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Stranger Things, Hustle hold on to Netflix top spots

The NBA season may be over, but Hustle, the inspirational basketball drama, stayed atop the Netflix English Films List for a second week with 57.19 million hours viewed in the week commencing June 13th. As Adam Sandler’s highest rated film on Rotten Tomatoes, Hustle continued to receive praise from press and fans alike and made […]

June 22, 2022

Hennessy unveils floating court in London to mark NBA 2022 Finals

Hennessy and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have unveiled the UK’s first floating basketball court on the Thames in London, in celebration of the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Season and the 2022 Finals. The new court, which is travelling along the river from Woolwich to The Houses of Parliament, will kick off a three-day celebration of basketball in the […]

June 9, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Soul Machines announces New Entertainment Division

Soul Machines, a company pioneering the creation of autonomously animated Digital People in the metaverse and the digital worlds of today, has announced the launch of a new Entertainment division with the goal of creating unique and highly personalized experiences redefining fan engagement and entertainment enterprise. On the heels of a recent $70 million Series […]

June 7, 2022

Chicago Bulls to play Detroit Pistons in Paris

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced that The NBA Paris Game 2023 will feature the six-time NBA champion Chicago Bulls and the three-time NBA champion Detroit Pistons playing a regular-season game at the Accor Arena in Paris on Jan.uary 19th 2023. Tickets for The NBA Paris Game 2023 will go on sale at a […]

May 24, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Nielsen: Record month for streaming in US

The Gauge, the monthly total US TV viewing snapshot from Nielsen, revealed that streaming reached another record high in April, capturing 30.4 per cent of total TV viewing and surpassing its previous record of 29.7 per cent set in March 2022. While overall TV viewing dropped by 2.1 per cent from March, streaming volume in […]

May 20, 2022

Prime Video to stream Seattle Storm

Prime Video has announced a new deal with the Seattle Storm of the WNBA, becoming the official streaming service of the Storm, and one of the first US streamers to hold local broadcast rights with a WNBA team. Approximately 30 Storm games will be available to Prime Video customers throughout Washington state. The Storm season […]

April 25, 2022

Apple’s Makur Maker docuseries debuts April 22

Apple TV+ has announced that its new five-part documentary series The Long Game: Bigger Than Basketball, chronicling the inspiring, coming-of-age story of basketball phenom Makur Maker, will make its global debut on April 22nd on Apple TV+. Seth Gordon and executive produces the series which follows Maker, the NBA hopeful who grabbed global headlines with […]

April 1, 2022

beIN selects Quortex, Cognacq-Jay Image services

Cognacq-Jay Image, a service provider for playout, head-end, and digital platforms, in partnership with cloud-native live-streaming platform Quortex, has announced that beIN Media Group has chosen Quortex’s technology to provide streaming services for its sports content in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). beIN, the global sports, media, and entertainment group, will use Quortex’s […]

March 29, 2022

ESPN App adds SharePlay support

The ESPN app now offers support for SharePlay, giving subscribers in the US a way to view content completely in sync with others while on a FaceTime call. Users can have SharePlay experiences with content across the entire ESPN app, including ESPN+ live streams, original content, and with TV Everywhere authenticated live streams. SharePlay will […]

March 18, 2022

BAL announces 2022 broadcast partners

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) ja announced its roster of broadcast partners for the 2022 BAL season, which tipped off on March 5th at the Dakar Arena in Dakar, Senegal, and will include stops in Cairo, Egypt and Kigali, Rwanda. The second BAL season will reach fans in 215 countries and territories in 14 languages […]

March 7, 2022