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Top Gun: Maverick

SkyShowtime “on track to have 50% of 2023 box office”

Less than one year since its initial launch in the Nordics, six months since completing its roll-out across more than 20 European markets, SkyShowtime now boasts a strong line-up of first-run feature films and exclusive series. As the home of new theatrical releases from both Paramount Pictures and Universal Pictures, SkyShowtime will be premiering, later […]

September 13, 2023

Report: US digital entertainment spend rises in 2022

Overall US consumer spending across digital and physical home entertainment formats in 2022 was more than $36.5 billion (€34.2bn), an 11.4 per cent increase from the almost $33 billion consumers spent in 2021, driven by a raft of strong franchise properties coming from cinemas and television reports The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG). Consumers spent $34.5 […]

March 7, 2023

Paramount+, Three UK distribution partnership

Paramount+, the streaming service from Paramount Global, has partnered with Three UK to give customers access to more than 8,000 hours of entertainment. Three UK becomes the streaming service’s first major mobile partner in the UK, as Paramount+ continues to grow its direct-to-consumer distribution. Paramount+ is available immediately to new customers of Three UK who […]

February 6, 2023By Nik Roseveare

SkyShowtime reveals line-up ahead of CEE launches

SkyShowtime‘s next set of launches will see the streaming service’s biggest expansion to date, incorporating eight new markets across Central and Eastern Europe. On February 14th, SkyShowtime will bring its offering to customers across Albania, Czechia, Hungary, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. This multi-territory roll-out will bring the number of live markets for […]

January 31, 2023

Top Gun: Maverick breaks Paramount+ viewing records

On the heels of becoming the highest-grossing domestic and global film of 2022, the studio’s #1 film of all time, as well as the #1 best-selling Digital release ever, Paramount has confirmed that Top Gun: Maverick is the most watched movie globally in its premiere weekend streaming on Paramount+. “The runaway success of this film […]

December 29, 2022By Colin Mann

IMAX Q2 helped by Top Gun: Maverick

Giant screen operator IMAX, despite a challenging trading period in China because of Covid, turned in a very respectable revenue improvement of 3.1 per cent in its Q2 results with total box office up 128 per cent and its revenues jumping 45 per cent (y-o-y) to $74 million. It still ended up with a trading […]

August 1, 2022By Chris Forrester