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Spotnitz joins the X-Files Reunion

On July 30th, twenty years since the end of The X-Files’ original run, The Companion will pay tribute to beloved characters Monica Reyes and John Dogget of The X-Files in a special Q&A event with writer/executive producer Frank Spotnitz and the stars who played them, Annabeth Gish and Robert Patrick. Spotnitz, who joined The X-Files as a writer in its second season […]

July 19, 2022

New HBO Asia original Legacy unveiled at APOS

WarnerMedia has announced Legacy, a new Chinese-language HBO Asia Original period drama series. Set in the 1920s, Legacy chronicles the lives of the wealthy Yi family and its three sisters who vie to inherit their father’s shopping mall business. In a time of upheaval and uncertainty, the three sisters set aside their differences to keep […]

April 20, 2021

Leonardo da Vinci drama on Prime Video UK

Amazon Prime Video will exclusively launch a new drama based on the life of Leonardo da Vinci in the UK and Ireland on April 16th. The eight parts series, titled Leonardo explores the secrets and drama behind the genius: his life, his work and his personal struggles all set against the backdrop of Renaissance Italy. […]

March 15, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Star goes live on Disney+, with price rise

Disney’s SVoD platform, Disney+, has rolled out its new Star brand in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Singapore. Fully integrated into Disney+ in these markets, Star has its own dedicated brand page featuring a collection of general entertainment movies, television, documentaries and more, along with Star-branded exclusive originals and local productions being created for […]

February 23, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Survey: Viewers turning to nostalgic TV for comfort

To mark the launch of Star on Disney+ on February 23rd, Radio Times has conducted a survey revealing how lockdown has impacted its readers’ TV viewing habits. Over 6,600 TV fans from across the UK took part in the survey, sharing some of their memorable moments from iconic series such as Lost, Family Guy and […]

February 22, 2021

Disney+ reveals full slate of Star content

Disney has announced the full slate of content that will be available at launch on Star – the sixth brand to launch on Disney+, joining the line-up that already includes Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, National Geographic and Disney. Previously Disney had revealed just a handful of titles for Star, including original series Big Sky, but […]

January 28, 2021By Nik Roseveare

First Star titles revealed for Disney+

On February 23rd, Star will become the sixth brand to launch on SVoD platform Disney+, joining the line-up that already includes Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, National Geographic and Disney. Star will becomes the home for general entertainment on Disney+ and will double the amount of content available to watch on the service. It will host […]

January 4, 2021By Nik Roseveare