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BBC Worldwide Channels acquires Jonathan Ross show

BBC Worldwide Channels has acquired BBC One hit Friday Night With Jonathan Ross for its international channels, which includes BBC America. The show will keep its title for the US version, but will be retitled The Jonathan Ross Show for BBC Canada, New Zealand's UK.TV channel, Latin America's BBC Entertainment feed and Scandinavia and Africa feeds of BBC Entertainment.
June 4, 2009

BBC Worldwide Channels has acquired BBC One hit Friday Night With Jonathan Ross for its international channels, which includes BBC America. The show will keep its title for the US version, but will be retitled The Jonathan Ross Show for BBC Canada, New Zealand’s UK.TV channel, Latin America’s BBC Entertainment feed and Scandinavia and Africa feeds of BBC Entertainment.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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