Advanced Television


Strong start to 2024 for ITV Drama

ITV Drama has reported its best start to the year for six years with the top four performing new original dramas in 2024 all coming exclusively from ITV. In the company’s first quarter (January – March 2024), across both ITVX and linear channels, ITV drama reached 44 million viewers which equates to more than 72 […]

April 12, 2024

Furiosa stars share Moments Worth Paying For

Pro—copyright consumer education body The Industry Trust for IP Awareness’s Moments Worth Paying For campaign is presenting an exclusive message for UK audiences from the stars of Warner Bros Pictures’ Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga ahead of its release only in cinemas on May 24th.  In the exclusive and brand-new content, Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris […]

April 12, 2024

Data: March Madness women’s final viewing surpasses men’s

The growth of women’s sports viewership was brought to the forefront during the 2024 March Madness tournament, reports Samba TV. In fact, for the first time in a March Madness tournament, the women’s Championship Game surpassed the men’s Championship Game in viewership, with 21 per cent more US households watching the South Carolina vs Iowa […]

April 12, 2024

BBC, Prime Video order more from The Night Manager

The BBC and Prime Video have announced that the hit drama The Night Manager will return for two new seasons, due to begin filming later this year. Produced by The Ink Factory in association with Character 7, Demarest Films and 127 Wall, and in co-production with Spanish partner Nostromo Pictures, the show is inspired by […]

April 12, 2024

UKTV revives Bergerac

Iconic detective Jim Bergerac will be returning to TV screens, as UKTV announces the commission of a re-imagined series of Bergerac for free streaming platform UKTV Play and free-to-air channel Drama.  The six-part UKTV Original series is produced by BlackLight TV, part of Banijay UK, and written by Toby Whithouse, alongside Brian Fillis, Catherine Tregenna […]

April 12, 2024

BAFTA appoints We Are Social Studios for 2024 Awards

We Are Social Studios, the social-first production specialist division of We Are Social, is working with BAFTA on the official social coverage of their BAFTA Film Awards and BAFTA Television Awards. We Are Social Studios has been tasked with creating platform-authentic content that attracts and entertains new and diverse audiences across various BAFTA social and […]

April 12, 2024

When digital meets traditional: The fusion of online casinos with broadcasting

The last few years have seen a remarkable fusion between digital entertainment and traditional broadcasting methods. This blend, which includes the rising synergy between online casino platforms and traditional broadcast media, has introduced innovative entertainment forms, captivating global audiences. This integration is transforming entertainment experiences and redefining audience interaction with broadcasting. The Shift from Cable […]

April 12, 2024

Report: Password sharing crackdowns impacting SVoD churn

Horowitz Research’s State of Media, Entertainment & Tech: Subscriptions 2024 report sheds important light on how recent crackdowns on password sharing are impacting consumer behaviour when it comes to subscription streaming services. According to the study, half of TV content viewers (52 per cent) have cancelled or lost access to at least one of their […]

April 11, 2024By Colin Mann

MPA plans movie piracy crackdown

Charles Rivkin, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association, has confirmed the body will work with Members of Congress to enact judicial site-blocking legislation in the US. Delivering a State of the Industry address at CinemaCon 2024 in Las Vegas, Rivkin noted that in 2023, box office was up 20 per cent from the […]

April 11, 2024By Colin Mann

Sky Sports, BBC extend WSL rights

Sky Sports has extended the broadcast rights to the Women’s Super League (WSL) for the 2024/25 season, and will show up to 44 live matches. WSL on Sky Sports sits alongside a vast offering of domestic football every season including 128 games from Premier League, over 1,000 EFL fixtures including every match from the League […]

April 11, 2024By Nik Roseveare