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BBC acquires Superman & Lois

The BBC has acquired the UK premiere of Warner Bros Television’s hit US superhero drama Superman & Lois, with season one coming to BBC One in an early evening slot from December 4th, with all 15 episodes arriving on BBC iPlayer on the same day. Superman & Lois stars Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch as […]

November 16, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Interactive Arkham Asylum experience coming to London

Department Studios,  Myriad Entertainment, and Warner Bros Themed Entertainment, in association with DC, have announced Arkham Asylum, a live immersive experience, inspired by iconic superhero Batman. Set in a vast multi-sensory recreation of the eponymous psychiatric hospital from DC lore – Arkham Asylum aims to be “an epic alternate reality, combining futuristic technology and interactive […]

October 29, 2021By Nik Roseveare

HBO Max targets 190 territories by 2026

HBO Max has announced its service will be available to customers in 27 territories during the initial phase of its European roll out. In an online presentation, WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer streaming platform reaffirmed it will launch first in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Spain, and Andorra on October 26th and then in Central & Eastern Europe and […]

October 5, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Harewood to make feature directorial debut with Fulwell 73 project

Actor, author and activist David Harewood MBE (The Night Manager, Homeland, Supergirl) is set to direct his first feature film For Whom The Bell Tolls, produced by award-winning independent production company Fulwell 73 (Cinderella; The Gavin and Stacey Christmas Special; Sunderland ‘Til I Die). Based on real life events, For Whom The Bell Tolls charts […]

October 5, 2021

Helen Mirren to host Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses

Hollywood actress Dame Helen Mirren is set to host Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses, the official title of the upcoming competition series that will showcase ultimate fan glory on a never-before-seen scale. This special four-part event will unveil Wizarding World fans willing to put their Harry Potter knowledge to the test for the ultimate honor […]

September 16, 2021

Analysis: Netflix Originals as popular as major movies

Research from Ampere Analysis comparing content popularity ratings from different distributors and commissioners has estimated that roughly a quarter of titles released in the last five years expected to achieve long term popularity are Netflix Originals – matching Disney and WarnerMedia in producing valuable longer-term content. For this analysis, Ampere has used its proprietary Critical […]

September 13, 2021By Colin Mann

HBO Max debuts in Europe on Oct 26

HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer streaming platform, will launch in Europe on October 26th with Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Spain and Andorra being the first six European countries where the service will be made available. Then, in 2022, HBO Max will become available in the following 14 additional territories as part of its phased global roll-out: […]

September 8, 2021

HBO Max app on VIZIO SmartCast

Connected entertainment specialist VIZIO and WarnerMedia have confirmed that the HBO Max app is now available on VIZIO SmartCast, giving millions of SmartCast viewers in the US access to the HBO Max app directly on their VIZIO SmartCast TVs with just a few clicks or a simple voice command. VIZIO SmartCast audiences who subscribe to […]

September 2, 2021

HBO Max starts European rollout this autumn

WarnerMedia has confirmed that is will launch its HBO Max streaming service in the Nordics and Spain this autumn, followed by Central and Eastern Europe and Portugal in 2022. The anouncement was made by Priya Dogra, president at WarnerMedia EMEA and Asia (excluding China) and Christina Sulebakk, general manager at HBO Max EMEA at a […]

September 1, 2021

HBO Max, YouTube launch on Spectrum TV platform

Spectrum has announced the launch of HBO Max and YouTube within Spectrum Guide on eligible devices across its service area in the US, providing customers access to the streaming services directly from the Spectrum TV platform. “As the video landscape continues to change, we are evolving our products and making it easier for our customers […]

August 31, 2021