BBC in Babelgum content deal

BBC Worldwide has signed a global content deal with Babelgum securing clips for the Web TV platform from programmes including David Attenborough’s Life in the Freezer, Top Gear and Tribe.

The clips will be advertising supported and packaged under the BBC LoveEarth, BBC Knowledge and BBC Entertainment brands. It’s the latest release of BBC content to online platforms following earlier deals with YouTube and Bebo.

Babelgum CEO Valerio Zingarelli said BBC Worldwide has some of the best known and most loved content in the world. “The BBC brand is known around the world and by bringing these brands to the Babelgum platform we further emphasise our position as a leading player in the internet TV space and a point of reference for Nature and Science’s passionate audiences.”

Other Babelgum content partners include the Associated Press, Reuters, PBS, BBC, 3DD, Shine Limited, Gong Anime, IMG and Off the Fence.