BBC Studios Distribution


Sales round-up: ESG scores for ‘Younger’, ‘Stripped’; BBCS starts ‘Revolutions’

Endemol strips in Spain Endemol Shine International has sold social experiment format Stripped into Spain, which becomes the eighth market to commission a local version of the series. Shine Iberia, part of Endemol Shine Iberia, will produce four episodes of Stripped for Antena 3. Created in Denmark by Metronome, part of Endemol Shine Nordics, the […]

‘The Great Bake Off’ to get first Asian version in Thailand

The Great Bake Off  is to be remade in Thailand, marking the format’s first version in Asia. BBC Studios Distribution has sold the Love Productions format to Thailand’s free-to-air digital terrestrial network PPTV, which will launch the show this summer. Bake Off Thailand will be produced by APJ & CO, a local production house based in […]

Zig Zag, IMTV and BBC Studios partner on hybrid dating-crime format

South Korean producer IMTV, Zig Zag Productions and BBC Studios Distribution have partnered on a hybrid dating-crime procedural format. Dating Detectives will see real detectives help hopeful singles uncover their ideal partners using investigation techniques. The detectives will use real forensics, interrogation and psychological profiling methods to test daters’ inherent goodness, ethics, kindness and generosity […]

BBCW’s Tracy Forsyth lands at WFTV

Former BBC Worldwide exec Tracy Forsyth has landed at UK industry organization Women in Film and Television. The exec, who served as genre director of fact ent, entertainment and formats at BBCW prior to leaving the business in May, has joined WFTV as the new producer of its mentoring scheme, which offers a six-month career […]

MIPCOM: The Big Deals

With this week’s MIPCOM market coming to a close, TBI looks at the top deals struck out of Cannes. Netflix The streaming giant picked up Keshet International’s When Heroes Fly, the first recipient of the Canneseries Best Series award, for global release in 2019. All ten episodes of the original Hebrew-language drama will be made available in […]

BBC Studios strikes European pre-sales for Dynasties

BBC has pre-sold five-part natural history series Dynasties into 13 territories, including Germany, Spain and Canada. BBC Studios Distribution has placed the Sir David Attenborough-narrated programme with Germany (WDR), New Zealand (TVNZ), Canada (Blue Ant Media), Latin America (Discovery), Spain (Telefonica), Belgium (VRT), Netherlands (NPO), Sweden (SVT) and Denmark (DR). The show – which is […]