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Luther movie at Netflix #1 for a third week

Luther: The Fallen Sun held onto the #1 spot in Netflix’s English-language films for the third consecutive week with 24.7M hours viewed in the week commencing March 20th. Since its debut, the film has amassed more than 73 million views (160.2 million hours viewed divided by 2.2 runtime hours). Viewers went on an enchanting journey […]

March 29, 2023

Idris Elba eyes Channel 4 bid

Actor Idris Elba is reportedly in talks to take part in a bid for Channel 4. Elba is said to be discussing a joint bid with Marc Boyan, a media entrepreneur who is the founder of marketing company Miroma Group, according to a report in The Sunday Times. The UK government announced plans to privatise […]

June 27, 2022By Nik Roseveare

BBC centenary marked with 1,000+ iPlayer box sets

The BBC is celebrating its 100th year with more than 1,000 box sets being made available to stream through its iPlayer service. Dan McGolpin, Director of BBC iPlayer and Channels, says: “There’s no better time than during the BBC’s centenary year to discover a classic BBC series that you’ve never seen before or to watch […]

April 7, 2022By Nik Roseveare

PGGB, BFC wrap inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Mentor Scheme

The Production Guild of Great Britain (PGGB), in partnership with the British Film Commission (BFC), marked the completion of its inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Mentor Scheme on February 21st at a House of Commons reception hosted by the Minister for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, Kemi Badenoch. The PGGB & BFC Diversity and Inclusion Mentor […]

February 22, 2022

Sky Sports to air 6 NBA games for MLK Day

Today (January 17th) the NBA will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day (MLK Day) with ‘NBA 360’, a lineup of six games broadcast to fans in Europe and the Middle East in a simultaneous live feed produced by the NBA, tipping off at 6.00pm GMT on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sport Arena. NBA […]

January 17, 2022By Nik Roseveare