Immediate Media

British media companies

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Immediate Media Company Limited is a combined publishing house containing the former assets of Origin Publishing, Magicalia and BBC Magazines. It was formed on 1 November 2011.

Immediate also owns the home shopping tv channel business Jewellery Maker.

German publisher Hubert Burda Media acquired the company in January 2017.

OwnerHubert Burda Media UK
Former namesBBC Magazines
Origin Publishing

Titles owned

BBC Countryfile
BBC Good Food
BBC Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine
Bob the Builder
Cbeebies Weekly
Crafts for Children
Cross Stitch Card Shop
Cross Stitch Crazy
Cross Stitch Gold
Cross Stitch Quick
Gardeners' World Magazine
Girl talk
Hair Ideas
BBC History Magazine
HMV Choice
Homes and Antiques
It's on the Net
Jewellery Maker
Junior Pregnancy & Baby
Koi, Ponds & Gardens
Match of the Day Magazine
Military Modelling
Model Engineers Workshop
Perfect Wedding
Practical Parenting
Practical Woodworking
Radio Control Models and Electronics
Radio Times
Sky at Night Magazine
BBC Top Gear
Top of the Pops
Toybox teach me
220 Triathlon
BBC Wildlife
The Woodturner
The Woodworker
The World of Cross Stitching
Your Hair

Contact Immediate Media

Postal addressVineyard House
44 Brook Green
W6 7BT
Telephone+44 20 7150 5000
Official website

Social media

Twitter@immediate_media (5,799 followers) compare
FacebookImmediate Media Co. (1,921 likes) compare

Latest news stories

Neighbours to ‘kill off’ former character
TV Tonight - published 23 April 2018, 12.38am edt
Should Little Britain and The Simpsons change with the times?
The Guardian - published 11 April 2018, 7.29am edt
James Davie obituary
The Guardian - published 9 April 2018, 11.32am edt
'Its soul was lost somewhere': inside the demise of NME
The Guardian - published 14 March 2018, 6.41am edt


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