Advanced Television


Zig Zag wins recommission for The Football Academy

Indie production company Zig Zag has secured a recommission from CBBC for its access-all-areas documentary series, The Football Academy Season 2 (15×30). Returning to Southampton Football Club and with unparalleled access to young players from both the girls’ and boys’ teams, their families and their inspirational coaches, The Football Academy builds on the gripping stories […]

April 4, 2023

Study: Southampton has fastest UK broadband

Southampton is home to the fastest average broadband speeds in the UK, exceeding 160Mbps on average, according to an internet speed study from The broadband experts analysed broadband speed data in local authorities across the country to find the areas with the quickest connections across the UK. Local authorities with the fastest broadband speeds […]

February 22, 2023

BBC Children’s reveals raft of new commissions

BBC Children’s has unveiled a host of new programming for all generations enjoy watching together across CBeebies, CBBC and BBC iPlayer. With these new shows, produced across Britain, BBC Children’s says it continues to reflect the lives of children in the UK, with every age able to see something of themselves in the BBC’s new […]

July 6, 2022

Finecast new hires

Finecast, an addressable TV provider, has announced the appointment of Laura Hicks as Global Head of Market Development and Dominic Fawcett as Global Client Partner to further drive best in class client strategy on a global scale. These two new roles will sit across both Market Development and Client Leadership and report into Nicola Lewis, […]

January 31, 2022

United Group’s Solak acquires Southampton FC

Dragan Solak, Serbian billionaire and founder of cable-TV operator United Group, has acquired a controlling stake in Southampton FC – the Premier League football club that currently sits 14th in the table. Southampton have confirmed the deal which sees Sport Republic, a London-based investment firm in the sports and entertainment industry, take an 80 per […]

January 5, 2022

4m watch first live Premier League on BBC

The first ever live Premier League match to air on terrestrial television attracted a peak audience of nearly 4 million on June 20th. The game between Bournemouth and Crystal Palace on BBC One pulled in 3.9 million viewers, making up almost a quarter of the UK’s TV audience. In addition to its live TV audience, […]

June 22, 2020

Live Premier League on Twitch

Amazon has announced that it will stream its live Premier League fixtures on gaming platform Twitch. Twitch users in the UK will be able to watch four matches in the coming weeks, starting with the Crystal Palace vs Burnley fixture on June 29th. The coverage will also include Twitch chat, so fans can interact alongside […]

June 19, 2020

Second round of Premier League TV schedule revealed

The Premier League resumed on June 17th with Sky Sports providing live coverage of Aston Villa and Sheffield United’s goalless draw at Villa Park, and Manchester City’s comfortable 3-0 victory over Arsenal at The Etihad. A full weekend of fixtures featuring all 20 Premier League clubs will play out this weekend. Sky Sports, BT Sport, […]

June 18, 2020