BBC Brit is an entertainment subscription television channel featuring factual entertainment programming. The channel is wholly owned and operated by BBC Studios. Originally set to roll out internationally in 2014, it was later announced it would launch in 2015, starting in Poland.
|Launched||1 February 2015 (Official; Poland)|
13 April 2015 (Nordic Countries)
1 September 2015 (Africa)
|Owned by||BBC Studios|
|Picture format||576i (16:9 SDTV)|
1080i (16:9 HDTV)
|Broadcast area||Available in 7 countries|
|Sister channel(s)||BBC Earth|
BBC World News
|Cyfrowy Polsat (Poland)||Channel 101 (HD)|
Channel 162 (HD)
|NC+ (Poland)||Channel 118 (HD)|
|Orange Polska (Poland)||Channel 141|
|Canal Digital (Finland, Sweden, Norway & Denmark)||Channel 27 (Finland)|
Channel 36 (Sweden)
Channel 41 (Norway)
Channel 42 (Denmark)
|DStv (Africa)||Channel 120|
|UPC Polska (Poland)||Channel 111/207|
|TOYA (Poland)||Channel 371|
|Netia (Poland)||Channel 90|
|INEA (Poland)||Channel 133|
|VECTRA (Poland)||Channel 701|
|YouSee (Denmark)||Channel 18|
|DNA Finland (Finland)||Channel 260|
|Canal Digital (Norway)||Channel 24|
|GET (Norway)||Channel 16|
|Com Hem (Sweden)||Channel 63 HD|
|Sappa (Sweden)||Channel 33 HD|
|Elisa (Finland)||Channel 300 HD|
|Elisa (Finland)||Channel 780 HD|
|PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan)||096|
|BBC Player Singapore and Malaysia (Singapore, Malaysia)||watch online (Singapore and Malaysia only)|
In October 2013, BBC announced that in 2014 they would roll out 3 new brands - BBC Earth, BBC First, and BBC Brit, with BBC Brit to be dedicated to entertainment programming. It was later announced that the content would largely be factual entertainment, featuring BBC series Top Gear with the possibility for increases in local adaptions of the series. Other series are to include Room 101 and Mock the Week. It was also announced that roughly 50 hours, or roughly 5 series, of new content would be ordered for the new channel.
- Bad Robots
- Billy Connolly's Big Send Off
- The Classic Cars Show
- Duck Quacks Don't Echo
- The Graham Norton Show
- Life Is Toff
- Live at the Apollo
- The Moaning of Life
- Mock The Week
- Police Interceptors
- Room 101
- Royal Marines Commando School
- Rude(ish) Tube
- Top Gear
- Total Wipeout
- Undercover Boss USA
- The Wrong Mans
- Middleton, Richard (18 October 2013). "BBCWW to scrap global iPlayer". C21 Media. Retrieved 28 March 2014.
- "Julie Swanston sets out commissioning wish list for new BBC Worldwide Channels" (Press release). BBC Worldwide. 8 October 2014. Retrieved 30 January 2015.
- "BBC BRIT and BBC EARTH to make their global channel debut in Poland" (Press release). BBC Worldwide. 4 November 2014. Retrieved 30 January 2015.
- Middleton, Richard (27 January 2014). "BBCWW unveils new Brit brand". C21 Media. Retrieved 28 March 2014.
- Parker, Robin (27 January 2014). "BBC Brit unveiled by Worldwide". BroadcastNow. Archived from the original on 28 March 2014. Retrieved 28 March 2014.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
- Curtis, Chris (12 December 2013). "BBCW lifts lid on male channel". BroadcastNow. Archived from the original on 28 March 2014. Retrieved 28 March 2014.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
- "Nordics launch for BBC BRIT and BBC EARTH" (Press release). BBC Worldwide. 13 January 2015. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
- "BBC overhauls channels in Nordic region". Telecompaper. 6 March 2015. Retrieved 28 September 2015.
- "BBC Worldwide's new global brands BBC Brit and BBC Earth prove a hit with South African audiences" (Press release). BBC Worldwide. 17 September 2015. Retrieved 28 September 2015.
- BBC Player set to launch in 2016, BBC Worldwide, 27 April 2016
-  BBC Worldwide, 23 March 2017