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FilmRise expands ITV Studios deal

FilmRise, the US-based film, television studio and streaming network, and ITV Studios have expanded their longstanding relationship for over 5,000 hours of programming containing 3,000 hours of newly added content of British dramas both classic and new and many never before made available to stream the US. The deal includes a renewal of Gordan Ramsay’s […]

January 16, 2024

HITS NOW launches in Sri Lanka

On January 11th the HITS NOW channel will debut in Sri Lanka on Dialog Television, bringing curated entertainment to viewers across the country. The channel will be made available on Channel 113 as part of Dialog Television’s TV packs. HITS NOW will be available alongside sister channels HITS and HITS MOVIES. As a special introductory […]

January 9, 2024

FilmRise: 384 FAST channels on streaming platforms

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, has announced it now has 384 FAST Channels on streaming platforms both domestically and internationally including 18 new channels that launched in the past month across Google TV, LG, Rakuten, Plex and Vizio. Danny Fisher, CEO of FilmRise, commented: “We have been forecasting for […]

June 7, 2023

LG Channels triples European users

LG Electronics’ free streaming service, LG Channels, has tripled its user base in Europe over the last year. The service was first launched in 2016 in the US and in 2019 in select European countries. According to LG data, as of January 2023, the number of LG Channels users in the 16 European markets where […]

April 17, 2023

ITV announces new entertainment slate for 2023

ITV1 and ITVX have announced an array of entertainment to kick start their 2023 schedules. Ant & Dec are back with a brand new series of their compelling game show Ant & Dec’s Limitless Win (January 7th), offering contestants the chance to win the world’s first unlimited jackpot. The duo will also host a new run […]

January 1, 2023

Ofcom: Gordon Ramsay shows broke broadcasting rules

UK broadcast regulator Ofcom has ruled that two TV programmes, featuring celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, broke its broadcasting rules, because they included offensive language but were shown before the 9pm watershed. An episode of Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back, broadcast before the watershed at 12.10 on Channel 4 on August 10th, included […]

December 5, 2022By Colin Mann

FilmRise FAST channels on LG Channels

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, has announced today that LG will expand its FAST channel offerings with the launch of a suite of FAST channels across North America, UK, Ireland and the Nordics in addition to FilmRise AVoD content for the LG Channels service. FilmRise founder, Danny Fisher, commented: […]

November 21, 2022

Next Level Chef coming to ITV and ITVX

Gordon Ramsay’s internationally acclaimed Next Level Chef cooking competion will makes its debut on UK TV screens via ITV and ITVX. Produced by Studio Ramsay Global, Next Level Chef is a culinary gauntlet challenge. The eight-part series, broadcasting in 2023, is set in a trailblazing TV studio, with three unique kitchen spaces set across three […]

June 22, 2022By Nik Roseveare

YouTube adds AVoD TV

YouTube has announced it will now stream free, ad-supported TV content, allowing US viewers to watch full seasons of TV shows – around 4,000 episodes in total – with launch titles including Hell’s Kitchen, Andromeda, Are We There Yet?, Heartland and many more. Users can access these titles and up to 100 new additions each […]

March 23, 2022By Nik Roseveare

ITV Studios, Samsung TV Plus channel partnership

ITV Studios is partnering with connected TV platform Samsung TV Plus for the first time to launch two brand new channels in Europe. The new FAST channels, free ad-supported streaming TV, with associated AVoD, include the following: Storylands – a brand new channel set to become the home for the best European drama, produced by […]

February 14, 2022