Advanced Television


Snyder’s Justice League landing on Sky Cinema

Sky has confirmed that the Zack Snyder cut of the Warner Bros Pictures and DC movie, Justice League, will be available on Sky Cinema and NOW TV from March 18th – the same day it launches on HBO Max in the US. Snyder was the original director of the movie, but had to leave the project during […]

March 10, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Sky Sports reruns on NOW TV

NOW TV sports customers can now watch over 1000 hours of sports highlights, documentaries, news programmes and select reruns as part of a new On Demand addition to NOW TV’s Sky Sports Pass. Sky Sports Pass holders will no longer have to wait until shows are broadcast, and instead will have access to all sports […]

March 5, 2021

Allen v Farrow premieres on Sky Documentaries and NOW TV on March 15th

The four-part documentary series Allen v Farrow, from award-winning investigative filmmakers Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering and Amy Herdy, premieres on Sky Documentaries and NOW TV on March 15th. The series goes behind the years of sensational headlines to reveal the private story of one of Hollywood’s most notorious and public scandals: the accusation of sexual […]

March 3, 2021

The Flight Attendant landing on Sky, NOW TV

Sky has announced the eight-episode limited series The Flight Attendant will air from March 19th on Sky One and NOW TV. The series tells the story of a flight attendant (series star and executive producer Kaley Cuoco) who wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man – and no […]

February 16, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Framing Britney Spears on Sky Documentaries, NOW TV on Feb 16

Her rise was a global phenomenon. Her downfall was a cruel national sport. People close to Britney Spears and lawyers tied to her conservatorship now reassess her career as she battles her father in court over who should control her life. Since airing on Hulu, the Framing Britney Spears documentary has already sparked conversation around […]

February 15, 2021

UK increasingly attracted to AVoD

A report from digital ad verification specialist Integral Ad Science (IAS), suggests that consumer preference is shifting to ad-supported streaming content. The report, UK Streaming Wars, provides insights into UK consumer use and preferences for Connected TV (CTV) devices and ad-supported streaming services, and comes in the wake of stay-at-home orders around the globe in […]

January 27, 2021

Sky acquires A Boy Called Christmas

Sky has announced that A Boy Called Christmas will join their 2021 original film line-up. Acquired from STUDIOCANAL, exclusively for the UK & Ireland, the film – based on the book by Matt Haig – will be released on Sky Cinema and NOW TV this Christmas. as well as in cinemas. Co-written and directed by […]

January 22, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Data: Amazon half of new UK SVoD sign-ups in Q4

Kantar, the data, insights and consulting company has published Q4 2020 results from its Entertainment On Demand service in the UK. With 12.9 million subscriptions taken out last year, the service reveals the following consumer behaviours in the three months to December 2020: Amazon Prime membership jumped again in Q4, with 53.5 per cent of […]

January 21, 2021

Sky, STUDIOCANAL rights deal

Sky and STUDIOCANAL, Canal+ Group’s film production and distribution company, are partnering to bring Sky customers hundreds of hours of movies on Sky Q. The content will also be available to NOW TV customers with a Cinema Pass. Under the deal, STUDIOCANAL’s titles scheduled for release from January 2021 will be brought to Sky Cinema […]

January 18, 2021

NOW TV hires Universal’s Schwartz

NOW TV has announced that Jamie Schwartz will be joining the streaming service, effective immediately, as Director of Brand, Marketing and Merchandising. Schwartz will report into Marina Storti, Managing Director of NOW TV, and will be responsible for core brand development and guardianship, marketing strategy and campaigns, media planning, as well as PR, social, editorial […]

January 11, 2021