German mobile TV app dailyme TV has extended its collaboration with BBC Worldwide and acquired the licences for several new formats from the UK-based public broadcaster’s commercial subsidiary.
MIPTV 2014 – CANNES. German public broadcaster ZDF will be the German co-producer of the new BBC production One Planet, BBC Worldwide announced at MIPTV 2014 in Cannes.
TV24, the new commercial Swiss TV channel launching on May 12, 2014, has acquired movies, series and documentaries from rights holders and producers such as ZDF Enterprises, ProSiebenSat.1, Beta Film, BBC Worldwide and Telepool Zürich.
Joyce Yeung and David Weiland land new roles within BBC Worldwide, while Ian McDonough will leave the company.
The BBC has given details of BBC First, the new premium channel launching in Australia this August.
BBC Worldwide has appointmented Joel Churcher as VP and general manager Africa, starting in April.
BBC Worldwide chief executive Tim Davie has announced plans for three new pay-TV channels that will showcase BBC content internationally.
Amazon’s Lovefilm has signed a deal with BBC Worldwide that will see a range of children’s content become available for members to stream instantly.
The BBC may consider taking part in the contest for the remaining slots on Poland’s first DTT multiplex, according to Jacek Koskowski, GM and VP CEE at BBC Worldwide.
BBC Worldwide Channels, RCS & RDS and DIGI have announced a new distribution partnership that will see the launch of BBC Knowledge into Romania and Hungary for the first time from January 1, 2013.