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Topic: BBC America

AMC Gets Big Piece of BBC America for $200 Million Takes control of U.S. channel

AMC is taking over BBC America, buying a piece of the U.K. broadcasting property for a reported $200 million. The deal gives control to AMC, but BBC Worldwide will retain a…

October 24, 2014, 11:32 AM EDT

SundanceTV Extends Jaguar's British Villains Campaign Brit-heavy drama Rectify shows custom spot for the car-maker

One of the most popular creative executions in the automotive category this year has a new edition made by cable network SundanceTV for the second season of Rectify: Jaguar's "British…

June 23, 2014, 4:26 PM EDT

Salem Scares Up Big Numbers for WGN America First stab at scripted development draws a crowd Sunday night

The series premiere of WGN America’s first original scripted series, Salem, scared up some big numbers Sunday night, averaging 1.52 million viewers and a 0.5 rating among adults 18-49. Per Nielsen,…

April 21, 2014, 5:35 PM EDT

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special Breaks Records Show lands a Guinness entry for most simulcasts, tops BBC America's historic highs

UPDATE: NCM and BBC America released box office figures for the movie theater screenings: the 3D-enabled event took in gross receipts of some $4.77 from about 320,000 tickets for a…

November 25, 2013, 7:07 PM EST

CBS Sees Potential for Mid-Market Advertisers in Twitter Amplify Media giant is latest conquest

To say that David Morris, CBS Interactive chief customer officer, is bullish on Twitter would be an understatement. The media exec called Twitter "the No. 1 social network in the…

September 23, 2013, 1:52 PM EDT

Twitter's TV Ad Targeting Uses 'Video Fingerprinting' New system could boost Promoted Tweets' effectiveness

Twitter today announced a new program designed to help brands sync up television ads and Promoted Tweets through the use of a cutting-edge "video fingerprinting" technology. Via a data dashboard, digital marketers can…

May 23, 2013, 12:02 PM EDT

Twitter Inks Content Partnership Deal With BBC America Latest of several positioning moves made by the company this week

In an ongoing effort to provide high-quality video for its website while gaining ad revenue, Twitter has reached a content deal with BBC America, the cable network announced via a…

April 19, 2013, 1:11 PM EDT

BBC America to Adapt Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell Into 7-Part Miniseries Beeb's stateside sister net will co-produce period fantasy drama

BBC America is getting deeper into scripted territory with a new miniseries based on English fantasy writer Susanna Clarke's 2004 bestseller Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, a nearly 800-page tome…

April 8, 2013, 2:45 PM EDT

Doctor Who Christmas Special Becomes BBC America's Top Telecast Durable sci-fi series turns 50 this year

As it approaches the half-century mark, it's looking like Doctor Who may be BBC America's biggest transcontinental success. The Christmas Day special got just under a 1 in the demo—the…

January 2, 2013, 3:03 PM EST

Shows to Argue About Over Christmas Leftovers [Video Gallery] Because you've already argued about everything else

Here, gentle reader, is the thing: you're going to argue with your family over the holidays. You know you are. For many of you, the debates began over your Christmas dinner…

December 26, 2012, 9:46 AM EST

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