BBC Worlwide

BBC Worldwide rejigs Europe team, ups Percy

BBC Worldwide has rejigged its European operation, handing Tobi de Graaff a wider role and bringing in Nick Percy to head a new northern Europe unit. Worldwide, the commercial arm of the UK pubcaster the BBC, said the changes are part of increased investment in the western Europe sales team. Nick Percy (left) becomes executive […]

Bake Off rises in BBC-Keshet deal

Israeli free-to-air broadcaster Keshet has acquired British cooking competition format The Great Bake Off. The deal is the first between BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the UK pubcaster, and Keshet. The Israeli broadcaster will make the local 8x90mins version of Bake Off, in which amateur bakers put their skills to the test, and air […]

Viasat reveals Incredible Mr. Goodwin

Modern Times Group-owned Viasat Broadcasting has acquired pay TV rights for BBC Worldwide’s escapology series The Incredible Mr. Goodwin. It will broadcast on the Viasat Explorer factual channel in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS, as well as 88 and a half hours of additional programming in a multi-year licensing deal for MTG […]