Advanced Television


Fabric fronts ADS Accelerator Project

Fabric, a specialist in media and entertainment catalogue management, is collaborating with industry leaders IMDb, FOX Entertainment, Paramount, ITV, EIDR, and Xperi to solve one of the entertainment industry’s most persistent challenges: the efficient management and delivery of accurate metadata for content. The Authenticated Data Specification (ADS) Accelerator Project at IBC brings together major players across […]

September 13, 2023

IMDb, Fabric, AWS data collaboration

IMDb, the online source for information on movies, TV shows, and celebrities, and Fabric, a specialist in metadata management for media and entertainment (M&E) catalogues, have announced a new solution that allows M&E companies to enrich their catalogues using entertainment data sets from IMDb. IMDb licenses information from its database – including movie and TV […]

March 30, 2023

IMDb, TikTok collaboration

Movie, TV show, and celebrity information source IMDb and short-form mobile video destination TikTok are collaborating to help the TikTok community share and discover movie and TV content and information. Powered by IMDb, TikTok has launched a new feature that allows users to link to movie and TV titles directly within the videos they create. […]

January 6, 2023

Amazon Freevee picks up American Rust

Amazon Freevee (formerly IMDb TV) has picked up a second season of American Rust, starring Jeff Daniels and Maura Tierney. The second season of the crime drama will stream exclusively on the Freevee AVoD service after the show’s original home, Showtime, cancelled the series. Based on Philipp Meyer’s acclaimed novel of the same name, the […]

June 10, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Freevee on Apple devices

Amazon Freevee, the AVoD service formerly known as IMDb TV, is now available to watch on Apple TV, iPads and iPhones with the service available via a dedicated app from the App Store. Freevee previously announced that it will grow its Originals slate by 70 per pent in 2022, including the spinoff of the longest-running […]

May 17, 2022

Amazon Freevee announces multiple pickups

At the Amazon presentation at NewFronts, Amazon Freevee (formerly IMDb TV) has announced an increased slate of premium Originals, with multiple pickups of scripted and unscripted content. The free streaming service greenlit a new cooking competition series called America’s Test Kitchen: The Next Generation, the coming-of-age drama Beyond Black Beauty, the family competition series Play-Doh […]

May 3, 2022

IMDb TV rebrands as Amazon Freevee

Amazon’s free streaming service, IMDb TV, will be rebrand as Amazon Freevee beginning April 27th. Over the last two years, Amazon says the AVoD service has experienced rapid growth in the US – tripling monthly active users – driven by rapid distribution across living room devices and mobile, an increasing slate of Originals, an always […]

April 13, 2022

Bosch spin-off on IMDb TV

After leaving the Los Angeles Police Department as a detective in Prime Video series Bosch, Harry Bosch’s (Titus Welliver) story will continue in spin-off series Bosch: Legacy. Bosch, now a private investigator, will be working with former enemy and attorney, Honey ‘Money’ Chandler (Mimi Rogers), whilst his daughter, Maddie (Madison Lintz) follows in his footsteps […]

March 11, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Bug Out on IMDb TV

All four episodes of the new IMDb TV Original docuseries Bug Out are now available to stream exclusively on IMDb TV, Amazon’s free ad-supported streaming service. Bug Out holds the magnifying glass to one of the most bizarre crimes in recent history: The theft of $50,000 worth of living bugs from the Philadelphia Insectarium. As detectives with the Philadelphia Police Department investigate, […]

March 4, 2022

55 Years of Star Trek docuseries on IMDb TV

IMDb TV UK is celebrating the 55th anniversary of the iconic Star Trek franchise with the 11-part docuseries from The Nacelle Company, The Center Seat: 55 Years of Star Trek. The series will premiere on March 18th. Directed by Brian Volk-Weiss (Behind the Attraction, The Movies That Made Us, The Toys That Made Us) and […]

February 10, 2022By Nik Roseveare