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Bridgerton continues reign at Netflix #1

Part 1 of Season 3 of Shonda Rhimes’ Bridgerton held onto #1 on Netflix’s English TV List for the second week in a row in the week commencing May 20th, with 25.3 million views. Additionally Season 1 of the series rose to #2 (6.4 million views) and Season 2 to #4 (5.3 million views), whilst […]

May 29, 2024

Rewind Networks expands reach

Rewind Networks has expanded its reach in the Philippines, the Maldives and Papua New Guinea as partnerships with affiliates Accion, MediaNet and Digicel grow. Accion, one of Rewind Networks’ longstanding affiliate partners with a distribution network of local cable operators across the Philippines, has distributed HITS and HITS MOVIES since 2014 and 2019 respectively. Accion […]

April 17, 2024

Research: Multitasking hinders immersion

Marking the brand’s 30th anniversary, audio solutions specialist DTS  has released its Tuning In To Sensational Entertainment Trends report, uncovering consumers’ preferences and habits around their entertainment experiences, at home and on the go. The survey, in partnership with Opinium, showcases that sound quality is very to somewhat important to 85 per cent of respondents […]

June 21, 2023

Foxtel, NBCUniversal multi-year content deal

The Foxtel Group and NBCUniversal (NBCU) have announced a new, multi-year partnership that will deliver blockbuster movies, drama, comedy, reality, news, and more to fuel the Group’s subscription TV and streaming platforms. With the addition of thousands of hours of NBCU’s iconic TV series and movies across a variety of genres, Foxtel Group now significantly […]

November 3, 2022

Jurassic World immersive experience coming to London

The ExCeL London will host the renowned immersive experience, Jurassic World: The Exhibition, this summer. On the heels of the cinematic release of Jurassic World Dominion, the sixth movie in the celebrated franchise, the live immersive experience opens at the ExCeL from August 25th, having been touring the globe since 2016 where it has already […]

June 20, 2022By Nik Roseveare

UPMG signs Banijay

Universal Music Publishing Group (UPMG) has announced the signing of Banijay, the global independent content creation and distribution group to exploit its music assets. Under the deal, UMPG will work with Banijay Brands which has a portfolio spanning some of the world’s most recognisable shows, including Peaky Blinders, Survivor, Temptation Island, Lego Masters and Hunted. […]

December 17, 2021

Study: Ghostbusters: Afterlife most popular franchise film on Twitter

Ghostbusters: Afterlife has seen the best reception among Twitter users than any other franchise film to date, according to a study by Mobile Wins. The study included a Twitter Sentiment Analysis, which pulls together all Tweets referencing a franchise film across the last decade, and assigns a positivity/negativity score to each. Ghostbusters: Afterlife has seen […]

November 4, 2021

Nova signs NBCUniversal content deal

Nova, a member of United Group, a Southeast European provider of telco and media services, has closed a multi-year deal with NBCUniversal Global Distribution for the first run pay window rights for NBCUniversal’s films and TV series. Feature films that will premiere exclusively on Novacinema channels through this new deal include: F9: The Fast Saga, […]

September 22, 2021

Jam City acquires Fremantle’s Ludia

RTL Group has announced that its global content business, Fremantle, has completed the sale of its 100 per cent shareholding in Ludia to US-based mobile entertainment company Jam City for $165 million (€139 million). In 2009, Fremantle acquired an initial stake of 29 per cent in Ludia, before increasing its shareholding to 100 per cent […]

September 9, 2021

Starz signs content deal with Universal

Starz has signed a multi-year, theatrical output deal with Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG). Beginning with the 2022 theatrical slate, Universal’s live-action films in the US will become available exclusively across all US Starzplatforms in the Post Pay-One window immediately following their previously announced Pay-One windows. Under the multi-year agreement, Starz subscribers will have access […]

July 16, 2021