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Paramount+ takes over London’s West End

Paramount+ has joined forces with London’s West End for a summer takeover event. Paramount+ is bringing the UK capital’s district to life with a series of consumer-led installations, pop-ups and activities, with the takeover introducing some of the world’s most recognisable stars and characters, in partnership with Heart of London Business Alliance and Westminster City […]

June 20, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Uma Thurman fronts Paramount+ UK launch campaign

Paramount Global will stage what it has called “its biggest and most ambitious marketing campaign in the UK” throughout the summer, to herald the launch of its new streaming service, Paramount+, in the region. Paramount+ will be available in the UK and Ireland from June 22nd. The launch line-up will include exclusive originals, blockbuster films […]

June 17, 2022

FilmRise acquires Rooster Teeth content

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, has acquired the exclusive SV0D, AVoD and FAST rights to over 400 episodes across three properties of digital native content from Rooster Teeth, a subsidiary of Warner Bros Discovery. The three properties are the first animated series that FilmRise has acquired for the digital […]

May 12, 2022

Bad Wolf to produce The Winter King

Bad Wolf has announced its first major new drama commission since joining Sony Pictures Television, The Winter King. Based on Bernard Cornwell’s Warlord Chronicles, The Winter King is an epic but intimate 10 part returning series which will shoot in Wales and the West Country in 2022. Portraying a revisionist take on the well-loved Arthurian […]

April 5, 2022

Pluto TV now on Xbox, PC

Pluto TV, a Paramount company, has announced that its free streaming service is now on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and on PCs with Windows 10 or Windows 11. Users can now access the entire library of channels available directly from Pluto TV app in the UK, GSA, Italy and Latin America. The service will […]

March 31, 2022

C&W brings Paramount+ to Caribbean

Paramount+, the SVoD service from Paramount, has announced an alliance with C&W Communications, the communications and entertainment provider in the Caribbean, to bring its content exclusively to subscribers of Flow and BTC video services in more than 15 new markets including Anguilla, The Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts […]

March 29, 2022

Whip Media Survey on video game TV & movie adaptations

As streaming services are mining video game IP that will attract global audiences, Whip Media conducted a survey to gauge what audiences are looking for in video game TV & Movie adaptations. Upon surveying US audiences who expressed an interest in Halo, the survey found: 65 per cent of likely Halo viewers subscribe to Paramount+. […]

March 22, 2022

Study: Xbox is world’s favourite console brand

Xbox is the world’s most popular console brand, according to a study by gaming site solitaired, which analysed Google Trends data for searches for Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch in more than 200 countries. The data revealed that Xbox is the world’s favourite console, with it being the most searched in 97 nations around the world, […]

March 16, 2022

Whip Media: Most anticipated streaming shows in March

The streaming world isn’t just dominated by Netflix anymore – and a look at Whip Media’s list of the most anticipated new TV series of March makes that clear. Interestingly, there isn’t one Netflix title among the top 5 most anticipated new shows coming out this month in the US, according to Whip Media; the […]

March 2, 2022

Sony to buy Bungie for $3.6bn

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced that it will buy video game developer Bungie in a deal worth $3.6 billion (€3.2bn). Bungie is best known for creating the Destiny and Halo video game franchises – with Halo, significantly, being one of the key titles that has contributed to the popularity of Microsoft’s Xbox consoles. The deal […]

February 1, 2022