BBCW returns slide (despite PEII strong sales)

BBCW returns slide (despite PEII strong sales)

19th July 2017

BBC Worldwide’s returns to the corporation have slipped over the past year, despite a strong sales performance by Planet Earth II.

The distribution arm of the public broadcaster posted returns of £210.5m in 2016/17 – a drop from the £222.2m delivered across 2015/16.

The figure is the equivalent of 12.2% of the BBC’s spend on television content.

Source : Broadcast

BBCW has targeted returning £1.2bn to the BBC across the five years to 2020.

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