Scannell Has Plan to Grow BBC America

Gibbons, Kent
March 2011
Multichannel News;3/28/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 13, p26
The article reports that Herb Scannell, superintendent of BBC America Inc. and other properties of British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC) in the U.S. reveals the plan of the BBC America Inc. to invest more money in an effort to increase its ratings, offers diverse television (TV) programs and capitalize on the conception for British culture as an it culture.


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