BBC Worldwide has issued an apology after a number of Doctor Who scripts were leaked online. In a statement released to Radio Times, the beeb’s commercial arm discouraged anyone who might have seen the material, pertaining to the sci-fi drama’s upcoming eighth series, from sharing its contents with a wider audience. “BBC Worldwide is currently investigating a security issue around Doctor Who Series 8 where unfinished material has inadvertently been made public. We
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The French are to get their own version of award-winning British drama Last Tango In Halifax.
BBC Worldwide and German Public Service Broadcaster ZDF are to co-produce One Planet for the beeb’s Natural History Unit.
Slovenia has become the 50th country to licence the format of Strictly Come Dancing.
BBC Worldwide has struck a deal with TVB, the primary free-to-air TV broadcaster in Hong Kong, and Tencent, a leading provider of comprehensive internet services in China which will see BBC programming air in China.
UKTV has sold dozens of hours of its popular programming directly to Foxtel and BBC Worldwide’s BBC Lifestyle channel, marking a significant step forward in the network’s international sales strategy.
BBC drama The Honourable Woman is to air on HBO Nordics following a deal with the corporation’s worldwide sales division.
From August, BBC First on Foxtel will be the new home of British drama and comedy in Australia, all airing on the same channel down under for the very first time.
A one-off documentary will follow ex-footballer and media personality David Beckham, and three of his friends, as he explores the Brazilian rainforest.
The BBC’s commercial arm has licensed the Strictly Come Dancing format, branded outside of the UK as Dancing with the Stars, to the Cambodian Broadcasting Service.