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New AHS, Lego Star Wars Halloween Special on Disney+

Disney has announced thay Lego Star Wars Terrifying Tales will premiere on October 1st as a part of Disney+’s ‘Hallowstream’ celebration, that will also see American Horror Stories and American Horror Story: Double Feature debut on the Star brand. The new animated special from Lucasfilm and the Lego Group continues the legacy of collaboration between […]

August 4, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Rakuten TV serves up food and culinary channels

Rakuten TV, the European VoD platform, has added a selection of food and culinary focused channels to its current portfolio. With the addition of Bon Appétit, Tastemade, Brindiamo!, L’Atelier des Chefs and the latest acquisitions further enhance the content offering in partnership with  number of European content creators and media groups. Rakuten TV now […]

August 3, 2021

Rakuten TV expands free family content

Rakuten TV has continued its free, ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channel expansion through the latest addition of two channels: the Lego channel in the UK and Planeta Junior TV in Spain. The Lego channel is available immediately in the UK, featuring hours of content varying in genres and animation styles, and series based on some […]

July 6, 2021

The Hundred, Lego Group, Sky Sports team for 100-ball comp

The Hundred has announced a partnership with the Lego Group and Sky ahead of the launch of the 100-ball competition this summer. The new partnership will include a video where Lego Minifigures of Andrew Flintoff, Ebony Rainford-Brent and a host of stars from The Hundred including Ben Stokes, Heather Knight, Moeen Ali and Kate Cross […]

July 6, 2021

ATEME enables VoD-to-live and personalised channels

ATEME, a specialist in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable TV, DTH, IPTV and OTT, has announced that its NEA streaming solution now supports full channel origination. This allows content owners, broadcasters and service providers to deliver content that is more relevant to their viewers through personalised TV channels, resulting in higher viewership and increased […]

June 8, 2021

LEGO launching iconic Friends Apartment Set

The LEGO Group has officially announced that they are launching a new LEGO Friends Apartments Set. The 2,048-piece set allows fans to recreate their favourite scenes with both Monica and Rachel’s, and Chandler and Joey’s New York apartments, plus the adjoining hallway. Over 27 years on from the TV sitcom’s first episode, the set is […]

May 11, 2021

Rakuten TV adds 90 AVoD channels

Rakuten TV has announced the expansion of its AVoD offering with the launch of more than 90 free linear channels in 42 European markets. The line-up will vary in each territory, comprising a variety of categories, including Movies, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Music, Sports, News, TV Shows and Kids. The offer will bring together top global brands, […]

April 27, 2021

Future Today sees strong growth

Future Today, the full-stack streaming solution that packages branded channels and delivers the audiences to watch them, has announced significant growth in distribution, advertising, viewership and content, while adding major updates to their Channels-as-a-Service technology platform in the last year, including: Advertising & Viewership Grew viewership by 120% year-over-year, delivering content to more than 12M […]

April 21, 2021

Amazon Kids now on Fire TV in UK

Amazon has announced the expansion of Amazon Kids and Amazon Kids+ to select Fire TV devices in the UK. Now families are able to watch thousands of kid-friendly TV shows and films via their main TV screens. The new Fire TV experience now allows parents to setup or use existing Kids Profiles with Amazon Kids. […]

April 19, 2021By Nik Roseveare

WarnerMedia expands kids content on HBO Max, CN

WarnerMedia Kids & Family has unveiled an expansive content commitment that aims to appeal to the complete spectrum of kids and families including preschoolers, all kids ages 6-11, and family co-viewing, creating more than 300 hours of original series, specials and acquisitions that will debut on its global Cartoon Network channels and HBO Max beginning […]

February 18, 2021