Take That


BBC Worldwide Showcase: entertainment and formats in the spotlight

Formats are taking centre stage at BBC Worldwide Showcase this year. Tracy Forsyth and Sumi Connock talk about this year’s line-up. “This is our year,” says Tracy Forsyth, director of factual entertainment and entertainment at BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC. “We have a smorgasboard of Saturday night shows, and there’s always demand […]

BBC One, Take That line up Voice replacement

UK broadcaster BBC One has revealed a Saturday night talent format that will replace ITV-bound series The Voice. Let it Shine (WT) will feature the music of boy band Take That and see its singer Gary Barlow searching for individuals to form a new group. Presenters Graham Norton and Mel Giedroyc (The Great British Bake […]

Chello buys 150 hours from BBC Worldwide

Chellomedia, the content arm of Liberty Global, has acquired a 150 hour package of programmes from BBC Worldwide for its Film Mania and Film Café pay TV channels in Central Europe. The deal includes drama series Death in Paradise, which will have its regional debut on the Chello’s channels in Hungary and Romania. Other drama […]