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Netflix: Bridgerton now #3 on Most Popular list

Season 2 of Bridgerton continues to draw big viewing figures for Netflix. The period drama had 115.75 million hours viewed on the English TV list for the week starting April 4th, and appearing in the Top 10 in 91 countries, making it the most viewed title for the third week in a row. The season […]

April 13, 2022

Apple TV+ lands Constellation

Apple TV+ has greenlit “Constellation,” a new conspiracy-based psychological thriller drama series starring Noomi Rapace (“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” “You Won’t Be Alone”) and Emmy Award nominee Jonathan Banks (“Mudbound,” “Breaking Bad,” “Better Call Saul”), and created and written by Peter Harness (“The War of the Worlds,” “Doctor Who,” “Wallander”). Emmy Award winner […]

April 6, 2022

AMC Networks addressable ad slots in all original programming

AMC Networks is offering addressable ad slots in every hour of its original programming on AMC and WE tv in 2022 throughout the US. Amazon is the first client to leverage this capability, with a year-long relationship across multiple shows. Offered in partnership with Canoe Ventures, the spots will run on Comcast, Charter and Cox […]

February 18, 2022

Carroll exits AMC Networks after 34 years

AMC Networks has announced that its longtime chief operating officer Ed Carroll has decided to step down, following a 34-year tenure with the company. He will remain with the company through the end of the year. “For decades, Ed has been the heart and soul of AMC Networks,” said Josh Sapan, former AMC Networks President […]

September 29, 2021

Study: Japan has the best Netflix content

Japan’s Netflix library contains more top-quality TV and film content than anywhere else in the world, according to a study by Uswitch.   The research calculated which countries have access to the best-reviewed and most awarded TV and film content by totalling the IMDb scores for every TV series and film in each country’s library. This was […]

September 21, 2021

Veteran AMC CEO steps down

AMC Networks reveals that Josh Sapan, president and CEO of the company for 26 years, is to step down and become executive vice chairman. The company has brought in former Showtime lead Matthew Blank as interim CEO. “Over his long career, Josh’s leadership ensured AMC Networks became a force in entertainment, with far-reaching influence throughout […]

August 24, 2021

Netflix – breaking bad?

Netflix seemed relaxed about raining on HBO Max’s parade (for achieving impressive subscriber growth) by telling markets: “HBO doesn’t bother us at all”. Fair enough – though the contrast between HBOs North America growth and Netflix shedding of 400,000 subs is marked. But more worrying for them is the worldwide growth and share gains of […]

July 22, 2021

Netflix lands Windfall movie

Windfall, a Hitchcockian thriller directed by Charlie McDowell and written by Justin Lader, has been acquired by Netflix for a reported “large 8-figure deal”. The movie stars Jason Segel (How I Met Your Mother, Forgetting Sarah Marshall), Lily Collins (Les Misérables, Emily in Paris), and Jesse Plemons (Breaking Bad, Jungle Cruise) and tells the story […]

July 13, 2021By Nik Roseveare