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BBC Worldwide close multiple digital deals in Spain

MUMBAI:Digital consumers in Spain are to have more access to British television content after BBC Worldwide announced content deals with Spanish digital platforms Telefonica, Youzee and Cameo.


Cameo has acquired almost 170 hours of content for their VoD platform Filmin including comedy and drama titles ‘Katy Brand‘s Big Ass Show‘, ‘The Thick of It‘, ‘The Shadow Line‘, ‘Life on Mars‘ and ‘Wallander‘.


Telefonica has launched its new VOD service with over 260 hours of BBC Worldwide content across drama, documentary and childrens. ‘Doctor Who‘, ‘Sherlock‘, ‘Clerkenwell’s Misfits‘ and ‘Torchwood: Miracle Day‘ will all be available to view. Childrens programme ‘Charlie And Lola‘ and factual titles ‘Amazon with Bruce Parry‘, ‘Polar Bear – Spy on the Ice‘, ‘Earth Under Water‘ and ‘Louis Theroux: Hunting‘ are also available through Telefonica.


BBC Worldwide will be a launch partner for new VOD platform Youzee, supplying 65 hours of content across comedy and drama. Acquired titles include the Ricky Gervais comedy Extras, the Emmy-nominated drama Luther (S1&2), Upstairs Downstairs and Pride & Prejudice.


BBC Worldwide VP business development, digital - sales and distribution Gary Woolf commented, “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.”


BBC Worldwide will be hosting a dedicated digital day for the first time at BBC Worldwide Showcase 2012 from 26 – 29 February, the distributor’s bespoke four-day TV export market, featuring speakers from digital players including Netflix and Miso.

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