Cannes – BBC Worldwide announced that it has sold a range of factual programming to broadcasters in Asia.

Hong Kong FTA broadcaster TVB has picked up a package dominated by natural history and documentary titles, totalling approximately 100 hours. Titles sold include the blue-chip natural history series Frozen Planet (6 x 50’), Earthflight (6 x 50’) and Great Barrier Reef (3 x 50’ or 3 x 60’).

Other factual titles sold to TVB include: Nigel Slater’s Simple Cooking: Christmas Special (1 x 60’), Planet Cake (8 x 24’) a documentary series about the cake decorating business of the same name, Top Gear series 17 (6 x 50’) and 18 (7 x 50’), and various one-off programmes from the BBC’s Horizon science strand.