Shomi, BBC Worldwide sign Canadian licensing deal
The Canadian SVOD also landed the exclusive Canadian streaming rights to the NBC drama The Blacklist.
Netflix among TV nets to snag BBC Worldwide series
The latest acquisition for the U.S. market by the streaming service is The Honourable Woman, starring Maggie Gyllenhaal.
Defy hires BBC’s Mark Gall as chief revenue officer
Gall had been VP of digital ad sales for BBC Worldwide since 2007, leading teams in the U.S., Canada and Latin America.
BBC, Sohu.com partner for VOD deal
BBC Worldwide is partnering with Chinese entertainment brand Sohu.com to bring factual and drama programs from the U.K. pubcaster’s commercial arm to VoD across China.