BBC showcases its must-see summer line-up

2016-10-05 18:00

Johannesburg – BBC unveiled its summer programmes at the annual #BBCWUpfront under The African Sky at the Four Seasons, Westcliff.

What it's about:

BBC Worldwide showcased new and exciting international and local programmes commissioned for the BBC platform: BBC Lifestyle, BBC Brit, BBC First, BBC Earth and CBeebies. 

Unforgotten star Sanjeev Baskhar talked about the much anticipated season 2 of the crime drama coming in 2017.

Executive producer for Planet Earth II, Chadden Hunter gave us a sneak peek of the animal documentary. But our lips are sealed.

The Great SA Bake Off judges and presenters were also in attendance to promote the new season which premieres on Tuesday, 18 October at 20:00 on BBC Lifestyle (DStv 174).


*Top Gear presenter and YouTube star Chris Harris presents an entertaining compilation of his YouTube greatest hits on Chris Harris on Cars. Coming soon on BBC Brit (DStv 120).

*Matt LeBlanc’s new series Episodes in which he stars as himself hits screens on Tuesdays on BBC Brit (DStv 120).

*It’s wedding season on BBC Lifestyle (DStv 174) with the premiere of Married at First Sight.

*New and exclusive to BBC First (DStv 119) The Collection set in Paris, 1947. A fashion empire rises from the ashes of a war torn city. The House of Sabine is run by two brothers but behind the success lies secrets that can tear the family apart. 

*Sherlock season 4 returns with three new episodes promising laughter, tears, shocks, surprises and extraordinary cases on BBC First (DStv 119).

Our snaps from the event:

We're at the BBC Worldwide summer upfront. #bbcwupfront

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Stunning! #bbcwupfront

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The Black Ties warming up the crowd. #bbcwupfront

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Our bestie Anne Hirsch interviewing Unforgotten star Sanjeev Bhaskar. #bbcwupfront

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Black Ties. Uptown Funk. ???? #bbcwupfront

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The entertaiment. ?? #bbcwupfront

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