Advanced Television


Anaysis: FAST takes off

Currently, nearly seven in 10 (69 per cent) TV content viewers in the US use free streaming services at least monthly, a sharp increase from 42 per cent in 2019, according to Horowitz Research’s State of Media, Entertainment & Tech: Subscriptions 2023 study. This rapid growth in usage of free streaming services is driven by […]

March 29, 2023

REELZ content on Peacock

Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, is expanding its content portfolio with the addition of new streaming partner REELZ – the independent television network known for docuseries such as On Patrol: Live (OPL) and Cops. Peacock Premium and Premium Plus subscribers are now able to watch the REELZ Channel as well as have on-demand access to new […]

March 1, 2023

Production begins on NBC’s Surviving Earth

Universal Television Alternative Studio, a division of Universal Studio Group, and Loud Minds, the factual and drama indie established by Tim Haines (Walking with Dinosaurs, Primeval, The Loch), has announced that it has begun filming Surviving Earth (8 x 60). Developed to be one of the most ambitious, cinematic and dramatic high-concept series to date, […]

February 13, 2023

Peacock rolling out Watch With feature

Streaming service Peacock is launching ‘Watch With’, a new product experience that allows viewers to watch special episodes alongside their favourite talent, with real time reactions, live commentary, and unfiltered Q&A. Directly following the Season two premiere of Peacock’s drama series Bel-Air, Watch With will officially launch with Jabari Banks and Olly Sholotan on February […]

February 9, 2023By Nik Roseveare

WWE reports record FY results

WWE, the entertainment juggernaut, has announced financial results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31st 2022. Revenue increased 18 per cent to $1.3 billion (€1.19bn) – a record amount for the company. Operating income increased 11 per cent to a record $283.3 million. Q4 revenue was $325.3 million, an increase of 5 per […]

February 3, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Data: Media consumption declines in US

Attest, the consumer research platform, has released the findings from the latest edition of its Quarterly US Media Consumption Tracker, providing continuous insights into how Americans’ habits across television, audio, news, and social media continue to evolve. For Q4, Attest found that consumption of all media types fell. TV & Streaming Trends  Perhaps as a […]

January 31, 2023

Comcast Q4 sinks on cord-cutting, Peacock losses

Comcast posted fourth-quarter earnings down as losses grew at its Peacock streaming service and the cable business lost subscribers. There were also $638 million (€587.7m) in severance costs as staff were cut. Peacock reported 20 million subscribers up from 15 million in October, but the investment in the streaming service expanded its quarterly loss to […]

January 26, 2023

Nielsen: US takes viewing momentum into December

Nielsen’s December 2022 TV usage summary from The Gauge, the media measurement company’s monthly snapshot of total TV and streaming consumption in the US, revealed that TV viewing remained high in December, continuing momentum from November when time spent watching television soared 7.8 per cent from the month prior. Similar to November 2022, December also recorded […]

January 20, 2023

Study: Younger Gen Z media behaviours differ

Consumer insights agency Horowitz’s FOCUS Generation Next report, which tracks the media lifestyles of Gen Z, uncovers notable differences in the media lifestyles of 18-24 year-old Gen Zers compared to their younger counterparts 13-17 years old. For example, Gen Zers overall split their video viewing time rather evenly between professional TV content and non-TV content […]

January 6, 2023

Peacock, JetBlue partnership

JetBlue, the US airline with free high-speed Fly-Fi and seatback screens at every seat, on every plane, is launching a partnership with NBCUniversal’s streaming service, Peacock. Beginning spring 2023, Peacock will become the exclusive streaming partner of JetBlue. Customers will be able to tune into a selection of Peacock Originals, including series such as Bel-Air, […]

December 16, 2022