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SkyShowtime announces new content for 2024

SkyShowtime has announced its newest original series and exclusive programming that will be coming to the service in 2024. The announcement was made by SkyShowtime CEO Monty Sarhan and Chief Content Officer Kai Finke during a panel discussion at the Content London event, where they shared details about the upcoming programming. SkyShowtime will premiere the […]

November 30, 2023

The Killer stays at Netflix #1

David Fincher’s critically acclaimed thriller, The Killer, took the top spot on Netflix’s Top English film list for the second week in a row with 22.3 million views, making it the most viewed title in the week commencing November 13th. Subscribers rang in the holiday season with Best.Christmas.Ever!, the new holiday film starring Brandy, Jason […]

November 22, 2023

Free kids’ channels on Virgin Media O2

Virgin Media O2 is giving its TV customers access to its full range of kids’ channels at no extra cost to help keep families entertained throughout October. From now until October 31st, all Virgin TV customers will be given access to additional kids TV channels, which would normally cost £5 per month, including Sky Kids, […]

October 2, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Paramount+ unveils Canadian slate

Paramount+ has announced a Canadian content strategy in development, commissioned features and acquired programming. Announced at the BANFF World Media Festival, the slate includes a roster of acclaimed Canadian series and features, including a Paramount+ Original documentary and four new development projects in partnership with some of the best and most diverse creators in the […]

June 13, 2023

Guru Studio, Future Today launch True and the Rainbow Kingdom FAST channel

Guru Studio, a leader in children’s entertainment, and Future Today, a specialist in ad-supported streaming, are have announced a partnership to launch a dedicated free advertising-supported linear TV (FAST) channel for the hit series True and the Rainbow Kingdom in the US. The new channel will deliver content from Gurus’ flagship preschool series to a […]

February 7, 2023

Paramount+ adds Live Channels

Paramount+ is rolling out its own linear channels feature that offer a range of movies and TV series. The new Live Channels feature offers 18 curated 24/7 playlists. Tom Ryan, president and CEO of ViacomCBS Streaming, commented: “Even in the era of on-demand, there is clearly a strong consumer appetite for reimagined linear channels that […]

December 10, 2021

Sky Kids boosts educational slate

Sky Kids is adding to its line-up of interactive and educational shows with two new Sky Kids original commissions and an exclusive collection of Paw Patrol shorts from Nick Jr. This autumn kids can learn amazing facts through the exciting raps of MC Grammar’s Wonder Raps, adventure under water and get up close with a […]

September 10, 2021

SF Studios distribution deal with Paramount Pictures

SF Studios, the distribution and production company in the Nordics, has signed a new distribution deal with Paramount Pictures to manage the studio’s physical home entertainment products in the Nordic market – Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. Among the titles included in the agreement are new Paramount theatrical releases such as A Quiet Place: Part II, along with recent […]

July 27, 2021

Sky Q adds Kids Quotes to voice search

Sky Q has added Kids Quotes to its voice search function after research it commissioned revealed that more than two thirds of children use phrases from their favourite films and TV shows every day, with over half of parents resorting to saying quotes to work out what their kids want to watch on TV. The […]

May 27, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Japan: ViacomCBS, Rakuten partnership

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) and Rakuten have announced the signing of a broad long-term agreement, which includes the launch of Nick+, Nickelodeon’s kids’ streaming service, on Rakuten’s VoD platform Rakuten TV in Japan, covering mobile, STB/dongle, web and Smart TV devices. The partnership also includes the creation of a dedicated Nickelodeon zone on Japan’s leading […]

April 20, 2021