We grew TV sales by
15% to £172 million
against a flat market
BBC Worldwide achieved a 15% increase in television sales
to £172 million over the financial year. At the same
time, we increased our investment in BBC programmes from £76
million to £81 million.
BBC Worldwide has built its lead as Europes top exporter
of television programmes.
Our biggest single earner of the year was The Weakest Link,
one of our most profitable formats ever. It contributed over
£10m in sales and made a huge impact on Americas
NBC network. The Blue Planet was also outstandingly popular
with audiences in more than 40 countries, as was Walking with