BBC Studios is the main commercial arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of the UK public broadcaster, BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation).
In the Americas, the company maintains offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC, Miami, Toronto and Mexico City. The company represents key BBC Studios businesses: Content & Production, Sales & Distribution, Brands and Consumer Products.
BBC Studios provides a global showcase for the best of British creative talent including actors, journalists, presenters, writers, directors, musicians, designers and technicians. The company sells programs and formats produced by more than 500 different UK independent producers. In April 2009, BBC Studios was awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise which recognized the company's substantial growth in overseas earnings over the previous three years.