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Disney+ to premiere Genius: Aretha on June 4

Disney+ has revealed that the multiple Emmy award-winning anthology series “Genius: Aretha” starring Cynthia Erivo (“Harriet”, “The Color Purple”) will premiere in the UK on June 4th. “Genius” is National Geographic’s critically acclaimed anthology series that dramatises the fascinating stories of the world’s most brilliant innovators and their extraordinary achievements with their volatile, passionate and […]

April 28, 2021

HBO Max adds customisable profile image feature

HBO Max has launched a new feature that allows users to customise their profile images, either by uploading a photo of their own – a first for a streaming service claims WarnerMedia –  or by choosing an avatar from a selection of more than 120 iconic characters. “With the launch of customisable profile images and […]

March 24, 2021By Nik Roseveare

HBO bests Netflix at Emmy Awards

HBO was the big winner at the 72nd Emmy Awards, with its shows Watchmen and Succession both claiming multiple awards. Netflix had achieved a record number of nominations in the lead up to the ceremony, but it was HBO that proved the biggest winner on the night. HBO took home 34 Emmys versus Netflix’s 27. […]

September 21, 2020

160 Emmy nominations for Netflix

Netflix has seen its content earn a combined 160 Emmy nominations – a record amount that beats the 137 nods received by HBO in 2019. HBO still had the most-nominated show in Watchmen – an innovative sequel to the celebrated graphic novel that tackled racism in the US – which earned 26 nods. Succession also […]

July 29, 2020