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BAFTA Television Craft Awards 2023 winners announced

BAFTA has announced the winners of the BAFTA Television Craft Awards 2023 at a ceremony in London. Celebrating the very best behind-the-scenes television talent of 2022, the ceremony was hosted by Mel Giedroyc, and featured a host of top TV talent as guest presenters including: Adil Ray, Adrian Lester, Charlene White, Clara Amfo, Cristo Fernandez, Dino […]

April 23, 2023

WBD unveils unified Max SVoD

Max is to be the name for the SVoD service from Warner Bros Discovery which will replace HBO Max and discovery+. Set to launch in the US on May 23rd, with European rollout scheduled for 2024, Max will incorporate HBO Originals, Warner Bros films, Max Originals, the DC universe, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, […]

April 13, 2023By Colin Mann

House of the Dragon begins production on Season 2

Production has commenced on the second season of Sky exclusive fantasy drama series, House of the Dragon, at Leavesden Studios in the UK. Based on George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood, the series, set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones, tells the story of House Targaryen. Ryan Condal, Co-Creator/Showrunner/Executive Producer, says: “House […]

April 11, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Disney+ announces Shardlake starring Sean Bean

Disney+ has announced a new series based on the internationally popular Tudor murder mystery novels by C.J. Sansom, Shardlake. Arthur Hughes (“The Innocents”, “Then Barbara Met Alan”) has been cast as Matthew Shardlake, a lawyer with an acute sense of justice and one of the few honest men in a world beset with scheming and […]

March 31, 2023

Argo Films’ Johns and director Merhige set up TV & film label

British TV and film producer Richard Johns, founder of Argo Films, has established a new production label with E. Elias Merhige, one of America’s most influential auteur film directors. Called Promethean Pictures, the new UK-based venture launches with a varied slate of TV and film projects in development, the first of which is revealed as […]

March 28, 2023

Study: Peaky Blinders is UK’s favourite British show

A study by electrical retailer Currys has discovered the UKs favourite British TV show through a series of knock out rounds, leaving one show left standing. The study asked 2,000 Brits to choose between a selection of British television shows. The shows chosen for the study were selected based on IMDb popularity, with each needing […]

February 23, 2023

House of the Dragon sets HBO viewing records

HBO original drama, House of the Dragon, has become the most viewed title ever on HBO SVoD services in Europe, surpassing season 8 of Game of Thrones. House of the Dragon, itself a spin-off of Game of Thrones, debuted to the largest audience for any new original series in the history of HBO and the […]

October 25, 2022By Nik Roseveare

House of the Dragon most watched Sky Atlantic premiere ever

House of the Dragon, the prequel series to Game of Thrones, has proven there is still a huge appetite for the adult-fantasy franchise with the premiere episode on Sky in the UK having attracted 4.08 million total views to date, according to BARB. This makes House of the Dragon, based on George R.R. Martin’s Fire […]

September 6, 2022By Nik Roseveare

HBO confirms House of the Dragon Season 2

In somewhat unsurprising news, a second season of the HBO Original drama series House of the Dragon has been confirmed. House of the Dragon debuted on August 21st to the largest audience for any new original series in HBO history. The first episode of the Game of Thrones prequel series has now been seen by […]

August 26, 2022By Nik Roseveare

House of the Dragon biggest ever HBO series premiere

The premiere of House of the Dragon drew 9.986 million viewers across linear and HBO Max platforms in the US on August 21st, the largest audience for any new original series in the history of HBO. The premiere also marked the largest series launch on HBO Max across the US, LatAm, and EMEA, driving an […]

August 23, 2022By Nik Roseveare