July 23, 2016 8:36 AM ET


Company Overview of BBC Worldwide Limited

Company Overview

BBC Worldwide Limited engages in investing, commercializing, and showcasing content from the British Broadcasting Corporation. It operates through the United Kingdom, North America, Australia and New Zealand, Western Europe, and Rest of World segments. The company focuses on the acquisition, development, exploitation, licensing, and sale of intellectual properties. Its activities include content sales and co-productions, consumer products, BBC.com, and BBC Worldwide Productions. The company also engages in program distribution; TV channel operation; live events; and developing digital downloads and physical products, such as DVDs, books, and CDs. In addition, it sells programs and formats pr...

Television Centre

101 Wood Lane

London,  W12 7FA

United Kingdom

Founded in 1979

1,764 Employees


44 20 8433 2000


44 20 8749 0538

Key Executives for BBC Worldwide Limited

Chief Executive Officer, Director of Global and Executive Director
Age: 48
Chairman, Member of Remuneration Committee and Director General of BBC
Age: 64
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director
Chief Operations Officer
President of UK, EIRE, ANZ and Global Advertising
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

BBC Worldwide Limited Key Developments

BBC Worldwide Limited expected to report Fiscal Year 2016 results on July 23, 2016. This event was calculated by Capital IQ (Created on July 20, 2016).

BBC Worldwide Limited expected to report Fiscal Year 2016 results on July 23, 2016. This event was calculated by Capital IQ (Created on July 20, 2016).

BBC Worldwide Appoints Tom Fussell as CFO

BBC Worldwide, has appointed Tom Fussell as CFO with effect from May 3, 2016. Fussell was most recently CFO of Shine from 2013 to 2015. Between 1997 and 2007 he held a variety of finance roles at the BBC, in BBC Production and Group Finance.

BBC Worldwide Secures New Digital Deals in India with Hungama and Vuclip

BBC Worldwide announced two new licensing deals with Hungama, and Vuclip. With these SVOD deals, India viewers will have access to award-winning and popular BBC drama series never before seen in India. From end April 2016, viewers of Hungama will be able to watch BBC programmes premiering in India for the first time including crime drama Prey (Series 1) - in which John Simm (Life on Mars, State of Play) stars as a man on the run, desperate to clear his name for the sake of his family; Not Safe For Work- a comedy drama which follows Katherine (played by Zawe Ashton) who is reluctantly relocated from London to Northampton as part of public spending cuts and she meets a disparate yet similarly disillusioned group of workmates; and sci-fi, comedy and horror drama Save Our Skins - in which protagonists Ben and Stephen wake up one morning to realise the human race has disappeared and they are the only two humans left on Earth. These programmes, and more will be available on demand for viewers to watch at their own convenience. Subscribers of Vuclip's OTT service, Viu can now catch blockbusting BBC dramas including the modern reworking of Tolstoy's epic masterpiece, War and Peace, starring Paul Dano, Lily James and James Norton; and BAFTA-nominated Doctor Foster in which Doctor Gemma Foster, a loving wife and trusted doctor's seemingly perfect world is shattered when she suspects her husband of having an affair.

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