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Vidgo adds Fox Weather

Vidgo, the US OTT service, has announced the addition of FOX Weather, bolstering its lineup of premium news content. “Our subscribers want to stay informed, which is why the addition of the FOX Weather is a top priority for the Vidgo team. Now they can check the weather 24/7, both locally and across the country,” […]

April 8, 2022

BBC, ITV reveal World Cup 2022 schedule

The BBC and ITV have revealed their coverage plans for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar this winter. The BBC will show England’s opening match against Iran on November 21st, as well as the possible Home Nations group match against the final European qualifier, which will be one of Wales, Scotland or Ukraine. ITV will […]

April 7, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Eleven to stream USL W League globally

Eleven has partnered with the United Soccer League for exclusive global broadcast rights to the USL W League, a new pre-professional women’s competition in the US. Select matches from the inaugural 2022 season will be streamed live exclusively on the Eleven Sports website, bringing the 44-club competition to a local, national and global audience. The […]

April 7, 2022

Scripps heads Political CTV Consortium

A group of local US broadcasters led by The E.W. Scripps Company have come together to serve political advertisers with broad audience reach on connected TV platforms during what’s expected to be a record election-spending year. Cox Media Group, Capitol Broadcasting Company, Graham Media Group and other broadcasters are participating in the initiative. “Collectively, we […]

April 6, 2022

FOX Nation to debut American History series hosted by Kelsey Grammer

FOX Nation will debut a new series hosted by actor, producer and director Kelsey Grammer titled Kelsey Grammer’s Historic Battles for America on May 1st, announced FOX Nation president Jason Klarman. In the programme, Grammer will take viewers on an inside look at eight key battles that left an indelible mark on this nation, spanning […]

April 6, 2022

Research: US internet twice as fast as EU

Both the US and the European Union saw median internet speeds rise dramatically in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. Despite this, the Fair Internet Report found that the increase slowed significantly across the west in 2021. While both the US and EU continued to make gains, the pace of change was more than cut in […]

April 5, 2022

Telesat approved for US government contracts

Canada-based Telesat has gained formal clearance to deal with US government customers – essentially the US military. Telesat Government Solutions (TGS) is the actual business which has been seeking US work under the businesses new boss Tom Eaton. But the move is a major step in winning contracts for Telesat’s upcoming Lightspeed low Earth orbiting […]

April 5, 2022By Chris Forrester

Electric Entertainment, Bell Media licensing deal

Electric Entertainment, the Los Angeles based production, distribution and post-production company, and Bell Media, Canada’s leading content creation company, have announced a licensing deal for Electric Entertainment’s three new series, “The Ark,” “Leverage: Redemption,” and “Almost Paradise.” The deal includes the premiere season of the upcoming SYFY original “The Ark”, in addition to the new […]

April 5, 2022

Sky announces M. Son of the Century

Sky has announced M. Son of the Century, a new Sky Original drama series based on Antonio Scurati’s Premio Strega-winning and international bestselling novel that chronicles the birth of fascism in Italy and the rise to power of Duce Benito Mussolini. The eight-part series from Sky Studios, produced by Lorenzo Mieli for The Apartment Pictures, […]

April 5, 2022

Report: Global streaming revenues up 25% in 2021

The main global Media & Entertainment companies grew by 13 per cent in the first nine months of 2021, compared to the same period in 2020, according to a study published by Italy’s Mediobanca. Revenues of streaming services increased by 25 per cent, accounting for 18 per cent of total turnover; advertising revenues saw 19 […]

April 4, 2022From Branislav Pekic in Rome