Earthflight


Youku buys giant screen BBC Earth films

China’s Youku has bought five giant screen BBC Earth films that will be made available on TV channels and mobiles. Earthflight, Incredible Predators, Tiny Giants, Walking with Dinosaurs, and Wild Africa will be broadcast in HD on Youku digital platforms, which include a streaming service with 500 million active monthly users. Youku also gains rights […]

Three Korean content deals for BBC Worldwide

A trio of South Korean broadcast platforms have acquired programming packages from the BBC’s commercial arm. The deals with pay TV firms Hyundai Media and YTN and free-to-air TV operator KBS will see BBC Worldwide programming heading into a combined 40 million households in South Korea. BBCWW will provide content for Hyundai Media’s new factual […]

BBC cuts Chinese VOD deal

BBC Worldwide has licensed a raft of drama and factual programming to Chinese streaming and on-demand video site Sohu.com. Titles included in the package deal include documentaries Frozen Planet (pictured) and Earthflight. Scripted shows include Ripper Street, Mad Dog, Sinbad and Silk. Sohu, which is listed on the US Nasdaq exchange, recently became the first […]