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Data: Millions of Americans streamed election news for free

Following the 2020 US presidential elections, streaming device and platform specialist Roku has released new data detailing the significant growth in consumption of election-related news via streaming on the Roku platform. The analysis coincides with newly-released data from a nationwide survey of more than 2,000 US adults, conducted by The Harris Poll for Roku prior […]

November 19, 2020

fuboTV nears 0.5m subs

fuboTV, the US sports-first live TV streaming platform, has announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30th 2020. The company, which closed its public offering on October 13th, delivered the strongest quarter in its history and exceeded previously raised guidance with solid growth in revenue, subscription and viewership. Q3 2020 highlights […]

November 11, 2020

Telemundo Deportes strikes deal with XFC

Telemundo Deportes has reached a broadcast agreement with Xtreme Fighting Championships (XFC) to present Spanish-Language coverage of the sport live in the US. Expanding the organisation’s existing partnership with NBC Sports, live coverage of XFC events will be broadcast on Telemundo’s sister network, Universo, beginning with XFC 43 on November 11th. “We are pleased to […]

October 29, 2020

Data: Biden pips Trump in town hall TV ratings

US President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden participated in ‘town halls’ in the US on NBC and ABC, respectively, on October 15th. According to analysis by Samba TV, the cross-screen television data and analytics provider, 6.3 million US households tuned into Trump’s town hall, a 209 per cent increase from the previous […]

October 16, 2020

NBCUniversal promotes Yaccarino

NBCUniversal has announced that Linda Yaccarino has been elevated to Chairman, Global Advertising and Partnerships, NBCUniversal. She will continue to report directly to Jeff Shell, CEO, NBCUniversal. In this expanded role, Yaccarino will continue to oversee all National Advertising Sales, Ad Sales Marketing, and Global Partnerships, and will now include Local Advertising Sales and Strategic […]

October 13, 2020

NBC Olympics, Twitter extend content partnership

NBC Olympics and Twitter have extended the content partnership both parties announced in 2019 to include the postponed Tokyo Olympics set for the summer of 2021 and the Beijing Olympic Winter Games in February 2022. Most elements of the extension mirror the original agreement, which was announced solely for Tokyo 2020 in July 2019. Now, both […]

October 8, 2020

Sky Studios Elstree given go ahead

Sky Studios Elstree, the UK’s new state-of-the-art film and TV studio, has received the green light to proceed with construction works following a unanimous decision by Hertsmere Borough Council. The development represents a significant investment in the UK and European creative economy and will be made with the backing of Sky’s owner Comcast and in […]

July 9, 2020

NBC revives Weakest Link

NBC is bringing back renowned international game show Weakest Link, co-produced by BBC Studios’ Los Angeles production arm and Universal Television Alternative Studio. The US network has greenlit 13 episodes of the rapid-fire quiz show with Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning host and actress Jane Lynch set to host and executive produce. Weakest Link will […]

July 9, 2020