NATPE 2015: BBC's Sherlock, Doctor Who transported to Brazil

DetailsJuan Fernandez Gonzalez | 23 January 2015

Through a content distribution deal with TV Cultura, BBC Worldwide will be taking the British series Sherlock and Doctor Who to Brazil. The package, announced at NATPE, includes eight seasons of Doctor Who and the three seasons of Sherlock.

bbcbrazil"After 50 years of production, Doctor Who connects with Brazilian audiences. This important market values BBC drama, from classic series such as Doctor Who to modern productions like Sherlock, which will be now also available on Free TV in Brazil as part of this new deal with TV Cultura," comments Fred Medina, EVP and managing director at BBC Worldwide Latin America and US Hispanic.

In addition, the deal will include some of the BBC's most successful children's shows such as Andy's Wild, Andy's Dinosaur and Charlie and Lola.

BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and TV Cultura is the second deal announced at NATPE, following a three-partner agreement to take various content to Chile.