Advanced Television


Data: 4.1m watch second GOP debate

Data presented by Samba TV reveals that 4.1 million US households watched the second GOP debate on September 27th, down 39 per cent from the first debate when 6.6 million US households tuned in. On average, households watched the second debate for a total of 59 minutes – also down (-24 per cent) from the […]

September 29, 2023

AEW WrestleDream to air on ITV4

The AEW WrestleDream event will air for free in the UK on ITV4 at 10:30pm on on October 5th. The event, which is available via PPV when it takes place on October 1st, emanates from Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, Washington. It serves as a tribute show in honour of New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) founder […]

September 29, 2023By Nik Roseveare

CNN Max launches in Open Beta

Max, Warner Bros Discovery’s (WBD) streaming platform, has launched CNN Max, a 24/7 streaming news offering available to users alongside expanded access to News content and CNN Originals. Current Max subscribers can now find this collection of content on the top navigation bar under News Beta, or through the CNN Max hub. CNN Max is […]

September 28, 2023

Redge Media platform adds CDN Selector, enhanced session management and more

Redge Media has been upgraded with features such as CDN selector to support Multi-CDN scenarios, content syndication, improved session management, various playback speed on and more, all following the half-yearly roadmap. At the video delivery (VDP) layer, Redge Media has launched CDN Selector, a SaaS solution for efficient traffic management across multiple CDNs. It enables […]

September 28, 2023

Jail term in Sky piracy case

Two men have been sentenced at Belfast Crown Court following an investigation by detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland, supported by investigators from Sky, into the illegal sale of devices used for provision of pirated TV channels, and the supply of streaming services (IPTV). The operation, which took place between September 2018 and […]

September 28, 2023By Colin Mann

France: Pluto TV on Bouygues Telecom STBs

Pluto TV, the FAST TV service, has announced its launch on Bouygues Telecom STBs in France. The Pluto TV app is now available on the Miami, Bbox 4K and Bbox 4K HDR set-top-boxes, offering the French public free access to over 100 curated channels. This partnership is the first of its kind with a telecommunications […]

September 28, 2023

IMG to represent NFL rights in Asia, Europe

IMG has secured an agreement to exclusively manage the NFL’s media rights in 30+ international markets across Asia and Europe from 2024.  The three-year deal will see IMG manage the NFL’s network of broadcast deals across the territories for its current rights cycle. IMG will also provide strategic advice and guidance on the local media […]

September 28, 2023

ITV announces new regional development pilot

Following on from Kevin Lygo, ITV’s Managing Director, Media & Entertainment, and his Commissioning Team giving an in person Producers’ Briefing at HOME Theatre Manchester on September 27th, ITV has announcd a brand new development initiative being piloted in the nations and regions – Amplify: The Regions. The aim of the pilot is to further […]

September 28, 2023

Nordics: WaterBear Network on Samsung TV Plus

WaterBear Network – the free streaming platform dedicated to documentaries that aim to spark change in the world – has announced its expansion across Scandinavia on Samsung TV Plus. This makes the channel available to users in Norway, Finland and Denmark, following a successful launch in March 2022 for users in the UK, Australia, New […]

September 28, 2023

Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe secures global coverage

The Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (October 1st) has many headline stories with Frankie Dettori being the undisputed star of the international circuit. As the retiring jockey bids to add to his record six Arc wins, 25 international broadcasters are set to showcase the action. In France, M6 will be on-site to do a […]

September 28, 2023