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WWE Moonsault debuts Money in the Bank NFTs

WWE’s official NFT marketplace, WWE Moonsault, has debuted its second official collection of WWE NFT Flips in advance of July 2nd’s annual premium live event, Money in the Bank, featuring Superstars Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins, Becky Lynch, Omos, Liv Morgan, Drew McIntyre, Alexa Bliss and Riddle at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The […]

July 1, 2022

Whip Media Report: HBO Max, Disney+ lead in viewer satisfaction

HBO Max and Disney+ are the two streaming services that US viewers are most satisfied with according to a comprehensive new report from Whip Media, the leading enterprise software platform and data provider to the world’s largest entertainment organisations. Whip Media’s new Streaming Satisfaction Report – which is based on survey results from nearly 2,500 […]

June 29, 2022

Peacock reveals Originals scripted slate for H2 2022

Peacock has announced the premiere date schedule for a number Originals scripted slate for H2 2022, including all-new programming from upcoming dramas, comedies and kids titles. Peacock Original series include: Trigger Point, a six-part drama thriller from Jed Mercurio’s HTM Television, starring Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester.   Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem, the spin-off […]

June 29, 2022

Forecast: Pay-TV & SVoD subs to pass 3bn in 2027

Research shows that online video subscription numbers continue to grow worldwide at impressive levels. Omdia’s Global: Pay TV & Online Video report finds that the global total increased from 1.14 billion at end-2020 to 1.34 billion at end-2021, up 17.7 per cent year-on-year. Omdia is forecasting a further 10.5 per cent growth in 2022 to […]

June 27, 2022

NBCU CEO: ‘Viewership shifting to nonlinear’

Jeff Shell, NBCUniversal CEO, has suggested that TV viewing is shifting from linear to nonlinear, with the company agnostic as to how it reaches its audiences. Interviewed by CNBC’s Julia Boorstin at Cannes Lions, discussing the future of video, Shell said: “Viewership is shifting from linear to nonlinear. Streaming is a medium, so there are […]

June 23, 2022By Colin Mann

Netflix tops US ‘must keep TV’ list

Netflix once again tops consumer research and insight consultancy SRG’s ‘Must Keep TV’ list in 2022 for the fourth year in a row, solidifying its presence as the leading ‘Must Keep TV’ brand in the US, despite reporting its first-ever loss of subscribers in its Q1 results earlier this year. SRG’s annual ‘Must Keep TV’ […]

June 16, 2022

Downtown Abbey: A New Era heading to Peacock

Streaming service Peacock has announced that the Downton Abbey: A New Era movie, from Focus Features and director Simon Curtis, will premiere on Peacock on June 24th. Before fans return to Downton for the next chapter with Downton Abbey: A New Era they can relive every moment from the franchise on Peacock, with all six […]

June 15, 2022By Nik Roseveare

SkyShowtime adds to leadership team

SkyShowtime CEO Monty Sarhan has announced three key senior appointments to the company’s executive leadership team. The announcement comes as the new streaming service prepares to launch in more than 20 European markets before the end of the year. Sarhan commented: “A company’s greatest resource is its people and one of my top priorities has been […]

June 13, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Survey: US households average 3 SVoD subscriptions

The proliferation of new streaming services is disrupting the traditional pay-TV market, as US streaming subscriptions have increased at 37.4 per cent per year from 2014 to 2020, according to Altman Solon’s 12th annual Consumer Video Survey. The survey found that the number of  streaming services subscriptions per household jumped from 2.1 in 2020 to […]

May 25, 2022

NBCUniversal unveils 5th slate of Commercial Innovations

NBCUniversal has launched its fifth-annual slate of Commercial Innovations designed to elevate the advertising experience for marketers and consumers. On the heels of One22 and the Peacock Newfront, the 2022 slate of new ad products and formats provide marketers with unique ways to engage consumers through advertising within the metaverse, creative development studio, across social channels and […]

May 10, 2022