Advanced Television


LBG Media: “A positive update”

Youth-focused publisher LBG Media has received a very positive “BUY” update from investment bank Berenberg following LBG’s trading update. Its full numbers will be released on September 20th, but LBG co-founder Arian Kalantari (aged 32) resigned from the company on July 26th. LBG is the London-listed published of what started out as ‘Ladbible’ and is […]

July 27, 2023

LADstudios expands into US

LADbible Group has  announced the launch of LADstudios,  its data-driven factual entertainment division, in the US. LADstudios will focus on producing dedicated content for an American audience, building AFP commissions and sponsorships and driving growth in direct revenue with UNILAD,  which currently has 58.6 followers multi-platform, becoming the central point of the Group’s offering in the […]

June 30, 2023

Kantar signs LADbible, JOE Media, LiveScore

As online news habits continue to evolve, marketing data and analytics company Kantar has secured a series of new digital media subscribers to its TGI consumer data in the UK, including LADbible, JOE Media and sport specialist LiveScore. The publishers will use Kantar TGI, which provides in-depth insight into consumer behaviours, attitudes and media consumption, […]

February 6, 2023

LADbible Australia launches 3 new original docuseries

LADbible Australia is launching three new Australia-focused and locally-produced original series. Off the back of its award-winning docuseries and campaign UNHEARD tackling racial injustice in Australia, LADbible Australia will reinforce its local content offering, with the launch of three new series named Hindsight, Chances and MySide. Each series will dive into different aspects and issues […]

February 2, 2023

LADstudios expands into podcast, vodcast content

LADstudios, the entertainment division of LADbible Group, has announced its expansion into podcast and vodcast production with the launch of two new digital entertainment show brands. Following partnerships with Audioboom and Spotify, LADstudios will launch Extraordinary Lives: The Minutes With Podcast and SPORTbible Stories across multiple podcast platforms and as vodcast episodes. Extraordinary Lives; The […]

September 21, 2022

Survey: Over half UK adults sharing SVoD logins

A survey commissioned by publisher LADbible Group has revealed over half (56 per cent) of 18–44-year-olds in the UK – around 11.8 million people – currently use someone else’s login details to access a streaming service. In a report that highlights the challenges that streaming services face to attract paying subscribers in the face of the growing cost of […]

August 23, 2022By Colin Mann

Bank: “LADbible outperforming the market”

LADbible’s social media brands have an audience of around 1 billion, with 262 million followers globally and claims 28 billion content views every year. Investment bank Berenberg has compared and contrasted the progress of LADbible, part of LBG Media, against some heavyweight peers including Google, Amazon, Criteo, Snap and ITV, and importantly, online and video […]

August 9, 2022

Khari named C4 Head of Digital Commissioning

Channel 4 has appointed Sacha Khari to the newly created role of Head of Digital Commissioning, reporting into Head of Youth and Digital, Karl Warner. Khari will take on responsibility for all digital content commissioning and acquisition across social and digital platforms, working closely with the Leeds-based 4Studio. He will oversee a team of digital […]

March 23, 2021