BBC World News America Plus


User Stats

Profile Images

User Bio

BBC World News America airs week days on PBS (check local listings for airtime) and the BBC World News channel at 4pm and 6pm ET.

BBC World News America offers a distinctive blend of in-depth analysis of major national and international news, searching interviews with key players, thought-provoking roundtable discussions and special features. Anchored by Katty Kay, the program has garnered a coveted Peabody Award and has featured interviews with world leaders and headline makers including President George W. Bush, Benazir Bhutto and the Dalai Lama. With access to the BBC's newsgathering operation of more than 50 international bureaus, BBC World News America can draw on the experience of 250 correspondents and 2000 journalists for expert analysis of world events and first-hand reports of breaking news stories. On the domestic front, the program brings a distinct voice to U.S. news and politics, and features the expertise and analysis of experienced correspondents from the North American bureau in Washington DC.