Home » Archives by category » Content » Production (Page 3)

Liberty Global, TPG launch independent prodco

TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity platform of alternative asset firm TPG, and international television and broadband company Liberty Global are launching a global television production and distribution…

Altice confirms Media Capital acquisition

Altice confirms Media Capital acquisition

Having confirmed on June 26th that it was in discussions regarding such a move, multinational cable, fibre, telecommunications, content and media company Altice has entered into a definitive agreement with…

Netflix orders 2nd Spanish original

Netflix orders 2nd Spanish original

Netflix is partnering with Spain’s Zeta Audiovisual to develop and produce its second Spanish original series, Elite, currently slated for a global release in in 2019. The move comes following…

Pact calls for 50% C4 investment outside of London

In its response to the UK Government’s consultation into public service broadcaster Channel 4’s future, Pact – the UK trade association representing and promoting the commercial interests of independent creative…

Orange unveils content initiatives

Orange unveils content initiatives

French multi-play operator Orange has announced a series of content initiatives and a strengthening of its partnership with pay-TV platform Canal+ designed to bolster their competitive response to emergent market…

BBC £34m investment in children’s content

BBC Director-General Tony Hall has announced that the Corporation will spend an additional £34 million (€38.7m) on content and services for children over the next three years, describing it as…

Netflix resurrects Sense8 after fan pressure

Netflix’s recently-cancelled series Sense8 is coming back next year for a two-hour final episode. Netflix and show co-creator Lana Wachowski confirmed that the hugely negative reaction from fans regarding the…

ESPN wins Premier League rights in Brazil

ESPN wins Premier League rights in Brazil

ESPN has won the exclusive rights to broadcast the English Premier League in Brazil for the three seasons 2019/20 to 2021/22. One season into the current three-year cycle, the new deal…

Discovery, Atari team for game show

Discovery Communications and Atari have announced Atari: Codebreaker, a new game show that will be broadcast in autumn 2017. This TV show will be first broadcast in the UK and…

Facebook goes to Hollywood

Facebook goes to Hollywood

Social network giant Facebook is in discussions with Hollywood studios and agencies with a view to producing TV-quality shows targeting the launch of original programming by late summer 2017, according…