Advanced Television


108 Media launches action-horror series NIGHTSHADE

London/Singapore-based international content investment studio 108 Media will finance, co-develop, and produce the upcoming premium live-action supernatural-action returning series NIGHTSHADE (6 x 60’) with co-showrunners Simon Uttley and Neil Marshall, who will be directing the pilot.Sprung from the deep genre wellspring of the Marshall-Uttley writing partnership, the world of NIGHTSHADE is set in a bustling […]

November 14, 2022

BBC acquires new Pretty Little Liars

The BBC has acquired Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin from Warner Bros Television and Alloy Entertainment. The series is the latest success in the hit Pretty Little Liars horror franchise. The series stars a new generation of Liars: Bailee Madison, Chandler Kinney, Zaria, Malia Pyles and Maia Reficco. Also starring Mallory Bechtel, Sharon Leal, Elena […]

October 27, 2022

Cinedigm relaunches Screambox

Cinedigm has announced that Screambox, the company’s flagship enthusiast streaming service for horror fans, has relaunched with a new consumer experience and features in time for Halloween. To celebrate the relaunch, the box office hit Terrifer 2, starring David Howard and AEW wrestler Chris Jericho, will stream exclusively on Screambox beginning October 31st. The new […]

October 26, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Get into the spirit this season with FAST Channels TV lineup

FAST Channels TV offers an impressive collection of horror content, from unexplained stories and independent slashers to cult classics – just in time for Halloween. With more than 20 new linear channels in the process of being added to the current FAST Channels TV line-up, there are a number of listings that promise a fright […]

October 11, 2022

Netflix: “Strong appetite for horror in SE Asia”

According to Netflix, viewing of horror content on the platform grew by 20 per cent in the Asia-Pacific region from 2020 to 2021. Over the same period, viewing hours of horror content in Southeast Asia increased even more – by over 40 per cent. “The horror genre has deep roots in Asia. Homegrown scary movies […]

August 18, 2022

Arrow FrightFest 2022 returns to London this August

Arrow FrightFest, one of the UK’s most popular horror and fantasy film festival, is back at London’s Cineworld Leicester Square and the Prince Charles Cinema from August 25th – 29th for five days of the very best of global genre cinema. Tickets start from £15. Celebrating its 23rd blockbuster edition with 32 world, twenty-two International […]

August 9, 2022

108 Media launches worldwide sales and packaging on Sister Darkness

Visionary writer/director Alex Proyas’s studio production outfit Heretic Foundation with his IP development company Mystery Clock Cinema have today announced a co-production/financing partnership with UK-based 108 Media leading the charge to launch worldwide sales and packaging on Proyas’ latest feature-film project, Sister Darkness. In the first of several forthcoming collaborations between the parties including new […]

May 19, 2022

FilmRise acquires 200+ films from Full Moon Features

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, has secured the digital distribution rights for over 200 movies from Full Moon Features. The deal grants FilmRise digital TVoD, SVoD, AVoD and FAST rights in the US, Canada and the Caribbean. Danny Fisher, CEO of FilmRise, commented “Full Moon Features has obtained a […]

April 28, 2022

Tales of fraud lead Netflix Top 10s

Imposter stories are proving popular on Netflix. On the TV side, Inventing Anna, Shonda Rhimes’ limited series, took the #1 spot for the second week in a row for the week commencing February 14th. With 195.97 million hours viewed, the Julia Garner led series was in the Top 10 in 94 countries. Meanwhile, The Tinder […]

February 23, 2022By Nik Roseveare