China: Youku acquires BBC Earth’s Giant Screen films
June 7, 2017
BBC Worldwide has agreed a deal with Youku that will see five of BBC Earth’s award-winning Giant Screen films available on TV channels and mobile devices in China.
Broadcast in HD, Earthflight, Incredible Predators, Tiny Giants, Walking with Dinosaurs, and Wild Africa will be available on Youku’s digital platforms. The deal also allows Youku to distribute the 4K versions to linear channels with the capacity to transmit in the format.
Kelvin Yau, General Manager, Greater China, BBC Worldwide commented, “With our BBC Earth Giant Screen films available in 3D, HD and 4K formats, viewers will have even more opportunities to get up close and personal with some of nature’s most awe-inspiring events.”