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BBC’s association with ECB ends while TalkSport negotiates FTA rights for SA

BBCs association with ECB has ended after TalkSport secured free-to-air radio rights. TalkSport are also in negotiations to secure rights for Englands 2019-20 tour to South Africa. This deal brings an end to a 13-year relationship between BBC and ECB. The last time BBC lost an overseas radio rights was back in 2005, interestingly to the same organisation. The rights covers Test, ODIs [...]

BBC Studios secured 300+ hours of programming and partnered up with MultiChoice for Offering in Africa

BBC Studios announced at MIPTV that Africa has secured over 300 hours of programming from across its portfolio since the start of 2018, including a first time deal with TV-on-the-go service, DSTV NOW.   MultiChoice’s pay TV platform DSTV NOWs first package deal with BBC Studios includes an eclectic mix of music and arts programming. With over 100 hours acquired, key titles include Last [...]

Turner produce primera adaptación en español del reality “Bake Off”

Turner Latin America produce en Argentina la primera adaptación en español del reality británico de cocina Bake Off, que se transmite -bajo el nombre de Bake Off Argentina, El Gran Pastelero- todos los domingos a las 22.30 por el canal de TV abierta Telefe (Viacom). El programa tiene un total de 10 episodios de 75 [...]

Série da BBC “Doctor Foster” terá versão brasileira

A BBC anunciou parceria com a Endemol Shine Brasil e a MB Produções, de Murilo Benício e Débora Falabella, para a produção da versão brasileira de Doctor Foster, premiada série da BBC. O anuncio foi feito durante o Rio2C Rio Creative Conference. Os direitos da série foram adquiridos pela Endemol Shine Brasil em parceria [...]

PlayKids fecha parceria com BBC

O aplicativo PlayKids fechou parceria com a BBC para oferecer sete novas séries na plataforma, que estarão disponíveis em português e espanhol, para usuários no Brasil e na América Latina, a partir do dia 5 de abril. O acordo inclui as séries “Charlie e Lola”, “Oi Duggee”, “Sarah e Pato”, “Os Clangers”, “Go Jetters”, “Nelly [...]

Larry Madowo now BBC Africa Business Editor

Former NTV news anchor Larry Madowo is reportedly headed to British national broadcaster BBC, where he will be in charge of business news coverage in Africa. This news comes days after his resignation from Nation Media Group, where he worked for close to a decade. Madowo will allegedly have his office at the new BBC [...]

BBC Nigeria launches online platforms in Igbo and Yoruba

Yesterday, the BBC launched its online news service in Nigeria, in Yoruba and Igbo languages. The information was made public by a statement from the British media. With BBC Hausa, the two new services of the group enable it to provide information in the three most spoken languages of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. It [...]