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Report: Global streaming consumption up 10% YoY

Global streaming consumption grew 10 per cent globally, including continued growth in mature markets such as North America (5 per cent) and Europe (9 per cent), during Q1 2022 as compared to Q1 2021, according to the latest State of Streaming report from Conviva, the analytics platform for streaming media. “Despite recent news of Netflix’s […]

May 20, 2022

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

Netflix to roast Brady

Netflix has announced that it will roast Tom Brady, the legendary NFL quarterback who recently opted out of retiring to remain with the Tamba Bay Buccaneers for at least another season. The roast will be the first in a series of new Netflix specials, Greatest Roasts of All Time: GROAT. Brady will serve as executive […]

May 18, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Mr Bean lands in the Metaverse

Banijay, the largest independent content producer and distributor, today announces its first activation in the Metaverse with a Mr Bean NFT drop, in collaboration with intellectual property specialist, Metaverse architects and leaders in the Web3 revolution; FOMO Lab. NFTs have captured the attention of millions, and now cultural icon Mr Bean is taking steps into […]

May 9, 2022

Survey: US sports fans prefer ad experience on OTT over linear

Integral Ad Science (IAS), a global player in digital media quality, has released research showing that most US consumers feel that their ad experience is better on digital streaming platforms than traditional TV when watching major sporting events. IAS surveyed over 1,100 US consumers and examined how consumer viewership and ad experience differ on traditional […]

April 29, 2022

Deltatre announces evolution of OTT video player DIVA

Deltatre, a global player in fan-first experience, has announced an evolution of its OTT video player DIVA – as used by BT Sport, NFL Game Pass and other prominent streaming platforms – that allows for simpler integration with a client’s existing technology stack. For close to ten years, DIVA has been regarded as a leading, […]

April 28, 2022

WrestleMania trumps Super Bowl on social media

WrestleMania 38 has already proven to be a huge success for WWE, setting attendance and revenue records – and now data shows it also set new social media records. Stephanie McMahon, WWE’s Chief Brand Officer, commented: “As the numbers continue to come in, WrestleMania 38 has now broken social media records, beating out Super Bowl […]

April 12, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Report: US streamers spending big on sports

The involvement of tech giants in the sports broadcasting market has never been this much a reality, reports Dataxis. Until now, only Amazon had been investing in premium sports properties, be it in the US or in Western European markets, while YouTube has rather turned to be a flexible and complementary offer to traditional broadcasters’ […]

March 23, 2022

Screach to stream Polish football in UK

Poland’s top-flight football league, the PKO Ekstraklasa, has teamed up with the Screach streaming platform to deliver live coverage of its matches to commercial venues across the UK. The deal means that when the 2022-23 season gets underway in July, thousands of bars, cafés and clubs across Britain will be able to stream live action […]

March 22, 2022

Fred Media unveils new spring content slate

Fred Media today reveals its new slate for the MIPTV period, featuring close to 100 new hours from five key production partners. From WTFN in Australia, and leading the new slate, are two recently announced series for Seven Network. Strike Force (6 x 60) tells the inside story of the most gripping, heart-stopping, tense and […]

March 21, 2022