Advanced Television


CIS Group, Veset power CNN Brazil to enter CTV market

Veset is enabling CNN Brazil to distribute its Brazilian news-based channel to Samsung TV Plus, using Veset Nimbus. CNN Brazil has previously been primarily distributed through cable TV and its YouTube channel. This is the first step in bringing the channel onto Connected TVs. Delivered to CNN Brazil through Veset’s Latin American partner, CIS Group, […]

July 12, 2023

Mediapro opens Florida virtual production centre

Grup Mediapro’s Mediapro US subsidiary has launched the largest virtual production centre in South Florida, along with BrandStar, a major US producer. The new facility includes a giant LED wall – 24 metres wide, 7 metres high and with over 1,000 panels – at its Miami studios. As part of the deal, BrandStar designed, constructed […]

June 22, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

FOX News Digital sees YoY increases

FOX News Digital finished May 2023 once again as the top-performing news organization in the competitive set in both multiplatform minutes and multiplatform views with year-over-year gains in key categories according to Comscore. Notably, was down nearly 20% year-over-year with both multiplatform views and minutes. May marked eight consecutive months of FOX News Digital […]

June 14, 2023

Data: CNN reach down 7% under Licht

Since Chris Licht took over the reins at CNN for Jeff Zucker in May 2022 through to the present day, the news network’s average daily reach decreased by 7 per cent year-over-year according to Samba TV. Meanwhile, viewership during this same time period (May 2022 – June 2023) with regard to the network’s competitors, including […]

June 9, 2023

Licht out at CNN

Chris Licht, CEO of CNN, is out at the news network. The NYT reports he met with WBD chief David Zaslav, who then told staff that Licht was departing immediately. Licht had been handpicked a year ago by Zaslav to steer CNN after the departure of its long-time chief Jeff Zucker. However Licht’s tenure was […]

June 7, 2023

CNN launches new FAST channel in Europe

CNN has launched CNN Fast, a new free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channel, across Europe. CNN Fast is a curated channel of short-form videos that offers international stories across major news events, business, entertainment, sport and the environment. It is available now across several European countries on Rakuten TV and LG Channels and, in June, […]

May 24, 2023

Nelson named EVP of CNN International Commercial

CNN Worldwide has appointed Phil Nelson to lead the network’s international business operations and its work with commercial partners outside of the United States. As Executive Vice President of CNN International Commercial (CNNIC), Nelson is responsible for all international Advertising Sales, Content Sales & Licensing and Commercial Distribution revenue, as well as related client solutions […]

May 19, 2023

FOX News Digital continues to lead news brands

FOX News Digital finished April 2023 once again as the top-performing news organisation in the competitive set in both multiplatform minutes and multiplatform views, according to Comscore. This marks seven consecutive months as the top news brand with multiplatform views and 26 straight months as number one with multiplatform minutes. FOX News Digital closed out […]

May 17, 2023

WBD’s Zaslav: “This is a new CNN”

Back at the true beginning of the multichannel era there was MTV, and then there was CNN. CNN’s founder Ted Turner, on the news network’s first day of transmissions in 1980, said that barring satellite problems “we won’t be signing off until the world ends”. He added that the channel would then play the old […]

May 8, 2023

FOX News Digital finishes Q1 2023 as top news brand

FOX News Digital finished the first quarter 2023 as the top-performing news organisation in the competitive set in both multiplatform minutes and multiplatform views, according to Comscore. This marks eight consecutive quarters as the top news brand with multiplatform minutes and three consecutive quarters as the leader with multiplatform views. FOX News Digital, which went […]

April 17, 2023