Advanced Television


MTP, LALIGA Studios develop slate of football-centric projects

Since its founding in 2023, LALIGA Studios, a joint venture between Banijay Iberia, part of media and entertainment powerhouse Banijay, and LALIGA, is dedicated to pioneering new standards in sports entertainment through the creation of global original content, brand content, digital media, live events, and a commitment to pushing the boundaries of creativity and bringing […]

May 13, 2024

Prime Video orders McDonald’s All American Games doc

Prime Video has announced a feature documentary film from Roc Nation, Known, and Creative Control that chronicles the history of a storied basketball tradition, the McDonald’s All American Games. The documentary will premiere exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Candace Parker, Shaquille O’Neal […]

April 14, 2023

Big Zuu fronts new campaign from BAFTA and DCM

BAFTA and Digital Cinema Media (DCM) have partnered on a major new cinema campaign to inspire and ignite the next generation of creative talent, by showcasing the diverse range of skills and knowledge that goes into making award-winning films, games and television – from writing to wardrobe, coding to camera-rigging, and special effects to sound. […]

August 19, 2022

IMAX enjoying multiple tailwinds

IMAX’s May 2022 global box office was higher than that of pre-Covid levels, and its future performance should be supported by a good slate of movies for the second half of 2022 and 2023, says the company. IMAX also announced that it had also struck an agreement with the UK’s Odeon Cinemas Group (owned by […]

June 20, 2022By Chris Forrester

Study: Countries with highest-earning eSports gamers

A study by casino experts MapleCasino analysed the total earnings countries have gained from eSports, along with the number of eSports players the country has, to establish which countries have the highest earning professional gamers. The analysis revealed that Jordan has the highest average earnings per eSports gamer, with the country’s 84 athletes earning a […]

April 1, 2022

Avid, Arab Telemedia agree multi-year subscription agreement

Avid has announced the end-to-end upgrade of Arab Telemedia Group (ATG), an Emmy Award-winning independent commercial media enterprise specialising in telenovela series productions aired throughout the Arab world. This longstanding Avid customer, based in Amman, Jordan, has modernized its content workflows through a new subscription agreement that ensures its editorial teams will always have the […]

March 23, 2022

India: NBA, Viacom18 sign TV, OTT deal

The NBA and Viacom18 have announced a multiyear partnership to deliver live NBA games and programming to fans in India across TV and streaming. Beginning with the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Season in 2021-22, Viacom18 will provide coverage of the NBA’s regular season and marquee events in English and Hindi through its Vh1 and MTV channels, […]

December 3, 2021

Jordan ups Sportsradar investment

Sportradar, a global provider of sports betting and sports entertainment products and services, and the number one provider of business-to-business solutions to the global sports betting industry based on revenue, announced today that Michael Jordan, NBA legend and early Sportradar investor, will serve as a special advisor to Sportradar’s Board of Directors, while also increasing […]

September 22, 2021

Warner Bros US streams Just Mercy for free

Hollywood movie Just Mercy, starring Michael B Jordan and Jamie Foxx, has been made free to view online in the US in support of Black Lives Matter. The 2019 movie tells the true stry civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson as he defends Walter McMillian, an African-American man who was wrongfully convicted of murdering a white […]

June 4, 2020