Advanced Television


Ateliere appoints Hooper as VP of Sales & General Manager

Ateliere Creative Technologies, a cloud-native content supply chain, distribution platform, is expanding their leadership team with the appointment of Andy Hooper. As Vice President of Sales & General Manager, Hooper will oversee the rapidly growing Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) markets. Media brands, including  A+E Networks EMEA, Lionsgate, and Viaplay, already rely on Ateliere’s […]

August 16, 2023

Lionsgate posts record film/TV revenue in Q1

Lionsgate has reported Q1 revenue of $908.6 million (€824m), operating loss of $16.8 million and net loss attributable to Lionsgate shareholders of $70.7 million. “I’m pleased to report a strong financial quarter with another record library performance,” said Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer. “We continued to execute our strategic agenda culminating in our signing a definitive agreement with Hasbro last week […]

August 10, 2023

Lionsgate to acquire eOne

In a move that strengthens its scripted and unscripted television business and expands its presence in Canada and the UK, production house Lionsgate and toy and game specialist Hasbro have signed an agreement under which Lionsgate will acquire the independent content platform eOne in a transaction valued at approximately $500 million (€458m), comprised of cash […]

August 3, 2023

Lionsgate+ distribution deal with Mercado Livre

Lionsgate+, the international streaming service from Starz, will now become available through Mercado Livre, an eCommerce platform across Latin America, in key markets in the region through an agreement spanning Brazil, Mexico, Chile and Colombia. Brazil is the initial launch market, with other territories rolling out in the coming months. As part of the agreement, […]

May 9, 2023

Amazon launching MGM+ in Europe with Lionsgate

Amazon has announced it will relaunch MGM+, MGM’s streaming service, across Europe as MGM+ International – and has signed a content deal with Lionsgate to boost the platform’s library. MGM+ International will go live in Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands on April 8th. Titles in the Lionsgate deal include the likes of Nashville, […]

April 5, 2023

Ateliere appoints Kido as CTO

Ateliere Creative Technologies, the cloud-native content supply chain and distribution platform, is fortifying its leadership team with the appointments of Ryan Kido as chief technology officer (CTO) and former CTO Arjun Ramamurthy as M&A Technical Advisor to the CEO, where he will continue to lend his expertise on mergers and acquisitions during its next phase […]

April 4, 2023

IMDb, Fabric, AWS data collaboration

IMDb, the online source for information on movies, TV shows, and celebrities, and Fabric, a specialist in metadata management for media and entertainment (M&E) catalogues, have announced a new solution that allows M&E companies to enrich their catalogues using entertainment data sets from IMDb. IMDb licenses information from its database – including movie and TV […]

March 30, 2023

Wales: Great Point Media opening virtual production hub

Great Point Media, the London-based media group that has invested more than £500 million into the creative industries worldwide, is collaborating with Fields Park, US-based Volume Global and Media Cymru, a consortium of creative and educational institutions in South Wales, to build a virtual production hub at Great Point Seren Studios in Cardiff. In addition […]

February 14, 2023

Lionsgate: Record revenue from TV, film library

Lionsgate has reported Q3 (quarter ended December 31st 2022) revenue of $1 billion (€0.93bn), operating income of $7.8 million and net income attributable to Lionsgate shareholders of $16.6 million. “We reported a strong financial quarter with record trailing 12-month library revenues affirming the value of our intellectual properties,” said Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer.  “We enter […]

February 10, 2023

Lionsgate+ on Samsung Smart TVs

Lionsgate+, the SVoD service from Starz, is now available on Samsung Smart TVs, smart monitors, projectors and other Tizen OS-powered devices through a partnership agreement spanning the UK, Ireland, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Colombia. Customers in these countries can subscribe to a library of exclusive content that includes political thriller Gaslit along with period […]

January 31, 2023