Advanced Television


Sky launches Sky Cinema Animation

Sky Cinema has announced the launch of Sky Cinema Animation – a new permanent channel offering the latest  family-friendly animated movies. The channel is available for all customers at no extra cost effective immediately. Titles available at launch include recent blockbusters such as Angry Birds 2, The Secret Life of Pets 2 and How to […]

July 23, 2020

Sky and Sony extend content deal

Sky and Sony Pictures Television (SPT) have agreed a new long-term partnership across the UK and Ireland, Germany, Italy, Austria and Switzerland. The deal means that all new and future Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) feature film releases including recent hits Jumanji: The Next Level, Little Women, Bad Boys For Life and the forthcoming sequel Peter […]

July 8, 2020

Lovecraft Country on Sky Atlantic and NOW TV on August 17

Sky has confirmed that upcoming horror drama Lovecraft Country featuring Jonathan Majors, Jurnee Smollett, Wunmi Mosaku, Michael Kenneth Williams and Courtney B. Vance, will air on Sky Atlantic and streaming service NOW TV from August 17th The one-hour HBO drama series based on the 2016 novel by Matt Ruff, follows Atticus Freeman as he joins […]

July 2, 2020

Brassic 2 becomes Sky’s most binged returning comedy

The return of Sky original Brassic to Sky One and streaming service NOW TV has seen fans binging the entire season as a box set in record time for the broadcaster. To date, the new series has seen 5.9 million requested downloads. The second season launched with a seven-day cumulative audience of 1.51 million for […]

June 29, 2020

Golding named NOW TV Director of Strategy

NOW TV has announced that Michelle Golding will be joining the Sky-operated streaming service immediately as Director of Strategy and Propositions. Covering Louisa Taylor’s maternity leave, Golding will report into Marina Storti, Managing Director of NOW TV, and will be responsible for managing the customer proposition and business strategy strands of the OTT business. Storti […]

June 15, 2020

Research: 1 in 7 OTT homes ‘borrowing’ accounts

Research from Ampere Analysis has revealed that one in seven online video households worldwide are ‘borrowing’ an account. Ampere defines an account borrower as anyone who says they are using a login for a subscription online video platform from someone outside of their household to access a service. Borrowed services might include mainstream TV and

June 5, 2020