Holby City


BBC Studios wins first tender commission

BBC Studios has won the first competitive tender for a BBC series. The new-look production arm of UK pubcaster the BBC will produce the long-running gameshow A Question of Sport, which was one of three shows put out to tender. The BBC altered its production guidelines last year, removing in-house guarantees as part of a […]

BBC Studios makes drama appointment

The BBC has appointed Oliver Kent head of continuing drama at the drama division within BBC Studios. BBC Studios is the UK pubcaster’s in-house production arm and Oliver takes the newly created role at the freshly minted BBC Studios Scripted division. He will oversee a five strong slate of returning dramas: EastEnders, Holby City, Casualty, […]

BBC starts putting shows out to tender

The BBC is putting some of its key series out to tender as part of a plan to open up commissioning. The first batch will be released within weeks with BBC quiz show A Question of Sport, religious series Songs of Praise and medical drama Holby City (pictured) the first three programmes that indies and […]

BBC launching drama channel in Middle East

BBC Worldwide has struck a deal with OSN and will roll out its drama channel in the Middle East and North Africa region on the regional pay TV platform. BBC First is one of Worldwide’s key channel brands after it rejigged its offering last year, and has already rolled out in Australia and parts of […]