BBC America is an American pay broadcasting company that is mutually possessed by BBC Studios and AMC Networks.
Not at all like the BBC’s residential directs in the United Kingdom, BBC America does not get financing from the British permit charge (which is the chief subsidizing for the BBC’s channels inside the United Kingdom), as the BBC can’t finance any of its channels that are accessible outside the United Kingdom. Consequently, BBC America works as a business upheld channel and acknowledges conventional publicizing. It is additionally financed by TV membership charges.
As of February 2015, BBC America is accessible to around 78.4 million TV family units (67.3% of membership TV clients) in the United States.
BBC America was propelled on March 29, 1998, showing a blend of comic drama, dramatization and way of life programs from BBC Television and other British TV telecasters including ITV and Channel 4. In the channel’s initial days, it concentrated on rehashes of well-known way of life shows, for example, Changing Rooms and Ground Force. BBC America’s head of TV programming later expressed that it was vital for the channel to build up a specialty since non-British watchers found the way of life demonstrates appealing. Most of the more current projects showed up as a feature of BBC America’s night plan.