Advanced Television


Videocites expands relationship with Los Angeles FC

Videocites, specialists in next-generation AI-based social media measurement, has announced a renewed and expanded relationship with the Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC). Working with Videocites, LAFC saw over 1 billion net new impressions tracked in 2023 thanks to Videocites’ ability to capture data from user generated content (UGC) and additional social platforms. LAFC was able […]

June 10, 2024

Hines, Jarboe launch Happy Accidents studio

Former network and studio head Holly A Hines and Eric Jarboe, former COO of the Motion Picture Corporation of America (MPCA), have launched their new LA-based film and TV studio Happy Accidents. Happy Accidents will specialise in the production and distribution of films, scripted and unscripted series, documentaries and formats. The studio will work with […]

April 8, 2024

ESPN’s Sunday Night MLB opener viewing up 17%

Viewership in the US for ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball – Major League Baseball’s (MLB) marquee national game of the week – started up 17 per cent from last year, according to Nielsen. The St Louis Cardinals vs Los Angeles Dodgers game averaged 1,821,000 viewers on March 31st, peaking with 2,360,000 viewers at 9:45pm ET. The […]

April 2, 2024

Ampere Analysis opens LA office

Ampere Analysis has opened its first office in North America, in Culver City, Los Angeles. With its movie-making past, Ampere says LA is the ideal location for serving the firm’s growing roster of broadcast and media clients including major film studios, streaming players, telecoms and pay-TV operators, TV channel groups and technology companies. Executive Director […]

August 10, 2022

FilmRise signs Nicely deal

FilmRise, the New York-based studio and streaming network, has signed a multi-faceted deal with LA-based Nicely Entertainment to produce and distribute two new feature films in the US along with US VoD distribution rights for over 20 family-friendly romance and holiday-centric films. As part of the package, FilmRise will also co-produce and exclusively distribute in […]

March 14, 2022

E3, NATPE cancel in-person events

Video game convention E3 will not be held as an in-person event in LA in June 2022, for the third year in a row. The decision was due to health risks surrounding Covid-19 and the “safety of exhibitors and attendees”, said organisers the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) Last year the event was held digitally with […]

January 10, 2022

BAFTA expands North America operations

BAFTA has confirmed the expansion of its North America operations, including the formation of the inaugural North America Board and the appointment of its Chair, Kathryn Busby, President of Original Programming at Starz, and Deputy Chairs, actor Elliot Knight and Karl Stewart, CEO, Thunder Child and President, of 1TwentyFour. The new structure unifies BAFTA’s New […]

January 5, 2022

Silver Spoon strengthens virtual production capacity with new hires

Silver Spoon augments their real-time animation and virtual production capabilities with new production team hires. The appointments follow the studio’s plans to expand operations to Los Angeles in addition to their New York base, as the company continues to grow and innovate in real-time production. The virtual production boom during the pandemic saw Silver Spoon […]

November 21, 2021

Nail Bar Boys to air on BBC

LA Factual, part of Liverpool’s award-winning independent film and TV company LA Productions, is bringing the larger than life characters at one of Liverpool’s busiest nail salons to the small screen. Nail Bar Boys will launch on-air on BBC One North West on November 23rd. The three-part documentary, which will air weekly, follows the lives […]

November 17, 2021