WHAT WE DO
We are the main commercial arm and a wholly owned subsidiary of the BBC. We exist to build the BBC brand around the world, support the BBC public service mission and maximise returns on its behalf while ensuring all activities are conducted in a way that is consistent with BBC standards and values.
BBC COMMISSIONS PRODUCED BY
- BBC in-house production
- UK independent sector
BBC WORLDWIDE PRODUCTIONS
- Wholly owned production houses in the USA, India and France
OTHER CONTENT PRODUCERS
- Production companies
WE DELIVER RETURNS
- Programme investment
- Other rights payment
- Growing brand across the globe
- Building reach of BBC
- Profit share
- Showcasing UK creativity
BBC Worldwide is a company with content at its heart. We invest in, commercialise, market and showcase content from the BBC and the wider UK television industry around the world.
WE COMMERCIALISE THROUGH
- Programme and format sales
- International co-funding
- International formats and channel commissions
- BBC branded services including websites
- Ancillaries e.g. DVD and live events
- Other IP exploitation
WHERE WE OPERATE
Our business is structured across four geographical regions: the UK; North America; Australia and New Zealand; and the rest of the world, known collectively as Global Markets. We have 18 offices around the world, plus BBC Advertising sales representatives in a further three locations.
Top Gear - The Perfect Road Trip 2 ©Rod Fountain 2014 (top left), Orphan Black ©BBC Worldwide (top right), Peaky Blinders ©Caryn Mandabach Productions Ltd and Tiger Aspect Productions Ltd. 2014 (bottom left) and Life Story ©Tom Hugh-Jones 2014 (bottom right).