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Netflix axes Meghan Markle animation

Netflix has axed animated production Pearl, a story created by Meghan Markle about a young girl inspired by women of historical significance. Markle was also due to serve as executive producer on the series alongside David Furnish, filmmaker and husband of Elton John. The Archewell Productions show was one of two projects announced as part […]

May 2, 2022By Nik Roseveare

ITV Hub users up 20% in 2021

ITV has released figures that show 2021 is on track to be ITV Hub’s most successful year yet, partly thanks to Euro 2020, the return of Love Island, and the success of young skewing commissions including The Cabins and Social Media Murders. ITV says it has also more than doubled the amount of content on […]

December 17, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Youlook.tv launches Princess Diana pop-up channel

YouLook.tv, the new UK-based AVoD service, has launched a pop-up channel featuring 13 documentaries to commemorate the life of Diana, Princess of Wales. “We’re thrilled to have been able to source some great documentaries recently which allowed us not only to create this pop-up to celebrate Diana’s life with our viewers, but also to launch […]

August 26, 2021

Markle developing Netflix animated series

Archewell Productions, the production company founded by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, is creating its first animated series with Netflix. The series, called Pearl (working title), focuses on a young girl’s heroic adventure as she learns to step into her power and finds inspiration from influential women throughout history. Markle will serve as an Executive […]

July 15, 2021

Oprah, Harry town hall free on Apple TV+

Apple TV+ has announced that The Me You Can’t See: A Path Forward, a town hall conversation hosted by co-creators and executive producers Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry, with subjects and experts from the multi-part documentary series exploring mental health and emotional well-being, will premiere May 28th for free on Apple TV+. Following the global […]

May 26, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Harry & Meghan reveal first Netflix production

Archewell Productions, in partnership with The Invictus Games Foundation, has announced its first Netflix series. Heart of Invictus, from the Oscar-winning team of director Orlando von Einsiedel and producer Joanna Natasegara (The White Helmets, Virunga, Evelyn), will follow a group of competitors from around the globe, all service members who have suffered life-changing injuries or […]

April 7, 2021

Waterbear debuts ‘Era of Action’ campaign

WaterBear has launched its ambitious ‘Era of Action’ campaign, marked with a video that aims to mobilise its members to protect our planet. Running until the end of the year, the campaign will see the pioneering content and documentary platform provide clear steps across its communication channels for members to take action each week. Actions […]

February 15, 2021

Williams talks sustainability on WaterBear Network

WaterBear Network has released Episode 2 of their original interview series The Bear Hug starring ‘WaterBear Leader’ actress, activist and filmmaker Maisie Willaims. Hosted by WaterBear’s Head of Strategy Sam Sutaria, the episode covers Willaims’ reflections on her early success “it was really hard to deal with at the beginning. It obviously made me very […]

January 22, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Harry and Meghan sign Netflix deal

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle have signed a deal to create exclusive content for Netflix. It comes after the couple made the announcement at the start of the year that they were stepping back as senior members of the royal family. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be producing a number of […]

September 3, 2020By Nik Roseveare