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MyZen TV launching on Turksat

Well-being channel MyZen TV has launched in Turkey on the Turksat pay-TV platform. MyZen TV is available as part of the ‘Upper Package’ in HD. The lifestyle network offers a…

Roku acquires Quibi’s content distribution rights

Roku acquires Quibi’s content distribution rights

As anticipated, streaming specialist Roku has acquired the exclusive global distribution rights to short-form mobile content service Quibi’s shows and will make the content available for free on an ad-supported…

Data: Lockdown drives UK ent sales to £9bn

Data: Lockdown drives UK ent sales to £9bn

Locked-down Britain turned to digital music, video and games in record numbers in 2020, increasing entertainment revenues by 16.8 per cent to a record £9.05 billion (€10.05bn), according to preliminary…

NBCUniversal, Charter renew deal; add Peacock

NBCUniversal, Charter renew deal; add Peacock

NBCUniversal and Charter Communications have announced a multi-year distribution agreement for NBCUniversal’s full portfolio of broadcast, entertainment, Hispanic, news and sports content in Charter’s Spectrum homes and businesses across 41…

ITV postpones Britain’s Got Talent

ITV postpones Britain’s Got Talent

ITV has confirmed that production has temporarily halted on a new season of Britain’s Got Talent as London and much of the country copes with a surge in coronavirus cases.…

FIFA World Cup 2026 rights awarded in Nordics

FIFA World Cup 2026 rights awarded in Nordics

FIFA has awarded the exclusive rights to the FIFA World Cup 2026 to broadcasters in each of the Nordic territories:  DR and TV2 in Denmark, YLE and MTV in Finland,…

Vevo on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Flex

Vevo on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Flex

Vevo, the music video platform, is now available on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex. X1 and Flex customers can enjoy free, on demand access to more than 500,000 music…

Nick Jr marks 10 years of Peppa Pig

Nick Jr marks 10 years of Peppa Pig

Hasbro has details of its 10th anniversary celebrations for Peppa Pig in the US which will mark a decade since the popular preschool show first aired on the Nick Jr…

India: New Japan wrestling on Eurosport

Eurosport and Eurosport HD India, the sports channels from the house of Discovery, have agreed a deal with second-largest pro-wrestling property in the world – New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). Content…

Data: 487k UK homes watched Disney+ Soul at Xmas

Data: 487k UK homes watched Disney+ Soul at Xmas

Viewing figures from TV data and analytics company Samba TV showcases how many UK households watched Soul on Disney+ and Doctor Who on BBC One over the festive period. Reflecting…

African Movie Channel launches on Freeview

African Movie Channel has launched on the Freeview television platform in the UK. The launch of the channel on the platform via Channelbox on Freeview Channel 271, makes African Movie…

Eurosport India airs UAE’s ODI series against Ireland

Eurosport and Eurosport HD India, the sports channels from the house of Discovery, are set to bring to its Indian fans the best of the cricketing action this New Year,…

GB News ‘fully funded’

The planned GB News TV channel and digital services, proposed as an alternate to the BBC News and Sky News, is now fully funded. Reports say the 24-hour channel, fronted…

Survey: 32% UK media & gaming providers can’t guarantee ‘always on’

Survey: 32% UK media & gaming providers can’t guarantee ‘always on’

Despite a ferocious consumer appetite for on-demand experiences – live sport streaming, bet-in play options, online gaming – a third (32 per cent) of UK businesses in the media and…

BBC lockdown education initiative

BBC lockdown education initiative

The BBC is to deliver what it says is the biggest education offer in its history across more of its platforms. It will bring together BBC Two, CBBC, BBC Red…

Gracenote powers new live sports experiences

Gracenote powers new live sports experiences

TV, movie, sports and music search and discovery facilitator Gracenote is launching a new live sports solution designed to help smart TV and auto manufacturers enable dynamic sports experiences to…