BritBox expands BAFTA ceremonies coverage
February 8, 2024
BritBox, the International SVoD service for British content, has expanded its deal with BAFTA to continue its broadcast of the EE BAFTA Film Awards while also expanding its agreement to – for the first time – include coverage of the BAFTA Television Awards with P&O Cruises,.
The deal covers exclusive simulcast streaming for both awards ceremonies in 2024 and 2025 for BritBox audiences in the US, Canada, South Africa, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway. Australian audiences will also be able to view both awards ceremonies on BritBox on-demand.
The BAFTA Television Awards, taking place on May 12th, spotlight the best television content from 2023. This will be the first time that the television awards have been broadcast in North America, South Africa, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway.
The 77th EE BAFTA Film Awards on February 18th will be simulcast and streaming live from London on BritBox with host David Tennant. This year the red carpet will be hosted by Clara Amfo and Alex Zane.
“BritBox is known for being home to the best British content from some of the UK’s most prolific names and iconic cultural events which makes our simulcast of the BAFTAs to our audiences around the world so special,” said Reemah Sakaan, CEO of BritBox International. “BritBox and BAFTA have a shared vision to celebrate the very best of British creativity so it has been a pleasure to work together to expand our partnership to include both the BAFTA Film and Television awards later this spring.”