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BritBox hires Pessin as SVP Marketing

BritBox International has named Diana Pessin as Senior Vice President of Marketing, North America and Group Marketing Services. Pessin has almost two decades of extensive senior leadership experience in product, direct-to-consumer, and data-driven marketing, driving transformational growth and campaigns for brands such as HBO, HBO Max and Warner Media, she will lead and manage Marketing […]

April 17, 2023

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

Over 3.1m watch The Last of Us finale on Sky

The final episode of the critically acclaimed series, The Last of Us, received the biggest audience ever for a first-series US drama finale on Sky. The concluding episode has reached over 3.1 million UK viewers to date reflected in the 7-day cumulative audience figure. Typically a third of fans watching the show within the first […]

March 28, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Our Flag Means Death guests coming to MCM Comic Con London

The wonderful cast from HBO comedy pirate series Our Flag Means Death will be sailing into MCM Comic Con London on the Saturday and Sunday for autographs and photo opportunities with fans, including Con O’Neill (as Israel Hands), Kristian Nairn (as Wee John Feeney) and Nathan Foad (as Lucius Spriggs). Also announced Dan Green, best known for his performances in […]

March 24, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Warner Pass launching on Prime Video France

Following the announcement in January 2023 of a deal between Warner Bros Discovery and Prime Video France to launch a new offering bringing together a library of WBD content, the ‘Pass Warner’ (Warner Pass) launches in the country on March 16th, exclusively to Prime Video Channels for Prime Video subscribers, including all HBO and all […]

March 14, 2023By Colin Mann

Forecast: LatAm OTT revenues at $16bn by 2028

OTT TV episode and movie revenues for 19 Latin American countries will increase by $7 billion (€6.6bn) between 2022 and 2028 to reach $16 billion, according to the Latin America OTT TV and Video Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. AVoD and SVoD will each add $3 billion over this period. SVoD will […]

March 6, 2023

Foxtel, WBD extend content deal

The Foxtel Group and Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) have announced a new multi-year, multi-faceted content and platform agreement which will see Foxtel Group remain the home of HBO, Max Originals, Warner Bros and Discovery programming in Australia. By extending its long-term partnership with WBD, the Foxtel Group says it will continue to deliver an “unmatched […]

March 1, 2023

Forecast: SVoD revenues at $124bn by 2028

Global SVoD revenues will reach $124 billion (€117.3bn) by 2028, up from $99 billion in 2022 according to the SVoD Forecasts Update report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. The US will add $5 billion of the $25 billion additional revenues between 2022 and 2028. Second-placed China will gain an extra $1 billion. “This growth […]

February 27, 2023

Warner Bros Discovery Q4 revenues dip

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) has reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31st 2022. David Zaslav, President and Chief Executive Officer of WBD, commented: “With the major restructuring decisions behind us, this year we are focused on building and growing our businesses for the future, and we’re off to a great start. […]

February 24, 2023

HBO Max orders IT prequel series

HBO Max has ordered the Max Original drama series Welcome To Derry (working title). From Warner Bros Television and developed for television by filmmakers Andy Muschietti, Barbara Muschietti and Jason Fuchs, the series will serve as a prequel to the 2017 IT movie and its 2019 sequel. Muschietti will direct multiple episodes of the series, […]

February 24, 2023By Nik Roseveare