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Renegade Nell to premiere in Disney+ in spring 2024

Disney+ has revealed a first look at the UK Original Series Renegade Nell. The series will premiere in spring 2024 on Disney+ globally. Renegade Nell., a Lookout Point original adventure series is written and created by BAFTA-award-winning writer Sally Wainwright (Happy Valley, Gentleman Jack) and directed by Ben Taylor (Sex Education, Catastrophe). Louisa Harland (Derry […]

November 30, 2023

Apple TV+ on Virgin Media

Virgin Media customers can now watch the Apple TV+ streaming service directly on supported Virgin set-top boxes. Apple TV+ is home to a number award-winning movies and series including Ted Lasso, The Morning Show, Bad Sisters, Slow Horses, Hijack, Severance, Foundation and the soon to be released Killers of the Flower Moon (pictured) from director […]

October 31, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Ted Lasso Season 3 on Apple TV+ in March

Following its back-to-back Emmy Award wins for its freshman and sophomore seasons, Apple TV+ has revealed that season three of its global phenomenon “Ted Lasso,” will premiere around the world with the first episode on March 15th, followed by new episodes weekly, every Wednesday. Moving to its new weekly Wednesday premiere, “Ted Lasso” marks the […]

February 14, 2023

Study: Comedy most pirated genre

Research from software provider Synamedia analysing the impact of sports and entertainment piracy across seven countries and the potential revenues that would result from converting pirate viewers to legal subscribers, finds the value of entertainment piracy is three times bigger than sports piracy and that the fragmentation of rights across more services is now affecting […]

February 2, 2023By Colin Mann

Whip Media: The TV genres gaining momentum

Which TV genres have gained (and lost) the most steam in recent years? Whip Media, a provider of consumer viewership data and engagement insights for movies and TV to the world’s largest entertainment organisations, took a close look at this very question. Sport-themed TV shows have easily seen the most growth, with there being an […]

December 21, 2022

Apple TV+ raises subscription price by 40%

Apple has confirmed it is raising the prices for its TV+, Music and services-bundle subscriptions for the first time since their respective launches. Since its launch, Apple TV+ has been priced at £4.99 per month in the UK. Effective immediately, the SVoD service will now cost £6.99 per month, and the annual price has gone […]

October 25, 2022

Apple TV+ free for 3 months on Samsung TVs

From now until November 28th, Samsung Smart TV owners around the world can sign up to watch Apple TV+ free for three months. Eligible customers with 2018-2022 Samsung Smart TV models can redeem this limited time offer by opening the Apple TV app on the Samsung TV home screen and following the on-screen instructions. Apple TV+ […]

August 26, 2022

Apple TV on Philips hospitality displays

PPDS, the exclusive global provider of Philips professional TV and digital signage products, ihas announced that the  Apple TV app is now available to hotel guests on its range of Philips MediaSuite hospitality TVs. Further reinforcing PPDS’ strategy to offer complete professional TV solutions to the global hospitality market – including advanced back-end control and […]

March 23, 2022

Sky offers 3 months free Apple TV+

Sky is offering its Sky Q and Sky Glass customers three months free access to the Apple TV+ streaming service. In a message to customers, Sky said: “For Sky VIPs, the VIP treatment never stops. That’s why you can now get a three-month free trial of Apple TV+ […] That’s Sky TV and huge Apple […]

March 21, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Research: 85% US homes have SVoD

Entertainment on Demand, the solution measuring streaming service subscription levels, has revealed subscriber behaviours in the US for the fourth quarter of 2021. The proportion of US households who have a video subscription has risen to 85 per cent (up 2 per cent points QoQ, and up 2 per cent points YoY), after two consecutive […]

January 26, 2022