Million Dollar Intern

BBC Worldwide’s Brit orders motoring series

The BBC’s new international channel brand Brit has commissioned its first series Mud, Sweat & Gears. The new show will be coproduced by BBC Worldwide channels Brit and BBC America as part of a wider push into original content. The show will be fronted by British car journalists Tom ‘Wookie’ Ford and Jonny Smith and […]

Buccaneer Media hires unscripted boss

Buccaneer Media has recruited Ross McCarthy as its head of unscripted. The role is a new one at UK-based producer Bucaneer, which is backed by production and distribution group Cineflix and run by former Lime Pictures boss Tony Wood. McCarthy was head of development at UK indie Outline Productions until the end of last year, […]

BBCWW cooks up new lifestyle shows

BBC Worldwide Channels has ordered a pair of cooking series featuring chef Rachel Khoo (above). The 10x25mins shows, Rachel Khoo’s London Food Diary (WT) and Cosmopolitan Cook (WT) will be fully funded by BBCWW Channels, as part of a commitment to increase the number of originally-produced hours on the global network to 100 by 2014. […]

BBC Worldwide renews original Science Club series

BBC Worldwide has given a second series order to Dara O Brian’s Science Club, which was one of the first wave of original series it commissioned for its international channels. Worldwide, the commercial arm of the UK pubcaster, shares the cost of the series with the BBC Two channel and the new run of the […]

BBC Worldwide commissions Really Cool Stuff

BBC Worldwide has ordered a fact-ent series for its international channels, Really Cool Stuff (WT). The series will examine everyday mysteries across its 10x50mins run. It will debut on Worldwide’s BBC Knowledge channel across Africa, Asia, CEE, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Poland and the Nordic region next year. In the EMEA and Lat Am regions […]

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 […]