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Premier Sports scores UEFA National Team football package

Premier Sports has been awarded the rights to broadcast UEFA National Team football in the UK from 2022 to 2024 encompassing the UEFA Nations League and European Qualifiers to UEFA Euro 2024. This includes all of Scotland’s fixtures beginning with their UEFA Nations League fixture versus Armenia on June 8th, all of Northern Ireland’s matches […]

May 20, 2022

Record quarter for ITV drama

ITV has released data for drama The Thief, His Wife and The Canoe showing that the total audience for the first episode rose by 5.4 million viewers in the 28 days after the initial broadcast, with the four-part series as a whole averaging a total audience of over 9 million viewers, up by 5.1 million/123 […]

May 20, 2022

FAST Channels TV partners with HeroGo TV to deliver next gen TV experience

FAST Channels TV latest partnership brings more movies and TV shows to HeroGo TV’s huge selection of titles, including over 200 free ad-supported television (FAST) channels and over 1,000 VoD assets, that will entertain and educate viewers of all ages. The new channel line-up includes World Poker Tour, Law & Crime, batteryPOP Kids, Must See […]

May 20, 2022

Dizi expands in MENA with Digital Virgo

SPI/FilmBox has furthered the MENA expansion of its drama hub Dizi with Digital Virgo, integrating into DV CONTENT, a catalogue of digital services designed for mobile operators. FOllowing a new distribution deal between the long-standing partners, Dizi will now be available in Arabic on the products, PlayVOD, Veedz and Unlimited Streaming in Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia, […]

May 20, 2022

EU takes Spain to court over new TV law

Brussels is taking Spain to the European Court for the delay in the approval of its new TV law that transfers the European directives to tSpanish legislation. Spain failed to meet the September 19th 2020 deadline to integrate the European rules into the Spanish legislation, resulting in Brussels taking the case to Court – seeking […]

May 19, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Prime Video invests £1bn in TV, movies, live sport

Prime Video has revealed has invested more than £1 billion in TV, movies, and live sport since 2018. The announcement was made at its UK showcase, Prime Video Presents, where Prime Video UK Head Chris Bird was joined at The Londoner Hotel in Leicester Square by Amazon Studios’ Georgia Brown and Dan Grabiner and a host […]

May 19, 2022Colin Mann @ Prime Video Presents

Mendes fronts Stokes documentary for Prime Video

Prime Video has announced an Original documentary on the life and career of England cricket captain Ben Stokes will launch exclusively on the streaming platform later this year. The announcement was made at the Prime Video Presents Showcase in London, where Stokes spoke to Academy Award-winning director Sam Mendes via a pre-recorded interview to explain […]

May 19, 2022Nik Roseveare @ Prime Video Presents

VIS signs agreement with Cabezas for Paramount

VIS, Paramount’s international studio, has announced an exclusive agreement with Paco Cabezas, the prestigious showrunner and movie & television director (Penny Dreadful, Umbrella Academy, American Gods, The Alienist, Adiós) that will lead and direct several movie and television projects for the company´s brand portfolio.   Cabezas has worked in both Spain and the US over the […]

May 19, 2022

The Boys Season 3: “Things get deeper and crazier”

At the Prime Video Presents showcase in London’s Leicester Square, the cast of The Boys, along with showrunner Eric Kripke, took to the stage to reveal what viewers can expect from the upcoming third season of the superhero drama, and why they feel the show has become such a huge success. Explaining where Season 3 […]

May 19, 2022By Nik Roseveare

India: HITS channel on Airtel Digital TV

Airtel Digital TV has announced the arrival of its new channel, Airtel HITS HD. Featuring a selection of some of the most popular, iconic, and award-winning Hollywood television content from the 60s to the early 2000s, the channel aims to take viewers in India on a trip down memory lane. HITS will launch on Airtel […]

May 19, 2022