Advanced Television


Beyond Rights names new VP and Head of Sales

Beyond Rights has announced that Sarah Bickley has been promoted to head of sales and will step into the new role on April 1st, to lead the team at MIPTV. In addition, Joanna Rowley, who has acted as a part-time consultant for the past three months, will be joining the business on a permanent basis […]

March 23, 2022

Nat Geo announces doc detailing discovery of Endurance ship

National Geographic has partnered with History Hit, the SV0D and content platform co-founded by historian Dan Snow; digital content agency and media network Little Dot Studios (an All3Media company); and production company Consequential for a documentary event detailing the successful search and discovery of one of the great lost shipwrecks of history — Sir Ernest […]

March 9, 2022

Nutopia, Creative Access, National Geographic tackle senior-level diversity in TV

Production company Nutopia and Creative Access, the leading diversity social enterprise, are launching ‘Nutopia Partnerships,’ an ambitious new collaboration to address the under-representation of people from Black, Asian and other ethnic backgrounds at senior levels in the TV industry. As part of the new landmark programme, Nutopia is offering a unique opportunity, funded by National […]

February 10, 2022

Disney+ premiere of NatGeo’s Torn set for Feb 4

Disney+ announced that “Torn,” from director Max Lowe and producer Chris Murphy, along with Lightbox’s award-winning has producers Simon Chinn and Jonathan Chinn, will premiere on Disney+ on Feb. 4, 2022. From National Geographic Documentary Films, “Torn” had its world premiere at the 2021 Telluride Film Festival and won the award for Best Feature Film […]

January 20, 2022

Disney+ announces Earth Day movies and specials

At the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, Disney+ hosted an inspiring Earth Day panel where the streaming service announced three new movies and specials launching this Earth Day to celebrate the power within each of us to create change for the better and inspire connections with the wonders of the world we all share. […]

January 14, 2022

Spain: Vodafone offers 40 free TV channels for Xmas

Vodafone Spain has opened up 40 pay-TV channels to all subscribers during Christmas in a promotion available until January 10th. Current and new subscribers will be able to watch all these channels for free –including series, cinema, documentaries and music. They will be able to watch them on live through all devices and access the […]

December 10, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

Disney+ unveils slate of new content for Europe

The Walt Disney Company in EMEA has marked Disney+ Day by confirming more titles launching on the streaming plaform this year and next; and unveiling new EMEA Original commissions. As previously announced, subscribers can immediately stream 17 content premieres on Disney+, including the new original drama series Dopesick starring Michael Keaton, Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and […]

November 12, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Take 1 turns focus to localisation and access services

Take 1  is aggressively developing and expanding their existing localisation and access service divisions. The new business focus caters for the growing demand for global content and has already resulted in several new appointments, technology acquisitions and partnerships. Take 1 is best known for providing transcription and translation services to media and entertainment companies including […]

September 16, 2021

Disney extends Mediacom, NCTC carriage deals

Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution and Mediacom Communications Corporation have announced a new comprehensive agreement to continue to deliver Disney’s line-up of sports, news, kids, family and general entertainment content to Mediacom customers in the US. As part of the distribution agreement, Mediacom will now offer the ACC Network to its subscriber base, allowing fans […]

August 23, 2021

NatGeo first look deal with Will Smith’s prodco

National Geographic Content President Courteney Monroe has announced a first-look deal with Will Smith’s Westbrook Studios. The five-year deal encompasses the development of all unscripted projects in the areas of adventure, exploration, travel and science for all of National Geographic’s television platforms and National Geographic produced Disney+ Originals. The announcement was made during National Geographic’s […]

August 20, 2021