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Euro nets buy Planet Earth follow-up

Scandinavian pubcasters SVT and DR and Italy’s Mediaset have bought Planet Earth II as the show’s narrator, Sir David Attenborough, heads to the BBC Worldwide Showcase event in Liverpool, UK. The channels have bought the BBC, BBC America, ZDF and France Télévisions coproduction, which is coming a decade after the original series that sold into […]

Discovery and BBC shut down joint programming effort

Factual channel Discovery and UK public broadcaster the BBC have called time on their programming initiative. The production partnership has created iconic blue chip factual series including Life and Blue Planet and the end of the deal coincided with BBC Worldwide announcing it will invest in a wide range of BBC factual programming that it […]