Advanced Television


ITV, Coral launch sporting docu-series Against The Odds

ITV and Coral have announced the launch of a ten-part sporting documentary series, entitled Against The Odds, with the first episode set to be broadcast on October 19th. The ten-part documentary series, produced by ITV and funded by Coral, will deliver a unique insight into some of the most inspiring stories focusing on some big […]

October 6, 2021

Sky Arts announces new slate of programmes to mark one year as FTA

Sky Arts is celebrating its first anniversary as a free-to-air channel by announcing a raft of new programmes spanning every genre of the arts. Spotlighting the very best in theatre, dance, music, literature and visual art, the new slate reaffirms the channel’s commitment to supporting artists and arts institutions and to sustaining the UK’s cultural […]

September 13, 2021

RMG renews media rights with British racecourses

Racecourse Media Group (RMG) has agreed British racecourse licence extensions for audio-visual and data rights for a new five-year term. The renewals cover 35 racecourses for their LBO rights and 33 racecourses for all other aspects of their media rights including streaming (Watch & Bet), DTH, terrestrial TV and international betting and non-betting until December […]

July 8, 2021

Pebble appoints Rai as Marketing & Comms Manager

Pebble, the automation, content management, and integrated channel specialist, has announced the appointment of Tanya Rai to the newly created position of Marketing and Communications Manager within the company. Working closely with the Sales and Marketing Director, Alison Pavitt, Rai will help develop a consistently engaging voice for the brand across all channels and types […]

June 23, 2021

Aintree, Cheltenham festivals boost horseracing TV audiences

The Randox Grand National Festival and the Cheltenham Festival has brought unprecedented interest in horseracing from audiences stuck at home, according to Racecourse Media Group (RMG), which described the last few weeks as a “watershed” period for the sport. With most of the nation at home due to lockdown restrictions, which had resulted in the […]

April 22, 2021

Phenix scores $16m+ funding

Phenix, the real-time streaming technology platform, has announced closing $16.7 million (€13.8m) in Series B funding at a valuation of $90 million. This brings total funding for the company to approximately $40 million. The oversubscribed round was led by Chicago based sports/tech VC firm KB Partners with participation from Verizon Ventures and Manheim Investments. “KB […]

April 19, 2021

Record streams for Cheltenham Festival

Last week’s Cheltenham Festival saw a record number of streams for a British horseracing event. The numbers were achieved using Phenix, the real-time streaming technology platform that delivers synchronised streams across all devices at broadcast scale. Stats Perform, the sports tech player in data and artificial intelligence, has worked with Racecourse Media Group (RMG) to integrate Phenix’s proprietary and […]

March 25, 2021

Racing TV debuts timing data for Cheltenham Festival

For the first time, live, in-race timing information will be broadcast on-screen and published online for the Cheltenham Festival next week – thanks to Racecourse Media Group’s (RMG) new tracking service. Working with RMG’s timing information partner, Coursetrack, information such as race clock, leader’s speed, leader’s time per furlong and distance to finish, will be […]

March 11, 2021