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Amazon Freevee order The Pradeeps of Pittsburgh

Amazon Freevee has announced a greenlight for The Pradeeps of Pittsburgh, an Original comedy series starring Emmy nominee and SAG Award winner Naveen Andrews (The Dropout, Lost), comedian Sindhu Vee (Starstruck), and Tony nominee Megan Hilty (Smash, Patsy & Loretta). Inspired by the personal experiences of Emmy-nominated Vijal Patel (Black-ish, The Middle), the series follows […]

January 20, 2023

BBC acquires Magpie Murders and sequel

The BBC has acquired Anthony Horowitz’s mystery series Magpie Murders, and will air its follow up, the forthcoming Moonflower Murders, which will be made by Eleventh Hour Films in association with Salt Films for PBS Masterpiece and the BBC. Based on the books of the same names, both series are adapted for television by Horowitz […]

January 18, 2023

Nevion, TAG partnership

Nevion, a Sony Group Company and provider of virtualised media production solutions, and TAG Video Systems, a player in realtime media performance, software-based deep monitoring of linear video workflows, have announced a partnership to simplify the deployment of IP-based broadcast production solutions. The partnership involves an integration of the companies’ flagship products, as well as […]

January 18, 2023

Sony launches production studio with Crystal LED tech

Sony has joined forces with Plateau Virtuel (virtual production studio, subsidiary of the Novelty-Magnum-Dushow Group) and Studios de France (a set provider for broadcasting in France) to create the first virtual studio with a 90m² Sony Crystal LED B-series screen (18m wide x 5m high) in Seine Saint Denis, north of Paris, France. This unique […]

January 12, 2023

Cinedigm appoints Rashba as EVP Partnerships

Cinedigm, the streaming technology and entertainment company, has hired Marc Rashba as Executive Vice President, Partnerships. Rashba will be responsible for business development, programming content deals and selling Cinedigm’s proprietary technology Matchpoint to third parties. In this newly created role, he will oversee all facets of partnerships including cultivating and managing strategic partnerships, programming releases, negotiating […]

January 4, 2023

NEXTGEN TV ecosystem hits milestones

Pearl TV, the coalition of US broadcast companies transitioning to digital television standard NEXTGEN TV, is claiming major milestones in the rollout of NEXTGEN TV to US households and the broader ecosystem of partners that enable the deployment of devices and the broadcaster application platform, RUN3TV. These latest developments focus on consumer and innovation options […]

December 16, 2022By Colin Mann

Disney+ announces cast for The Artful Dodger

Disney+ has announced the cast of the Australian original series The Artful Dodger. The series is a character drama set in 1850s Australia and is a much-loved story with a twist. Across eight episodes the scripted series explores the adult double life of Charles Dickens’ famous prince of thieves – Dodger – now a surgeon, […]

November 30, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord on Quest 2, PS VR2

Sony Pictures Virtual Reality (SPVR) has revealed the name of their highly anticipated VR game based on the Ghostbusters franchise, Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord, coming to Meta Quest 2 and PlayStation VR2 in 2023. Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord, developed by award-winning VR developer and publisher nDreams and published by Sony Pictures […]

November 1, 2022

Sony, Zee merger gets 99.99% shareholder approval

Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEEL) has received almost 100 per cent shareholder approval for its proposed merger with Sony Pictures Networks India. The special shareholder meeting had been held under directions of India’s National Company Law Tribunal. A ZEEL statement later confirmed that the Sony proposal had achieved 99.99 per cent approval, and that the plan […]

October 17, 2022By Chris Forrester

Virgin TV offers free Asian channels for Diwali

From now until October 25th, Virgin Media is giving its TV customers access to 15 premium Asian TV channels – at no extra cost – in celebration of Diwali. The TV channels included are part of Virgin Media’s Asian Mela bundle which normally costs £12 per month. Fans of reality TV can watch popular celebrity […]

October 11, 2022By Nik Roseveare