Advanced Television


WBD announces first Max Originals in Spain

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) has announced today the first entertainment formats that will be part of the local content offering that will land on Max in Spain. WBD’s enhanced streaming platform will be available in Spain from spring 2024, and will include a variety of local content including global entertainment hits such as the long-running […]

January 11, 2024

Astro unveils Astro Premier channel

Astro, the Malaysian digital streaming and content company, has launched new channel, Astro Premier as the destination for all premium content locally and regionally. Available to all Astro customers until February 1st 2024, Astro Premier offers Astro Originals’ complete library of popular series. The channel will showcase a selection of content with the latest Astro […]

September 22, 2023

Sky Kids announces 2 new Sky Originals

Sky Kids has announced two new Sky Original series, Look, See, Wow! and Pip and Posy Let’s Learn, with both set to air later this year. Inspired by ASMR, Look, See, Wow! (age 1+), which launches in June, will guide little ones through a series of immersive and sensory experiences. With a gentle narrative, each episode explores different […]

May 17, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Analysis: Local Originals mean smaller Netflix ad-tier discount

Commissioning data from November 2022 analysed by Ampere Analysis showed that there was a negative correlation between the volume of upcoming Netflix Originals, and the level of discount Netflix is offering for subscription to its new ad-funded tier in non-English speaking markets. According to Senior Analyst Olivia Deane, throughout 2022 Netflix made increasing efforts in […]

December 8, 2022By Colin Mann

The ATS Team launches ATS Originals and ATS Productions

The ATS Team has announced the launch of its new original content production arm, ATS Originals and full production services arm ATS Productions. Prioritizing challenge and game show formats, along with travel docuseries and dating show content, ATS Originals will focus on creating original, non-scripted formats for networks and broadcasters around the world. Its development […]

October 6, 2022

HBO Max shelves European originals

HBO Max is halting original productions across most of Europe. The streaming platfom confirmed that it will no longer produce originals in Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Turkey, Central Europe and the Netherlands, leaving just Spain and France unscathed. The movie is part of a plan from parent Warner Bros Discovery to cut some $3 billion […]

July 5, 2022