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Survey: Will Thor and Top Gun: Maverick drive fans back to the cinema?

Summer is fast approaching, and that means a bevy of new big-budget movies are set to come out. But after back-to-back down years for summer movies due to Covid-19, which flicks have fans most excited to hit the cinema this year? Luckily, Whip Media took a closer look at that question with a new survey, […]

May 13, 2022

Bridgerton s2 sets Netflix premiere record

The second season of Bridgerton debuted on Netflix with 193.02 million hours viewed for the week beginning March 21st, making it the most viewed Netflix English language TV title in its premiere weekend. The series was #1 in 92 countries. Fans also returned to the series with Season 1, which jumped back onto the Top […]

March 30, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WWE, MBC sign MENA broadcast partnership

WWE and MBC Group have announced a major broadcast partnership that will see MBC’s VoD streaming service, Shahid, become the new home of WWE in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the rest of the MENA region. The partnership includes all WWE premium live events, kicking off with WrestleMania 38 on April 3rd and April […]

March 23, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Redbox acquires North American rights to Johnny & Clyde

Redbox Entertainment, the original content division of Redbox, has signed North American rights to Verdi Productions’ anticipated gritty action-crime film Johnny & Clyde. Starring Avan Jogia (Zombieland: Double Tap), Ajani Russell (Betty), with Tyson Ritter (Preacher) and Megan Fox (The Expendables 4), and directed by Tom DeNucci (Vault), Johnny & Clyde will premiere in theaters […]

March 15, 2022

Red Notice sets Netflix Top 10 record

As the first Madea film at Netflix, the family matriarch made a big comeback. Tyler Perry’s A Madea Homecoming debuted at #1 on the English list with 31.56 million hours viewed in the week beginning February 21st. The film also made the Top 10 in 33 countries. In its fourth week, The Tinder Swindler continued […]

March 2, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WWE, A&E expand programming partnership

A&E and WWE have announced a multi-year expansion of their programming partnership with the commissioning of more than 130 new hours of premium WWE-themed series and specials to air exclusively on A&E platforms and to be distributed globally by A+E Networks. The multi-platform partnership includes 35 new episodes of the Emmy-award winning franchise Biography, featuring […]

March 2, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Apple TV+ announces Sunny starring Rashida Jones

Apple TV+ has announced a series order for “Sunny,” a new, 10-episode darkly comedic half-hour drama from A24 created by Katie Robbins (“The Affair,” “The Last Tycoon,” “Hedy Lamarr”) that will star Emmy Award nominee, multi-hyphenate Rashida Jones (“On the Rocks,” “blackAF,” “Quincy”), who also serves as executive producer. “Sunny” is a darkly comedic drama […]

February 7, 2022

All of Us Are Dead #1 on Netflix in 91 countries

Making its debut on the non-English TV list, Netflix’s Korean zombie thriller, All of Us Are Dead, came in at #1 with 124.79 million hours viewed and made the top 10 in 91 countries. This marks the most hours viewed in the first week for any Korean title since Netflix started releasing Top 10s last […]

February 2, 2022

Netflix: Shares crater on sluggish growth

Netflix lost up to 20 per cent of its value as it reported the subscriber base grew to 222 million in 2021, but admitted it is facing an uncertain future as the surge of interest it saw during the pandemic continues to wane. Netflix added 18.2 million subscribers in total last year – around half […]

January 21, 2022

WWE Special Tribute to Dr Martin Luther King Jr

On January 17th, WWE will honour Dr Martin Luther King Jr with a special tribute set to John Legend’s Never Break across all its platforms, including the broadcast of Monday Night RAW on USA Network. Legend describes this song as “the idea of resilience, the idea of commitment to something greater than yourself, and the […]

January 14, 2022