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Paramount+ on Xbox

Paramount+ has announced a partnership with Microsoft to bring Paramount+ to Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S across several international markets. Xbox owners in the UK, Australia, Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latin America (including Brazil) and Switzerland can now access the SVoD service  via their Xbox consoles to stream a catalgoue of blockbuster […]

November 9, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Report: Top 5 US FAST channels drive 20% consumption

Research from Omdia has revealed that Free Ad-Supported Television (FAST)’s growth in the US is being powered by a small number of players with the top five channels accounting for more than 20 per cent of monthly consumption. Sharing insights at the annual Media & Leaders Entertainment Summit on November 7th in London, Omdia Senior […]

November 8, 2023By Colin Mann

Vizio content deals with BBC, Paramount, Magnolia

Vizio has reached agreements with BBC Studios, Magnolia Pictures and Paramount Global Content Distribution to join the lineup of more than 20 studios and media companies including A24, AMC Networks, Disney Entertainment, Lionsgate, MarVista Entertainment, NFL Media, Relativity Media, Samuel Goldwyn Films and Sony Pictures offering content on WatchFree+. These recent agreements are part of […]

November 7, 2023

Paramount+ on Hisense Smart TVs in UK

Paramount+ and VIDAA have announced that Paramount+ is now available on Hisense Smart TVs, powered by VIDAA, across the UK. The UK is the latest addition to the partnership, which brought the streaming service on Hisense Smart TVs in Australia, Latin America and Canada earlier this year. Hisense TV owners in the UK can now […]

October 2, 2023

Sky acquires Afro hair doc from Fola Evans-Akingbola

Sky UK&I has announced the acquisition of Untold Stories: Hair On Set, a new documentary revealing the untold story of Afro hair on film sets, by British actress and filmmaker, Fola Evans-Akingbola (Ten Percent, The Night Agent). The acquisition comes as Sky UK&I announces a new commitment that all productions for Sky Original programming with […]

September 26, 2023

Swisscom adds Paramount+

Swisscom has announced a partnership with Paramount to add the Paramount+ streaming service to blue TV. Customers in Switzerland can now access the a range of premium content, including blockbuster movies such as Scream and Top Gun: Maverick, family favourites such as Paw Patrol, plus the latest series like Tulsa King and Special Ops: Lioness. […]

September 20, 2023

BASE Awards 2023: Shortlist Announced

The British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) has revealed the shortlist for the 43rd BASE Awards. The winners will be announced at the ceremony on November 2nd at the Camden Roundhouse. Over 50 companies are shortlisted across 31 categories, including retail, distribution, creative agencies, and inclusive of the wider home entertainment ecosystem. This year saw […]

September 13, 2023

Little Cinema Digital expands use of Verimatrix Streamkeeper

Verimatrix, a specialist in powering the modern connected world with people-centered security, has announced that New York-based Little Cinema Digital, an existing Verimatrix video protection customer, has expanded its relationship with Verimatrix to now include the most advanced Streamkeeper Multi-DRM and Streamkeeper Watermarking technologies to further accelerate and streamline its fast-growing digital events business. Moreover, Verimatrix security […]

July 21, 2023

BBFC: Cinema classifications up 60% YoY

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2022, which marked the BBFC’s 110th year of content classification. Findings from the Report showed a promising uplift in overall content submitted for classification across cinema, online and home entertainment. The BBFC classified 1,057 cinema films, 5,527 video submissions and […]

July 19, 2023

Star Trek holographic panel success at MCM Comic Con

Stars of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds were ‘beamed in’ from LA and New York to participate in a hologrpahic panel at London’s MCM Comic Con on May 26th, ahead of the series returning for a second season on Paramount+ on June 15th. Cast members Rebecca Romijn (Una Chin-Riley), Ethan Peck (Spock), Celia Rose Gooding […]

May 30, 2023Nik Roseveare @ MCM Comic Con