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Sky: “Phenomenal viewing figures for The Last of Us”

The adaptation of video game The Last of Us is proving to be a huge hit for Sky with the first episode reaching over 3.05 million UK viewers, reflected in the 7-day cumulative audience figure. The Last Of Us marks Sky Atlantic’s second-biggest US drama debut, behind only House of the Dragon which launched in […]

January 31, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Sky Sports, ICC extend rights deal

Sky Sports has agreed a new long-term deal with the International Cricket Council (ICC). Beginning in 2024, the partnership will see Sky and streaming service NOW retain the ICC Broadcast and Digital rights to show all men’s and women’s events, including the ICC Cricket World Cups and ICC T20 World Cups through to the end […]

January 27, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Sucession returns to Sky on March 27

Sky has announced the new season of Succession will air on Sky Atlantic andstreaming service NOW from March 27th. Fans of the award-winning show will not miss out on the global excitement with each episode available at the same time as the US premiere each week at 2am, and on demand thereafter. In season 4, […]

January 26, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Sky announces Juan Carlos I doc

Sky has announced a new, four-part documentary series which will explore the rise and fall of former Spanish King, Juan Carlos I. The Sky Original series will be coming to Sky Documentaries and NOW later this year. For many years, King Juan Carlos I was a Spanish hero, celebrated around the world, for reforming Spain […]

January 16, 2023

Jackie Stewart doc exclusively on Sky & NOW

Described as an immersive and powerfully emotive documentary, Stewart is set to debut on Sky Documentaries and OTT service NOW on December Friday 30th. The film, looking at the life and career of the three-time Formula One World Champion Sir Jackie Stewart, is said to transcend motor sport and explores universal themes of love, loss and […]

December 6, 2022By Colin Mann

Branson docuseries on Sky and NOW in December

The four-part docuseries Branson, directed by Chris Smith (100 Foot Wave), debuts in the UK on December 4th on Sky Documentaries and streaming service NOW. Sixteen days before Richard Branson is scheduled to make a potentially historic flight as the first passenger to reach space in his own spacecraft in July 2021, the billionaire entrepreneur sits […]

November 14, 2022

Analysis: UK primed for SAVoD

November 3rd marked Netflix’s official launch of its ad-supported tier, notes research and strategy consultancy MTM. The platform joins other Subscription & Advertising Based VoD (SAVoD) platforms such as Discovery+ and NOW in the UK who offer tiered propositions, which includes a cheaper ad-inclusive tier. Disney+ also announced it would be replacing its basic package […]

November 9, 2022

NOW expands across Android TV OS

Sky’s streaming service, NOW, is now available on Google TV devices, including Chromecast with Google TV and eight of the UK’s most popular smart TV brands as it expands across Android TV OS devices. The latest Android roll-out makes the NOW app available on the latest models of Google TV devices, including Chromecast with Google […]

November 8, 2022

The Last of Us on Sky, NOW this January

Sky has announced the highly anticipated series, The Last of Us, will air exclusively on Sky Atlantic and NOW on January 16th. Fans of The Last of Us will not miss out on the excitement with each instalment available of the nine episode series at the same time as the US premiere each week at […]

November 2, 2022By Nik Roseveare

TalkTalk launches new TV Hub

UK multiplay telco TalkTalk is launching a new TV Hub. Available as a limited release to customers on Full Fibre packages, the new box offers over 70 live TV channels, catchup services including BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub, a huge range of streaming & subscription services including Netflix, Prime Video and NOW, plus Google Play […]

October 17, 2022