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NZ: Sky, WBD renew deal

Sky and Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) have announced an extension of their relationship with a multi-year content and platform agreement, securing Sky as the home of HBO, Max Originals, Warner Bros and Discovery programming for New Zealand audiences. The agreement includes channel and content rights, including:• Continuation of WBD’s eight channel portfolio including Discovery, Discovery […]

July 7, 2023

India: WBD, Viacom18 content deal

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) and Viacom18 have announced a new multi-year agreement making JioCinema India’s new streaming home of HBO, Max Original and Warner Bros content starting in May. The partnership includes exclusive content rights across digital and linear with series are set to premiere on JioCinema on the same day as the US. The […]

April 27, 2023

Succession returns to Sky with final season on March 27

The fourth and final season of Succession will be start exclusively from March 27th in the UK on Sky Atlantic and NOW. Fans of the award-winning show will not miss out on the global excitement with each episode available at the same time as the US premiere each week at 2am, and on-demand thereafter. Succession […]

March 2, 2023

Sucession returns to Sky on March 27

Sky has announced the new season of Succession will air on Sky Atlantic andstreaming service NOW from March 27th. Fans of the award-winning show will not miss out on the global excitement with each episode available at the same time as the US premiere each week at 2am, and on demand thereafter. In season 4, […]

January 26, 2023By Nik Roseveare

A-list cast star in Sam Mendes’ Oliver Twist for Audible

Audible, a specialist in spoken-word entertainment, has announced that Brian Cox (Succession), Nicola Coughlan (Derry Girls, Bridgerton), Oscar winner Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out, Judas and the Black Messiah) and Emilio Villa-Muhammad (The Man Who Fell to Earth) are heading up the all-star cast of Audible Original title Oliver Twist, produced by Oscar winning director Sam Mendes (1917, American Beauty).  […]

November 30, 2022

Research: HBO Max has most award-winning content

HBO Max is the SVoD service with the highest volume of award-winning content in the US, offering just shy of 700 championed films and TV shows, followed by Netflix and Prime Video with over 500 titles each. This is according to a study by Ampere Analysis based on over 35 international media awarding bodies.In terms […]

November 9, 2022

HBO launches ‘Fifty Years of Firsts’ campaign

In celebration of HBO’s 50th anniversary on November 8th, the pay-TV brand has launched its ‘Fifty Years of Firsts’ campaign. “HBO’s legacy is one of telling groundbreaking stories. Fifty Years of Firsts celebrates the works of those who elevated the entertainment experience and gives a look ahead from those who will continue to do so […]

September 20, 2022By Nik Roseveare

HBO receives record Emmy noms

HBO/HBO Max has received 140 Emmy nominations across 24 original programmes for the upcoming 74th annual Emmy Awards. HBO earned the most nominations for a single network or platform ever.  This marks the 20th time in history that the HBO brand has received the most Primetime Emmy nominations of any network/platform in a single year. […]

July 13, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Conversation with Friends debuts in May on BBC Three, iPlayer

The BBC has has announced that Conversation with Friends will air on May 15th on BBC Three with all episodes additionally available that day through the BBC iPlayer. Conversations with Friends follows Frances (Alison Oliver), a 21 year old college student, as she navigates a series of relationships that force her to confront her own […]

April 12, 2022By Nik Roseveare

HBO Max wins big at off-air Golden Globes

Celebrity free and unbroadcast due to a diversity controversy with its organisers, the Golden Globes were dominated by SVoD players – and particularly HBO Max. Its show Succession claimed the Golden Globe for best drama, while Hacks was named best comedy. HBO claimed six Golden Globes in all. The others – with regards to series […]

January 10, 2022