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Record Super Bowl audience for Sky Sports

Super Bowl LVIII averaged 514k viewers on Sky, which makes it the most watched Super Bowl on record for Sky ahead of last years which averaged 344k (+49 per cent). The game on February 11th was also the most watched NFL match ever on Sky ahead of Bills v Bengals in the playoffs in 2023 […]

February 16, 2024

Little Dot Studios to bolster S4C YouTube channel

S4C digital content studio and media network, Little Dot Studios, has announced a partnership to bolster the public service media provider’s YouTube offering. The move reinforces S4C’s commitment to future-proofing its output and showcasing Welsh language and culture. S4C has received £7.5 million of additional funding from the UK Government’s Department of Culture, Media, and Sport […]

February 12, 2024

Little Dot Studios launches 10 new channels

Ddigital content studio and media network, Little Dot Studios (an All3Media company), has launched 10 new digital broadcast channels as it looks to expand the reach of its owned-and-operated Network and maximise revenue opportunities for its partners. Using data to identify cross-over areas of interest in audiences, the 10 new channels brands will increase the […]

February 9, 2024

Snap to axe 10% of staff

Social media company Snap, owner of Snapchat, has announced plans to cut around 10 per cent of its work force – which will amount to some 500 employees. “In order to best position our business to execute on our highest priorities, and to ensure we have the capacity to invest incrementally to support our growth […]

February 6, 2024

NetRange enables TikTok on smart TVs

NetRange, an Access company and provider of white-labelled, turnkey smart TV and OTT ecosystems, has announced a collaboration with TikTok, to enable users of the social media platform to access TikTok content globally on TV through the NetRange Smart TV Portal. “With an installed base of around a billion smart TVs globally, and with particularly […]

February 2, 2024

Universal Music pulls tracks from TikTok

Universal Music is removing its catalogue of songs from social media platform TikTok when its contract expires today [January 31st] after a breakdown in talks over payments. The move would mean TikTok would no longer have access to tracks by artists including the likes of Taylor Swift, Adele, The Weeknd, Coldplay, BTS and Drake. In […]

January 31, 2024

NBA Europe appoints Little Dot Sport

Little Dot Sport, part of Little Dot Studios, has announced it is working with the NBA in Europe and the Middle East to help further grow awareness and engagement amongst its international community. Using its digital expertise, Little Dot Sport is creating social content, strategies and insights, whilst overseeing an ecosystem of in-territory community managers […]

January 31, 2024

C4 “digital-first” by 2030, as job cuts rise

Channel 4 has unveiled its five-year plan to reshape the organisation and accelerate its transformation into a genuinely digital-first public service streamer by 2030. Meanwhile there are numerous reports that previously specified job cuts of 200 will now reach 250. This would represent the biggest cuts in the pubcasters history and account for 15 per […]

January 29, 2024

Forecast: Convergence of Meta’s GenAI and metaverse

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta Platforms, recently disclosed plans regarding the development of generative AI, with a specific emphasis on creating AI assistants tailored for businesses and content creators. With Meta’s main focus on the metaverse and a consistent track record of innovation in AI, the company is strategically positioned to deliver generative AI products […]

January 25, 2024

Data: SVoD cost trumps content

TGI Global Quick View 2024 data from audience measurement specialist Kantar Media, which surveys 80,000 people in 37 countries, shows that cost is trumping content as the most important criteria for consumers. Almost half of those surveyed rated subscription prices as a significant factor when choosing streaming services (49 per cent), while 43 per cent […]

January 24, 2024