BBC cuts Chinese VOD deal

BBC Worldwide has licensed a raft of drama and factual programming to Chinese streaming and on-demand video site 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 […]

Sky orders UK version of My Kitchen Rules

Sky Living has commissioned a local version of Australian cooking format My Kitchen Rules. British TV chef Lorraine Pascale (Baking Made Easy) will host the show in which amateur cooks compete to make the best dishes. The series has been a big hit for Australian free-to-air broadcaster Seven Network. The Australian version is produced by […]

The vision for Sky Vision

Carl Hall and Sophie Turner Laing tell TBI about how the freshly minted Sky Vision will be adding Sky’s upcoming original dramas to its slate as well as working with Sky News and Sky Sports to bring new programming to market. Distribution guarantees mean Sky can fully fund Plans to package and sell Sky News […]