6.6/101 Votes Alchetron
Country of origin United Kingdom
Production company(s) BBC
First episode date 4 January 2004
Original language(s) English
Distributor BBC Worldwide
Genre Current affairs
|Running time BBC Two
BBC World News
Original network BBC Two (2004–present) BBC Two HD (2013-present) BBC World News BBC HD (2011–13)
Awards Peabody Award, British Academy Television Award for Best Current Affairs
Executive producers Sarah Waldron, Sam Collyns, Sasha Achilli
Similar Interviews Before Execution, Panorama, Indian Ocean with Simon Re, Frontline, Storyville
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This World is a current affairs programme which produced by the BBC and broadcast on BBC Two in the United Kingdom, first airing on 4 January 2004. The programme also airs worldwide occasionally through BBC World News on digital services, satellite and cable in many countries. The series is mainly focused on social issues and current affairs stories around the world.
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This World was announced in December 2003 on BBC online and launched in early January 2004, replacing the programme Correspondent.
The website includes additional features and a discussion facility for public comment on the programmes. The BBC streams episodes in RealVideo format via its website for a limited period after they have been shown, and sells them on DVD and VHS by mail order.
Starting from 2009 onwards, the series was available and streaming at BBC iPlayer after the programme broadcast, with a limited period (Replacing with RealVideo and available in United Kingdom only).
The division between seasons of This World is based on the UK version of each episode, international episodes are based on its airing on BBC World (currently BBC World News). Subsequent airings of the international version randomly follows the original UK order (Including changes from the original title on some episodes).