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Report: Film & TV production worth £5m to Cornish economy

Figures released by Screen Cornwall show that film and TV production was worth more than £5 million (€5.8m) to the Cornish economy in 2022. The figures are taken from the first economic impact analysis into the Gross Value Added (GVA) of film and TV production in the region that the screen agency has produced since […]

August 24, 2023

Thailand: AIS adds more HBO channels, HBO GO

Warner Bros Discovery and AIS have announced an extension of their partnership in Thailand, with a new HBO channel pack now available to AIS PLAY subscribers. Access to the regional streaming service HBO GO will also be included in new AIS packages and promotions. The new standalone HBO channel pack offers movies and series across […]

May 16, 2023

India: WBD, Viacom18 content deal

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) and Viacom18 have announced a new multi-year agreement making JioCinema India’s new streaming home of HBO, Max Original and Warner Bros content starting in May. The partnership includes exclusive content rights across digital and linear with series are set to premiere on JioCinema on the same day as the US. The […]

April 27, 2023

BAFTA Television Craft Awards 2023 winners announced

BAFTA has announced the winners of the BAFTA Television Craft Awards 2023 at a ceremony in London. Celebrating the very best behind-the-scenes television talent of 2022, the ceremony was hosted by Mel Giedroyc, and featured a host of top TV talent as guest presenters including: Adil Ray, Adrian Lester, Charlene White, Clara Amfo, Cristo Fernandez, Dino […]

April 23, 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

Japan: WBD, U-Next extend SVoD deal

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) and U-Next have announced an extension of their relationship with a renewed SVoD deal. The agreement sees U-Next continue as the streaming home of HBO in Japan, bringing new and returning series, as well as more than 2,300 episodes of library content, to its subscribers. Featuring exclusive content rights for HBO, […]

March 7, 2023By Nik Roseveare

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

Data: House of the Dragon most pirated show of 2022

House of the Dragon, the Game of Thrones prequel series, was the most-pirated TV show released on torrent sites in 2022 according to data from TorrentFreak, For several years in a row the list was headed by Game of Thrones but that reign came to an end in 2019 after the series ended. In 2020, […]

January 1, 2023

House of the Dragon sets HBO viewing records

HBO original drama, House of the Dragon, has become the most viewed title ever on HBO SVoD services in Europe, surpassing season 8 of Game of Thrones. House of the Dragon, itself a spin-off of Game of Thrones, debuted to the largest audience for any new original series in the history of HBO and the […]

October 25, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Data: Streaming nears 40% of total TV usage

Media measurement company Nielsen’s latest monthly total TV and streaming snapshot report, The Gauge, reveals that streaming remained the most-watched TV format in September, capturing 36.9 per cent of overall television usage and marking another record-high share for the category. Broadcast also saw an increase in September with its share of TV climbing to 24.2 […]

October 20, 2022