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Jurassic World immersive experience coming to London

The ExCeL London will host the renowned immersive experience, Jurassic World: The Exhibition, this summer. On the heels of the cinematic release of Jurassic World Dominion, the sixth movie in the celebrated franchise, the live immersive experience opens at the ExCeL from August 25th, having been touring the globe since 2016 where it has already […]

June 20, 2022By Nik Roseveare

UMPG signs Univision to global publishing administration agreement

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), Universal Music Group’s leading global music publishing division, has announced that Univision Network has been signed to an exclusive, global publishing administration agreement to represent the network’s music catalogue. As the largest provider of Spanish-language content in the U.S., Univision’s music catalogue is part of its programming which includes award-winning telenovelas […]

April 21, 2022

Peacock adds to leadership team

NBCUniversal has announced two new additions to Peacock’s executive leadership team, naming Shannon Willett as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and Brian Henderson as Executive Vice President, Programming. Both newly established roles report to Peacock President Kelly Campbell.  “We are thrilled to welcome Shannon and Brian, two exceptional leaders that will play vital roles in making […]

April 6, 2022

Netflix, Dr Seuss expand content deal

Netflix and Dr Seuss Enterprises have announced they will bring some of the most iconic characters of Dr Seuss to life with five new animated preschool series and specials. The projects are inspired by stories including Horton Hears a Who!; The Sneetches; One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish; and Wacky Wednesday, in addition […]

March 16, 2022

NBCUniversal unveils lineup for One22

NBCUniversal has unveiled the programming lineup for One22, the leading media and technology company’s second annual local-to-global developer conference. Live on March 22 from the iconic Studio 8H, NBCUniversal will provide the roadmap for marketers, agencies and key industry stakeholders to break free of legacy, and build a converged, data-driven future for media and technology–one […]

March 9, 2022

Sky, Peacock partner on Lockerbie drama

Sky and Peacock have announced Lockerbie, a new mini-series that will be based on the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 and the search for justice by Dr Jim Swire and his wife Jane who lost their beloved daughter, Flora, in the air disaster in 1988. The five-part series will be written by Academy Award […]

February 24, 2022

Tplus brand launching on Peacock

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises has announced the launch of Tplus, a new content brand designed to serve US Hispanics. Tplus content will launch on Peacock in autumn 2022 and will be available on the streamer’s premium tier. Programming will include a wide range of Spanish and English-language entertainment, news, and sports content appealing to all US […]

January 14, 2022

BBC Studios, Mercury Studios development deal

BBC Studios, the BBC’s main commercial subsidiary and Mercury Studios, the multi-faceted content studio powered by Universal Music Group (UMG), have struck a development deal, which will see the two creative organisations work together to originate a pipeline of music-driven returnable IP for domestic and international audiences. The arrangement combines Mercury Studios’ expertise in music-rooted […]

December 17, 2021

UPMG signs Banijay

Universal Music Publishing Group (UPMG) has announced the signing of Banijay, the global independent content creation and distribution group to exploit its music assets. Under the deal, UMPG will work with Banijay Brands which has a portfolio spanning some of the world’s most recognisable shows, including Peaky Blinders, Survivor, Temptation Island, Lego Masters and Hunted. […]

December 17, 2021

Peacock loses another $520m

While parent Comcast’s NBCUniversal was buoyed by The Tokyo Olympics, its Peacock streaming service delivered another $520 million (€446.8m) quarterly loss, up from $233 million year-on-year. Peacock revenue was $230 million, up from just $41 million a year ago. NBCUniversal’s media EBITA rose 1.2 per cent to $997 million. Revenue went up 47.9 per cent […]

October 28, 2021