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US state AGs warn of pirate site risks

Attorneys General representing California, Texas, Virginia and 25 other US states have warned consumers about the threat of websites pirating TV, film and other entertainment content in a public service…

Sky and BT pay £4.5bn for EPL rights

Sky and BT Sport have agreed to pay £4.464 billion (€5bn) for Premier League games for three seasons from 2019-20. Five of seven live packages have been awarded, with bidding…

ESPN, Sky Sports team for F1

ESPN, Sky Sports team for F1

ESPN, Sky Sports and Formula 1 are joining forces to bring Sky Sports’ presentation of the championship to the US. Television audiences in the US will be able to watch…

Altice USA, Starz carriage agreement

Altice USA, Starz carriage agreement

Altice USA and Starz, a Lionsgate company, have announced a new multi-year affiliation agreement. The agreement secures rights for Altice USA, one of the largest broadband communications and video services…

China: Disney deal for Alibaba

China: Disney deal for Alibaba

Alibaba’s entertainment arm has signed a licensing agreement with The Walt Disney Company which will make its platforms China’s most-comprehensive destination for Disney animations. Under the multi-year deal with Buena…

Ash vs Evil Dead returns exclusively to Virgin TV

Ash vs Evil Dead returns exclusively to Virgin TV

Virgin Media has announced the return of its TV exclusive, Ash vs Evil Dead, for a third season. The Starz Original horror-comedy is back starring Bruce Campbell as Ash Williams,…

Facebook, Netflix, Google won’t bid for Premier League

Facebook, Netflix, Google won’t bid for Premier League

Facebook, Netflix and Google will likely not submit bids for the next round of Premier League TV rights in today’s (February 9th) auction, with most analysts believing Sky and BT…

£18,000 fine for eBay Kodi seller

A supplier of illicit streaming devices that are pre-loaded to enable the viewing of pirate broadcasts of Premier League football has had to pay thousands of pounds, and cease all…

Eurosport, Facebook partner for Olympics coverage

Eurosport, Facebook partner for Olympics coverage

Pan-European sports broadcaster Eurosport has partnered with Facebook to extend its Olympic Winter Games digital coverage to people on Facebook across Europe. Facebook communities in Germany, Sweden and Norway will…

Amazon, All3Media, LG, VM drama commission

Alongside parent company Liberty Global, UK multiplay operator Virgin Media is teaming up with Amazon Prime Video and All3Media International to commission psychological thriller series The Feed from The Walking Dead…