BBC Worldwide North America continues to grow, expanding Scannell’s purview along with it. Scannell is charged with expanding the BBC brand in the U.S. and Canada; he’s also a member of BBC Worldwide’s Executive Board. Recent company developments include the production of a fourth season of “Call the Midwife,” along with PBS and Neal Street Productions that was announced at the recent TCA press tour, and a multiyear distribution deal with Hulu that’s made available close to 2,000 hours of 144 BBC programs on the Hulu Plus subscription service. Among titles included in the deal are “Doctor Who” and “Fawlty Towers.”

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MobiTV Files for Voluntary Bankruptcy

MobiTV started off March by filing for voluntary relief under Chapter 11, saying it intends to use the proceeding to implement a restructure that will position the company for long-term sustainability and growth.

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