Cannes – Jana Bennett, President Worldwide Networks and Global BBC iPlayer, today confirmed the network’s commitment to stage global television events as she unveiled two new seasons for 2012 at MIPTV.  London Calling and Planet Earth Live will run simultaneously across the BBC channels around the world.

London Calling is a unique season of programmes that celebrate the music, fashion, art, culture and history of Britain’s capital city. The season will be led by LIVE coverage from the spectacular Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.