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Apple TV+ and Paramount+ to bundle?

Apple and Paramount have reportedly discussed bundling their respective streaming services, Paramount+ and Apple TV+. The bundle would cost less than subscribing to both services separately. Talks are still in the early stages, reports WSJ. It is thought by the participants that Apple’s inventory of exclusive content (such as Severance – pictured) would pair well […]

December 1, 2023

Prime Video signs Stelling; HDR Premier League

Prime Video has announced that Sky Sports broadcasting legend Jeff Stelling will return to UK screens to join Prime Video’s talent line-up, spearheading the Every Game Every Goalshow on December 6th, which allows fans to see all the goals and key moments from every game across all six of that evening’s fixtures.  In addition, Dan Walker will make his […]

December 1, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Analysis: Not all churn is bad

Findings from strategy and consulting firm Magid’s SubScape next generation, analytics-driven tool have revealed key insights about subscriber motivations and solutions for engagement. “The media industry is at an inflection point as savvy consumers are presented with an unending list of viewing options,” advise Brent Magid, CEO, and Kate Morgan, chief product officer and head […]

November 30, 2023

Prime Video announces Married to the Game

Prime Video has announced a new six-part observational documentary series, Married to the Game, offering unprecedented access to the lives of the wives and girlfriends of renowned Premier League footballers during the summer break and the transfer window. Produced by Entertainment One (eOne), the docuseries will launch in 2024 exclusively to Prime members in the […]

November 30, 2023

Research: Modern viewers app-agnostic

In the latest edition of its ‘Behind the Screens’ insights series, Samsung Ads reveals how the increased ease of discoverability and app ‘surfing’ are driving new Smart TV behaviours, signalling the end of a decade long ad-free TV streaming experience. During the first half of this year, there were more than 7.1 billion app opens […]

November 29, 2023

ZEE5 Global aggregates US streaming platforms

ZEE5 Global, the streaming service for South Asian content, has announced a strategic move to aggregate multiple South Asian streaming platforms within the ZEE5 Global platform with the launch of Add-ons in the US. ZEE5 Global Add-ons will offer subscribers in the US a single-window to access their South Asian entertainment platforms on the ZEE5 […]

November 29, 2023

Leo makes biggest debut for Netflix animated film

Leo, the new animated film from star, co-writer and producer Adam Sandler, debuted at the top of Netflix’s English Films List in the week commencing November 20th. It racked up 34.6 million views in its first six days, making it the most viewed title of the week and the biggest debut for a Netflix animated […]

November 29, 2023

Roku: New content discovery, personalisation features for UK

Streaming platform and device specialist Roku is launching three enhancements to the Roku user experience for UK viewers, designed to give users an easier way to find and stream desired content. What to Watch, Continue Watching and Save List will roll out to Roku streaming players in the coming weeks, followed by Roku TV models […]

November 28, 2023By Colin Mann

Forecast: Japan SVoD revenue at $6bn in 2027

The SVoD revenue in Japan is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.1 per cent from $3.5 billion (€3.19bn) in 2022 to $6 billion in 2027, driven by the strong growth in subscriptions and unique SVoD households, and a steady rise in the average monthly revenue per unique SVoD household, […]

November 28, 2023

Forecast: 1.79bn SVoD subs by 2029

Global SVoD subscriptions will increase by 321 million between 2023 and 2029 to reach 1.79 billion – showing continued growth, according to forecasts from Digital TV Research. The US will add 30 million subscriptions, following by Brazil (up by 23 million) and India (27 million). Six US-based platforms will have 946 million SVoD subscribers by […]

November 27, 2023