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FOX Weather names names additional meteorologists

FOX Weather, FOX News Media’s AVOD streaming service launching on October 25th, has named four additional meteorologists and a multimedia journalist to its on-air team, announced Sharri Berg, president of the platform. Marissa Torres, Ian Oliver, Kiyanna Lewis, and Jane Minar will helm programming across the platform, while Brandy Campbell will serve as a multimedia journalist. […]

October 18, 2021

FOX Weather launches Oct 25

FOX Weather, FOX News Media’s 24/7 ad-supported streaming weather service, will launch in the US on October 25th. The new service marks FOX News Media’s eighth platform under the leadership of CEO Suzanne Scott as its original linear network FOX News Channel celebrates its 25th anniversary this week. Additionally, veteran WABC-TV meteorologist Amy Freeze has […]

October 6, 2021

FOX Entertainment acquires TMZ

FOX Entertainment has acquired the entertainment platform TMZ and all its media properties from WarnerMedia. Under terms of the agreement, FOX will own and operate all TMZ-branded linear, digital and experiential assets, including its hit syndicated magazine programmes, TMZ and TMZ LIVE, both of which air on 18 network affiliates owned by FOX Television Stations; […]

September 14, 2021

Tubi content deal with BBC Studios

Tubi has agreed a deal with BBC Studios that brings over 400 hours of premium programming to Fox Entertainment’s free US streaming service. Several long-running BBC series are available immediately, including Atlantis, Misfits, Monarch of the Glen, The Musketeers, Primeval, Robin Hood, Sarah & Duck and many more. Additionally, beginning September 15th, Tubi will be […]

September 3, 2021

beIN Sports Xtra on Tubi

beIN Sports has officially launched beIN Sports Xtra and beIN Sports Xtra en Español on Fox’s free streaming service Tubi. beIN Sports’ two free ad-supported channels join the growing list of channels included in the ‘Sports on Tubi’ launch in the US. The English-language and Spanish-language channels offer live sports, news, analysis, and highlights that […]

September 3, 2021

Nielsen: Tailored content drives SVoD growth

In an era of big data, personalisation is critical for marketers looking to develop authentic and meaningful relationships with consumers, suggests data, measurement and analytics company Nielsen in an Insights article. The same is true for content platforms, and that’s a trend we’re seeing among some of the newer video streaming entrants. Compared with the […]

August 20, 2021By Colin Mann

Wurl revenue up 38% in Q2

Wurl, a specialist in powering streaming TV, has reported a 38 per cent increase in revenue in Q2 2021 over Q1 2021. All key areas driving its business – content, viewers, viewing time and ad impressions – rose significantly, enabling Wurl revenue to grow threefold over Q2 2020. In Q2, Wurl launched over 274 new […]

August 19, 2021

Quantity equals quality for US AVoDs

As US households increasingly shift towards online content platforms, a quarter of US Internet users now rely on a mix of Advertising-funded Video on Demand (AVoD) and Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) services for their entertainment, notes research firm Ampere Analysis. This figure has risen from 15 per cent in Q1 2020. Ampere’s latest catalogue […]

August 10, 2021

Ramsay, Fox prodco partnership

Chef, restaurateur and TV presenter Gordon Ramsay and Fox Entertainment are jointly forming Studio Ramsay Global, a new production entity co-owned between the two that will develop, produce and distribute culinary and lifestyle programming for Fox, its ad-supported streaming platform, Tubi, and platforms worldwide. In doing so, Studio Ramsay Global will acquire 100 per cent […]

August 5, 2021

Cinedigm expands Real Madrid TV distribution in US, Canada

Cinedigm, the independent streaming company, has announced a partnership with spanish football club Real Madrid. The partnership will expand the distribution of the team’s branded sports streaming channel making the team more accessible to North American fans than ever before. Real Madrid TV will feature thousands of hours of fan-centric football content leading up to […]

August 3, 2021