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Dexter: New Blood coming to Sky Atlantic, NOW on November 8

The highly anticipated return of Dexter: New Blood has been confirmed for November 8th with episodes available 10.00pm every Monday on Sky Atlantic and streaming service NOW. Michael C. Hall returns as America’s favourite serial killer Dexter Morgan. Alongside Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter), Julia Jones (The Mandalorian), Jack Alcott (The Good Lord Bird), Alano Miller (Sylvie’s […]

October 8, 2021

Now TV brings F1 to Hong Kong

Now TV, the media entertainment arm of HKT, and Formula 1 have announced an agreement to bring the FIA Formula One World Championship to Now TV viewers in Hong Kong for the 2021 and 2022 seasons. Now TV began bringing F1 to fans in Hong Kong last month, starting with the Heineken Dutch Grand Prix 2021 […]

October 4, 2021

Hong Kong: UFC on Now TV

Now TV, the media entertainment arm of HKT, is bringing UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) to Hong Kong viewers laterthis month. Now TV plans to broadcast 42 live events per year, which consists of 30 UFC Fight Nights to be shown on Now Sports Plus (Channel 680) and 12 UFC numbered events to be shown on […]

September 29, 2021

NOW launches new marketing campaign

Sky’s streaming service NOW has unveilsed its new marketing campaign which it says dramatises its passion for curating the world’s best entertainment. The campaign stars actress Nina Toussaint-White as lead curator in an imagined NOW HQ featuring a content wall full of the latest and best entertainment on the service. Along with a team of […]

September 3, 2021

BARB: 18.8m UK homes have SVoD service

BARB, the UK’s television audience measurement currency, has released data from its Establishment Survey for Q2 2021. Due to restrictions on carrying out fieldwork during the pandemic, these are the first quarterly results released since Q3 2020. The survey reveals that the number of UK households with a subscription to any SVoD service is now […]

August 27, 2021

Sky commissions raft of factual content

Sky has unveiled four new titles for Sky Documentaries and a series each for Sky Crime, Sky Nature and Sky History. The seven new commissions, which will also air on streaming service NOW, build on a slate that has already attracted record-breaking audiences to the channels. The newly commissioned titles for Sky Documentaries include The […]

August 26, 2021

Sky announces A Town Called Malice crime thriller

Sky has announced a new eight-part Sky Original drama A Town Called Malice, a raucous crime thriller and family saga set on the Costa Del Sol in the early 1980s, with a pulsating ’80s soundtrack. Casting is yet to be announced but filming is set to begin later this year and run into 2022 in […]

August 26, 2021

Sky commissions Nick Hornby’s Funny Girl

Sky has announced the commission of upcoming comedy series based on Nick Hornby’s bestselling novel, Funny Girl, coming exclusively to Sky and streaming service NOW as a Sky Original. The new Sky comedy series is about a young woman from Blackpool finding her comic voice in the male dominated world of the 1960s sitcom. Bold, […]

August 26, 2021

Filming begins for Sky Original drama Then You Run

Sky has commenced filming on Then You Run (formerly announced as You), a new Sky Original drama based on Zoran Drvenkar’s thriller novel, You. Produced by Kudos (a Banijay UK company), in association with Sky Studios and German label MadeFor, the eight-part drama will see Leah McNamara (Normal People, Danny Boy), Vivian Oparah (I May Destroy You),  Yasmin Monet Prince (Hanna, Unsaid Stories) and newcomer Isidora Fairhurst take on the […]

August 24, 2021

Portrait Artist of the Year season 8 on Sky Arts in October

On October 13th 2021, Portrait Artist of the Year will make a welcome return to Sky Arts and streaming service NOW for its eighth season. Portrait Artist of the Year, back with hosts Stephen Mangan and Joan Bakewell, brings with it a brand-new batch of amateur and professional artists as they battle it out to […]

August 19, 2021