pay TVservice in Belgium, Snow. The service will combine TV, internet and telephony in a bundled offering, competing with existing providers Telenet and Belgacom. The Snow service will be marketed separately from KPN Belgium’s existing mobile telecom offering in the country, Base. The service offers 33 channels including […]