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  1. BBC Boss Calls for Modernized License Fee, Says Cost Cuts Will Ensure Proper Drama Budget

    2:11 am 2/26/2014

    UPDATED: Tony Hall tells a conference in Oxford that the U.K. public broadcaster is "great value for money" and is looking for $160 million in additional cost cuts to ensure an appropriate drama budget.Read more

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  2. France to Get Local Version of BBC Hit Show 'Antiques Roadshow'

    3:43 am 2/25/2014

    The French adaptation of the long-running U.K. classic will feature a panel of experts and be hosted by Charlotte de Turckheim.Read more

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  3. 'Doctor Who' Star Peter Capaldi Makes Surprise Appearance at BBC Showcase

    3:23 am 2/25/2014

    Meanwhile, "Sherlock" star Benedict Cumberbatch recorded a video message for program buyers at the annual BBC Worldwide event in Liverpool.Read more

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  4. BBC Worldwide Executive: U.K. Drama Can Be 'Alternative to U.S. Fare'

    1:58 am 2/24/2014

    "Audiences recognize the quality of British dramas for their high production values, unique British culture and humor," says the company's president of global markets as it touts growing content sales in Asia and beyond.
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  5. 'Luther' to Get Russian Remake as BBC Worldwide Gears up for Program Showcase

    11:59 pm 2/21/2014

    A record number of buyers, including first-timers DirecTV and Google Play, proves that shows from the BBC and British indies continues to draw global interest.Read more

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  6. BBC's Graham Norton 'Furious' Over Irish Broadcaster's Payout to Anti-Gay Marriage Group

    4:56 am 2/21/2014

    The Irish-born, openly gay talk show star described the broadcaster's decision to pay a Catholic lobbying group a $116,000 settlement "absolutely moronic."Read more

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  7. 'Sherlock' Helps Boost BBC iPlayer to Record Viewer Numbers

    3:10 am 2/19/2014

    The Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman show helped the U.K. public broadcaster's catch-up VOD service surpass 300 million requests in January.Read more

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  8. Amanda Knox Special Draws 700,000 Viewers for BBC

    1:56 am 2/18/2014

    The hour-long "Is Amanda Knox Guilty?" was the first order from the London office of NBC News' Peacock Productions and aired on young-skewing network BBC Three.Read more

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  9. Tom Hardy Joins BBC's 'Peaky Blinders'

    7:27 am 2/14/2014

    The epic costume gangster drama casts Hardy opposite Cillian Murphy, reuniting "The Dark Knight Rises" and "Inception" actors.Read more

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  10. Indie TV Giant Argonon Acquires Windfall Films

    2:00 am 2/13/2014

    The super-indie will use its global outposts to drive the U.K.-based specialist factual producer deeper into North America. Read more

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