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Umbrella Academy takes #1 with Netflix return

The Umbrella Academy returned with 124.53 million hours viewed on Netflix’s English TV list for the week commencing June 20th. Coming in at #1, the third season of the superhero drama was the most viewed Netflix title tand made the Top 10 in 91 countries. The first season of The Umbrella Academy also entered the […]

June 29, 2022By Nik Roseveare

NBC local news channels on Roku

Roku is partnering with NBCUniversal Local to bring several NBC local news channels in the US to The Roku Channel. Starting immediately, the channels will be available for users to access through The Roku Channel’s Live TV Guide. Through the partnership, NBCUniversal Local will bring local news channels from its NBC stations in major markets […]

June 29, 2022

Netherlands: SPI launching FilmBox on Ziggo

SPI/FilmBox has announced the launch of FilmBox with Ziggo, a cable operator in the Netherlands, starting June 30th. The distribution deal will allow all TV customers of Ziggo to have unlimited access to FilmBox at channel 100 for a curated selection of Hollywood films, classics and the popular Narcos series. FilmBox was launched in the […]

June 29, 2022

Channel Fight Masterclass on FITE TV

Channel Fight Masterclass, an OTT channel dedicated to the instruction of martial arts and self-defence has announced a distribution deal with FITE TV – the global FAST streaming platform for combat sports and entertainment. The arrangement brings Channel Fight Masterclass to a global audience via FITE 24/7’s distribution on all the major OTT platforms including […]

June 29, 2022

MEO expands Connected TV, Cloud DVR services with Velocix

Carrier-grade video streaming and ad tech supplier Velocix has announced that its content delivery network (CDN) and recording management (VRM) software has been deployed by MEO, a consumer brand of Altice Portugal, to expand its Apple TV and Android TV based video services. MEO, Portugal’s largest pay TV provider by market share, provides internet, video, […]

June 29, 2022

Peacock reveals Originals scripted slate for H2 2022

Peacock has announced the premiere date schedule for a number Originals scripted slate for H2 2022, including all-new programming from upcoming dramas, comedies and kids titles. Peacock Original series include: Trigger Point, a six-part drama thriller from Jed Mercurio’s HTM Television, starring Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester.   Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem, the spin-off […]

June 29, 2022

Daisy Edgar-Jones shares Moments Worth Paying For

Normal People star Daisy Edgar-Jones features in an exclusive new trailer for Sony Pictures’ Where the Crawdads Sing, encouraging fans to experience the film exclusively in cinemas this July. The trailer is being shared as part of pro-copyright consumer education body The Industry Trust for IP Awareness’s ‘Moments Worth Paying For’ campaign, which reminds audiences […]

June 28, 2022By Colin Mann

Cinedigm launches The Elvis Presley Channel

Cinedigm, the streaming, technology and entertainment company, has announced the launch of The Elvis Presley Channel. In partnership with Elvis Presley Enterprises and ABG Entertainment, the new streaming channel comprises Elvis Presley films and specials along with additional movies, series and lifestyle programming inspired by Presley – including new, original series in development. Now available […]

June 28, 2022

Warner Bros Discovery UK commissions Inside The Heist

Warner Bros Discovery UK has announced the commission of a new crime documentary, Inside The Heist (w/t). The 6×60 series, produced by Twenty Six 03, will examine some of the most brazen and intricately planned heists of the past 25 years, including Dunbar Security Job, Millennium Dome, Hatton Garden, Antwerp Diamond, Stockholm Helicopter, and Rio […]

June 28, 2022

IndiMusic TV, Castify.ai partnership

IndiMusic TV, the independent music video TV channel, has announced a global strategic partnership with Castify.ai, allowing them to reach their global audience with a unified cross-platform experience Castify.ai is an omnichannel content distribution technology that enables video content owners to seamlessly create their own branded OTT applications and channels across multiple smart TV and […]

June 28, 2022