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  1. 'Teletubbies' Owner Signs Pact With Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Exclusive)

    4:00 am 5/31/2016

    The global distribution deal for new and classic episodes in all formats comes as a revamped series about Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po bows on Nick Jr. Read more

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  2. UKTV: Future of Scripps, BBC Joint Venture in Focus

    3:09 am 4/29/2016

    "Scripps would definitely want to fully consolidate UKTV," says one analyst amid chatter that the British government may require BBC Worldwide to sell its 50 percent stake.Read more

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  3. MIPTV: 'Undercover' Writer Talks "Desperate Paucity of Black Lead Characters" on U.K. TV

    1:16 am 3/31/2016

    The BBC Worldwide drama from Peter Moffat is seen as a British TV milestone for having two black actors — Sophie Okonedo and Adrian Lester — in the lead roles. Read more

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  4. BBC Worldwide Invests in Producer of South African Versions of 'X Factor,' 'Pawn Stars'

    1:47 am 3/30/2016

    The company says the deal with Rapid Blue will help "meet the growing demand for high-end, compelling and relevant local content for the African market, in addition to taking African content to the world."Read more

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  5. New 'Top Gear' Co-Host Matt LeBlanc Says Show "Wasn't Broken"

    4:49 am 2/23/2016

    'Top Gear' was the main attraction at BBC Worldwide's annual Showcase in Liverpool, where the former 'Friends' star and fellow host Chris Evans pushed the revamped show to international buyers. Read more

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  6. BBC's 'Top Gear' Unveils Full Lineup of Hosts

    1:36 am 2/11/2016

    Four new faces are added to the motoring show's presenting team alongside Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc. Read more

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  7. BBC Brings 'Banished' to American Audiences on iTunes

    6:15 pm 1/18/2016

    The series is set in 18th-century Australia.Read more

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  8. BBC Worldwide Buys 25 Percent Stake in Factual Producer Amazing

    2:45 am 12/16/2015

    The commercial arm of the U.K. public broadcaster says Amazing Productions will provide it with "non-scripted aspirational lifestyle content."Read more

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  9. Amazon Orders First U.K. Original Drama 'The Collection' From 'Ugly Betty' Producer

    4:24 am 11/30/2015

    The show will be produced by the BBC Worldwide's Lookout Point, which is also behind the upcoming big-budget series 'War and Peace.'Read more

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  10. BBC Ships Adele Special Across World

    1:40 am 11/19/2015

    'Adele — Live in London' will be the singer's first TV appearance since she sang 'Skyfall' at the 2013 Oscars. Read more

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