Advanced Television


PCCW Media, Sceenic team for Euros Watch Party

Hong Kong multimedia and entertainment company PCCW Media has collaborated with interactive viewing experiences solution provider Sceenic to bring the Watch Party feature to customers its Now TV pay-TV service, allowing them to watch live matches of UEFA Euro 2020. “We are thrilled to bring this new feature to our customers as they can now […]

June 1, 2021

Sky to air Friends: The Reunion in UK

Friends: The Reunion will be available exclusively on Sky and streaming service NOW in the UK & Ireland. The TV special will air on demand from 8am on May 27th, and on Sky One at 8pm on the same day. The long-awaited get together will see Friends stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer return […]

May 21, 2021By Nik Roseveare

ViuTV, Now TV bring Tokyo Olympics to Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Government has announced the acquisition of the broadcast rights to the Tokyo Olympics, and ViuTV and Now TV will now bring the sporting event to all Hong Kong viewers. All Hong Kong residents will be able to watch this summer’s Olympics Games at home or on-the-go via ViuTV, Now TV, Now E […]

May 11, 2021

Animated Riverdance movie on Sky

Riverdance: The Animated Adventure, a new Sky original movie bringing the spirit of Irish dance to family audiences, will be available to watch later this month. The film is co-produced by Aniventure and River Productions and will be available in the UK & Ireland exclusively on Sky Cinema and streaming service NOW on May 28th. […]

May 11, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Oscar win for Sky’s Promising Young Woman

Sky Original movie, Promising Young Woman, has taken home an Academy Award, with Emerald Fennell earning the honour of Best Original Screenplay. The movie is available exclusively on Sky Cinema and streaming service NOW in the UK. Promising Young Woman, which also won two BAFTAs for Outstanding British Film and Original Screenplay, stars Carey Mulligan […]

April 26, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Sky wins first BAFTA Film Awards

The EE British Academy Film Awards winners were announced on April 11th with Sky Original movie Promising Young Woman, picking up two awards – for Outstanding British Film and Original Screenplay – marking the first time a Sky Original film has won a BAFTA. Promising Young Woman stars Carey Mulligan as Cassie; a smart but […]

April 12, 2021By Nik Roseveare

The United Way launches on Sky Documentaries and NOW in May

Sky has announced that cinematic one-off feature documentary The United Way, will launch on Sky Documentaries and streaming service NOW on May 24th. The Sky Original film is the epic story of a football club, a city and a man who did more than most to bring success to both. As told by, co-written by […]

April 8, 2021

Promising Young Woman to premiere on Sky Cinema

The Promising Young Woman movie, nominated for 6 BAFTAs and 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture, will join the Sky Original film line-up in a partnering with Focus Features and Universal Pictures International. The film will be available to UK audiences exclusively on Sky Cinema and Now from April 16th. The debut feature from writer/director/producer […]

March 25, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Sky’s NOW TV rebrands as NOW

NOW TV, Sky’s OTT service, has unveiled a new identity and look, and shortened its brand name to ‘NOW’. Alongside the visual transformation, NOW has also moved to a new tone of voice. Viewers are invited to join the community with a NOW Membership (formerly Passes) – including Entertainment, Cinema, Sports, Kids and hayu, starting […]

March 16, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Sky lands Wellington Paranormal

Sky has acquired cult mockumentary comedy Wellington Paranormal from Oscar-winning Taika Waititi and Flight of the Conchords‘ Jemaine Clement. All three seasons of Wellington Paranormal will be available as a boxset from April 5th on Sky Comedy and NOW TV. The series follows Officers Minogue and O’Leary who are invited to join the new Wellington […]

March 15, 2021By Nik Roseveare