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UKTV names Brough CMO

UKTV, part of BBC Studio, has appointed Penny Brough as its Chief Marketing Officer, to lead UKTV’s Marcomms division for its seven channel brands – Dave, Gold, Drama, W, Alibi, Eden and Yesterday – and streaming service UKTV Play. Reporting to UKTV’s CEO, Marcus Arthur, Brough will be responsible for helping to grow the viewership […]

June 10, 2022

BBC Studios content on Vuulr marketplace

Vuulr, the online content marketplace for film and TV, has announced that BBC Studios has signed an agreement to list over 3,000 hours of its premium British content on the Vuulr marketplace, with more being made available in the coming months. BBC Studios’ library of premium Documentary, Comedy, Factual Entertainment and Lifestyle content will be […]

June 8, 2022

ZEE5 Global, BBC Studios India partner on The Broken News

ZEE5 Global , the streaming platform for South Asian content, has announced a partnership with BBC Studios India, the production and distribution arm of British media conglomerate, the BBC. The two top entertainment companies will work to build a robust content slate of new ZEE5 Global originals in Hindi across genres exclusively for ZEE5 viewers […]

May 11, 2022

Production begins on BBC/Sister’s The Following Events Are Based On A Pack Of Lies

The BBC and Sister have announced that production has begun on the five-part thriller, The Following Events Are Based On A Pack Of Lies – the first original series from sibling writing duo Penelope Skinner (Fresh Meat, Linda, Briony Hatch – a graphic novel) and Ginny Skinner (Briony Hatch – a graphic novel), with Robbie […]

April 21, 2022

Gaalivaana in Telugu coming to ZEE5 Global

ZEE5 Global, the platform for South-Asian content, is bringing viewers a foreign adaptation in Telugu – Gaalivaana, an Indian rendition of a modern European thriller, One Of Us. BBC Studios and NorthStar Entertainment jointly produced the drama, marking the former’s foray into the premium regional scripted market. This comes after the recent successful releases of […]

March 31, 2022

The Film and TV Charity launching The Whole Picture Toolkit

The Film and TV Charity is launching The Whole Picture Toolkit: For Mentally Healthy Productions as part of the next phase of its 12-month behaviour change campaign to redefine working culture in the film and TV industry. To celebrate the launch, the charity has brought together a coalition of industry changemakers – leaders and individuals who worked […]

March 15, 2022

Singapore court orders illegal streaming site blocking

The Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) has commended the Singapore High Court for granting an Order to block 30 illegal streaming sites and almost 150 associated domains responsible for the distribution of considerable quantities of illegally streamed content in Singapore. The Order was obtained by CAP members, BBC Studios, Discovery Communications, LaLiga, […]

March 1, 2022By Colin Mann

BBC Studios, Disney, Sony Pictures join DEGI

The Digital Entertainment Group International (DEGI) has announced that BBC Studios, Sony Pictures Entertainment and The Walt Disney Company, EMEA have become DEGI members, with immediate effect. They join existing members Google, Lionsgate, Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures & Warner Bros Pictures, in what promises to be another exciting year of growth and transformation for the […]

February 23, 2022

UKTV’s Greaves to become BBC Studios’ EVP

Nicola Greaves has been given an expanded remit which will see her become BBC Studios’ Executive Vice President Global Operations. Reporting to Martyn Freeman, BBC Studios’ Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Greaves will oversee the management, strategy and delivery of BBC Studios content for its Branded Services (encompassing Global Channels and UKTV) and Distribution […]

February 15, 2022

BBC Studios combines Productions and Content teams

BBC Studios has announced it will combine its Productions and Content Partnerships businesses to create a single content powerhouse for all the commercial arm’s productions, talent relationships, and content investment. The new business will be known as BBC Studios Productions and will consist of four genre-based areas: Scripted, Factual, Global Formats Group and Children’s – […]

February 3, 2022