BBC Worldwide Secures New Digital Deals In India
BBC Worldwide announced two new licensing deals with India’s leading digital service providers, Hungama and Vuclip, for BBC drama.
From end April 2016, viewers of Hungama will be able to watch BBC programmes premiering in India for the first time including crime drama Prey (Series 1) – in which John Simm (Life on Mars, State of Play) stars as a man on the run, desperate to clear his name for the sake of his family; Not Safe For Work – a comedy drama whichfollows Katherine (played by Zawe Ashton) who is reluctantly relocated from London to Northampton as part of public spending cuts and she meets a disparate yet similarly disillusioned group of workmates; and sci-fi, comedy and horror drama; and Save Our Skins – in which protagonists Ben and Stephen wake up one morning to realise the human race has disappeared and they are the only two humans left on Earth. These programmes, and more will be available on demand for viewers to watch at their own convenience. More here.