Advanced Television


Chicken Soup for the Soul greenlights Mutual Aid Brigade

Chicken Soup for the Soul Television Group, a division of Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, has greenlit the pilot for the reality series Mutual Aid Brigade and will begin production in April. Co-hosted by Emmy Award-winning actress Debra Messing and author, speaker, and activist Shelly Tygielski, the series puts a new spin on the […]

January 25, 2023

Kaleidoscope acquires Tell That to the Winter Sea

Kaleidoscope Film Distribution (KFD) has acquired the international sales rights for UK produced, Tell That to the Winter Sea, an all-female drama exploring and celebrating the deep complexity of femininity and female relationships. Tell That to the Winter Sea tells the story of bride-to-be Jo and her first love, Scarlet, who reunite after years apart […]

January 16, 2023

VIZIO’s Winter Watchland on SmartCast

VIZIO is bringing season’s greetings to SmartCast audiences with its Winter Watchland – a collection of movies and shows, On Demand exclusives, holiday music and winter break escapes. Winter Watchland is an all-in-one holiday destination on the VIZIO home screen. VIZIO users can discover festive finds with VIZIO’s Seasons Greetings carousel featuring holiday content across […]

December 6, 2022

Discovery sees record Winter Olympics engagement

Discovery has reported record Olympic Winter Games viewership and engagement on its digital platforms, as the household appeal of discovery+ drove significantly higher consumption and numbers of new paid subscribers compared to PyeongChang 2018. Concluding on February 20th, Beijing 2022 produced strong results across Discovery’s European television network and streaming products. discovery+ drove an increased […]

February 23, 2022

NBC Sports selects MediaKind for Winter Games production

NBC Sports has selected MediaKind to provide video contribution and distribution solutions for its production of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. NBCUniversal provides coverage of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games (to February 20th), featuring a record 2,800+ hours of coverage across NBC, Peacock, USA Network, CNBC and the NBC Sports app. The Opening […]

February 16, 2022

NBC Sports selects EVS’ LiveCeption Signature solution for Winter Games

NBC Sports has selected EVS’ LiveCeption Signature solution for its production of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games, from Beijing, China, February 2–20. The announcement was made by Darryl Jefferson, VP of Post Operations and Digital Workflow, NBC Sports & Olympics, and Quentin Grutman, Chief Customer Officer at EVS. NBCUniversal provides coverage of the 2022 Olympic […]

February 16, 2022

Survey: 30% UK plan to watch Winter Olympics daily

Half of UK sports viewers plan on tuning into the Winter Olympics this week with female sports fans slightly more interested in the games than their male counterparts, according to a survey by global strategic consultancy Altman Solon. The Winter Olympics survey was conducted in mid-January with more than 2,500 respondents across the UK, France, […]

February 4, 2022

Survey: Over 70% of UK plan to watch Winter Olympics

Consumer insights provider Toluna has released a study about the 2022 Winter Olympics and media choices. The survey questioned 1,244 people in the UK and found that 71 per cent are going to watch the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics with, perhaps surprisingly, the majority of respondents planning to watch the games live on television. Additional […]

January 26, 2022

Survey: More viewers to watch Winter Olympics via highlights

Ahead of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, GWI, an audience insights company, surveyed a total of 10,266 consumers. Aged 16-64 across nine markets (UK, US, France, Germany, Italy, India, Brazil, Japan and China). The research, which used a mixture of GWI Zeitgeist from this month and GWI Sports datasets, revealed: Appetite for the Winter Olympics […]

January 25, 2022

Discovery brings “cinematic vision” to Winter Games

Discovery has announced plans that it says will “push the physical and virtual boundaries of sports production to new extremes and mark a new frontier in the coverage of the Olympic Games”.With just over a week to go until the Opening Ceremony of Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, Discovery has revealed how it intends to […]

January 24, 2022