Nicki McDermott


BBCWW bags US Office scripts, Luther deal

BBC Worldwide has acquired scripts to the US version of BBC comedy The Office, and sold police drama Luther into Georgia as a format. BBCWW’s parent the BBC and comic Ricky Gervais launched The Office in 2001 before NBC remade it in the States with great success. The US series (pictured left) went for nine […]

BBCWW adds two commissioning execs

BBC Worldwide has appointed executives formerly of National Geographic and Viacom respectively to its global commissioning team. Hannah Demidowicz joins from Nat Geo Channels International, where she was commissioning executive and European head of programmes, while Andrea Speziale Bagliacca was most recently Viacom’s VP, commissioning. Both become BBCWW commissioning editors, with Demidowicz reporting in to […]