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Doctor Who is produced by Britain's public service broadcaster, the BBC

Doctor Who Helps Increase BBCW Profits

Money news! Thanks to big name brands like Doctor Who, Top Gear and Strictly Come Dancing BBC Worldwide has reported an 8% rise in headline profit to £155 million for the financial year 2011/2012! Hurrah for Money! Digital Spy reports that Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, yesterday announced a pre-tax increase of 13%…

Doctor Who vs the BBC Cutbacks

The Director General of the BBC, Mark Thompson, has revealed his thoughts and plans on the coming cuts that his company faces now that the licence fee for television has been frozen at the flat rate of £145.50 which is basically a 16 per cent cut. As the world faces financial trouble, the British Broadcasting…

TV Producers Block iPlayer Abroad

Independent Television producers have vowed to block the BBC’s plans to make the iPlayer available overseas to UK licence payers. Under ideas laid out by BBC Director General Mark Thompson at his MacTaggart Lecture to the MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival overseas licence fee payers such as servicemen would be able to access VOD from…

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