PTS, Taiwan’s independent public broadcaster, picked up a package of HD factual titles, totalling nearly 30 hours. This included a range of one-off documentaries from the BBC’s Natural World strand, plus Deadly 60 series 3 (20 x 30 & 6 x 30’ specials), History of the World (8 x 50’) and natural history series Ocean Giants (3 x 50’).

Joyce Yeung, SVP and GM for BBC Worldwide’s Sales & Distribution business in Asia, commented: “Our extensive catalogue covers top-quality titles from incredible TV talent across every factual genre, and we’re very proud that our programmes continue to be so popular in Asia.  We’ll keep working closely with our clients to bring the very best in factual programming to viewers across Asia.”