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M7 extends partnership with NBCUniversal

M7, a German provider of TV entertainment for cable and IP networks, has extended its partnership with NBCUniversal Global Networks Germany. The new, expanded agreement includes the long-term distribution rights of the HD pay-TV channels SYFY and 13th Street, which M7 partners will continue to offer to their customers via their cable networks and IPTV […]

March 8, 2023

Electric Entertainment’s The Ark sold to NBC Universal in Germany

Electric Entertainment, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution company, has announced that its SYFY original TV series “The Ark” has been sold to NBC Universal Global Networks Germany, where it will air on SYFY in German-speaking territories. The deal includes all pay-TV rights. The announcement was made today jointly by Sonia Mehandjiyska, Head of International […]

February 20, 2023

NBCU pulls plug on Olympic Channel

NBC Universal is to close its Olympic Channel. Transmissions, which started in 2017, will end on September 30th. “In order to best reach our target audiences, we are re-evaluating our programming distribution strategy regarding the content that currently airs on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA with our partners at the International Olympic Committee and […]

July 4, 2022By Chris Forrester

Electric Entertainment, NBCUniversal sign The Ark deal

Electric Entertainment, the LA-based production, distribution and post-production company, has announced a multi-territory deal with NBCUniversal International Networks & Direct-To-Consumer (NBCUIN & DTC) for its SYFY US original television series The Ark. The territories include SYFY in France, Spain and Portugal and SCIFI in the Balkans and Poland. In addition, NBCUIN & DTC has also […]

April 4, 2022

Antenna Group acquires Sony CEE channels

Sony Pictures Television has sold its entire network channel portfolio in Central and Eastern Europe to Antenna Group. The deal covers 22 pay-TV channels and two OTT services in 12 territories. The deal will see Antenna Group take control of the Central and Eastern European AXN, Sony and Viasat pay-TV channels and on-demand services. The […]

October 1, 2021

Amagi on upward trajectory; records 18% growth QoQ

Amagi, the global leader in SaaS for broadcast and streaming TV on the cloud, has announced a sequential growth of 18% in revenue in the quarter ending June 2021, amid strong global demand for CTV-led Free Ad Supported Streaming TV solutions. The company’s revenue in the quarter grew 110 per cent in comparison to that […]

August 5, 2021

Sky, NBCUniversal launch Co-Lab

NBCUniversal and Sky unveiled Co-Lab with NBCUniversal + Sky, a new global consultancy and research arm centred around culture. Comcast, NBCUniversal and Sky sit at the intersection of media and technology. Now, the company is evolving its relationship with marketers around the world, collaborating at the earliest stages of the investment process and expanding its […]

July 21, 2021

New cast members join 2nd season of Gangs of London

Sky has announced that filming is underway on the second season of Sky Original drama, Gangs of London, with a new cast line up joining the multi-talented ensemble from season one. The global hit series, which began production over three weeks ago is produced by Pulse Films in association with SISTER, for Sky Studios and […]

June 28, 2021

Forecast: Peacock to pass 52m subs in 2024

According to a report from Macquarie, the financial services company, Peacock will surpass 52 million subscribers in 2024 with revenues of $1.96 billion (€1.62bn). The US streaming platform, owned by NBCUniversal, is forecast to hit $604 million in revenue this year – up from $296 million in 2020. The majority of revenue growth is expected to […]

January 15, 2021

Ad industry’s addressable media initiative

Leading trade associations and companies representing every sector of the global advertising industry have joined together to launch the Partnership for Responsible Addressable Media, an initiative to advance and protect critical functionalities such as customisation and analytics for digital media and advertising, while safeguarding privacy and improving the consumer experience. The governing group of the […]

August 4, 2020