Advanced Television


Germany: Fremantle, RTL expand Jamie Oliver offering

Fremantle has announced an output deal for Jamie Oliver programming and lifestyle content with RTL Deutschland. The multi-year agreement will see RTL Deutschland become the exclusive home of Jamie Oliver’s entire portfolio of shows in Germany, having secured exclusive rights for pay-TV, Free TV, and streaming via AVoD and SVoD. The new deal will allow […]

September 19, 2023

ITV to become home of England men’s football

ITV will show live, exclusive, free to air coverage of all England men’s football matches outside major tournament finals from September 2024 through to June 2028, in a new deal with UEFA. The deal covers all European Qualifiers, UEFA Nations League ties and friendlies between major tournaments. The first qualifying campaign will be England’s bid […]

September 18, 2023

MPs extend production inquiry

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the UK House of Commons has extended the deadline for submissions to its inquiry examining the current challenges faced by the British film and high-end television. Contributions can now be submitted until Wednesday October 18th. “We’ve had such an incredible response to our inquiry and we want to […]

September 18, 2023By Colin Mann

Extreme E extends broadcast deal with ITV

Pioneering racing series Extreme E has extended its broadcast partnership with ITV in a multi-year contract.Fans of the sport for purpose championship in the UK will be able to watch the racing action free-to-air and live across ITV1, ITV4 and ITVX. Programming will also be available to catch up on demand on ITVX.Having been a partner of […]

September 18, 2023

The Twits movie coming to Netflix

Following its acquisition of The Roald Dahl Story Company in September 2021, Netflix has announced it will release an animated adaptation of The Twits, written and directed by Phil Johnston, in 2025. The Twits marks the first screen adaptation based of the Roald Dahl book of the same name, which has been translated into 41 […]

September 18, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Magnifi, Accedo AI highlights deal

Video solutions provider, Accedo, and Magnifi by VideoVerse, an AI-driven video technology company and SaaS platform, have announced their partnership to bring AI-powered sports highlights to the Android TV framework, Accedo Launcher. Accedo Launcher is a Google certification-ready, specialist product framework that enables global TV operators to replace the standard Android TV Operator Tier Launcher […]

September 18, 2023Nick Snow @ IBC

Data: One Piece searches rocket on Netflix success

The live action adaptation of the One Piece manga series has been a huge hit for Netflix, reaching the #1 most watched show on the streaming service in a 84 countries. But has the popularity of the show got people interested in the source material so they can continue with Luffy’s journey to become the […]

September 18, 2023

All ICC Cricket World Cup matches on StarHub

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 takes place fro October 5th to November 19th and StarHub TV+ in Singapore customers can watch all 48 cricket games live on Hub Sports 4 and Hub Sports 5, starting with the opening match between defending champion England, and New Zealand at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, India. […]

September 18, 2023

The Black Book comes to Netflix

Anakle Films is set to release Nigeria’s biggest-budget independent film to date, The Black Book. The movie will debut on Netflix on September 22nd and features an ensemble cast of some of Africa’s most well-known actors, including Richard Mofe-Damijo, Alex Usifo, Sam Dede, Denola Grey, Shaffy Bello and Ireti Doyle. The Black Book delves into […]

September 18, 2023

Moley to make FTA debut on POP

Animated adventure series Moley, will premiere exclusively on UK free TV on POP from October 2nd. The show takes audiences to the vibrant city of MoleTown to tell the story of Moley (voiced by Warwick Davis), the charismatic, buoyant Mole living in a burrow deep beneath Windsor Castle. Produced by Two Daughters Entertainment, Moley consists […]

September 18, 2023