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Ryan Reynolds x Fubo: Maximum Effort channel debuts

Maximum Effort Channel, a partnership between FuboTV, sports-first live TV streaming platform, and Ryan Reynolds’ Maximum Effort, has gone live in the US. Maximum Effort Channel, is home to original and classic TV and movies – as well as some surprising content breaks – made for maximum comfort. The linear channel, which has been curated […]

June 21, 2023

Peacock on Meta Quest

Peacock is now available on Meta Quest 2 and Meta Quest Pro in the US and certain US territories, marking the first time the streaming service is available on a virtual reality (VR) headset. Users can sign up to watch thousands of movies, TV shows, MLB, WWE, Premier League and NFL games, and other sports […]

April 14, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Research: TV shows featuring most product placement

Brands use product placement in movies and TV shows as a way to capture their target market and promote their products in a more subliminal way, but which TV shows have been used the most for product placement? Research carried out by Sortlist has revealed the TV shows which have featured the most instances of […]

March 23, 2022

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

Peacock rolls out in Germany, Austria

Sky and NBCUniversal have announced the launch of Peacock in Austria and Germany. Available immediately, Sky Q and Sky X customers in Austria will be able to access the Peacock streaming offer, which includes a catalogue of Peacock Originals and classic series from NBCUniversal. “Following great debuts in the UK and Ireland late last year, […]

January 25, 2022

Prediction: Roku gets bought out in 2022

With the TV business evolving and technology changing viewers’ habits, the analysts at Hub Entertainment Research have mapped their top 5 predictions for the TV industry in 2022. Hub’s first prediction is that streaming player Roku will be bought out… 1) Roku Gets Bought: A leading player in the market buys Roku, which facilitates Roku’s […]

December 14, 2021

Peacock European rollout begins on Sky UK

Sky and NBCUniversal have confirmed plans to roll out SVoD Peacock content across Sky territories, beginning with a soft launch in the UK and Ireland on November 16th. Included at no additional cost, Sky TV customers and NOW Entertainment Members in these markets will have early access to a new Peacock destination, featuring a catalogue […]

November 15, 2021By Colin Mann

Peacock coming to Sky

NBCUniversal and Sky will make AVoD service Peacock available at no additional cost to nearly 20 million Sky customers in Europe. Beginning later in 2021, Peacock will make its international debut across Sky platforms, including Sky Q, NOW, and Sky Ticket, currently serving customers throughout the UK, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Austria, and Switzerland. “Comcast’s Xfinity […]

July 29, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Comcast: Sky sees best Q1 subs growth in 6 years

Comcast has reported results for the quarter ended March 31st 2021. “We are off to a great start in 2021. Our entire company performed well across the board, highlighted by another strong performance from cable, which posted its third consecutive quarter of double-digit Adjusted EBITDA growth, while adding the most quarterly customer relationships in our […]

April 29, 2021

The Office free on Peacock

In honour of 16th anniversary of the US sitcom The Office, US streaming service Peacock is making all nine seasons of the series available for free from now until March 25th. All seasons of The Office, including The Office: Superfan Episodes, are streaming exclusively on the NBCUniversal-owned platform throughout the US. Fans of The Office […]

March 19, 2021By Nik Roseveare