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Warner Bros Discovery UK commissions Inside The Heist

Warner Bros Discovery UK has announced the commission of a new crime documentary, Inside The Heist (w/t). The 6×60 series, produced by Twenty Six 03, will examine some of the most brazen and intricately planned heists of the past 25 years, including Dunbar Security Job, Millennium Dome, Hatton Garden, Antwerp Diamond, Stockholm Helicopter, and Rio […]

June 28, 2022

Discovery UK orders more Faking It

True crime series, Faking It, will return this year as Discovery UK commissions a new line-up of specials along with the sixth season produced by Merseyside-based Shearwater Media. Faking It follows experts in body language, linguistics and forensic psychology as they examine footage and interviews of individuals connected to some of the most high-profile crimes, […]

March 22, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Forecast: VR revenues to surpass $56bn by 2026

ABI Research reports that 2020 both accelerated and severely hampered the Virtual Reality (VR) market, and those impacts continue in 2021. Consumer interest in VR grew significantly, while the bubble created around location-based VR—once a significant portion of the total VR market—is now bursting. Interest is slowly returning for public usage in arcades and other […]

October 1, 2021

Formula E extends Discovery partnership

With the first races in its seventh season just days away, Formula E and Discovery have extended their media partnership to show the all-electric racing series live across Europe. Discovery will utilise its extensive range of free-to-air, pay-tv and digital platforms to support the growth of Formula E, whose shareholders include Liberty Global and Discovery […]

February 24, 2021By Colin Mann

Eurosport: Live snooker audience up 37% YoY

Eurosport has reported strong year-on-year audience growth for its snooker coverage across its linear and digital platforms in 2020. Average live TV audiences grew 37 per cent vs 2019, driven by record viewership for the UK Championship (+15 per cent), English Open (+32 per cent) and Scottish Open (+39 per cent). This season Eurosport became […]

December 23, 2020

Lockdown drives record audiences for Discovery UK

Discovery UK has reported that its share of adult audiences has grown by 16 per cent this year, from 4.2 per cent to 4.8 per cent, with its SOCI (share of commercial impacts) up by 15 per cent this year, from 7.1 per cent to 8.1 per cent. Growth was driven by strong performances across […]

June 8, 2020