Home » Archives by category » Content » Production (Page 2)

Discovery to acquire Scripps for $14.6bn

Discovery to acquire Scripps for $14.6bn

Suggesting that the combination will accelerate growth across linear, digital and short-form platforms around the world and create a global leader in real life entertainment, Discovery Communications and Scripps Networks…

Amazon to increase content-spend in Q3

Amazon has revealed plans to increase investment in video content for its Prime Video service during Q3, despite reporting a year-on-decline in net income during Q2. Speaking on the company’sQ2…

Discovery, Olympic partnership seeks younger audience engagement

Discovery, Olympic partnership seeks younger audience engagement

Discovery Communications and the Olympic Channel have unveiled a new partnership to engage a new, younger and wider audience in Europe with the Olympic Movement, bringing to life the inspiring…

Scripps Lifestyle Studios launches global unit

Scripps Lifestyle Studios, the digital division of Scripps Networks Interactive, is expanding its efforts internationally with a focus on digital marketing, global content production, and diverse talent development. The initial…

Aurora, North One win Formula E broadcast race

Aurora, North One win Formula E broadcast race

Aurora Media Worldwide and North One Television have joined forces as host broadcasters of the FIA Formula E Championship – the world’s first fully-electric single-seater racing series. The contract was…

Simpsons’ Groening creating new show for Netflix

Simpsons’ Groening creating new show for Netflix

Netflix has ordered a new adult-animation series from Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons. The show, entitled Disenchantment, will whisk viewers away to the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland, where…

BBC to plug Glastonbury gap with own event

The BBC will seek to fill the TV scheduling void left by Glastonbury festival’s gap year in 2018 by holding its own music event across the UK. The corporation will…

BBC Worldwide improvements

BBC Worldwide improvements

BBC Worldwide – the commercial arm of the Corporation – has revealed its financial results for 2016/17, showing an increase in both headline sales and headline profits, and sustaining cash…

Amazon secures US Agatha Christie rights

Amazon secures US Agatha Christie rights

Amazon is boosting its international production roster, adding a series of adaptations from Agatha Christie Limited to its lineup of dramatic Amazon Original Series in the US. The first adaptation…

Sky unveils entertainment-led Sky 1 revamp

Sky unveils entertainment-led Sky 1 revamp

In a week where the pay-TV operator has instigated a revamp of its premium sports channels, executives at Sky have revealed a commissioning strategy that will see Sky 1 feature…