Advanced Television


Formula E strikes CBS Sports, Roku deals

All-electric motorsports series Formula E has revealed what it describes as “ground-breaking” new broadcast distribution partnerships in the US that will see long-standing partner CBS air more live races than ever before and introduce streaming platform Roku, as the streaming home of Formula E. Beginning in January 2024, five races will air live on CBS […]

June 27, 2023By Colin Mann

Extreme Sports channel on Pluto TV

Pluto TV has announced that the Extreme Sports channel is landing on the FAST service on June 23rd. The action sports and lifestyle channel will be available on Pluto TV across the UK, France, Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The Extreme Sports channel’s programming includes the Nitro World Games, Epic Trails, Nomads Seeking Adventure, Extreme Fighting […]

June 22, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Neighbours confirms September return

Amazon Freevee has announced that new episodes of Neighbours will debut on the AVoD service in September – and a new family will be coming to Ramsay Street: the Varga-Murphys, featuring mums, Remi and Cara, and their teenage sons, JJ and Dex. Sara West, who plays Cara Varga-Murphy, commented: “I’m so honoured to be a […]

June 22, 2023By Nik Roseveare

WildEarth launches on Freeview

Nature enthusiast-focused service WildEarth is now available on Freeview in the UK. WildEarth will bring what it describes as “the captivating wonders of the natural world” to viewers across the country through Freeview Channel 91, via its daily Sunrise and Sunset Safaris from Southern Africa. WildEarth’s mission is to foster a deep connection between people […]

June 21, 2023By Colin Mann

Introducing FAST Channels TV

In a recent interview, Russell Foy, the CEO of FAST Channels TV, discussed the company’s unique approach to ‘free ad-based streaming TV’ and how the company is revolutionising the industry by helping content providers, ISPs, and distribution platforms connect with new, global audiences. Read on to learn more about FAST Channels TV and the exciting […]

June 19, 2023

wedo sports launches FAST network

AVoD and FAST channel provider wedotv is expanding its channel portfolio with wedo sports, a free, ad-supported sports channel that will launch on leading streaming platforms across German-speaking countries on June 20th. Initially, wedo sports will roll out on Zattoo,, LG Channels and Vidaa in Germany, with other platforms to be announced soon. In […]

June 19, 2023

ITV, BBC score Women’s World Cup rights

ITV and the BBC will provide live television coverage of the upcoming 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. The news, accompanied by a separate announcement from the European Broadcasting Union and FIFA, ends fears that the tournament would not be shown in a number of major European markets, with the game’s […]

June 15, 2023By Colin Mann

Motorvision.TV launches on Freeview UK

Motorvision.TV has launched on Freeview UK via Channelbox on Freeview channel 271.  Motorvision.TV is the lifestyle and entertainment channel for all fans of driving fun, driving culture and motor sports. Channelbox is a multi-channel platform available on connected Freeview channel 271 and Channelbox mobile applications worldwide. Channelbox is the only platform on Freeview UK that supports […]

June 15, 2023

Atresplayer: 10 new channels and 540,000 subs

Atresmedia-owned OTT platform Atresplayer has become Spain’s leading streaming service with 539,700 subscribers and over five million users a month. The service is also launching 10 new FAST channels and strengthening its pay-TV offer along with a new design and functionalities. The new FAST channels will include Clásicos, offering popular TV series; Multicine, offering a […]

June 14, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Vizio launching Peacock Preview channel

Vizio has unveiled a Peacock Preview experience in the US, offering episodes of popular titles from NBCUniversal on Vizio’s streaming app, WatchFree+. For a three-week period, Vizio viewers can access a preview of more than 16 Peacock titles and connect directly with the Peacock app to discover more entertainment available through the subscription service. In […]

June 14, 2023