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The London Screenings: UK Distributors and Hollywood Studios Prepare For Onslaught Of Global TV Buyers

The major British distributors and Hollywood studios are preparing for an onslaught of international TV buyers with hundreds descending on London and Liverpool, hopefully with their wellington boots at the ready, to snap up the latest scripted gems.

Later this week, around 700 buyers are expected to hit the UK for the start of BBC Showcase, the annual programming bonanza held in Liverpool. The event, which runs Sunday 18 February to Wednesday 21 February in the home of The Beatles, will see a raft of U.S. tech giants, including Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Netflix, joined by traditional broadcasters and local SVOD players alongside A-list British talent such as Idris Elba, Steve Coogan and new Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker.

Paul Dempsey, President Global Markets, BBC Worldwide tells Deadline that the company has “pushed it a bit further this

Read more at: http://deadline.com/2018/02/the-london-screenings-uk-distributors-and-hollywood-studios-prepare-for-onslaught-of-global-tv-buyers-1202287125/