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SkyShowtime reveals CEE launch slate

Streaming service SkyShowtime will launch on December 14th in Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia, bringing its offering of exclusive and iconic entertainment to Central & Eastern European homes for the first time.  The launches follow SkyShowtime’s arrival into Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, in September, and the Netherlands and Portugal in […]

December 5, 2022

Foxtel, NBCUniversal multi-year content deal

The Foxtel Group and NBCUniversal (NBCU) have announced a new, multi-year partnership that will deliver blockbuster movies, drama, comedy, reality, news, and more to fuel the Group’s subscription TV and streaming platforms. With the addition of thousands of hours of NBCU’s iconic TV series and movies across a variety of genres, Foxtel Group now significantly […]

November 3, 2022

YouTube paid $6bn to music industry

YouTube has reported that it paid out over $6 billion (€6bn) to the music industry in the year to June 2022, a rise of 50 per cent over the previous year. The cash was made up from a mix of ad-revenues and subscription income. Lyor Cohen, Global Head of Music at Google & YouTube announced […]

September 15, 2022By Chris Forrester

Universal+ joining DStv

South African pay-TV operator DStv is to add NBCUniversal’s streaming service, Universal+, to its portfolio from October 14th. The service will be free for DStv subscribers and available throughout sub-Saharan Africa. DStv subscribers will be able to stream thousands of hours of entertainment, including the Safta award-winning Celebrity Game Night, by visiting ‘Catch Up’ on […]

September 2, 2022By Chris Forrester

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