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BBC: “Annual Plan delivers greater value”

The BBC says its new Annual Plan reveals creative highlights for the year ahead, and explains how the broadcaster will continue reforming to deliver maximum value to all audiences. The plan is published at a time when record numbers globally are tuning into the BBC for impartial news coverage of the war in Ukraine. During […]

March 30, 2022

Disney+ to add Sing-Along versions of musicals

Disney will introduce Sing-Along versions of fan-favourite musicals on Disney+, beginning with Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Encanto on March 18th. On average, Encanto streamers have watched the film five times with the title accumulating over 180 million re-watches globally since launching on the service in December 2021. Disney says the new Sing-Along version of the […]

March 15, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Luxembourg: Disney TVoD content on PostTV

A catalogue of Disney films is now available to the PostTV subscribers via their STBs and its tele.lu service through a new distribution deal brokered by Alteox Media Consulting, the exclusive content provider and technical VoD partner of POST Luxembourg. The movies – fully localised in German and French languages, on top of the original […]

March 2, 2022

VoiceQ unveils new VoiceQ 6.0

VoiceQ, the New Zealand-based player in dubbing software systems, has unveiled a new series of its technology stack, which for the first time includes streaming capability as well as VoiceQ Actor, a new application it will offer free on MacOS for one year to voice performers, beginning today. Since its inception in 2008, VoiceQ technology has […]

February 3, 2022

Wolf Like Me on Prime Video UK in Feb

Prime Video has announced that Wolf Like Me will be available to binge in the UK from February 25th. The six-episode Amazon Exclusive series stars Isla Fisher and Josh Gad. The series, set in South Australia, tells the story of widower Gary (Gad) living with his 11-year-old daughter, Emma, both suffering from the loss of […]

January 25, 2022By Nik Roseveare

UPMG signs Banijay

Universal Music Publishing Group (UPMG) has announced the signing of Banijay, the global independent content creation and distribution group to exploit its music assets. Under the deal, UMPG will work with Banijay Brands which has a portfolio spanning some of the world’s most recognisable shows, including Peaky Blinders, Survivor, Temptation Island, Lego Masters and Hunted. […]

December 17, 2021

BBC outlays centenary celebrations

To mark 100 years of the BBC in 2022, the Corporation has announced a bumper year of sports, events and landmark commissions for TV, Radio, and Online to inform, educate and entertain the nation, under the banner BBC 100. In 2022 special content will range from the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee to the Women’s Euros, the […]

November 18, 2021

Disney+ unveils slate of new content for Europe

The Walt Disney Company in EMEA has marked Disney+ Day by confirming more titles launching on the streaming plaform this year and next; and unveiling new EMEA Original commissions. As previously announced, subscribers can immediately stream 17 content premieres on Disney+, including the new original drama series Dopesick starring Michael Keaton, Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and […]

November 12, 2021By Nik Roseveare

The Simpsons celebrate Disney+ Day with new short

The Disney+ Day celebration, a global occasion to mark the second anniversary of the SVoD service, is headed to Springfield in a new short: The Simpsons in Plusaversary. The special episode will see The Simpsons host a Disney+ Day party and everyone is on the list… except Homer. The Simpsons in Plusaversary will debut on […]

November 3, 2021By Nik Roseveare

disguise is powering the return of live theatre

Theatres around the world are opening their doors with disguise’s industry-standard hardware-on-software platform sitting at the heart of various productions. Here are a few noteworthy productions that have resumed their ongoing tours or have opened up in new countries since the onset of the pandemic: Beetlejuice opens in Korea Opening in July 2021, Beetlejuice will […]

October 26, 2021