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Sky Glass: No more dishes

At a press event in London, Sky has unveiled its first TV devices which are branded as ‘Sky Glass’. Dana Strong, Sky Group Chief Executive Officer, unveiled the device declaring: “Just like a smartphone is more than a phone, Sky Glass is more than a TV.” “This is a product that can only come from […]

October 7, 2021By Nik Roseveare

The Night House coming to Disney+

Disney+ has announced that David Bruckner’s The Night House will premiere exclusively on the streaming service in UK on October 27th, under the Star banner. The psychological horror movie was well received by movie-goers and critics upon its cinema release in August, and currently holds a ‘fresh’ rating of 86 per cent on review aggregation […]

October 7, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Report: Prime Video leads Japan SVoD market

Premium video streaming in Japan reached 85 billion minutes during January – August 2021, or 13 per cent of total time spent on video according to the first of a series of quarterly reports from Media Partners Asia (MPA) measuring the Japanese streaming economy. The report, titled Japan Online Video Consumer Insights & Analytics, leverages […]

October 4, 2021

Spain: 58% watch 2+ pay-TV platforms

Some 83.1 per cent of Spaniards have access to pay-TV, up 2.2 per cent in the last quarter, with 58.3 per cent watching at least two different pay-TV platforms, according to a report from consultancy firm Barlovento Comunicación. On average, every Spanish household has access to 2.6 platforms. Netflix leads the market with a 59.9 […]

October 4, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

The Book of Boba Fett premieres Dec 29 on Disney+

Disney+ has announced that The Book of Boba Fett, a new live action Star Wars series that was teased in an end-credit sequence following the Season 2 finale of The Mandalorian – will premiere on December 29th, exclusively on the streaming service. The Book of Boba Fett finds legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett – who […]

September 29, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Free Guy free on Disney+ UK

Disney+ has announced that Free Guy, the summer blockbuster starring Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer and Taika Waititi, will be available to stream on the service from September 29th. A tweet from the Disney+ UK Twitter account on September 28th confirmed the news, saying: “Don’t have a good day. Have a GREAT day. Stream Free Guy […]

September 28, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Study: Disney+ wins social ad wars

Social competitive intelligence and brand analytics platform BrandTotal has shared new data on how the world’s leading streaming services advertise across top social media channels. BrandTotal’s latest report, Social Intelligence Competitive Snapshot: The Streaming Wars, analysed all paid social advertising campaigns from Disney+, HBO Max, Netflix, Hulu, Apple TV Plus, Peacock, and Paramount+, over a […]

September 24, 2021

Research: Americans moving away from TV binging

Attest, a consumer research platform, has released its third annual US Media Consumption Report and the findings point to more seismic shifts in what American eyes and ears are tuning into in 2021. For brands trying to navigate the second coming of the ‘Roaring 20s’, a digital ad spend boom, and a general fatigue for […]

September 21, 2021

Disney+ on Panasonic TVs

Panasonic has confirmed that Disney+ is now available on 4K Panasonic TVs released from 2017 onwards which feature the My Home Screen operating system. On compatible TVs the Disney+ app icon will become visible in the Application view. Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and […]

September 20, 2021

Hawkeye series debuts Nov 24 on Disney+

Disney+ and Marvel Studios have unveiled the first trailer and poster for Hawkeye, the next Marvel series to stream exclusively on Disney+. The series, part of Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) sees former Avenger Clint Barton embark upon a seemingly simple mission: get back to his family for Christmas. Possible? Maybe with […]

September 13, 2021By Nik Roseveare