Advanced Television


BBC Sounds: 155m plays in Q3

The latest data from the BBC reveals there were a total 155 million plays for on-demand radio and podcasts on BBC Sounds this quarter, with 4.1 million plays for music mixes, up more than two million from this time last year. The average weekly BBC Sounds audience was 3.6 million across the app, website and […]

October 20, 2021

FreeWheel brings Cumulus podcasts to Strata

FreeWheel, a Comcast Company, announced partnerships with Cumulus Media and Triton Digital to bring Cumulus Podcast Network’s premium podcast inventory into the Strata media stewardship platform with industry-leading metrics and measurement. This partnership provides the 1100+ agencies using Strata’s platform with the ability to automate the podcast buying process within their existing platform workflow, including […]

October 20, 2021

BBC Newscast to air interview with Prince William about environment

Prince William will talk climate change with BBC Newscast’s Adam Fleming at Kensington Palace, ahead of the inaugural Earthshot Prize Ceremony – the prestigious environmental awards aiming to find solutions to the biggest challenges facing our planet. The TV and podcast interview will be broadcast on October 14th and consists of a thirty minute, one-to-one […]

October 12, 2021

Spirit Studios joins C4’s Indie Growth Fund

Channel 4 has announced that Spirit Studios is the latest independent production company to join its Indie Growth Fund. Spirit Studios, founded by Peter Cowley and Matt Campion, creates and distributes original unscripted and scripted programming, podcasts and branded content. Spirit also owns and operates a portfolio of digital and social media channels including the […]

October 8, 2021

Law&Crime launches US spin-off of They Walk Among Us

Law&Crime, the live trial and true-crime network, has announceed the launch of a new spinoff podcast hosted by the award winning team of They Walk Among Us. The new spinoff, They Walk Among America premieres on September 28th, adding to Law&Crime’s growing podcast network. Launched in September 2016 and produced by Benjamin and Rosanna Fitton, […]

September 28, 2021

Research: Swedish audiobook streaming revenues growing

The Swedish audiobook market shows signs of strength according to Mediavision analysis. Total revenues for the Swedish audio streaming subscription market grew by SEK 100 million in H1 2021, compared to the same period in 2020. There are however indications of household penetration approaching maturity. Recent years have been eventful for the Swedish audiobook industry. […]

September 23, 2021

Study: Audio investment gap for marketers

WARC, the global authority on marketing intelligence, has unveiled the results of a study conducted in collaboration with iHeartMedia, the US audio media company, on media consumption and audio investment in the US. The report highlights a divergence between consumption and investment. While 31 per cent of the average consumer’s media consumption is now audio, […]

September 22, 2021

Hulu, Disney+ order more Only Murders in the Building

Only Murders in the Building, the hit original comedy series starring Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez has been picked up for a second season. The show streams on Hulu in the US, Star+ in Latin America, and on Disney+ in all other territories, including Europe. “Everyone in our amazing ‘Building’ worked with such […]

September 14, 2021By Nik Roseveare

BBC Sounds reports weekly audience of 3.7m

BBC Sounds attracted a weekly audience of 3.7 million users across the app, website and voice activated devices between April and June, with a peak of 3.9 million during the week of the Line Of Duty finale. The latest data shows there were 335 million plays of all audio and a total of 146 million […]

August 2, 2021

Kinow offers personalised content recommendation with Rumo by Spideo

After 18 months of lab work and beta testing, Spideo has launched Rumo, the first SaaS recommendation platform specifically designed for creative industries: videos, books, podcasts, online courses, video games and much more. With its ethical approach, Rumo provides algorithms, dashboards and analytics that are transparent, controllable and respectful of data protection. These technologies, simply […]

July 26, 2021