BBC, Discovery announce deal

...America will have a decidedly British accent. BBC America takes to the air March 29, one...States, will invest $100 million to launch BBC America. The new cable network will show...opera EastEnders. Two hours a day of the BBC's news operation, BBC World, will also...

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Historic BBC reports enter Net archive LONDON - Landmark BBC television reports of major world events from the past half-century...219) annual license fee levied on British TV owners. The BBC will check the numeric Internet addresses of users to make...

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BBC documentary profiles accused Augusta woman

...kill her fourth husband will air on the BBC next week. The documentary, titled Black...shunned media attention. According to the BBC's Web site, the documentary will air...information about the documentary, visit www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00nq75b. PREVIOUS...

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Xi signs UK nuclear-power deal as Cameron says Britain will be China's 'partner of choice'

...the visit "one of the worst national humiliations we've seen.""I think that we have to be much tougher," he told the BBC. "I think that we should consider sanctions on China, not rolling out the red carpet."Opposition politicians and trade...

Can't defend anti-gunners

...Kennesaw, compared to a modest 10.4 percent drop in Georgia as a whole.Gun-free England is not such a utopia according to the BBC. Handgun crime in the United Kingdom rose 40 percent two years after it passed a draconian gun ban in 1977.In 1976, Georgia...

Music by Turner: 'Live at BBC Volume 2' ?is must have for every Beatles fan

THE BEATLES "ON AIR" LIVE AT THE BBC VOLUME 2. One of the reasons The Beatles stopped performing...the government-operated British Broadcasting Company, the BBC.The BBC gave The Beatles a chance to perform numbers from their astounding...

BBC announces major Web site relaunch

...sports, music, health and science. The BBC's plans, however, drew criticism from...International, accused the state-funded BBC on Wednesday of "blatantly commercial ambitions...commercial digital media." He said the BBC, which receives about $5.3 billion a...

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ABC to distribute BBC News reports

...subscribers through a deal with ABC News. BBC News producers will choose segments on top...ABC spokeswoman Megan Mollmann said. BBC and ABC would not disclose financial terms...arrangement, ABC is the exclusive distributor of BBC News on-demand footage for broadband and...

BBC's 'Top of the Pops' may be heading stateside

...Associated Press Monday that he and the BBC have nearly completed a deal to jointly...one season. In 2002, the cable network BBC America also briefly broadcast the British...aired on the American show. Calls to the BBC were not immediately returned Monday. This...

Radiohead guitarist to become the BBC's composer in residence

...last three years, will allow Greenwood to use the BBC's musical resources, including the BBC Concert Orchestra. His manager, Bryce Edge...archives, the scores and most importantly the BBC Concert Orchestra," Edge said of Greenwood...