Advanced Television


Data: Twitch losing users

Although Twitch continues leading the global streaming audience with a 74 per cent market share in 2023, the community for gamers has again seen a significant drop in the number of streamers. According to data presented by Casinos en Ligne, the total number of Twitch streamers dropped by 450,000 year-over-year, reaching 7.59 million last month. […]

September 4, 2023

Ofcom: GB News breached broadcasting rules

UK broadcast regulator Ofcom has found the Mark Steyn programme, which aired on GB News on April 21st, 2022, in breach of its broadcasting rules. Ofcom says it has been consistently clear that, under its rules, broadcasters are free to transmit programmes which may be considered controversial and challenging, or which question statistics or other […]

March 6, 2023By Colin Mann

IBC signals…

Being back in Amsterdam for the first global trade show since you know what, was quite something: Something good: even in a high-tech business people matter. It was noticeable that many companies saw as it important to reunite with colleagues, agents, resellers, as with customers and prospects. Whether it’s Zoom or the optimistically named Teams, […]

September 13, 2022

Forecast: SVoD market at $151bn by 2028

The rise in original content creation and the proliferation of digital platforms accelerated the global SVoD services market growth. Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Global SVoD Services Market, finds that the general growth of digital media consumption has encouraged companies from the sports, film, and television industries to create their own platforms, providing people with […]

August 18, 2022

Survey: 77% say films changed their view on cultural issues

With the Cannes Film Festival in full swing, research from Mastercard, official partner of the festival, reveals that two in five Brits (42 per cent) say movies have changed the way they see the world. The power of the cinematic voice has proved evident as the survey reveals that almost four in five people in […]

May 25, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Research: Sports broadcasters’ investment budgets bounce back

A report, The impact of Covid-19 on sports broadcasting technology investments, from media processing and delivery technology specialist Appear, finds that in 2022, 73 per cent of sports broadcasters stated that they expect their investment budget to increase compared to 2021, while none expect their budgets to decrease. Following healthy levels of investment in 2019, […]

May 24, 2022

Gen P-P influenced by mental health and employer reputation

Creative Access, a social enterprise specialising in diversity and inclusion, surveyed 800 of this year’s school-leavers, students and graduates to find out what the first generation to enter the workforce post-pandemic – so called “Generation Post-Pandemic” or “Gen P-P” – expect from their future careers in the creative industries.  The research reveals that this incoming […]

May 23, 2022

Report: Pandemic recovery boosts UK adspend

A report – UK Advertising’s Adspend Review: The Pandemic Effect – which marks the definitive full year 2021 Advertising Association/WARC Expenditure Report figures, reveal the extraordinary adspend growth seen during the recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. The UK ad market reached a record £31.9 billion (€37.9bn) in 2021, equating to growth of 34.3 per cent […]

April 28, 2022

Nick Jr and Blue’s Clues & You! partner with National Literacy Trust

A report compiled for Paramount as part of a wider partnership between the National Literacy Trust and Blues Clues & You! Trust shows that parents of young children engaged in fewer home learning activities in 2021 than did in 2019 – despite spending more time with them at home during the coronavirus lockdowns. A survey […]

April 25, 2022

Report: Older consumers gravitate to online content

GWI, a supplier of audience insights, has released its flagship report on the latest trends in entertainment. Using its Software-as-a-Service platform, which draws upon more than 700,000 interviews of internet users aged 16-64, the report highlights the media behaviours that have stuck since the pandemic, and drills down into what’s changed. Older consumers gravitate to […]

April 22, 2022