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The Open joins GOLFTV across SE Asia, Hong Kong & Taiwan

The Open joins GOLFTV across SE Asia, Hong Kong & Taiwan

Golf’s oldest Championship, The Open, is joining GOLFTV’s portfolio and will be presented to fans on the streaming service’s offering across Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. The multi-year agreement…

Dailymotion to pay €5.5m in damages to Mediaset

Dailymotion has been ordered to pay out over €5.5 million to Italian broadcaster Mediaset as compensation for 995 copyrighted videos uploaded to its site since 2006 without authorisation. A Rome…

Premier League wins Irish ISP blocking order

Premier League wins Irish ISP blocking order

With the 2019/20 English Premier League set to kick off in the coming weeks, a court order means that Irish people will find it much harder to locate illegal TV…

BBC scores Women’s Euro 2021

The BBC has secured exclusive rights to the 2021 Women’s European Championship in England. There will be extensive coverage of every game of the tournament across television, radio and online.…

Fuel TV, WSL extend distribution agreement

Fuel TV, WSL extend distribution agreement

Fuel TV and the World Surf League (WSL) have struck a new distribution agreement that will see the rest of the WSL’s 2019 Championship Tour (CT) and select Qualifying Series…

Qatar welcomes WTO challenge to ‘Saudi piracy’

Qatar’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry has welcomed the significant progress in Qatar’s dispute settlement proceedings against Saudi Arabia in the World Trade Organization (WTO), but warns that firm action…

WarnerMedia D2C service is ‘HBO Max’

WarnerMedia D2C service is ‘HBO Max’

Entertainment group WarnerMedia has unveiled HBO Max as the name of its new streaming service, designed to offer an impressive direct-to-consumer experience for everyone. Anchored with and inspired by the…

DAZN eyes NFL rights

DAZN eyes NFL rights

Global sports streaming platform DAZN is preparing a move to acquire live NFL rights in the US, according to its chief executive, Simon Denyer. “We’re definitely interested in looking at…

Sky Sports extends Open rights to 2024

Sky Sports extends Open rights to 2024

Sky Sports and The R&A have extended the agreement for the live coverage of The Open through to 2024. The Open, golf’s original championship and the only men’s major championship…

Netflix green-lights Cuphead series

Netflix green-lights Cuphead series

Netflix and King Features Syndicate, a part of Hearst Entertainment and Syndication, have jointly announced a new animated series The Cuphead Show!, based on Studio MDHR’s award-winning video game Cuphead.…

StarzPlay acquires Batman prequel Pennyworth

StarzPlay acquires Batman prequel Pennyworth

StarzPlay, the SVoD service from Starz, has acquired drama series Pennyworth for the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, Ireland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria and Latin America. From Warner Horizon Scripted Television,  the…

Study: EPL £1m sponsorship piracy hit

Study: EPL £1m sponsorship piracy hit

A study has found that worldwide illegal streaming of the English Premier League (EPL) delivers £1 million (€0.89m) in uncaptured sponsorship media value per match. The study – produced by…

The Rock’s Red Notice jumps from Universal to Netflix

The Rock’s Red Notice jumps from Universal to Netflix

Netflix has lined up arguably its most ambitious movie to date, having acquired action-thriller Red Notice. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson will front the action-thriller, supported by Hollywood superstars Ryan Reynolds…

VOD365 content agreement with Endemol Shine

VOD365, a provider of branded OTT TV channels via Freeview, YouView, Freesat, mobile and smart TV devices, has struck a content deal with global content creator, producer and distributor Endemol…

CAF: More beoutQ football piracy

CAF: More beoutQ football piracy

The Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) is the latest sports organisation to accuse beoutQ of blatant piracy. The CAF licenses its games only to Qatar’s beIN Sports, but that doesn’t…

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