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Topic: BBC America

What Do 13 of the Strongest Women on TV Have in Common? They're All Tatiana Maslany

Orphan Black's star creates clones with endless individuality

A few short years ago, Tatiana Maslany was an up-and-coming actress with improv comedy chops, some TV and small movie roles under her belt and a profile little known outside…

How BBC America Is Building Buzz

With splashy thrillers

Sarah Barnett hasn't been genetically engineered, like all those clones in Orphan Black, for the job at hand. It just seems that way. Barnett's new gig—she's a few months into…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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