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Stephens, Ayola, Chandran join Alex Rider Season 2

Eleventh Hour Films has announced that stage and screen actor Toby Stephens (Die Another Day, Jane Eyre, Lost In Space, Black Sails), Rakie Ayola (Holby City, Hermione Granger in Harry Potter And The Cursed Child) and newcomer Charithra Chandran are among the names joining the cast of season two of Alex Rider. Stephens will be […]

February 1, 2021

Amazon, IMDb order second season of Alex Rider

IMDb TV, Amazon’s free streaming service, and Amazon Prime Video have renewed the spy thriller series Alex Rider for a second season. The next season will be based on Eagle Strike, the fourth novel in the best-selling Alex Rider franchise, and will stream exclusively on IMDb TV in the US, and Prime Video in the […]

November 11, 2020

Report: 41,000+ European movies on 367 VoD services

An update of the European Audiovisual Observatory’s LUMIERE VoD film directory shows the presence of 41,550 European film titles (produced or minority co-produced by countries of the European Union and Council of Europe) in 367 different VoD catalogues (119 TVoD and 248 SVoD catalogues), representing 472,180 film presences at the end of August 2020. When the number of available

October 12, 2020

Research: AVoD set for meteoric rise in US

Research from Ampere Analysis has found that almost one in five US Internet users are accessing AVoD services. Based on Q3 2020 figures, 17 per cent of Internet users in the US used one or more AVoD service in the prior month, up from 13 per cent in Q3 2019. The rise of AVoD services […]

October 12, 2020

IMDb TV adds exclusive Walking Dead channel

AMC Networks has signed a deal with Amazon’s IMDb TV to add six channels to its US AVoD service. Two AMC channels are immediately available on IMDb TV namely The Walking Dead Universe Experience and AMC: Presents. In the coming weeks, IMDb TV will add four additional channels from the basic cabler to the ‘watch […]

September 15, 2020

Study: Prime Video has best IMDb ratings

Research conducted by has found that Amazon Prime Video has the best original programming of the streaming services available in the UK, while Netflix has the better offering according to the audience ratings on Rotten Tomatoes. Using IMDb, the average series rating for Amazon Prime originals was found to be 7.49, whilst Netflix was […]

July 17, 2020