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Banijay Asia, Sporting Beyond partnership

Deepak Dhar’s Banijay Asia (a joint venture between him and Banijay), and Ravi Shastri’s Sporting Beyond (founded by Shastri and Jaiveer Panwar), have announced a strategic partnership aimed at redefining the landscape of cricket entertainment through content and live events. This collaboration is set to explore innovative ways of merging cricket and entertainment. Announcing the […]

April 23, 2024

OnlyFans sponsors DAZN fight nights

OnlyFans is teaming up with sports streaming service DAZN in a major sponsorship and content partnership across a series of fight nights over the next 12 months. The announcement comes following the Devin Haney and Ryan Garcia fight on April 20th in New York, where the long term rivals battled it out before Garcia defeated […]

April 23, 2024

Liberty Global invests in Range Media Partners

Production firm Range Media Partners, which is backed by A+E Networks, has secured a minority investment from a group of investors including Liberty Global and the family office of TPG chairman David Bonderman. This new capital will be used to amplify US-based Range Media’s growth initiatives and strategic acquisitions. The investor group comprises affiliates of […]

April 23, 2024

MCM Comic Con, EGX combine events this October

ReedPop has announced that MCM Comic Con and EGX will co-locate at ExCeL London this October. Taking place from October 25th – 27th, this will be the first time the two events bring together the UK’s largest pop culture and video games conventions under one roof. MCM Comic Con hosts an array of guests, authors, […]

April 23, 2024

WAPA+ on The Roku Channel in US

Hemisphere Media Group, the US media company targeting the US Hispanic and Latin American markets, has announced the launch of its free ad supported television (FAST) channel WAPA+ on The Roku Channel. WAPA+ serves the large Puerto Rican community in the US, and leverages the programming of WAPA-TV, Puerto Rico’s #1 TV network, offering 70 […]

April 23, 2024

Canada: Realmadrid TV on Pluto TV

Pluto TV has announced the launch of the Realmadrid TV channel in Canada. Available immediately, fans of the football club in Canada will have access to exclsuive content pertaining to the team. Realmadrid TV features a variety of content around the club including latest news, interviews with players, coaches, and staff members, magazine shows, behind […]

April 23, 2024

Report: FTA sport worth €4.9bn to European economy

An independent report commissioned by the EBU from Oxford Economics estimates that the economic impact of public service media (PSM) sports broadcasting contributed €4.9 billion to Europe’s GDP and supported over 60,000 jobs in 2022. The findings include direct contributions from content production and broadcasting and significant indirect and induced impacts due to supply chain […]

April 22, 2024

ITV: Over 7m viewers for FA Cup semi-final

ITV, the UK commercial broadcaster, drew significant audiences across entertainment, sport and drama, over the April 20th/21st weekend. More than 12 million people tuned into the first two launch episodes of Britain’s Got Talent Season 17. Episode 1 on April 20th peaked with 5.8 million viewers (5 million ave.) with a 39 per cent share […]

April 22, 2024

Sport 24 to air Euro 2024 on airlines, cruise ships

Sport 24, IMG’s inflight and in-ship live sports channel, has announced a deal with the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) to broadcast the 2024 UEFA European Football Championship. Under the agreement, Sport 24 and its secondary channel Sport 24 Extra will show 50+ games of the tournament live on airlines and cruise ships around […]

April 22, 2024

Banijay Iberia, Mrs Greenfilm drive sustainability in Iberian TV

Banijay Iberia, comprising Spain and Portugal’s scripted and non-scripted production companies, and Mrs Greenfilm, a sustainability consultancy in Spain, have signed an agreement to help build a greener future. In doing so, they combine their efforts to achieve a more sustainable audiovisual industry. Through education, training and meetings at Banijay Iberia’s labels, the partnership with […]

April 22, 2024