These are the most popular BBC shows around the world

Sherlock, Planet Earth and Wild New Zealand were among the most viewed programs.

BBC Worldwide has revealed its most popular shows around the world with local versions of Strictly Come Dancing, known as Dancing with the Stars in the U.S. and UK series such as Planet II and Sherlock topping the list.

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Paul Dempsey, President, Global Markets, BBC Worldwide, said, “The sheer quality of great British shows like Planet Earth II, Sherlock and Dancing with the Stars makes them audience favourites around the world. At the same time we are also seeing a definite trend towards escapist entertainment as viewers look to take refuge from a complex world.”

BBC Worldwide’s Top Shows Around The World:

U.S.: Sherlock
France: Planet Earth II
Germany: Planet Earth II
Italy: Doctor Foster
Spain: Rick Stein’s Mediterranean Escapes
Sweden: DCI Banks
Russia: Sherlock
Canada: Diana, 7 Days
Poland: Wild New Zealand
Norway: Father Brown
Holland: Planet Earth II
South Africa: Top Gear
Singapore: The Story of China
Australia: Death in Paradise
New Zealand: Blue Planet II

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