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Spain: Atresmedia profit up 52%

Atresmedia, owner of Antena 3 TV and La Sexta among others, hs reported a profit of €171.2 million in 2023, up 51.6 per cent.Revenues amounted to €971.4 million, up 2.2 per cent, out of which €902.8 million were from the TV division; TV ad revenues growing by 1.2 per cent to €783.8 million. EBITDA reached […]

February 29, 2024From David Del Valle in Madrid

Tubi undergoes brand refresh

Tubi, Fox’s US ad-supported streaming service, is rolling out a new brand identity. In January, Tubi reports that it increased its share of total TV viewing to 1.5 per cent according to Nielsen’s The Gauge report, and continues to see traction among younger, multicultural audiences. “During a time of seismic change in entertainment, Tubi continues […]

February 29, 2024

Content industry ‘Responding to the Crisis of Childhood’ campaign

Figures from the UK children’s content industry, regulators, academics, policy makers and advocates for young people’s wellbeing came together today at the Children’s Media Summit 2024 on February 28th to try to find answers to the major issues faced by the children’s audience and the industry in these rapidly changing times. Organised by the Children’s […]

February 29, 2024

tvScientific raises $9.4m in convertible note funding

tvScientific, the performance advertising platform for connected TV (CTV), has announced that the company had raised $9.4 million (€8.6m) in a convertible note funding round that included new investors S4S Ventures, BDMI, and Progress Ventures joining investors including NBCU/Comcast, Norwest Capital Partners, Aperiam Ventures and Hearst Ventures. With tvScientific, advertisers can buy and execute performance […]

February 29, 2024

Locality, WBD ad partnership

Locality, the local video solutions provider, jhas announced a strategic local video advertising partnership with Warner Bros Discovery (WBD). Locality will have access to WBD’s’s portfolio of brands and platforms through 2024, including TNT Sports, CNN, Max and discovery+. This strategic alliance offers WBD the opportunity to diversify its advertiser base and generate additional revenue […]

February 29, 2024

Gogo FY revenue down, Q4 up

Business aviation connectivity specialists Gogo reported their full-year and Q4 results, saying that for the final quarter their total revenue of $97.8 million (€90.1m) represented a fall of 10 per cent year on year. However, Q4’s service revenue of $80.9 million was up 5 per cent on the previous year. “The launches of Gogo Galileo […]

February 29, 2024By Chris Forrester

MDA: “In talks over $7bn of LEO business”

Canadian satellite and space tech company MDA says it is busy working on three satellite constellations for clients, and has active discussions with potential new customers for satellite-based broadband and IoT applications worth several billions of dollars. The company, famous for its Canadarm robotic device, reported a Q4 profit of C$13.5 million (€9.1m), up from […]

February 29, 2024By Chris Forrester

Former HBO execs launch May One prodco

Former HBO Europe executives Johnathan Young and Ioanina Pavel have launched production company May One, a creative hub to produce television drama in Romania for local and international audiences. Based in Bucharest, the company will develop, produce and provide creative partnership for series shot in Romania, working with established and new talent from both within and […]

February 29, 2024

Synamedia distributes Monumental Sports Network

Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE), the US sports and entertainment company, has chosen Synamedia’s Video Network solutions to distribute sports content, along with other programming, to its newly launched Monumental Sports Network (recently acquired from Comcast/NBC Universal). MSE, which owns the broadcast rights in the Washington DC metropolitan area for the NHL’s Washington Capitals, NBA’s Washington […]

February 29, 2024

Marzicola named Chief People Officer at Nielsen

Nielsen, the specialist in audience measurement, data and analytics, has announced that Nicolina Marzicola will now serve as Nielsen’s Chief People Officer. As Global Chief People Officer, Marzicola will lead Nielsen’s Global HR function, and will oversee talent initiatives that engage employees, connect back to strategic priorities and ultimately drive company growth. This is inclusive […]

February 29, 2024