All articles by Will Hurrell – Page 9

  • News

    Q&A: Tim Mutimer


    BBC Worldwide's senior vice president for EMEA

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    Q&A: Joyce Yeung


    BBC Worldwide's senior vice president for Asia

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    Q&A: Steve Macallister


    BBC Worldwide's managing director for sales and distribution

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    Living finds The Locator


    Living has acquired a US documentary series from distributor Off the Fence (OTF) about people in search of lost friends and family.

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    Digital deal for Target

    2009-02-25T07:57:00Z has signed a two year digital distribution deal with Target Entertainment Group to represent a range of entertainment titles from its catalogue.

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    Corrie goes digital in the US


    Long-running ITV1 soap Coronation Street is making its US debut today following a deal ITV Global Entertainment struck with Amazon Video On Demand.

  • Comment

    Blog: BBC Showcase 09


    With BBC Showcase well underway, Will Hurrell takes a trip to the bustling event in Brighton under the watchful gaze of the BBC Worldwide PR machine.

  • News

    Kiwis join the Survivors


    BBC Showcase: BBC Worldwide has sold its new post-apocalyptic drama Survivors to Prime TV in New Zealand.

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    Auf Wiedersehen Pet sold to Germany


    BBC Showcase: Classic ITV comedy Auf Wiedersehen Pet is to be screened in Germany for the first time after BBC Worldwide sold a significant package of programming to VoD service on T-Online.

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    BBCW plans China Showcase


    BBC Showcase: Steve Macallister, BBC Worldwide's managing director of sales and distribution, has told Broadcastnow he is planning to launch a Showcase-style event in China.

  • Features

    The Buyer: Pilar Perez


    Pilar Perez is senior vice-president of acquisitions at DCD Rights.

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    DRG agrees first-look deal with Talent TV


    Talent Television, the indie behind the BBC1 Test the Nation format, has signed a first-look deal with Digital Rights Group (DRG).

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    Distributors unite to fight for terms of trade


    Some of the UK's biggest distributors have responded to the government's Digital Britain report by banding together to protect the rights won by the indie sector in the 2003 Communications Act.

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    Roy Walker to host gameshow series


    Catchphrase presenter Roy Walker is to front a series about the greatest moments in gameshow history for Virgin Media Television's Challenge.

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    BBCW buys 25% stake in Sprout


    BBC Worldwide has bought a 25% stake in actor and QI presenter Stephen Fry's indie Sprout.

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    ITV Global picks up BBC4 drama


    ITV Global Entertainment has acquired the global TV distribution rights to an upcoming BBC4 drama pilot from the writer of Channel 4's The Book Group.

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    Blighty set for launch with the best of British


    Dom Joly will build on UKTV People's rebranding to Blighty with an irreverent tour of the British Isles in which he will restock his home with items made in this country.

  • Features

    The Buyer: Emmanuelle Namiech


    Emmanuelle Namiech is director of acquisitions and co-productions at ITV Global Entertainment.

  • News

    Target to give Aussies taste of Boozed up Brits


    Bravo's observational documentary series Boozed Up Brits Abroad is heading Down Under as part of a significant slate of deals for Target Entertainment Group.

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    School format is sold to Spain in DRG triple deal


    Channel 4's historical re-enactment series That'll Teach 'Em is to be remade in Spain as one of three major format sales in the country for Digital Rights Group (DRG).