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Forecast: Media ad revenues up 9% in 2022

MAGNA has released the summer update of its Global Ad Forecast which predicts media owners advertising revenues will grow by +9 per cent in 2022 and by +6 per cent in 2023. Vincent Létang, EVP, Global Market Research at MAGNA and author of the report, said: “Most of the headwinds facing the advertising market this […]

June 15, 2022

ITV content on Snapchat

Snap has agreed a deal with ITV to host made-for-mobile, short-form content from some of ITV’s most popular content on Snapchat. Users of the social media sharing app will be able to watch clips from the FIFA World Cup 2022, Love Island and I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! through Snapchat Discover. Snapchat’s […]

June 14, 2022

MultiChoice offers 4K World Cup; ups local spend

South Africa’s MultiChoice pay-TV operation is to launch 4K content this autumn ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup football tournament being held in Qatar. CEO Calvo Mawela stated that MultiChoice is ready for the World Cup in 4K and the service will be offered on its DStv and Showmax Pro platforms; Showmax Pro is […]

June 13, 2022By Chris Forrester

Every Women’s Euros 2022 match live on BBC

The UEFA Women’s European Championships 2022 will be the first major women’s football tournament England has hosted since 2005 and the BBC will be on hand to broadcast all 31 games live from the competition, and deliver 24/7 coverage across television, radio and digital this summer. Every game will be broadcast live across BBC One, […]

June 10, 2022

FIFA launches Women’s World Cup 2023 rights sale

FIFA has launched an invitation to tender (ITT) in the UK for the sale of media rights to the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. Since its inception in 1991, the FIFA Women’s World Cup has grown to become the most-watched single-sport event for women globally. The most recent edition – the FIFA Women’s World Cup […]

June 9, 2022

Vodafone tech partner for Rugby League World Cup

Vodafone will be the official Technology Partner for the Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021). The tournament, which was postponed due to the pandemic, is set to take place in England later this year and will be the first time the RLWC encompasses the men’s, women’s and wheelchair competitions, within a singular event, across 61 […]

June 9, 2022

4.6m watch Wales beat Ukraine on ITV

ITV’s coverage of the World Cup play-off between Wales and Ukraine on June 5th peaked with 4.6 million viewers. An average of 2.3 million viewers and 17 per cent audience share watched as a deflected Gareth Bale free kick won the game 1-0 for Wales, who now claim a place in the World Cup Finals […]

June 6, 2022By Nik Roseveare

ITV, Twitter sign multi-year content deal

ITV and Twitter have announced a new multi-year content partnership in the UK, which will bring the best of the broadcaster’s output to the platform alongside new content activations. The partnership will bring over 1,200 real-time highlights to Twitter, including events from popular shows such as Love Island and I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out […]

May 31, 2022

Sky announces 6 new factual commissions

Sky has unveiled three new titles for Sky Documentaries, and a series each for Sky Crime, Sky Nature and Sky HISTORY. The newly commissioned titles for Sky Documentaries include The Assassination of Olof Palme, a thriller-esque four-part series set in Cold War Sweden about one of Europe’s most high-profile assassinations of a Prime Minister. Italia […]

May 16, 2022

EA Sports, FIFA deal to end with FIFA 23

For the first time, FIFA will launch new football video games developed with third-party studios and publishers, which it says will provide more choice for football and gaming fans in the lead-up to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023. A number of new non-simulation games […]

May 11, 2022