Tag Archives: BBC Studios

BBC sealed deal with Showstopper Media for African version of The Great British Bake Off

Showstopper Media and BBC will adapt the hit cookery show The Great British Bake Off for the East African market. The Kenyan production company signed a deal with BBC Studios for local rights making it a first deal in East Africa, which was announced recently.  Showstopper, co-owned by Daniel Prior and Kiran Jethwa, has successfully [...]

Pluto TV incrementa su audiencia internacional

El OTT linear gratuito Pluto TV, adquirido recientemente por Viacom, registra actualmente un total de 15 millones de usuarios activos mensuales. Según la compañía, Pluto TV finalizó el 2018 con más de 12 millones de suscriptores activos mensuales, de los cuales 7,5 millones estaban en TVs conectadas. Recientemente, la compañía anunció el lanzamiento de Pluto [...]

Pluto TV increases its international audience

The free linear OTT Pluto TV, recently acquired by Viacom, currently records 15 million monthly active users. According to the company, Pluto TV ended 2018 with more than 12 million monthly active subscribers, of which 7.5 million were in connected TVs. Recently, the company announced the launch of Pluto TV in Spanish for Latin America. [...]

BBC Lifestyle unveiled brand new look in South Africa

During the bi-annual Upfront event of BBC Studios in Johannesburg, BBC Lifestyle showcased its brand-new look. The lifestyle channel on DStv has a stylish and in vogue new look highlighting a fresh set of designs and objects around the channels ambition and engaging lifestyle content. As from 20th November, the brand makeover will launch new [...]

BBC Studios extends collaboration with BeIN Media group in MENA

BBC Studios has signed a partnership with BeIN Media Group to scout opportunities for the co-development, co-production and distribution of content in Qatar, the Middle East and Turkey.  As part of the collaboration, BBC Studios and BeIN envisage to seek possibilities for the development and/or production of content, while exploring the acquisition of additional BBC [...]

PlayKids adds BBC’s children’s content in Latin America

BBC Studios Latin America/U.S. Hispanic and PlayKids announced an agreement which will give users of the SVOD app in Latin America immediate access to seven popular CBeebies series, including the award-winning Sarah and Duck, The Clangers and Go Jetters. The series will be available both in Portuguese and Spanish. Other titles included in the agreement [...]

PlayKids suma contenidos infantiles de BBC en Latinoamérica

BBC Studios Latin America/U.S. Hispanic y PlayKids anunciaron un acuerdo que permitirá a los usuarios de la app SVOD en Latinoamérica acceder a siete programas de CBeebies, entre ellos Sarah and Duck, The Clangers y Go Jetters. Los programas estarán tanto en español como en portugués. Otros títulos incluidos en el acuerdo son Charlie & [...]

BBC to merge BBC Worldwide and BBC Studios

BBC announced that it wil merge BBC Studios and BBC Worldwide to form a single commercial organization, to be called BBC Studios. It is expected to begin trading from April 1, 2018. The move will see the range of commercial activities already carried out by BBC Worldwide – its commercial arm- and BBC Studios – [...]

BBC fusiona BBC Worldwide y BBC Studios

BBC anunció que fusionará su brazo comercial, BBC Worldwide, con la unidad de producción, BBC Studios, para formar una única compañía, que comenzará a operar en abril de 2018 bajo el nombre de BBC Studios. De esta manera, las actividades desarrolladas por ambas unidades estarán reunidas en una organización simplificada con un solo plan de [...]