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  1. BBC Kids Channel Closes December 31, 2018

    Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    Knowledge Network Corporation and BBC Studios have announced their joint venture channel BBC Kids will cease operations on December 31, 2018. Joint Press Release
  2. Drama Series "The Hour" coming to Netflix in January

    Industry News
    The Hour, a six part drama series which aired earlier this year on the BBC debuts next month on Netflix. The series centres on a new current affairs show being launched by the BBC in June 1956 during the time of the Suez Crisis. It originally aired on the BBC in the United Kingdom and stars...
  3. BBC iPlayer app and Video service now available in Canada

    Industry News
    The global BBC iPlayer App, a unique video on demand (VOD) pilot subscription service available on the iPad, is now available in Canada. Now available in sixteen countries outside of the U.K, the subscription services lets viewers watch shows from an extensive archive of award-winning classic...
  4. Sirius XM drops BBC Radio 1

    Industry News
    Yeah. I was pretty peeved. It was literally the only channel I listened to, so I've axed my subscription.
  5. Rent BBC TV episodes on Facebook (including Doctor Who)

    On the Web
    In a new venture for BBC Worldwide, the BBC’s commercial arm will tomorrow offer a series of digitally remastered Doctor Who stories to rent via Facebook. The episodes will be available for Facebook users in the USA, Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Once rented, episodes will be...
  6. BBC's Land Girls premieres Sunday on Sundance

    Industry News
    Land Girls, a five part British television series first broadcast on the BBC in 2009, makes its Canadian premiere this Sunday June 6th on the Sundance Channel. Created by Roland Moore, the show follows the lives and loves of four women in the Women's Land Army (WLA), a British civilian...
  7. New Doctor Who series premieres on Space

    Industry News
    The latest incarnation of Doctor Who, the long running BBC produced British science fiction television program, is coming to Canada in April. The new series, which premiered in Britain this past weekend, features Matt Smith as the eleventh Doctor Who and Karen Gillan as his companion Amy Pond...
  8. Landmark BBC series Life begins Sunday

    Industry News
    "Our planet may be home to 30 million different kinds of animals and plants, each individual locked in its own lifelong fight for survival." narrates David Attenborough in the opening episode of a major new BBC nature documentary series called Life. More than four years in the making, filmed...