UKTV is celebrating the glitz and glamour of awards season, with the EE British Academy Film Awards 2017, premiering on UKTV express from the UK on Tuesday, 14th February at 8.30pm, and the BRIT Awards 2017, express from the UK on Thursday, February 23 at 8.30pm.
Jay Savage has been appointed Australia Editor, BBC.com, overseeing all Australian content on the BBC News website and its related services and responsible for shaping the editorial direction of the dedicated Australian news service on BBC.com.
The BBC has launched a new vertical video experience in its award-winning and internationally renowned News app.
BBC One’s brand new Saturday night entertainment show Let it Shine, in conjunction with Gary Barlow and presented by Graham Norton and Mel Giedroyc, is the latest new show to come to UKTV’s line-up following its recent channel refresh.
BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) and Sharmill Films today announced a Boxing Day screening of this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special, The Return of Doctor Mysterio, which sees the Doctor teaming up with a comic-book superhero in New York. The cinema event will include the full 60-minute special plus two bonus features.
BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) has secured a commission with SBS for a local version of Love Production’s Filthy Rich and Homeless, to transmit in their new 2017 season.
BBC Worldwide ANZ sells the hugely popular Planet Earth II to Nine
The BBC has announced the return of its award-winning annual 100 Women season this November, based around a list of 100 inspirational global women and their extraordinary lives, achievements and experiences. Launched in 2013, 100 Women seeks to better represent women in the BBC's international news output.
Attendees at the World-Changing Ideas Summit, presented by BBC Future in association with NAB and IBM, will be the first in Australia to experience BBC Home - an immersive Virtual Reality spacewalk that will have users stepping into the suit of an astronaut to take part in a mission on the International Space Station.
BBC Advertising today published an in-depth report into ‘millennials’, focused on dispelling the misconceptions surrounding this highly sought after generation and making it easier for advertisers to target the most attractive and commercially receptive segment within that group.
BBC Worldwide ANZ and Sharmill Films announces a limited-run theatrical screening of Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks animated series from 12 November.
Hot off its recent cinema release, Louis Theroux: My Scientology Movie will be heading to Australian TV screens next month when it premieres on BBC Knowledge.
BBC News in the U.S has announced special coverage of U.S election night on 8 November for international audiences as America decides on its new President.
From the ultimate ‘Bake Off’ companion and Hey Duggee plush to Doctor Who’s latest Sonic Screwdriver and Joe & Caspar’s new DVD, BBC Worldwide has something for every TV fan to enjoy this Christmas.
BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) today announced a channel refresh for UKTV and new content across its channel portfolio (BBC First, UKTV, BBC Knowledge, CBeebies), as the company ensures it has the strong brands necessary to inform audience choice in an ever more competitive environment.
BBC TV presenter Dr Michael Mosley will be returning to Sydney in November to speak at the World-Changing Ideas Summit Sydney, presented by BBC Future.
BBC Future, which covers in-depth science, technology and health stories on BBC.com, today published an intimate portrait of the lives and work of the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) crew, including the Duke of Cambridge – known as Pilot William Wales to colleagues – offering audiences a never-before-seen insight into this unique and often life-saving service and the future King’s role in delivering emergency care.
Red Live exec to join BBC Worldwide ANZ as its Commercial Director.
Michael McIntyre’s Big Show is light entertainment that will make you laugh so hard it will make your face hurt. Premiering every Sunday on UKTV from 9.30pm, Michael McIntyre will take centre stage hosting a sparkling, contemporary show with performances and games as well as sharing his own rather unique take on life and everyday events.
BBC News has appointed Hywel Griffith as the new Australia and New Zealand correspondent, commencing in September 2016. Hywel will be relocating to Sydney, Australia from Wales, where he is currently the BBC’s Wales correspondent.
Chief Scientist Alan Finkel also joins some of the world’s most fascinating thinkers and BBC voices.
BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand has announced a slate of new licensing partners for its successful pre-school brand Hey Duggee in Australia.
Award-winning BBC presenter and New York Times bestselling author, Dr Michael Mosley has been confirmed as a speaker at the 2016 Australian Subscription Television and Radio Association (ASTRA) Conference to be held on Tuesday, 6 September at The Star Event Centre.
A limited edition Sherlock collectible coin set is being released by New Zealand Mint, BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) has announced.
Stan and BBC Worldwide ANZ today announced an exclusive licensing agreement that will see Sherlock season four, and any future seasons and specials of the global TV sensation, premiere exclusively on the subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service, at the same time as the worldwide premiere.
BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) has announced two new roles within its Sales team, as it merges TV, digital and format sales under Director of Content Sales, Irene Read.
BBC Worldwide ANZ has announced another year of strong growth in 2015/16, with a 5.3% increase in headline sales in local currency.
The global annual results for BBC Worldwide 2015/16
BBC Worldwide Australia and New Zealand today announced the World-Changing Ideas Summit Sydney - a world-class event dedicated to exploring cutting-edge innovations and issues in science, technology and health.
Toby Jones (The Secret Agent, Marvellous, The Girl) is confirmed to star in the next series of the multi award-winning hit Sherlock, produced by Hartswood Films for BBC One.
BBC First and Foxtel have announced they are co-producing a second series of the award-winning Top of the Lake with BBC Two, See-Saw Films and SundanceTV. Elisabeth Moss (Truth, Mad Men) is reprising her Golden Globe® winning role in the second season of the Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominated mini-series and will be joined by Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones, Star Wars: The Force Awakens).
A full-size LEGO® replica of the iconic TARDIS from the world’s longest running sci-fi TV series, Doctor Who, will materialise at The Sydney Royal Easter Show, BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) has announced.
BBC Worldwide ANZ has secured a commission with TVNZ for a local version of You’re Back in the Room, the hit UK format from production company Tuesday’s Child.
Chris Evans recruits a car-studded line-up for punchy reboot of world's biggest motoring entertainment show.
While Melbourne eagerly awaits the inaugural BBC Proms Australia, organisers have today announced the inclusion of Sir David Attenborough as the filmed narrator of the Life Story Prom.
Iconic American actor Matt LeBlanc has today been revealed as one of the new presenters of the upcoming and eagerly awaited return of Top Gear - the planet's biggest motoring entertainment show.
The Awards season is now in full swing, and next up are the 69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) premiering on UKTV express from the UK on Monday February 15. Red carpet coverage will start from 8.30pm and ceremony coverage from 9.00pm.
The BBC today announced the encryption of the SD feed of its award-winning 24 hour international news channel, BBC World News, across the APAC region.
BBC StoryWorks, the content marketing arm of BBC Advertising, is pioneering new ways of understanding the emotional impact of content-led marketing by measuring consumers’ subconscious reaction to campaigns on BBC.com.
The highly anticipated 90 minute TV special David Beckham: For The Love Of The Game will premiere on UKTV on Sunday January 24th at 6.30pm.
This one-off 90 minute TV special, David Beckham: For the Love of the Game follows the footballing legend as he sets himself the challenge of a lifetime: to play football on all seven continents of the world - including the first ever game played in Antarctica.
Paul Dano, Lily James, Idris Elba, Tom Hiddlestone, Elizabeth Debicki, Hugh Laurie, Rowan Atkinson, Cillian Murphy, Tom Hardy and Sean Bean are just some of the big names who will be heading up an impressive list of premiere drama content from the UK on BBC First, headed by an epic adaptation of War and Peace.
Cathay Pacific and the BBC have come together to produce a new partnered content campaign dedicated to a #lifewelltravelled, featuring socially focused content published across bbc.com Travel, Culture and Capital platforms.
Karl Pilkington continues his hilarious global journey of self-discovery
Award-winning stand-up comedian and broadcaster Wil Anderson will host an exclusive Sherlock event, From Script to Screen, in Melbourne on Monday, 23rd November.
Shaun Davies has been appointed Australia Editor, BBC.com, in charge of all Australian content on the BBC News website and its related services and responsible for shaping the editorial direction of the dedicated Australian news service on bbc.com.
BBC Proms, the world’s largest classical music festival, is coming to Melbourne in 2016 for a limited debut season. Held over four days from April 13-16, 2016 at Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne, BBC Proms Australia will bring the magic of the Proms to Australian audiences, providing a taster of this iconic festival.
The Doctor Who pop up shop will materialise again in Sydney, BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) has announced.
BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) is delighted to announce that Dropbox has signed on as official sponsor for the Doctor Who Festival Australia.
Announced at Nine's Upfronts, You're Back In The Room is the fourth commission to be produced as part of the multi-year deal between BBC Worldwide and FMA.
November on BBC Knowledge sees the Australian premiere of Stephen Fry in Central America, the latest travel offering from the much-loved actor, author and television presenter, soon to be touring Australia for a series of live stage shows.
The BBC’s 100 Women season will return this year, shining a light on women’s lives around the world. Launched in 2013, 100 Women kick-started the BBC’s pledge to better represent women in its international news output. Now in its third year, the 2015 season will encompass a fortnight of debates, programmes, special reports and journalism, and reveal this year’s list of 100 inspirational women.
Since tickets went on sale for JOE AND CASPAR HIT THE ROAD at 12 noon today (October 15), tickets have sold out. The first two fan Q&As at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre and Sydney’s Big Top, Luna Park sold out within the first 20 minutes and with so much interest from Australian fans, a third fan Q&A event was released on Ticketmaster at 12.35pm today. This additional Melbourne event has sold out.
BBC Worldwide Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) and Live Nation are excited to announce world famous digital talent Joe Sugg and Caspar Lee will be coming to Melbourne and Sydney this November. Between them they have more than 10 million YouTube subscribers and more than a billion total video views. Their special Australian trip will be to promote Joe & Caspar Hit The Road, an exclusive feature-length film for BBC Worldwide created by the makers of Top Gear and shortly to be available on iTunes, Google Play and DVD.
Join Wildlife TV Presenter, adventurer, naturalist and writer Steve Backshall as he takes you on a wild journey!
Every year bees contribute over £106.2 billion to the global economy and coral over £6.1 trillion. These figures were released today by BBC Earth in a pilot model for an Earth Index that demonstrates the financial contribution that nature makes to the world economy every year.
BBC Worldwide ANZ concludes sales of leading factual titles to Australian broadcasters, including The Hunt to Nine.
Join UKTV for an indulgent night in to celebrate 20 years of the iconic TV series, Pride and Prejudice.
Former companion Billie Piper*, Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy and Strax actor Dan Starkey, will join current Doctor Peter Capaldi, writer and executive producer Steven Moffat and writer Mark Gatiss at the Doctor Who Festival in Sydney on the 21st and 22nd November.
BBC First is celebrating its sponsorship of the BBC First British Film Festival with an on-screen season of TV movies, which will run on the channel for six weeks from October 7.
BBC Knowledge takes a closer look at the British armed forces in October, with the final season of the double BAFTA-winning Our War and The Royal Marines each Wednesday night at 8.30pm.
BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) has licensed the Mastermind format to TVNZ, it has been announced.
Lottie Wilson has been promoted to Acquisitions Manager for BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ).
Sherlock: From Script to Screen, the first ever official Sherlock event in Australia, will take place at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne on Monday, 23rd November.
BBC Worldwide Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) has appointed Vizeum Australia Pty Ltd to provide media strategy, planning and buying across the region.
Premium British drama channel BBC First has signed up as naming sponsor of the BBC First British Film Festival 2015.
BBC Worldwide has struck a deal with online talent Joe Sugg and Caspar Lee for an exclusive long form project, Joe & Caspar Hit The Road.
Jasnor has been named as the distributor of Sooty puppets and plush toys in Australia and New Zealand, BBC Worldwide has announced.
Andrew Davies’ landmark adaptation of Tolstoy’s War and Peace, starring Lily James (Cinderella, Downtown Abbey) Paul Dano (Love and Mercy) and James Norton (Happy Valley) will screen on BBC First in 2016.
Jamie Chambers has been promoted to Regional Sales Director for BBC Advertising in Australia & New Zealand (ANZ), further strengthening the local advertising sales team.
Peugeot has signed on as a partner for BBC Knowledge and BBC UKTV in Australia, BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) has announced.
BBC Worldwide ANZ is pleased to announce that Peter Capaldi in Conversation, a special Doctor Who event, will be held at The Civic, Auckland for one night only on Tuesday November 24.
Famed writer and actor Mark Gatiss and one of the special effects teams who work on the iconic series, will join current Doctor Peter Capaldi and writer and executive producer Steven Moffat at the Doctor Who Festival in Sydney on the 21st & 22nd November.
The BBC has launched a new international BBC News app for iOS and Android devices. The free app, which since dropping into stores on Friday has already seen 1.5million downloads, has been completely redesigned.
The next installment of global TV sensation Sherlock will premiere exclusively on the subscription video-on-demand service Stan.
Tim Christlieb has been appointed as the new Director of Channels for BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ), Managing Director Jon Penn announced today.
One of the most iconic, fun-loving, brother and sister duos of the 21st century, Charlie and Lola, is celebrating a decade of award-winning television this August in Australia with a special seven-hour TV marathon — Charlie & Lola’s Best, Most Exciting 10th Birthday Marathon airing on CBeebies from 9am-4pm on August 15.
BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand is delighted to announce the first ever official Doctor Who Festival in Australia, which will take place in Sydney at the Royal Hall of Industries & the Hordern Pavilion on Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd November 2015.
BBC StoryWorks will sit within BBC Advertising and Jelena Li will be the Content Solutions Manager ANZ
Everyone’s favourite investigative journalist, Louis Theroux, is back with two brand new programs, By Reason of Insanity & Transgender Children, premiering July 15 and July 29 at 8.30pm on BBC Knowledge.
Using the latest in virtual reality technology, BBC Global News Ltd is launching a dramatic new interactive trade campaign to showcase how it delivers personal, portable and on-demand news for the digital age.
Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard will appear today on HARDtalk, in a revealing interview with presenter Stephen Sackur.
BBC Knowledge will air the two never-before-seen films that were shot for series 22 in Australia at the same time as the UK. The extended 75 minute episode, which also features studio links from Richard and James, will premiere on Monday 29th June (time tbc) with an encore broadcast at 7.30pm (AEST).
BBC World News today announced the findings of a new global survey* into changing attitudes towards international affairs. The study showed that an average 69% of people are more concerned about world events now than they have ever been before.
As the FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off in Canada this weekend, BBC World News TV and bbc.com/sport are gearing up to bring audiences a truly global perspective on a season of sport. From football to Formula One, rugby to basketball and tennis to golf, the BBC’s international news services will be on hand to bring global audiences the action, expertise and analysis as well as capturing the passion of fans.
BBC Worldwide, VisitBritain, British Airways join forces to showcase modern Britain on BBC.com
Jasnor will be the master toy licensee for Hey Duggee in Australia and New Zealand, with the series broadcasting on CBeebies and ABC Kids .
BBC First’s first local commission, Banished, will air on the channel from Thursday June 25th at 8.30pm, The epic seven-part series from award-winning writer/creator Jimmy McGovern (story producer Redfern Now) was co-commissioned with BBC Two and recently screened in the UK, becoming the fifth highest rating drama series to be shown on BBC Two in the last decade, with a series average of 3.2 million viewers.
The soothing sounds of Sir David Attenborough will be heard throughout the Argyle Cut in The Rocks, with the world-famous natural history filmmaker to narrate the BBC Earth’s Life Story installation, created by Spinifex, at this year’s Vivid Sydney from 22 May to 8 June, the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas.
British Airways has signed on as a partner for premium drama channel BBC First.
What’s behind the label? Discover the secrets behind the big brands in The Secrets of Branding beginning Saturday May 9 at 8.30pm on BBC Knowledge.
As the United Kingdom prepares to elect a new government, the BBC’s international news services will offer a one-stop-shop for audiences around the globe. Whether they are listening to the World Service, watching BBC World News or exploring the online offer at BBC.com/ukelection, audiences will receive the latest updates and analysis as the campaign gains momentum and moves towards the all-important polling day and count on May 7th.
According to a recent international survey commissioned by BBC Worldwide*, British humour is the number one reason why Australian audiences tune into British television.
BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) has partnered with BabyLove to launch a range of Charlie and Lola branded training pants.
Third comission to be produced by FMA as port of the formats partnership deal and 18th international commission.
BBC Worldwide format to be produced by FMA for Foxtel channel, with new judges Matt Moran and Maggie Beer
BBC Worldwide's Dancing With The Stars to return to New Zealand
BBC World News today announced a brand new programme - Business Live. The international business programme will air on the global news channel weekdays at 6.30pm (AEDT) from Monday 30th March, changing to 5.30pm (AEST) from Monday 6th April, and will be hosted by Sally Bundock and Ben Thompson.
BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand has licensed over 200 hours of music and arts programming to Foxtel’s new Arts channel, which launches Saturday March 28 at 10am.
Audi and MLC have renewed their partnerships with premium drama channel BBC First, BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand has announced.
Over four days from April 3-6, murder-mystery fans can solve crimes from their living room with the annual Whodunnit Weekend on UKTV — a specially curated weekend of programming dedicated to the all-time great British detective series and classic crime dramas.
BBC Earth’s epic production Life Story will be bought to life in a special light installation, created by Spinifex, at this year’s Vivid Sydney (22nd May – 8th June) at the Argyle Cut in The Rocks. Vivid Sydney is the Southern Hemisphere’s largest festival of light, music and ideas.
The Game, a six-part, edge-of-your-seat thrill ride premieres on BBC First at 8.30pm from March 23
Speech delivered by Jon Penn, MD of BBC Worldwide, at the Australian Broadcasting and Digital Media Summit
Watch Aussie pop rock sensation 5 Seconds of Summer and female solo artist Sia compete for the BRIT Award for best International Group and Best International Female Solo Artist (respectively) at this year’s BRIT Awards premiering Thursday 26th February at 12pm on UKTV with an encore screening at 8.30pm.
30 years to the day EastEnders was first broadcast, one of EastEnders true icons, Kathy Beale returned to the show in a LIVE scene in last night’s episode in the UK, which will air in Australia on the 4th March on UKTV at 6.15pm.
A New Zealand version of the hit BBC factual series, Coast, goes into production this week for TV ONE
This Saturday evening, BBC World News will air Dying for a Better Life, a BBC Persian Television documentary on asylum seekers. For this documentary reporter Fariba Sahraei travels to PNG to investigate conditions inside the Manus Island Detention Centre and look at the human cost of Australia’s controversial re-settlement policy.
New figures* show that BBC.com, the BBC’s international website, has started 2015 on an all-time high. More than 101 million unique browsers used the website and news app globally during the month of January, generating a record 1.35 billion page views.
Australian audiences will be able to celebrate an explosive four nights of television with the EastEnders 30th Anniversary premiering on UKTV from March 2 until March 5 at 6.15pm with a special flashback episode on March 4 at 7.25pm.
The latest episode of Top Gear sees the three presenters tackling the Northern Territory in luxury GT cars, testing their limits in the harsh Australian outback. The episode simulcast on BBC Knowledge this morning, with an encore broadcast tonight at 7.30pm (AEDT).
Australian audiences won’t miss a moment of the action this February 9 when the 2015 EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) premiere within minutes of the UK broadcast at 7.30am on UKTV with an encore at 8.30pm.
MediaWorks and BBC Worldwide ANZ have announced that they have signed a long-term commitment to broadcast Top Gear on TV3 in New Zealand.
The highly-anticipated, 6-part TV adaption of Hilary Mantel’s Booker Prize-winning novels Wolf Hall and its sequel Bring Up The Bodies will be premiering in Australia on BBC First in the first half of 2015.
A live TV debate from the Davos World Economic Forum will launch the BBC’s latest pan service global season ‘A Richer World’ it has been announced. BBC World News TV (WN) and BBC World Service (WS) will host three months of dedicated content across TV, radio and online examining whether better health, increased wealth and greater prosperity is leading to more equality across the globe or are the richer getting richer and the poor poorer?
For the first time, Australian viewers will be able to watch the new series of Top Gear on BBC Knowledge within minutes of it airing in the UK. The latest series of Top Gear, will premiere on the 26th January (time to be confirmed later this week) and features a segment filmed in the Northern Territory, airing in episode two, transmitting the 2nd February.
Attention parents. This Australia Day your kids will be kept entertained for hours with EMMY Award-winning eco-hit dirtgirlworld, airing for the first time on Foxtel’s kids channel CBeebies in a special back-to-back marathon on January 26 from 9am to 4pm.
Ahead of the Series 22 transmission on BBC Knowledge Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May will preview the forthcoming new series of Top Gear in front of a live and online global audience of fans at a special event in London on Sunday January 18th (Monday January 19th in Australia).
BBC Worldwide invites you to take on the challenge of the official, world famous Top Gear Test Track for the first time on smartphones and tablets.
New series and Christmas specials of Call the Midwife, The Musketeers, Death in Paradise and Miranda will begin hitting screens over the Christmas and New Year period, with the first three titles being shown express from the UK
BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand is hosting a ‘Super Sunday’ at the Doctor Who pop-up shop in Melbourne on Sunday, 21st December, offering big discounts on a range of products just in time for last minute Christmas shopping.
BBC World News presenter Komla Dumor has recorded an interview with Makaziwe Mandela - eldest daughter of Nelson Mandela from his first marriage to Evelyn.
For the first time ever in Australia, Top Gear will be simulcast within minutes of the UK broadcast. The hotly anticipated two-part Top Gear Patagonia Special will premiere on BBC Knowledge in Australia on Sunday, December 28 at 7.30am with an evening broadcast at 7.30pm. Part two will air Monday, December 29 at 7.00am with an evening broadcast at 7.30pm.
BBC Worldwide Australia and New Zealand has announced the first original format deal to come out of its partnership with FremantleMedia Australia (FMA), Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook Melbourne, which is being produced for SBS.
Fetch TV unveils new and improved Entertainment Pack, which includes BBC Worldwide ANZ channels.
BBC Worldwide and Scary Beasties are proud to announce the very first official pre-school app featuring CBeebies' favourites, Sarah & Duck. The rich and beautiful animations that won the TV show its recent BAFTA, allow children to immerse themselves in the amazing world of Sarah & Duck by playing engaging games and activities.
BBC Worldwide has announced the appointment of ad2one as its digital sales house for New Zealand.
Stan today announced an extensive content agreement that brings Australians a huge selection of the best BBC Worldwide programs on Stan’s video streaming service.
Football Focus on BBC World News speaks exclusively to Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale, a year after his record-breaking move to Spain from UK club Tottenham Hotspur.
Just in time for Christmas, the Doctor Who pop-up shop will materialise in Melbourne from November 20th at 9am, BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand has announced.
On November 25, 10 lucky Sydney residents will have the chance to attend the Australian premiere screening and Q&A with critically acclaimed actor James Nesbitt when he visits Sydney for a three-day promotional trip to launch the gripping thriller, The Missing airing on BBC First from November 30.
From November 14, BBC First brings Australian audiences the highly-anticipated second series of The Fall, express from the UK. Broadcasting just an hour after UK transmission, at 10am each week with an encore at 8.30pm, this highly anticipated second series is the first ‘express’ title from BBC First.
Professor Brian Cox joins Eleventh Doctor Matt Smith to explore the universe of the world’s favourite Time Lord in the one off special The Science of Doctor Who, premiering on BBC Knowledge Thursday 6 November @9.30pm as part of Brian Cox week.
BBC World News presents Australia Direct, a special season of programming that gets under the skin of our vast and fascinating country, to air on the channel across the G20 Summit.
BBC World News has commissioned a major new six- part series, presented by technologist Ben Hammersley, exploring a global threat that could impact us all.
BBC Worldwide has signed on to become the official licensing and merchandise agent for the Sooty brand in Australia and New Zealand.
In February 2015, EastEnders will be celebrating its 30th anniversary and to mark the special occasion it will be pushing the boundaries by going live. This special week, which will broadcast on UKTV in Australia approximately two weeks after transmission in the UK, will give a nod to the past and welcome the future. With storylines culminating, big momentous events happening, the EastEnders 30th anniversary will take its place in television history.
BBC Global News Ltd is extending their local coverage in Australia by launching a dedicated Australian news service on BBC.com from October 21 and producing a series of programs called Australia Direct to air on BBC World News throughout the period of the G20 Summit.
WOOF! Australian kids are in for a feet-stamping treat this November with the launch of brand new energetic children’s series HEY DUGGEE airing on CBeebies Australia.
MLC has signed on as a partner for premium drama channel BBC First, BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) has announced.
Karl Howman is set to join EastEnders later this year. Bosses are keeping tight lipped about who Karl is playing and what is in store for his character but they have teased that from the moment he arrives on screen, he is set to cause a stir for a few residents of Walford.
Steven Knight’s acclaimed six-part gangster epic, Peaky Blinders returns to BBC First for a killer second series starting October 16 at 8.30pm, two weeks after the series airs in the UK.
Critically acclaimed Australian actress Linda Marlowe will be heading to Albert Square in a recurring guest role as Sylvie Carter later this year.
BBC Knowledge presents Louis Theroux: LA Stories premiering October 13-15 as part of Louis Theroux week, which will also see viewer favourites, Twilight of the Porn Stars, America’s Most Hated family and Miami Mega Jail air on the channel.
Star of the stage and three-time Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman will be starring in a guest role on EastEnders as Elaine Peacock, Linda Carter’s mother.
BBC Earth's new digital home brings something amazing every day to global audiences
BBC News today announced that its content will be available on smartphone instant messaging platform LINE.
The new series of the critically acclaimed chat show Alan Carr: Chatty Man, currently filming in the UK, has been secured for UKTV and will premiere for the first time on the channel from October 14.
This Sunday on UKTV, Australian fans will have the chance to join patriotic Brits festooned in Union Jack hats, flags and paraphernalia and sing-along to what has been embraced globally as the world’s greatest classical musical festival - Last Night Of The Proms.
BBC World News and bbc.com have announced the launch of a month-long season of programmes focusing on China. Designed in China, will be shown on TV and online from 6th October to 2nd November 2014. It will explore how China is innovating across a range of sectors from medical research and science, through consumer technology to the creative world of film and art.
BBC Worldwide ANZ has launched an official online shop in Australia and New Zealand.
BBC Knowledge presents Sir David Attenborough: A Life on Earth, a special program offering an insight into the extraordinary life of the world’s best-known natural history film-maker.
Sherlock merchandise is now available at the Doctor Who pop-up shop in Sydney, the first time that officially licensed products for the hit BBC show have been available in Australia.
New premium British drama channel BBC First today invites the public to pen their own Twitter drama alongside critically acclaimed writer and director, Gracie Otto.
BBC Worldwide ANZ has announced the renewal of its carriage deal with SKY, continuing channels which bring the best of British content to viewers in New Zealand.
The wait is over; Australian fans will be able to raise the roof and singalong to one of the most famous nights in the classical music calendar - the Last Night Of The Proms premiering on UKTV at 8.30pm on September 14, within 24 hours express from the UK.
Sydney, 13th August 2014: It was the day to remember as Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman wowed Doctor Who fans in Sydney while circumnavigating the globe for publicity appearances and events, launching episode one of the new series and introducing the new Doctor.
It’s a new Doctor, a new shop and brand new merchandise. BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand has announced that a Doctor Who pop-up shop will open its doors on August 7th at 10am at Shop 9.28A World Square Shopping Centre, 644 George St, Sydney.
New premium drama channel BBC First got off to a great start with overnight figures* for launch day, Sunday 3 August.
Popular Australian children’s band Lah-Lah will be bringing music and fun to the small screen with locally filmed pre-school series Lah-Lah’s Adventures, co-produced by CBeebies and airing on the channel each weekday at 8am from September 1.
BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand has announced its new Head of Legal, Emren Kara.
Audi is to be the official launch partner for BBC First
The new series of the hit drama Death in Paradise, currently in production on the Caribbean island of Guadelope, has been secured for BBC First and will premiere on the channel next year. It will join other big returning show Call the Midwife, with series four already acquired for the channel for 2015.
Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi and his onscreen companion Jenna Coleman (Clara Oswald) will be live on stage at the State Theatre, Sydney for a one-time-only fan event on Tuesday 12th August.
BBC World News has today announced the new presenter for its flagship programme Global. Matthew Amroliwala joins the international news channel from the BBC’s UK service.
New premium drama channel BBC First has announced the acquisition of major thriller series The Missing, starring James Nesbitt (The Hobbit trilogy, Jekyll) Frances O’Connor (Mr Selfridge, AI Artificial Intelligence) and Tcheky Karyo (Goldeneye, The Patriot).
Get ready to take to the gridlocked streets of the Big Apple as Top Gear’s latest mobile app – Top Gear: Race The Stig – heads to New York City in the latest update of the popular endless racer.
Sixteen years after the show ended, Chigwell’s most famous daughters are back with the revival of 90s hit comedy series, Birds of a Feather premiering in Australia on UKTV from July 6.
New premium drama channel BBC First has announced epic 10-part drama series Indian Summers starring Julie Walters (Harry Potter, Mamma Mia), as its latest acquisition.
Joe Lynch appointed as Head of Research and Consumer Insights
Actor and wildlife enthusiast Dominic Monaghan (Lord of the Rings, Lost) returns to Australian screens this July, with all new episodes of his popular adventure series Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan, from Monday July 7 at 8.30pm on BBC Knowledge.
BBC First creative campaign launches - created by Droga5
BBC documentary gains rare access to Saudi Arabia’s troubled Eastern Province and anti-government activists engaged in three years of protests.
New acquisitions The Fall and The Honourable Woman announced
Two studies have revealed that BBC World News is the leader in global breaking news, with stories from a wider spread of locations and journalists in more countries than other international news broadcasters.
A recent deal has seen Foxtel’s The History channel acquire over 66 hours of factual content from BBC Worldwide ANZ.
Chief Operating Officer, Director of Advertising Sales & Brand Partnerships and Director of TV Sales announced
Record figures for month of March 2014
TVNZ acquire Comedy, Science, Factual & Entertainment programming from BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand
BBC Worldwide ANZ has recently licensed the Australian Broadcasting Corporation a package of premiere factual and entertainment content for ABC1 and ABC2.
From August, BBC First on Foxtel will be the new home of premium British drama and comedy in Australia, showcasing the best award-winning, world-renowned programmes and talent in one place for the very first time.
From August, BBC First on Foxtel will be the new home of premium British drama and comedy in Australia, showcasing the best award-winning, world-renowned programmes and talent in one place for the very first time.
Top Gear Burma Special premieres this Sunday March 16 at 8:30pm on BBC Knowledge, first on Foxtel
Following the award-winning and critically acclaimed Top of the Lake, BBC Worldwide Australia and New Zealand has announced its next local commission, which will screen on BBC First on Foxtel in 2015.
Brand new free-to-play mobile game launches today
BBC World Newa and BBC.com/news survey including Australian results.
This March, BBC Knowledge takes a look behind the sports we all know and love, with a collection of compelling one-off documentaries premiering for the first time on Australian television.
The BBC is re-launching one of its most watched shows in February 2014. The Travel Show (formerly known as Fast:Track) will air every weekend on BBC World News from February 15 with a host of new faces.
For anyone who has ever wondered whether time travel to other dimensions is really possible, The Science of Doctor Who is a live stage event created by RiAus in collaboration with BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand. Touring nationally from April, the show explores the scientific mysteries highlighted in the iconic BBC TV series.
The boys are back with an all new season of Top Gear, jam-packed with all of the thrills and spills we have come to expect from the world’s favourite car show. Top Gear Series 21 will premiere Sunday February 9 at 8.30pm on BBC Knowledge.
Two of the biggest awards nights, the EE British Academy Film Awards and the BRIT Awards are coming to UKTV this February, bringing Australian audiences all of the glitz and glamour from these live events, express from the UK.
New international BBC season asks what freedom looks like in 2014
Elisabeth Moss has scooped the award for Best Actress in a Mini-Series or TV Movie for her portrayal of troubled detective Robin Griffin in Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake.
For the first time, Australian viewers will be able to watch the new series of Top Gear on BBC Knowledge within minutes of it airing in the UK. The latest series of Top Gear, will premiere on the 26th January (time to be confirmed later this week) and features a segment filmed in the Northern Territory, airing in episode two, transmitting the 2nd February.
Following a successful launch on Foxtel's The History Channel, Coast Australia will broadcast on the UK's BBC Two, the channel that the programme originated on.
One of the biggest shows on British television - Strictly Come Dancing is premiering on UKTV on Wednesday, January 1 at 8:30pm, with series 11 bringing an all-star line-up of celebrities with more sparkle, sizzle and glitz than ever before.
Starting in June 2014, over 1 million Australians will choose bbc.com/sport for its world renowned football coverage* and to celebrate their ‘Mil for Brazil’ campaign, BBC.com will be hosting a 5 A-Side Football Agency Cup competition on Thursday 30th January at Centennial Parklands, followed by a Brazilian fiesta.
From May 1, UKTV will bring soap fans smash-hit dramas Coronation Street and EastEnders just one-and-a-half weeks after the British broadcast.
To coincide with the highly anticipated launch of Walking with Dinosaurs: The Movie in cinemas on January 1 2014, BBC Knowledge is dedicating the month of January to dinosaurs.
Tune in for a celebration of the Top Gear team’s greatest failures in Top Gear Top Fails, Sunday December 29 at 6.30pm (AEDT) on BBC Knowledge, first on Foxtel.
Make this Christmas special with Doctor Who and treat yourself or a loved one to an array of exciting products ranging from stamps, clothing, coins, games and homeware, to the ultimate Doctor Who gift – the Sonic Screwdriver.
Just in time for Christmas, BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand are pleased to announce that a Doctor Who pop-up shop will open on Saturday 7 December at Westfield Penrith as part of their SUPER Saturday festivities.
BBC Worldwide has announced that the special 50th Anniversary episode of Doctor Who, the world’s longest running and most successful sci-fi series has received the Guinness World Record for the largest ever simulcast of a TV drama following a massive global campaign which saw the episode broadcast in 94 countries across 6 continents.
Following a global executive search, Natalie Edgar has been appointed Director of Television for BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand.
A Doctor Who pop-up shop will open its doors on Saturday 9th November at Shop 2, 177 Bridge Road, Richmond.
Take a step closer to becoming a Time Lord and transform your phone into a sonic screwdriver with The Official Doctor Who Virtual Sonic Screwdriver App.
New deal for FMA to produce BBC Worldwide ANZ's general entertainment formats in Australia.
BBC Global News has announced a new partnership with Twitter Amplify, the social broadcast network service’s innovative video promotion tool. This is the first Twitter Amplify partnership with a global news broadcaster.
BBC Worldwide today revealed that its new premium drama and comedy channel, to be launched on Foxtel in August 2014, is to be called BBC First.
BBC Worldwide CEO, Tim Davie, today unveiled a new vision to build the BBC’s brands, audiences and commercial returns across the world.
Fans will be able to don their 3D glasses and take their enjoyment into another dimension as Doctor Who celebrates its 50th anniversary with special 3D screenings of The Day of the Doctor at 87 cinemas across Australia.
In a recently completed deal, BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand has licensed Network Ten a package of natural history content, featuring the stunning new three part series Hidden Kingdoms and brand new content from Sir David Attenborough.
11 EPISODES FROM THE 1960s, NINE OF WHICH HAVE NOT BEEN SEEN FOR 46 YEARS, WILL LAUNCH EXCLUSIVELY ON iTunes ON Friday 11 October
Programme to air Saturday 12th October and Sunday 13th October on BBC World News
A Doctor Who fan’s paradise will materialise in Brisbane this week, with BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand announcing that a Doctor Who pop-up shop will open its doors on Saturday 12 October at Shop 13A, 23 James Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
Lateral Events and BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) are bringing Neil Oliver, historian, archaeologist and presenter of acclaimed BBC TV series such as Coast, Vikings and A History of Ancient Britain, to the Australian stage for a fascinating live show. Neil Oliver – History in the Making will coincide with the broadcast of Oliver’s new series Coast Australia on Foxtel in December.
A fascinating season of programmes on BBC Knowledge this October. Get to know your body inside out. Michael Mosley, popular BBC presenter and co-author of The Fast Diet to be the face of the season, travelling to Australia in September.
BBC Head of Drama Production England will be a keynote speaker at the SPAA conference 2013.
Wellington will be invaded by Daleks, Cybermen and a host of other Doctor Who monsters in February next year, as the BBC’s smash hit Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular takes the stage at the 2014 New Zealand Festival.
One of the world’s biggest musical celebrations – The Last Night of the Proms is coming to UKTV live in September, the channel that brings audiences the best of the big live events express from the UK.
In an exciting new venture, BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand has joined forces with Hoyts Jnr to give families a chance to see their favourite CBeebies friends and presenters on the big screen for the first time. CBeebies at the Cinema, with Charlie and Lola & Friends is a one hour cinema package featuring shows and presenters from the BBC pre-school channel CBeebies on Foxtel.
BBC Advertising, part of BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, has today announced the appointment of Alistair McEwan as Vice President, Advertising Sales, Australia & New Zealand (ANZ).
A dirt doctor, an aspiring funeral home director and a contender for the 2013 World Beard and Moustache Championships in Germany – these are just some of the unique Kiwi characters to be profiled in this year’s New Zealand Young Producer Shorts 2013.
The Wand Company will unveil two new Doctor Who Sonic Screwdrivers, based on the Time Lord’s wonderful pocket sized gadget, at San Diego’s Comic-Con this coming July.
From Tuesday July 16, BBC Knowledge presents Frontline War, a season of programmes portraying the confronting, emotional and courageous stories of heroes on the frontline.
BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand today announced that Pan Macmillan Australia has secured publishing rights for Walking with Dinosaurs: The 3D Movie. Further licensing deals with Travelgoods.com and Keldan International will see a unique selection of Walking with Dinosaur themed products hitting shelves later this year.
BBC News has appointed Jon Donnison as the new Australia correspondent, commencing early August 2013. Jon has been the BBC’s Gaza and West Bank correspondent for the past three years.
Revamped WWalking Wtih Dinosaurs app
Australian Top Gear fans are in for a treat with a brand new series of Top Gear to hit our shores in July, followed closely by the global television event Top Gear Week in August.
Aung San Suu Kyi, has confirmed her bid for the presidency of Burma at a BBC World Debate held yesterday.
A huge range of over 400 products available to browse and buy
Filmed during the World Economic Forum (WEF) East Asia in Burma, BBC World News will air its next World Debate featuring Aung San Suu Kyi the Nobel Peace Prize recipient on Saturday June 8 at 12.10 AEST
Vivid Sydney 2013 will feature a spectacular celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the legendary BBC television program, Doctor Who for one night only.
A recent deal has seen Foxtel’s The History channel acquire over 66 hours of factual content from BBC Worldwide ANZ. The package includes a number of titles which will have their Australian premiere on the channel, along with a raft of WW1 programming to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the start of the First World War.
Jon Penn announces changes to roles for Deirdre Brennan, Blair McQuade, Robert Leach and Irene Read
A Doctor Who fan’s paradise will land in Sydney this Autumn with the first ever Doctor Who pop-up shop opening its doors on Thursday 9th May at 7 Wilson Street, Newtown.
New channel to make Foxtel the home of BBC TV in Australia. In a significant new multi-platform deal, BBC Worldwide is to launch a premium BBC channel on Foxtel, offering premiere British drama and comedy, ad-break free and as close to UK transmission as possible.
In a recently completed deal, BBC Worldwide Australasia has licensed a package of over 50 hours of children’s programming to ABC3.
On Friday May 3, BBC Knowledge will launch Uncovered - a weekly destination showcasing a selection of insightful and thought-provoking documentaries.
Beyoncé fans will get their first chance to see the star’s intimate feature-length documentary Beyoncé– Life is But a Dream on the big screen with special premiere cinema screenings to be held on Wednesday 8th May.
In a recently completed deal, BBC Worldwide Australasia has licensed a package of over 220 hours of premiere content to Foxtel’s LifeStyle Channels Group, for transmission on the The LifeStyle Channel, LifeStyle YOU, LifeStyle HOME and LifeStyle FOOD channels.
Following the death of Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s first and only female Prime Minister, BBC Worldwide Australasia channels are remembering her with a number of shows which explore her life and work.
Survey finds tablets complement TV viewing and finds 25-34 age demographic the biggest news enthusiasts
The BBC has announced that new presenter, Yalda Hakim, will make her on-screen debut on BBC World News on 23 March presenting a special three part series of Our World entitled, Iraq: Ten Years On.
BBC World News and BBC.com will today launch ‘Live the Story,’ a new brand positioning and major global marketing campaign. The activity will include television, press, online, radio, Out of Home and experiential media.
As Jeremy Clarkson and James May roll into Sydney for the inaugural Top Gear Festival on March 9-10, BBC Knowledge will be gearing up for the first of the two-part Top Gear special premiering Sunday March 10.
World-first similtaneous cinema screenings in Australia and New Zealand
World-first similtaneous cinema screenings for Doctor Who in New Zealand and Australia.
Fans of Deadly 60 will be able to meet host Steve Backshall with several appearances scheduled for this weekend.
The BBC’s international website, BBC.com, has launched a sports mobile application for iPhone and iPod touch devices across the globe. The free app brings together the BBC’s expert coverage to deliver news, live scores, stats, commentary and analysis on-the-go.
As Top Gear Series 19 transmits on BBC Knowledge just days after its UK TX, BBC Worldwide launches a second-screen game for its global fans
In an exciting collaboration through time and relative dimension in space, BBC Worldwide Australasia and New Zealand Mint are offering a legal tender coin, and a series of collectible coins as a celebration of Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary.
Today BBC World News announced the appointment of Linda Yueh as Chief Business Correspondent, a new Singapore-based position that signals the channel’s continuing commitment to Asia and determination to expand the breadth and depth of its international business coverage.
BBC Worldwide today announced that Jon Penn, currently CEO Asia Pacific, FremantleMedia Enterprises, is to take up the new role of MD, BBC Worldwide Australasia in April.
Brace yourself Top Gear fans, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are back as the world’s most popular car programme returns for a brand new series, Sunday February 3 at 7:30pm (AEDT) on BBC Knowledge, first on Foxtel.
BBC Worldwide Australasia have partnered with Dymocks to create the first ever Lonely Planet, shop-in-shop (called the Lonely Planet Hub) at Dymocks‟ flagship George Street store in Sydney, which opened today.
Top of the Lake, the much anticipated television series from Academy Award winning writer/director Jane Campion and the Academy Award winning producers of The King’s Speech, will be shown First on Foxtel on UKTV from Sunday, March 24 at 8.30pm.
The BBC’s international television news channel, BBC World News, is unveiling a dramatic new look next week when it re-launches from new studios in central London.
BBC Worldwide Australasia has recently completed an exclusive deal with Foxtel’s LifeStyle channels, with more of the original British MasterChef to air next year on LifeStyle FOOD.
BBC Worldwide Australasia confirms that Random House Australia is to publish The Great Australian Bake Off book, already set to be the ‘must-have’ baking book of 2013.
In a recently completed deal with BBC Worldwide Australasia, the Seven Network has licensed the family comedy series Citizen Khan, which will premiere to Australian audiences in 2013.
The BBC has announced that one of Australia’s brightest young journalists, Yalda Hakim, is joining BBC World News as a presenter and correspondent for a new current affairs programme.
BBC Channels UKTV, BBC Knowledge, CBeebies and BBC World News will bring the best British programmes and international journalism to Australian audiences in 2013, on Foxtel.
Discover love at first bite with Lonely Planet, control your home entertainment with a flick of the wrist using the Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote or delight your little one with a new playmate from Charlie and Lola
BeefEater, the Australian leaders in barbecue technology, has partnered with BBC Worldwide Australasia to create an innovative and compact Top Gear Limited Edition BUGG® (BeefEater Universal Gas Grill) BBQ, that will make you the envy of your mates.
Announced that Good Food magazine ceased publication with the December 2012/January 2013 being the last edition. Good Food Mag was a joint venture between BBCW and ACP Publishing.
Top Gear Festival Sydney is set to transform Sydney Motorsport Park into petrol-head heaven, as cars and stars take to the track in this inaugural outdoor motoring spectacular.
In a period in which two global events will see the transition of power decided in two of the world’s most powerful nations – the U.S Presidential Elections and the 18th National People’s Congress of the Communist Party of China - BBC Global News be showing how both these events reverberate internationally.
The brand new 50 Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special will screen Sunday 25 November at 7:30pm on BBC Knowledge.
BBC Worldwide has announced the full launch of a smart new ‘master app’ for Good Food fans, which will enable them to download and store a host of existing BBC Good Food cookbook apps and bookmark favourite recipes, shopping lists and handy tools in one place for the first time.
To air Tuesday 16th October 2012, at 14.30; 19.30 AEDT and on Wednesday 17th October at 02.30 AEDT
In a recently completed deal, BBC Worldwide Australasia has licensed over 200 hours of popular lifestyle and entertainment programming to LifeStyle, with most of the titles to have their Australian premiere on Foxtel, the subscription television network.
BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC has announced an exciting new phase of its partnership with YouTube spearheaded by the upcoming launch of two brand new original content channels.
SPAA has confirmed that Helen Jackson, Managing Director of Content & Production for BBC Worldwide will be a keynote speaker at this year’s Conference being held 12 to 15 November at Central Pier Docklands in Melbourne.
In a recently completed deal with BBC Worldwide Australasia, Network Ten has licensed a package of David Attenborough Natural History programmes, featuring some of his new titles and other captivating wildlife productions from BBC Worldwide’s Natural History collection.
In a recently completed deal with BBC Worldwide Australasia, ABC TV has licensed the children’s series The Adventures of Abney & Teal, which will broadcast for the first time in Australia on ABC4Kids later in the year.
BBC Worldwide Australasia has unveiled a new partnership with the Nine Network which will see the world’s biggest motoring entertainment show premiere on Foxtel’s BBC Knowledge before being transmitted on Nine and on GO!
As part of the much anticipated Summer at the House season, the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall will play host to the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular, December 15 & 16, 2012.
London Calling, the latest global television viewing event from BBC Worldwide Channels has proved to be a ratings hit for the network with an uplift in audience figures across key markets. In Australia, the London Calling season was successful in reaching over 3 million viewers during the two month period overall, 40% of these viewers were new to UKTV2.
The Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control - recently unveiled by The Wand Company and BBC Worldwide as the must-have accessory for Doctor Who fans - will be available for purchase from August 31 here in Australia prior to the return of Doctor Who on ABC1.
Scott Couper joins BBC Advertising as Sales Manager NSW and Queensland, while three Lonely Planet roles also join the team for greater integration.
Thrilling heists, troubled cops, eccentric ex-detectives and a quirky Douglas Adams’ adaptation form the backbone of UKTV’s Crime and Justice season, featuring Australian premieres and screening throughout October on Foxtel.
Top Gear news app launched free to download
This August, BBC Knowledge’s charismatic presenters will stimulate minds, conversations and curiosity with brand new Australian premiere factual programmes, Richard Hammond’s Crash Course and series 8 of the world’s number one business show, Dragons’ Den plus new episodes of the BBC flagship science programme Horizon.
Creative Fathers’ Day gift ideas from BBC Worldwide Australasia
Australian Premiere Saturdays at 7:30pm from August 4 on UKTV
Another year of strong growth in sales and profits driven by rising international exports; including 9% revenue growth for BBC Worldwide Australasia
In a late addition to the schedule, the revealing documentary A Jubilee Tribute to The Queen by the Prince of Wales has been confirmed to premiere on UKTV.
BBC Worldwide Digital Entertainment & Games today announced that Top Gear: Stunt School Revolution is now available for free download on iOS and coming soon on Android systems.
BBC Worldwide Australia has partnered with Coles and Campbell’s Australia to launch a fantastic new range of Charlie and Lola kids’ soups. The soups are in stock now, exclusive to Coles supermarkets, just in time for the winter soup season.
Players travel across time and space to discover the mystery of the Eternity Clock
BBC Worldwide today announce a new free-to-play online game centred on the global juggernaut television show Dancing with the Stars.
A troupe of kiwi comedians, a DIY wizard and the steepest street in the world are just some of the unique New Zealand stories to be brought to the screen for the 2012 New Zealand Young Producer Shorts on BBC Knowledge.
This May the Earth’s most charismatic animals will be followed day and night by award winning BBC Natural History Unit filmmakers, international wildlife specialists and BBC viewers for an epic global animal soap opera Planet Earth Live where nature writes the script.
Dripping in Chocolate, a one x 90 minute Southern Star commission for UKTV Australia had an average audience of 111,000 viewers since its premiere on Saturday April 7, as part of the annual murder mystery event Whodunit?
BBC Worldwide Australia has appointed Helen Pendlebury in the new role of Head of Commercial, Entertainment & Children’s Brands.
London Calling and Planet Earth Live to air on BBC Worldwide channels
Australia’s UKTV today announces brand new premium drama and entertainment content for 2012 including Going for Gold, We’ll Take Manhattan, One Night, Inside Men, Falcón and the ultimate irreverent music quiz show Never Mind the Buzzcocks which has never before screened in Australia.
BBC Worldwide Australia has concluded another considerable content deal with FetchTV, licensing more than 1750 episodes of Natural History, Entertainment, Children’s, Factual and Lifestyle content.
The biggest names in sport and entertainment join forces in Sport Relief, one of the UK’s biggest television events of the year, to raise money for good causes around the world
See-Saw Films and UKTV in Australia and New Zealand announced today that the upcoming mini-series Top of the Lake will begin production on February 7, 2012 in Queenstown.
EastEnders fans are in for a treat as UKTV begins screening double episodes of the popular soap every Monday to Thursday night from January 23rd at 6.30pm, bringing the Australian transmission closer to the British broadcast.