Paul Dempsey

BBC Worldwide launches new channels in South Africa

BBC Worldwide is launching its three new channel brands in Africa for the first time with a three-channel launch on DStv in South Africa. Worldwide, the commercial arm of the UK pubcaster, has revamped its channels offering across three core brands, fact-ent service BBC Brit, factual offering BBC Earth and premium drama service BBC First. […]

BBC First drama channel to make European debut

BBC Worldwide’s new premium drama channel, BBC First, is set to make its European debut in the Netherlands next month.  The BBC’s commercial arm said that the BBC First channel will launch in Europe on terrestrial provider KPN on May 16, with further platforms to follow throughout the Benelux region. The channel will air series […]