Advanced Television


Data: 56% Brits watch SVoD content each week

The take-up of SVoD continues to soar, with 56 per cent of Brits now viewing these services each week, according to  post lockdown 2021 IPA TouchPoints data. The IPA TouchPoints dataset, which provides a 360-degree understanding of British consumers’ daily lives, reveals that since 2018 to post lockdown 2021, the reach of SVoD services (including […]

November 17, 2021

BT TV adds Netflix to TV packages

BT TV has announced a revamp of its flexible TV packages, with Netflix now bundled into Entertainment, Big Entertainment and VIP plans. Following the expansion of the flexible packages, BT TV customers can still tailor their TV line-up by adding and removing content subscriptions each month, and seamlessly switch between packages. The plans also allow […]

November 12, 2021

Irvine Welsh’s Crime premieres Nov 18 on BritBox

BritBox UK has announced that first TV series from celebrated writer Irvine Welsh, Crime, will be available as a box set exclusively to stream on BritBox from November 18th. Crime tells the story of Detective Inspector Ray Lennox, played by Scott, in a city on the edge of the abyss. Lennox is a man whose […]

October 18, 2021By Nik Roseveare

BritBox launches on Xbox

BritBox, the SVoD service from the BBC and ITV that gives access to a library of British content, is now available to Xbox users in the UK. The BritBox app is available via the Xbox Microsoft Store on the Xbox One and Xbox Series X models. BritBox offers subscribers a collection of British box sets […]

October 15, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Britmas on BritBox

The Britmas collection is returning to the BritBox streaming platform with over 200 episodes of classic Christmas TV episodes. From 18th November throughout December, viewers can stream a variety of Christmas specials including from classic series such as Are you Being Served?, Bread, Terry and June, The Two Ronnies, Knowing Me Knowing Yule with Alan […]

October 14, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Survey: 62% watching more SVoD since pandemic

The popularity of streaming services continue to overtake cable TV, with more than half of UK consumers (53 per cent) saying the content on providers such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and YouTube  is more entertaining than its traditional TV counterparts, and a further 62 per cent saying they watch more paid streaming services than […]

October 12, 2021

A Life Uncharted Coming to BritBox UK

BritBox UK, The Format Factory and Anderson Entertainment announced today a new and exclusive documentary. Gerry Anderson: A Life Uncharted is in production and will be launched on BritBox on 14th April 2022. A national treasure, Gerry Anderson’s career spanned 60 years, and he created some of the world’s most beloved children’s television series including […]

October 11, 2021

Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce to star in BritBox’s A Spy Among Friends

BritBox UK, the streaming service created by ITV and the BBC, and Spectrum Originals, the premier U.S. destination for Spectrum video subscribers, will globally debut A SPY AMONG FRIENDS, a limited series based on the New York Times best-selling book written by Ben Macintyre.  In collaboration with Sony Pictures Television, ITV Studios and Veritas Entertainment […]

October 6, 2021

BritBox to exclusively stream One Night

BritBox UK has announced that unique ‘real time’ romantic comedy-drama series One Night will be available exclusively on BritBox UK from 28th October. A ten-episode series that chronicles a blind date; from 8pm to 1am the next morning, One Night stars Myanna Buring (Downton Abbey, The Witcher, The Salisbury Poisonings) and acclaimed Norwegian actor Anders […]

September 29, 2021

Unified UK broadcaster VoD app?

BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 are said to be discussing a combined app for their catch-up VoD services as they seek to maintain visibility and share against global streamers. The Telegraph reports that detailed talks have been held under the banner of Freeview and could come to fruition as early as this autumn. […]

September 20, 2021