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BBC Channels Worldwide acquires cookery, wedding and adventure titles

UK's best known personalities will be seen by new audiences in Asia, Africa and Poland on international networks BBC Lifestyle and BBC Knowledge, thanks to BBC Worldwide Channels' new slate of lifestyle and adventure titles. Series one of Jamie Does will receive a territory premiere in Africa, as will Jamie's American Road Trip, both starring chef Jamie Oliver. The chef also stars in series one and two of Jamie at Home as well as a one-hour Christmas special. The Jamie Oliver series have been acquired from FremantleMedia Enterprises, and also includes five-part series Jamie's Family Christmas. From Optomen, BBC Worldwide Channels has acquired series two of Heston's Feast, starring chef Heston Blumenthal, and Gordon's Great Escape, with Gordon Ramsay, for the BBC Lifestyle network. Series one (3 x one-hour) and series two (4 x one-hour) have been acquired as territory premieres in Asia, Africa and Poland from 2011. More Gordon Ramsay can be seen in series three of Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmare USA. The show will air pan-territory on BBC Lifestyle from January 2011. Moving into weddings and away from cookery is Four Weddings, which BBC Lifestyle has picked up. Four Weddings has been acquired from ITV Global and scheduled to air in Africa from Winter 2010. Lastly, from Target Entertainment, is five titles from Jack Osborne's adventure strand for for BBC Knowledge in Asia. They will air across Asia from July 2010.
April 14, 2010

UK’s best known personalities will be seen by new audiences in Asia, Africa and Poland on international networks BBC Lifestyle and BBC Knowledge, thanks to BBC Worldwide Channels’ new slate of lifestyle and adventure titles. Series one of Jamie Does will receive a territory premiere in Africa, as will Jamie’s American Road Trip, both starring chef Jamie Oliver. The chef also stars in series one and two of Jamie at Home as well as a one-hour Christmas special. The Jamie Oliver series have been acquired from FremantleMedia Enterprises, and also includes five-part series Jamie’s Family Christmas. From Optomen, BBC Worldwide Channels has acquired series two of Heston’s Feast, starring chef Heston Blumenthal, and Gordon’s Great Escape, with Gordon Ramsay, for the BBC Lifestyle network. Series one (3 x one-hour) and series two (4 x one-hour) have been acquired as territory premieres in Asia, Africa and Poland from 2011. More Gordon Ramsay can be seen in series three of Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmare USA. The show will air pan-territory on BBC Lifestyle from January 2011. Moving into weddings and away from cookery is Four Weddings, which BBC Lifestyle has picked up. Four Weddings has been acquired from ITV Global and scheduled to air in Africa from Winter 2010. Adventure series is last, with five titles from Jack Osborne’s adventure strand for BBC Knowledge in Asia. Acquired from Target Entertainment, the titles will air across Asia from July 2010.

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