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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

Research: Viewers streaming more action, thriller movies

Reelgood, the streaming service aggregator, has looked into data from its VoD Catalogue and Engagement Insights products to discover how consumers changed their streaming preferences in 2021, the second year of the pandemic. In 2021, there was increasing demand for Action & Adventure and Thriller movies and a decline in demand for feel-good and family-friendly […]

December 21, 2021

Netflix launches Tudum companion site

Earlier this year, Netflix hosted Tudum – its first-ever global fan event. Now the streaming service has announced the launch of Tudum as an official companion site; a place where fans can dive deeper into their favourite Netflix content. Netflix says the new site will offer inside scoops and launch dates for future content; background […]

December 10, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Red Notice still #1 on Netflix Top 10

The top title on Netflix’s official Top 10 for the third week in a row is Red Notice starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds – which has become the streaming platform’s most popular film with 328.80 million total hours viewed after only 17 days. Audiences flocked to Halle Berry’s punchy directorial […]

December 1, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Red Notice sets Netflix viewing record

Netflix’s Red Notice has become the streaming platform’s biggest movie ever. In an Instagram post, star of the movie, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, revealed: “In just 11 days you’ve officially made RED NOTICE the BIGGEST @Netflix FILM EVER. Shattering all records across the board!!!” Johnson added that the film was “on its way to becoming […]

November 29, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Netflix reveals weekly Top 10

Netflix has launched ‘Top 10 on Netflix’ — a new website with weekly global and country lists of the most popular titles on the streaming service. In a blog post, Pablo Perez De Rosso VP of Content Strategy, Planning & Analysis at Netflix, explained: “We will publish our new weekly Top 10 on Netflix every […]

November 17, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Spitting Image returns to BritBox on Sept 11

Following the successful return of the show last autumn, Spitting Image is set to hit BritBox UK on 11th September, with new puppets of prominent figures already rolling off puppet production line including: Olivia Colman, Sajid Javid, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Tom Cruise, Tom Daley, Jess Phillips, Ariana Grande, Gary Lineker, Bill Gates, Ellen DeGeneres, and Raheem […]

September 1, 2021

Netflix announces inaugural TUDUM event

Netflix has announced its first TUDUM event, an online global fan event that will deliver previews and teasers of future series and movie titles coming to the platform. In a press statement, the streaming service explained: “On September 25th, our biggest stars and creators from around the world — representing over 70 series, films and […]

August 26, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Jungle Cruise takes $90m from cinema/Disney+ debut

Disney’s Jungle Cruise movie debuted at #1 over the weekend following its July 29th release, opening to an estimated total of more than $90 million (€75.7m) globally, including $34.2 million in domestic box office, $27.6 million in international box office, and over $30 million in Disney+ Premier Access consumer spend globally. The movie launched simultaneously […]

August 2, 2021By Nik Roseveare

WWE SmackDown heads to Rolling Loud Miami 2021

WWE and Rolling Loud, the iconic rap festival, have announced a new partnership that brings Friday Night SmackDown to Rolling Loud Miami 2021 on July 23rd. The occasion marks the first ever collaboration between WWE and a major music festival. Gracing the same stage as festival headliners Travis Scott, Post Malone and A$AP Rocky, WWE […]

July 7, 2021