Advanced Television


Apple TV+ signs content pact with Hanks

Apple TV+ has agreed a multi-year overall deal with Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman’s production company Playtone to exclusively develop, produce and distribute all forms of television globally encompassing series, limited series, documentaries and unscripted projects. Apple’s partnership with Playtone builds on its existing film and series relationship which includes the limited drama series Masters […]

April 13, 2022By Nik Roseveare

SF Studios sets production start for new Tom Hanks comedy

Tom Hanks (Finch, Greyhound, Captain Philips) and director Marc Forster (Quantum of Solace, World War Z, Finding Neverland) are set to begin shooting on SF Studios’ life-affirming comedy A Man Called Otto, adapted from Fredrik Backman’s 1# New York Times bestseller “A Man Called Ove” and the film of the same name, written and directed […]

January 31, 2022

Hanks’ Greyhound premieres July 10 on Apple TV+

Following news of its acquisition of Greyhound – a World War II action film starring and written by Tom Hanks – Apple has announced the feature will make its global debut in over 100 countries on July 10th, exclusively on Apple TV+. Hanks stars as a longtime Navy veteran who, as a first-time captain, is […]

June 12, 2020

Phenix, SIS streaming partnership

SIS (Sports Information Services), the multi-channel supplier of 24/7 betting services, has secured a new partnership with global real-time video solutions provider Phenix to help optimise its streaming services. The deal will enable SIS’s streaming platform, SIS Stream to sub-half second latency in the distribution of live content for products including its 24/7 Live Betting […]

June 5, 2020