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BBC Worldwide strikes deals in Spain

BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the British public broadcaster, has struck a raft of digital programming deals in Spain. The distributor has closed deals with Spanish digital platforms Telefónica, Youzee and Cameo.

Telefónica is launching its new video-on-demand service with over 260 hours of BBC Worldwide content including Doctor Who, Sherlock, Misfits, Charlie & Lola, Louis Theroux: Hunting and Amazon with Bruce Parry. 
New video-on-demand platform Youzee is launching with 65 hours of BBC Worldwide series across comedy and drama including Extras, Luther and Pride & Prejudice, while Cameo has acquired 170 hours for their video-on-demand platform Filmin, including Katy Brand’s Big Ass Show, The Thick of It, The Shadow Line, Life on Mars and Wallander.

Gary Woolf, vice-president, business development and digital, sales and distribution said: “Digital sales are a key focus for our business and these Spanish deals are further evidence of the growth we continue to see throughout EMEA and globally.”