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Sky unveils “largest ever” slate of originals

Sky has announced its largest ever slate of new programming to be shown through 2022 and beyond, including a raft of new commissions across drama, comedy and original film. Announced at the Up Next 2022 event at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, hosted by Claudia Winkleman, Sky will launch over 200 Sky Original shows across all […]

May 18, 2022

WWE, MBC sign MENA broadcast partnership

WWE and MBC Group have announced a major broadcast partnership that will see MBC’s VoD streaming service, Shahid, become the new home of WWE in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the rest of the MENA region. The partnership includes all WWE premium live events, kicking off with WrestleMania 38 on April 3rd and April […]

March 23, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Peacock unveils first WWE original series

Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, has announced that its first WWE original series, WWE EVIL, will launch on March 24th. Created and hosted by John Cena, the 8-part docu-series is the latest expansion of WWE programming on Peacock, and the first-ever original from WWE Studios. Taking an unprecedented look inside the psyche some of the most […]

March 14, 2022By Nik Roseveare

HBO Max rolls out in 15 more EU countries

HBO Max, the SVoD service from WarnerMedia, is now available in 61 territories globally after launching in 15 additional European countries, including the Netherlands, Portugal, Hungary, Poland and Romania. The platform launches with a promotion offering all customers in Central and Eastern Europe and Portugal more than 30 per cent off the monthly price for […]

March 8, 2022

The Undertaker to be inducted into WWE Hall of Fame

WWE has announced that The Undertaker will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame at a ceremony on April 1st at American Airlines Center in Dallas as part of WrestleMania Week.  The event will stream live exclusively on Peacock in the US and WWE Network in the UK and everywhere else. In addition, for […]

February 18, 2022By Nik Roseveare

HBO Max renews Peacemaker for Season 2

Following the stellar launch of Peacemaker, HBO Max has renewed the critically acclaimed and fan favourite series, written and directed by James Gunn and starring John Cena, for a second season. The eight-episode first season of the DC spinoff series premiered on January 13th and will have its finale on February 17th.  Gunn will direct […]

February 16, 2022

HBO Max targets 190 territories by 2026

HBO Max has announced its service will be available to customers in 27 territories during the initial phase of its European roll out. In an online presentation, WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer streaming platform reaffirmed it will launch first in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Spain, and Andorra on October 26th and then in Central & Eastern Europe and […]

October 5, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Rotten Tomatoes OTT on Samsung TV Plus

Rotten Tomatoes, the TV and movie review aggrebation website, has continued the expansion of its Rotten Tomatoes OTT channel, by launching on Samsung TV Plus, Samsung’s free ad-supported video service. The Rotten Tomatoes Channel features 24/7 linear programming, over a dozen originally produced shows and nearly 200 hours of premium long and short-form video content […]

August 26, 2021

WWE delivers most viewed SummerSlam ever

Following a weekend of record-setting metrics, WWE delivered the most-viewed and highest-grossing SummerSlam PPV in the company’s history. The 34th SummerSlam event took place on August 21st at the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas in front of a capacity crowd, and saw both Becky Lynch and Brock Lesnar make their returns after long absences. Performance […]

August 24, 2021By Nik Roseveare

WWE to air SummerSlam in US cinemas

WWE and Iconic Events Releasing have announced a new partnership that brings SummerSlam, WWE’s biggest event of 2021, to movie theatres across the US for the first time. The event will air live on August 21st and will be one of the first sporting events held at full capacity at Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas – […]

July 22, 2021By Nik Roseveare