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Dad’s Army most-streamed Xmas BritBox show

After closely watching subscriber habits from Christmas Eve through to Boxing Day, BritBox, the SVoD service from the BBC and ITV, has revealed that the most-streamed content over the Christmas period was the classic comedy Dad’s Army, which was added to the platform on December 24th. In its first three days, subscribers streamed the 78-episode […]

December 31, 2020By Colin Mann

Report: Record-breaking year for UK TV exports

The latest UK TV Exports report from Pact, the trade association representing the commercial interests of UK independent television, film, digital, children’s and animation media companies, shows that 2019/20 was another record-breaking year for UK TV exports, generating £1.48 billion, a 6 per cent year-on-year increase. Scripted drama – such as Chernobyl, His Dark Materials, […]

November 24, 2020

Doctor Who series 13 begins filming

With Jodie Whittaker once again reprising her role as the Doctor, fans can look forward to seeing her on her adventures once again as she fights the good fight across space and time. With safety protocols in place, the Doctor Who team are now filming under strict industry and government guidelines to ensure the safety […]

November 14, 2020

China: BBC Studios, Bilibili expand content deal

BBC Studios and Bilibili, one of China’s largest online entertainment services platforms, have jointly announced a new multi-year strategic cooperation agreement to enhance the platform’s BBC Studios content, taking their existing partnership to a new level by collaborating on BBC Studios-led productions. Both sides say they are committed to enhancing their cooperation by commissioning new […]

October 19, 2020

Daleks animated series on YouTube

The Daleks, the infamous enemies of Doctor Who, are getting their own animated series. A five-part CGI animation series will launching in November and be available for fans to watch for free, weekly on the official Doctor Who YouTube channel. Titled Daleks!, the series will feature a star-studded voiceover cast with Nicholas Briggs (voice of […]

September 11, 2020By Nik Roseveare

BritBox UK expands Out of this World collection

BritBox UK, the digital video subscription service created by the BBC and ITV, has announced a further selection of cult TV series and films from the 60s and 70s will be joining the service’s existing ‘Out of this World’ collection later this month. Blake’s 7, The Avengers (not the Marvel one), Doctor Who and the […]

September 8, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Doctor Who zone launches in BBC Nightfall game

Young gamers can now transport themselves inside the iconic world of Doctor Who for a limited time in Nightfall, the BBC’s online multiplayer game. Nightfall’s REM Zone 2 has been transformed until Tuesday 29 September, and it’s up to Nightfallers to work together and keep the Doctor’s most infamous villains – the Daleks – at […]

August 25, 2020