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All American Horror Story on Disney+ UK

From April 27th, all 10 seasons of American Horror Story will be available to stream on Disney+ in the UK and Ireland. Iconic seasons such as Murder House, Freak Show and Coven will join Double Feature and 1984, bringing together every episode of the horror anthology franchise to stream in one place. The cult-favourite show […]

April 13, 2022

cinch sponsors ITV’s Starstruck

cinch, the UK’s online car sales platform, is today announced as sponsor of ITV’s brand-new entertainment show Starstruck, hosted by Olly Murs. The sponsorship deal, which launches on ITV and ITV Hub from February 12th at 8.30pm, includes airtime in the new Saturday night family viewing blockbuster, and cinch idents around breaks on broadcast and […]

February 8, 2022

Record quarter for BBC Sounds

Data from the BBC shows there were a total of 364 million plays of all content across radio, podcasts and music mixes on BBC Sounds last quarter and an average weekly audience of 3.8 million across the app, website and voice activated devices. The Christmas Sounds series proved popular last quarter, contributing to a record […]

February 1, 2022

Germany: Vevo Pop on rlaxx TV

The new ad-supported German streaming service, rlaxx TV, has partnered with Vevo to add Vevo Pop, the pop-genre music video linear channel, to its channel portfolio. rlaxx TV’s smart TV app functions like traditional TV, in which viewers can easily flip through various linear-programmed channels. Vevo Pop presents a curated offering, including official premium music […]

August 4, 2021

Vevo reveals most-watched music videos

Vevo, the music video network, has released data to celebrate the 40th anniversary of music videos hitting the mainstream on August 1st 1981. This data, based on lifetime views across Vevo’s network, demonstrates the most popular music videos of each decade, both in the UK and globally. Since the first airing of Video Killed the […]

August 3, 2021

Branson and Bezos prepare for lift-off

To describe Sir Richard Branson as a successful entrepreneur is perhaps an understatement, but the world knows that billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos tops that category. However, when it comes to sub-orbital space flight, the pair are almost neck and neck in their ambitions. On July 11th, while insisting there’s absolutely no rivalry with Bezos, […]

July 8, 2021

Friends: The Reunion is Sky One’s most watched show ever

Friends: The Reunion has broken viewing records for Sky One with 5.3 million watching the long-awaited cast reunion.  The one-off special, available exclusively on Sky and streaming service NOW in the UK and Ireland, pulled in the biggest ever audience in the channel’s history. The special was also one of the most-watched piece of content […]

June 11, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Friends: The Reunion airs May 27 on HBO Max

HBO Max will debut Friends: The Reunion special on May 27th – the one-year anniversary of streaming service’s launch. Friends stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer will return to the iconic comedy’s original soundstage, Stage 24, on the Warner Bros Studio lot in Burbank for a real-life […]

May 14, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Universal pulls music from Triller

Universal Music has removed all of its tracks from video sharing app Triller after alleging payments are being withheld to its artists. Triller, a TikTok rival, allows users to create and share short videos, often set to music. The move means that songs from global superstars including Rihanna, Billie Eilish, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Lana […]

February 5, 2021

Vevo hits 1bn weekend daily views

Premium music video service Vevo has reached weekend daily highs of one billion global views, a record milestone, according to its annual year-end lookback. This year, Vevo has been hyper-focused on its distribution strategy and expansion into the home via an array of OTT partners, including Samsung TV Plus, VIZIO and Netrange. Through these partnerships, […]

December 15, 2020