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UK pubcaster The BBC will combine BBC Studios and its commercial arm BBC Worldwide to create a single entity called BBC Studios, which will be led by CEO Tim Davie and chief creative officer Mark Linsey.
2017 has been a busy year for BBC Worldwide in the country. It launched its channel Sony BBC Earth in a joint venture (JV) with Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI). It also did a slew of content deals including with Zee Café for the block BBC First.
US online retail major Amazon has said that it will continue to invest in its VoD service and increase investment in 2018 as it is helping the company in engaging its core Prime customers.
BBC Worldwide has said that its BBC First branded block on English GEC Zee Café has received an outstanding response from the viewers since its launch in June 2017.
CASBAA, the Asian trade body serving the pay-TV industry, has created a coalition against piracy targeting Illicit Streaming Devices (ISDs) with the formation of Coalition Against Piracy (CAP).
UK pubcaster the BBC’s commercial arm BBC Worldwide has pre-sold BBC Studios Natural History Unit’s new series, ‘Blue Planet II’, to broadcasters around the globe.
UK pubcaster BBC Worldwide has said that its Director of News and Current Affairs James Harding will stand down at the beginning of the new year. James is leaving the BBC to set up his own news media venture.
Voot has launched a new original web series titled ‘Stupid Man Smart Phone’. The digital survival series has Vodafone and Motorola as presenting and powered-by sponsors.
BBC Worldwide has inked a deal that sees for the first time a BBC Earth branded block in South Korea.