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Netflix up 9.3m subs, focus switch to profit

Netflix added 9.3 million subscribers in Q1 2024, hugely surpassing analyst estimates, and now has 269.6 million subscribers globally, further asserting the company as the world’s leading streaming service. Netflix reported revenue of $9.4 billion (€8.8bn), up 15 per cent YoY, and operating income of $2.6 billion. The company advised that it will stop reporting […]

April 19, 2024

Prime Video confirms Fallout Season 2

Following the show’s phenomenal debut, Prime Video has renewed its latest hit series, Fallout, for a second season. The series comes from Kilter Films and executive producers Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. Nolan directed the first three episodes. Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Graham Wagner serve as executive producers, creators, and co-showrunners. In its first four days, […]

April 19, 2024

Report: Netflix pipeline leads to consecutive quarters of share growth

Two years after small subscriber losses disappeared an eventual $200 billion in shareholder value, Netflix has almost fully recovered its peak share price, and kicks off the latest round of media and entertainment earnings with the wind at its back reports Parrot Analytics When analysing key metrics such as subscribers, profitability, and audience demand, it’s […]

April 18, 2024

Viaplay expands in US with Prime Video Channels

Viaplay Content Distribution has launched the Viaplay channel as an add-on subscription via Prime Video Channels in the US. Subscribers on Prime Video Channels will be able to access, for $5.99 a month with a 7-day free trial, the Viaplay library of Scandinavian series and films. Viaplay’s US content offering focuses on the Nordic region’s […]

April 18, 2024

Welcome to Wrexham Season 3 on Disney+ in May

Disney+ revealed the third season of FX’s Welcome to Wrexham, which recently won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Programme, will premiere on May 3rd only on Disney+ in the UK. The premiere of the eight-episode season will include the first two episodes, followed by a new episode each week. Welcome to Wrexham is a […]

April 18, 2024

Disney+ restores The Beatles’ Let It Be movie

Disney+ has announced that Let It Be, director Michael Lindsay-Hogg’s original movie about iconic Liverpudlian band The Beatles, will launch exclusively on Disney+ May 8th, marking the first time the film has ben available in over 50 years. First released in May 1970 amidst the swirl of The Beatles’ breakup, Let It Be now takes […]

April 17, 2024By Nik Roseveare

3 Body Problem spends third week at Netflix #1

3 Body Problem, the drama series from David Benioff, DB Weiss,and Alexander Woo, spent its third week atop Netflix’s English TV List in the week commencing April 8th, clocking 4.8 million views. Guy Ritchie’s aristocratic gangster series The Gentlemen claimed third place (3.7 million views) in its sixth week and the limited series adaptation Ripley, […]

April 17, 2024

Study: US homes consume 43.5hrs of video per week

A study from research firm Parks Associates, The Viewer Journey: Navigating Streaming Options, reveals US Internet households now consume 43.5 hours of video per week on average across all viewing devices, an increase of more than six hours from 37.2 hours in 2020. Additionally, 61 per cent of households watch paid streaming services on a […]

April 16, 2024

National Park content on Paramount+

Paramount+ and the National Park Foundation have announced that Paramount+ will become the first official streaming partner of the National Park Foundation and offer content through live streams and additional VoD national parks content. The collaboration will kick off this Earth Day on April 22nd. Through this partnership, Paramount+ will provide funding to help support […]

April 16, 2024

Study: Consumers tired of browsing

Professional services company Accenture has launched its Media Thrive Index to assess the impact of reinvention strategies on media and entertainment companies’ ability to succeed financially and strategically in an increasingly challenging industry. The Media Thrive Index is a response to the findings of Accenture’s third annual Reinvent for Growth global entertainment study, which surveyed […]

April 15, 2024