Advanced Television


Channel 5 orders Wonders of the Human Body

Channel 5 has ordered a new 3 x 60’ part series which reveals the incredible way bodies work in Wonders of the Human Body, produced by Glasgow production company Storyboard Studios. The three-part series will be presented by health guru and science journalist Dr Michael Mosley as he sets out to decode the marvel of design and engineering […]

September 28, 2023

Paramount+ expands Korean slate

Paramount+ today announced the expansion of its global Korean originals slate, revealing that three new series Dongjae, The Good or The Bastard; Dreaming of Cinde Fxxxing Rella, and Pyramid Game will launch exclusively on the service in the UK, US, Canada, Australia, Latin America, Brazil, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The latest batch of […]

September 27, 2023

LiveRamp, FreeWheel partner

LiveRamp and FreeWheel have partnered to introduce a new solution that enables advertisers to buy a greater amount of addressable advertising inventory in the connected television sector. This is a new global partnership. The core offering includes FreeWheel incorporating support for LiveRamp’s identifier, RampID, powered by LiveRamp’s Authenticated Traffic Solution publisher partners into FreeWheel’s TV […]

September 27, 2023

Forecast: SVoD revenues $127bn by 2029

Global SVoD revenues will reach $127 billion (€119bn) by 2029; up from $107 billion in 2023, according to the Global SVOD Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. The US and China will account for half of the 2029 total. The US will add $2 billion of the $20 billion extra SVoD revenues between […]

September 25, 2023

MTV Staying Alive Foundation marks 25th anniversary

The MTV Staying Alive Foundation, Paramount Global’s non-profit dedicated to equipping and empowering young people to make informed choices about their health, rights and well-being, today marked its 25th anniversary, which coincides with the UN General Assembly’s Sustainable Development Goals agenda in New York, where world leaders are focusing on renewing momentum and action. The […]

September 22, 2023

Paramount+ launching in Japan

Paramount has announced the upcoming launch of its streaming service Paramount+ in Japan with J:COM, the cable television operator and broadband internet provider, and with pay-TV service Wowow. Japan is the second market in Asia to launch the service, following its debut in Korea last year. Beginning December 1st, Paramount+ will bring its catalogue films […]

September 20, 2023

Swisscom adds Paramount+

Swisscom has announced a partnership with Paramount to add the Paramount+ streaming service to blue TV. Customers in Switzerland can now access the a range of premium content, including blockbuster movies such as Scream and Top Gun: Maverick, family favourites such as Paw Patrol, plus the latest series like Tulsa King and Special Ops: Lioness. […]

September 20, 2023

Fabric fronts ADS Accelerator Project

Fabric, a specialist in media and entertainment catalogue management, is collaborating with industry leaders IMDb, FOX Entertainment, Paramount, ITV, EIDR, and Xperi to solve one of the entertainment industry’s most persistent challenges: the efficient management and delivery of accurate metadata for content. The Authenticated Data Specification (ADS) Accelerator Project at IBC brings together major players across […]

September 13, 2023

Forecast: W Europe SVoD subs to top N America in 2024

Ampere Analysis forecasts that the number of households taking at least one subscription OTT service in Western Europe is set to surpass North America in 2024, with the UK and Germany driving much of this growth. North America (US plus Canada) will fall to the world’s third-largest geographic region for streaming homes after Asia, and […]

September 11, 2023

Lion Television appoints Pearl as Creative Director

Lion Television, the producer of specialist and factual content, has appointed Daniel Pearl as its new Creative Director. Pearl joins from Paramount where he was Commissioning Editor of Unscripted for Paramount+ and Channel 5. He has previously held a number of senior roles at the BBC and Channel 4. During his career Pearl has produced […]

September 11, 2023