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Survey: Home Alone named UK’s favourite Xmas film

A survey from electrical retailer Currys asked some 2,000 British residents about their Christmas traditions, the majority (37 per cent) said they spend Christmas Eve watching movies and a quarter do the same on Boxing Day too, but which ones are the nation’s favourites?  In first place was Home Alone with 21 per cent of […]

December 4, 2023

David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived on Sky this November

David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived, executive produced by Daniel Radcliffe, and directed by Dan Hartley (Lad: A Yorkshire Story), will be available on demand on Sky Documentaries and streaming service NOW from November 18th. The film is a coming-of-age story of stuntman David Holmes, a prodigious teenage gymnast from Essex, England, who is selected […]

October 24, 2023

Channel 4.0 launches Harry Potter themed gameshow

Channel 4.0, Channel 4’s digital-first strand for YouTube, is launching a new social branded programme Crowd Sauce: The Search for Wizdem with Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter. Crowd Sauce: The Search for Wizdem sees content creator Harry Pinero challenge fellow social media sensations Mariam Musa and BillyTheGoat to compete […]

September 7, 2023

IBC2023 announces Warner Bros Motion Picture Group to receive International Honour

IBC has announced the IBC2023 International Honour for Excellence (IHFE), its most prestigious award, will be presented to Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group on the 100th anniversary of its founding by Harry, Albert, Sam and Jack L. Warner. The IHFE is one of a series of special IBC awards celebrating the very best in innovation […]

August 24, 2023

Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts movies on ITV, ITVX

ITV has announced the renewal of their deal with Warner Bros Discovery which grants the channels and streamer (ITVX) the free-to-air TV and streaming rights to the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts movies This marks the first time all eight films in the Harry Potter series will be made available free-to-air and on catch-up in […]

May 24, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Netflix UK adds all Harry Potter movies

All eight Harry Potter movies are now available to stream on Netflix in the UK and Ireland. Previously the movies – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix,  […]

May 17, 2023By Nik Roseveare

ITVX acquires The Effects of Lying movie

ITVX has acquired The Effects of Lying, the debut production for independent production company Bonaparte Films. The comedic drama that brings a South Asian representation to screens, directed by Isher Sahota and produced by Jon Tarcy, will premiere on July 6th – during South Asian Heritage Month. The Effects of Lying follows dutiful husband and […]

May 11, 2023By Nik Roseveare

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

Hogwarts Legacy sets Twitch record

The long much-anticipayed Hogwarts Legacy video game, set in the Harry Potter world, is offiically released on February 10th – but early access was granted on February 7th to those who pre-ordered the deluxe editon of the game, and it has already set a record on streaming platform Twitch. During the first day of early […]

February 8, 2023By Nik Roseveare

The Rob Knox Story exclusively on ITVX

ITV has announced that the award-winning documentary (K)nox: The Rob Knox Story, about the tragic murder of Harry Potter actor Robert Knox, will stream exclusively on ITVX from February 23rd. In 2008, 18 year old Rob Knox was stabbed to death just days after filming his breakthrough role as Marcus Belby in the Harry Potter […]

January 11, 2023By Nik Roseveare