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BBC acquires HBO Max’s Tokyo Vice

The BBC has acquired crime drama series Tokyo Vice. The series is co-produced by HBO Max, Endeavor Content and Japanese broadcaster WOWOW is based on American journalist Jake Adelstein’s non-fiction first-hand account of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police beat. Filmed on location in Tokyo and starring Golden Globe nominee Ansel Elgort as Adelstein, Academy Award nominee […]

April 13, 2022

Autentic Distribution reveals 2022 spring slate

Autentic Distribution is heading to MIPTV with 90 hours of new factual content added to its spring slate, including a long-running true crime series and brand-new science series. In Crime Time prosecutors, forensic scientists, police officers and profilers describe the cases they will not forget any time soon. They go on the hunt for serial […]

March 22, 2022

Sony staffer stole $154m for Bitcoin

The US Department of Justice says it has taken action to return more than $154 million allegedly stolen from a Sony-owned business by one of its employees. The stolen cash was converted into Bitcoin. The employee worked for Sony Life Assurance in Tokyo and the cash was allegedly diverted from the company when Sony attempted […]

December 22, 2021By Chris Forrester

C4 Paralympics hub on TikTok

Channel 4 has partnered with TikTok to create a Paralympics Hub on the platform, set to showcase the most captivating moments throughout the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The Hub features a comprehensive schedule of Paralympics content from Channel 4, created by its Leeds based 4Studio, especially for the TikTok community. Content will include behind the […]

August 24, 2021

Darmah, using disguise, powers TV Azteca’s Tokyo Olympics coverage

Miami-based creative studio, Darmah, broke boundaries during the 2020 Summer Olympic Games, when it went live with a full extended reality (xR) broadcast running a 4K workflow for TV Azteca Sports. The production, delivered by Darmah’s full turnkey dXR Stage, was powered by two disguise vx 4 media servers and six rx II render nodes, […]

August 24, 2021

Data: Olympic viewing up 7x on YouTube

Seven times the amount of hours of Olympic Games content were watched on YouTube during Tokyo 2020 compared with Rio 2016, according to a Blog post from the video-sharing site. “We worked with broadcasters around the world to deliver the most comprehensive viewing experience, including live streams of opening and closing ceremonies, clips of memorable […]

August 16, 2021

ATEME empowers NT PCL to broadcast Olympics across Thailand

ATEME, a specialist in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable TV, DTH, IPTV and OTT, has announced its Kyrion encoders and decoders are providing contribution links to enable Thai operator National Telecom to distribute the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to all broadcasters across Thailand. The use of ATEME’s Kyrion encoders/decoders allows NT PCL to provide Thai […]

August 5, 2021

Olympic drives record digital engagement for Discovery

The opening week of the Olympic Games saw record numbers visit Discovery’s digital platforms. The desire of viewers to personalise their experience, by choosing to watch any of their national athletes or favourite sports, has seen new digital subscriptions in the first week of the Games reach double the total acquired around Olympic Winter Games […]

August 3, 2021

Sky New Zealand partners with PTO for Collins Cup Coverage

The Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) and Sky New Zealand have agreed a partnership, arranged by IMG, that will see The Collins Cup screened live and on-demand across multiple platforms in New Zealand. The Collins Cup is the PTO’s inaugural flagship event taking place on 28th August in Šamorín, near Bratislava, Slovakia and is a new […]

July 28, 2021

Sky Q offers Olympics, Premier League in HDR

Sky Q is adding High Dynamic Range (HDR) to Ultra HD (UHD), for the first time on live sport this summer. Sky says the move marks its latest step in its ambition to make HDR the new standard for home entertainment. From July 23rd Sny viewers can watch every moment of the Olympic Games Tokyo […]

July 23, 2021