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Survey: Most recognised TV theme tunes

A study by electronics retailer Currys has uncovered which TV theme tune is the most recognised, which one is most nostalgic and whether the UK has become a nation of intro skippers. The study surveyed 2,006 people in the UK to find out what TV theme tune springs to mind when first questioned. It turns […]

April 4, 2022

C&W brings Paramount+ to Caribbean

Paramount+, the SVoD service from Paramount, has announced an alliance with C&W Communications, the communications and entertainment provider in the Caribbean, to bring its content exclusively to subscribers of Flow and BTC video services in more than 15 new markets including Anguilla, The Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts […]

March 29, 2022

The Bezonians set for UK release on May 2

From the creator of Smoking Guns, Original Gangster and Red Rage comes Savvas D. Michael’s latest crime thriller, The Bezonians. The film will be available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download from May 2nd. The film stars ex-footballer and film hard-man Vinnie Jones (Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels / Snatch), alongside Marina Sirtis (Star Trek), […]

March 15, 2022

Paramount+ commences filming on At Midnight

Paramount+, the global streaming service from Paramount, formerly known as ViacomCBS, has announced the start of filming for its original movie At Midnight. Produced by VIS, a division of Paramount, in partnership with Donde Quema el Sol and Three Amigos, the film is filming in Mexico, and is directed by Jonah Feingold, starring renowned Mexican […]

February 18, 2022

Paramount+ expands to France

As part of a wide-ranging series of announcements, including the changing of the overall company name to Paramount Global, ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), a division of ViacomCBS, has agreed a long-term strategic partnership that will bring Canal+ subscribers ViacomCBS content. The strategic partnership includes the distribution of Paramount+ as the service expands to France this year. […]

February 16, 2022

55 Years of Star Trek docuseries on IMDb TV

IMDb TV UK is celebrating the 55th anniversary of the iconic Star Trek franchise with the 11-part docuseries from The Nacelle Company, The Center Seat: 55 Years of Star Trek. The series will premiere on March 18th. Directed by Brian Volk-Weiss (Behind the Attraction, The Movies That Made Us, The Toys That Made Us) and […]

February 10, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Roddenberrys’ ashes bound for space

In an homage to the late Star Trek creator, Gene Roddenberry, some of his ashes, along with a similar capsule contain the remains of his wife, actress Majel Barrett Roddenberry, will be launched into space on an upcoming United Launch Alliance (ULA) rocket. The flight, dubbed Celestis/The Enterprise Flight, will be aboard the debut flight […]

January 28, 2022By Chris Forrester

Picard returns to Prime Video on March 4

Prime Video has announced that season two of its Amazon Original series, Star Trek: Picard, will launch exclusively March 2th, excluding the US and Canada. Following the premiere, new episodes of the 10-episode-long second season will drop weekly on Fridays. Season two of Star Trek: Picard takes the legendary Jean-Luc Picard and his crew on […]

January 27, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Data: Record year for UK home entertainment

Figures released by the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) spotlight the renaissance of UK Home Entertainment, as its value rose to £3.7 billion (€3.1bn) in 2021. Based on data from the Official Charts Company, Futuresource Consulting, Omdia, and Kantar, this demonstrates 13.3 per cent growth Year on Year (YoY), finishing 2021 on a high […]

January 5, 2022

Paramount+ adds Live Channels

Paramount+ is rolling out its own linear channels feature that offer a range of movies and TV series. The new Live Channels feature offers 18 curated 24/7 playlists. Tom Ryan, president and CEO of ViacomCBS Streaming, commented: “Even in the era of on-demand, there is clearly a strong consumer appetite for reimagined linear channels that […]

December 10, 2021