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Positive coming to Sky Documentaries, NOW on World AIDS Day

Positive will premiere on Sky Documentaries and streaming service NOW on World AIDS Day (December 1st). The Sky Original docu-series uses intimate testimony from some of the earliest HIV patients and real-life heroes to tell the tragedies and triumphs of Britain’s 40-year battle with HIV. Positive tracks the recent social history of our country, from a nation mired in […]

October 29, 2021

Apple TV+ coming to Sky Q, Sky Glass

Sky and Apple have announced a new long-term agreement that will see Apple TV+ launch on Sky Glass and Sky Q later this year, while NOW will bring integrated billing and in-app purchases across iOS and tvOS. Customers in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy will be able to watch all Apple TV+ Originals […]

October 28, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Michael Sheen, Nathalie Emmanuel star in new Sky Original film Last Train to Christmas

Sky has announced that BAFTA-nominated Michael Sheen (The Twilight Saga, The Queen) and Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones, Fast & Furious 7) have joined the cast of Last Train to Christmas, a brand new Sky Original film. Written and directed by Julian Kemp, produced by Sky, Future Artists Entertainment and Stigma Films the title will […]

October 20, 2021

NOW brings Succession storyline to life with football partnership

To celebrate the return of season 3 of Succession, streaming service NOW is bringing a slice of the Roy family’s dysfunctionality to the UK with a Succession-inspired football ‘takeover’ in Edinburgh. In the last season of the hit show, Roman Roy (played by Kieran Culkin) buys the Scottish football club Hearts to impress his father […]

October 18, 2021

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