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Multiple sales for BBC Studios’ Frozen Planet II

BBC Studios has announced international sales of its Natural History Unit’s landmark series, Frozen Planet II, presented by Sir David Attenborough. The six-part series produced by BBC Studios’ Natural History Unit and co-produced by BBC AMERICA, the Open University, Migu Video, ZDF, France Télévisions and NHK, has sold to Spain (Movistar+), Italy (Mediaset), Australia (Nine), […]

October 18, 2022Nick Snow @ MIPCOM

Attenborough fronts new UK wildlife series for BBC

Sir David Attenborough will present Wild Isles (working title), a new five part natural history series from Silverback Films for BBC One and iPlayer. Co-produced by The Open University, the RSPB and WWF, and filmed over three years, the series uses the latest technology to capture dramatic new behaviour, from battling butterflies to hunting sea […]

August 16, 2022

BBC iPlayer adds archive Attenborough shows

A number of classic Sir David Attenborough documentaries have returned to BBC iPlayer from the archive. These include Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives, Attenborough’s series about fossils and palaeontology, which has not been shown on the BBC since 1989, as well as seminal 1990 series The Trials Of Life. Much of the later Life series is […]

June 9, 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

BBC iPlayer sees strongest ever quarter

The BBC iPlayer has reported its best quarter ever quarter on the back of new dramas including The Tourist, The Responder, This is Going to Hurt, The Rules of the Game and Chloe. January to March saw iPlayer’s strongest start to a year ever – with viewers streaming programmes a record 1.83 billion times in […]

April 29, 2022

Netflix marks Earth Month with curated collection

Netflix is marking Earth Month with a new curated collection of stories about the planet and its heroes. The new colllection, called ‘One World, Infinite Wonder’, is available immediately featuring art by California-based illustrator Leonardo Santamaria – who was inspired by people impacted by climate change, having experienced it first-hand in the Philippines. The collection […]

April 14, 2022

BBC centenary marked with 1,000+ iPlayer box sets

The BBC is celebrating its 100th year with more than 1,000 box sets being made available to stream through its iPlayer service. Dan McGolpin, Director of BBC iPlayer and Channels, says: “There’s no better time than during the BBC’s centenary year to discover a classic BBC series that you’ve never seen before or to watch […]

April 7, 2022By Nik Roseveare

BBC: “Annual Plan delivers greater value”

The BBC says its new Annual Plan reveals creative highlights for the year ahead, and explains how the broadcaster will continue reforming to deliver maximum value to all audiences. The plan is published at a time when record numbers globally are tuning into the BBC for impartial news coverage of the war in Ukraine. During […]

March 30, 2022

Survey: Only Fools and Horses most loved BBC show

Only Fools and Horses has been named the nations most loved BBC television programme of all time, beating the liks of Doctor Who and Planet Earth, following a public vote by The One Show viewers as part of the BBC’s centenary celebrations. Only Fools and Horses star David Jason, speaking to The One Show, said: […]

January 31, 2022

The Green Planet AR experience opening in London

The natural world is soon to be brought to life with the The Green Planet AR Experience, powered by EE 5G, a unique augmented reality experience. Led by a virtual Sir David Attenborough, transformed into a life-like 3D hologram, through state-of-the-art volumetric capture, guests of all ages cab take an immersive journey exploring the secret […]

January 12, 2022