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Sky helps sports fan take action against climate crisis

Sky has launched a new campaign to encourage sport fans to take action against the climate crisis that is affecting sports. Fans attending some of the biggest sporting events this summer will be asked to make small but impactful changes to make a difference. Sky will be working with partners at five key sports events […]

June 27, 2022

Research: 31% Brits use social media for daily dose of positivity

Research from Sky Mobile has revealed nearly one in three Brits turn to social media for a daily positivity boost (31 per cent), with animal videos and memes (23 per cent) and random acts of kindness posts (21 per cent) being the most uplifting content. The study of over 2,000 British adults found that over […]

June 23, 2022

NOW adding new Alibi, NBC News

Sky’s streaming service NOW is adding two new channels, Alibi and NBC News NOW, available at no additional cost from June 28th. This is further growth on the back of an increased content slate with the launch of Peacock and new channels Sky Comedy, Sky Nature and Sky Documentaries also added to the Entertainment Membership. […]

June 22, 2022

Paramount+ arrives in UK

Paramount Global rolled out the Blue Carpet and hosted a star-studded, London event to celebrate the debut of Paramount+ in the UK and Ireland. The SVoD service offers more than 8,000 hours of content, including movies and TV series, new originals and iconic shows. “From over 100 years of storytelling experience with our Hollywood studio […]

June 21, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Sky partnership with BEO

Sky has announced a £1 million partnership with newly launched civil rights group, the Black Equity Organisation (BEO), to deliver the Future 100 Growth Fund, backing Black British entrepreneurs to launch and grow their businesses. As BEO’s first official programme partner, Sky will provide funding and support over three years to help overcome the significant […]

June 20, 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

SyFy channel rebranding to Sky Sci-Fi

Syfy channel will be rebranding to Sky Sci-Fi from July 26th. The channel will undergo a revamp and will offer new shows while still being home to a host of sci-fi classics. The channel will be the UK home for the long-awaited release of SurrealEstate, a paranormal series featuring cast members Tim Rozon and Sarah […]

June 14, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Sky Arts announces new series of The South Bank Show

The South Bank Show, one of the UK’s most loved and longest standing arts and culture programmes, returns on July 20th on Sky Arts, Freeview channel 11, and NOW with three brand new episodes. The South Bank Sky Arts Awards ceremony will return to The Savoy London on July 10th, followed by its on-screen Sky […]

June 14, 2022

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

Scotland: Illegal streaming arrest

Police Scotland has made an arrest following an operation to tackle illegal television streaming. Officers executed a search warrant at a property in Millennium Court Glasgow and seized a number of items in relation to copyright crime. A 49 year-old man was arrested and charged with offences under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.  […]

June 13, 2022By Colin Mann