Advanced Television


Moonbug appoints Zahid to head APAC distribution

Moonbug Entertainment, a part of Candle Media, has announced the appointment of Yasmin Zahid as the company’s new head of distribution and brand partnerships, APAC. Reporting to Nicolas Eglau, managing director of EMEA and APAC, Zahid will be responsible for strategising Moonbug’s long-term growth in APAC to build out global franchises. Zahid replaces Kelly Cooke […]

July 5, 2023

WBD: Streaming bright spot among losses

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) has reported its Q1 financial results for the quarter ended March 31st 2023. Amid falling revenue and increased losses it has reported a $50 million (€45.3m) operating profit in streaming with nearly 97 million subscribers worldwide. David Zaslav, President and Chief Executive Officer of WBD, commented: “It is an important time […]

May 5, 2023

Channel 4 appoints Higham Director of Corporate Relations

Channel 4 today announced that it has appointed Miranda Higham as Director of Corporate Relations. In this newly created role, Miranda will be a member of the Executive Management Board and will report directly to Chief Executive Alex Mahon. Miranda will promote and protect the Channel 4 brand and will have overall leadership of Corporate […]

September 28, 2022

Warner Bros Discovery adds 2m subs in Q1

Warner Bros Discovery has reported results for the quarter ended March 31st 2022. The results cdo not include Q1 performance for the WarnerMedia business, which was acquired on April 8th. David Zaslav, President and Chief Executive Officer of Warner Bros Discovery, commented: “With Warner Bros Discovery, we are creating a pure-play media company with diversified […]

April 26, 2022

HBO adds 13m subs YoY

As AT&T offloads its entertainment business to the WarnerMedia division, it reported its quarterly figures for the final time – showing that HBO added nearly 13 million subscribers in the last 12 months across both traditional HBO and HBO Max – including growth of 3 million in Q1 alone. HBO Max and HBO has a […]

April 22, 2022

Analysis: Half US studios’ first-run shows VoD Originals

The five largest US content commissioners have increased the proportion of their original slates premiering online, according to research firm Ampere Analysis. In the US, Discovery, Disney, WarnerMedia and Comcast have all coalesced at between 40 per cent to 50 per cent of Original first-run TV Titles commissioned in 2021 going to SVoD. This change […]

April 12, 2022

Amagi announces VoD orchestration solution for content owners

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced the general availability of Amagi ON-DEMAND, its robust content management solution for orchestrating Video-On-Demand (VoD) content workflows. The product has already seen successful deployments from early adopters. The product uses cloud automation to make every stage of the online content […]

April 12, 2022

Warner Bros Discovery reveals leadership team

Discovery has announced the future executive leadership team for Warner Bros Discovery, ahead of the close of the company’s transaction to combine its non-fiction and international entertainment and sports businesses with WarnerMedia’s premium entertainment, sports and news assets. David Zaslav, the future CEO of Warner Bros Discovery, commented: “We are so excited to bring the […]

April 7, 2022

WarnerMedia EMEA acquires Jade Armor

TeamTO, a European creator of kids entertainment, has announce the sale of broadcast rights of its original action-comedy animated series Jade Armor to WarnerMedia Kids & Family EMEA. Jade Armor was previously acquired by WarnerMedia Kids & Family in the US, ensuring a premium platform placement for the martial arts animated series in the US […]

April 1, 2022

Discovery names director designees for WBD

Discovery has announced the full slate of director designees for the combined company, Warner Bros Discovery (WBD).  The directors will be elected and begin serving on the WBD Board effective at the closing of the proposed combination of Discovery and WarnerMedia, which is expected to occur early in the second quarter of 2022. “I look […]

March 16, 2022