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Disney+ orders Welcome to Wrexham Season 3

Disney+ has announced that the Emmy-nominated hit docuseries, FX’s “Welcome to Wrexham,” has received an order for a third season that will premiere in spring 2024 on Disney+ in the UK and Ireland. News of the new season comes as “Welcome to Wrexham” gets set to conclude its second season on November 15th exclusively on […]

November 14, 2023

Welcome to Wrexham season 2 on Disney+ this September

Disney has unveiled the trailer for the second season of the Emmy-nominated docuseries FX’s Welcome to Wrexham. The award-winning series returns September 13th only on Disney+ in the UK. Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds navigate running the 3rd oldest professional football club in the world. “Welcome to Wrexham” is a docuseries tracking the dreams and […]

August 11, 2023

Analysis: Docuseries engaging sports fans

Wrexham AFC is set to make its return to League Two of the English Football League, after securing promotion from the National League and climbing to Hollywood fame with the docuseries, Welcome to Wrexham. To mark this achievement, sports betting, gaming, and interactive entertainment group Entain has analysed the ‘Wrexham Effect’ in sports betting. After […]

August 3, 2023By Colin Mann

Ryan Reynolds curates Welsh Wednesdays on S4C

S4C have signed a commercial output deal with Hollywood actor and Wrexham AFC co-owner Ryan Reynolds. The Welsh language broadcaster S4C will provide six hours a week of Welsh language content curated by Reynolds for the Maximum Effort Channel, streamed on Welsh Wednesdays in a weekly takeover. The Maximum Effort Channel is a partnership between […]

June 26, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Ryan Reynolds x Fubo: Maximum Effort channel debuts

Maximum Effort Channel, a partnership between FuboTV, sports-first live TV streaming platform, and Ryan Reynolds’ Maximum Effort, has gone live in the US. Maximum Effort Channel, is home to original and classic TV and movies – as well as some surprising content breaks – made for maximum comfort. The linear channel, which has been curated […]

June 21, 2023

Disney+ confirms Welcome to Wrexham Season 2

Disney+ has confirmed that a second season of Welcome to Wrexham is coming to the streaming service, and it will launch later this year. The first season of the hit sports docuseries from FX, which premiered in August 2022, documented the events of Welsh association football club Wrexham AFC, as Hollywood stars Rob McElhenney and […]

April 27, 2023By Nik Roseveare

FuboTV rebrands as Fubo

In a move the company says reflects its emphasis on efficient growth, sports-first live TV streaming platform FuboTV is rebranding its consumer-facing products as Fubo. Kicking off the rebrand is the launch of the company’s newest brand ad campaign. The nationwide campaign stars 15-time NBA All-Star, NBA Champion and Hall of Famer Kevin Garnett and […]

March 22, 2023By Colin Mann

Ryan Reynolds, Rob McElheeny to receive award from people of Wales

Since purchasing the Welsh Football club, Wrexham AFC, Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElheeny have used their global celebrity status to promote Wales and the Welsh language. Their hit series Welcome to Wrexham, which documents the teams progress in its first season (now up for a Critics Choice Award) integrates the Welsh language into the telling of the […]

October 21, 2022

Ryan Reynolds’ prodco signs FuboTV content deal

Maximum Effort Productions, a production company co-founded by Hollywood actor Ryan Reynolds and former SVP of digital marketing at 20th Century Fox George Dewey in 2018, has announced a first-look deal for unscripted content with US streaming platform FuboTV. As part of the deal, Maximum Effort will launch Maximum Effort Network, a linear channel on […]

August 8, 2022

Disney+ debuts Welcome to Wrexham trailer

Disney+ has revealed the trailer for the highly anticipated football docuseries “Welcome to Wrexham,” from Executive Producers Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds. The Original series will arrive exclusively on Disney+ on August 25th  in the UK and will premiere with back-to-back half-hour episodes. Rob McElhenney (“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”) and Ryan Reynolds (“Deadpool”) navigate […]

July 20, 2022