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beIN Sports Spanish language YouTube launches

beIN Sports en Español and beIN Sports XTRA en Español have officially launched on subscription streaming service YouTube TV through its Spanish Plan and Spanish Plus add-on. The launch of the Spanish-language channels serves as continued expansion and growth of distribution following the successful launch of beIN’s English-language channels on the streaming service in 2021 […]

May 18, 2022

Report: US SVoD users overwhelmed by choice

The inaugural State of Play report from audience measurement, data and analytics specialist Nielsen highlights the increasing boom of video content in both linear and streaming in recent years. Overall, Americans increased their average weekly time streaming video by 18 per cent, with a year-over-year increase from 143.2 billion streamed minutes to 169.4 billion between […]

April 7, 2022

YouTube adds AVoD TV

YouTube has announced it will now stream free, ad-supported TV content, allowing US viewers to watch full seasons of TV shows – around 4,000 episodes in total – with launch titles including Hell’s Kitchen, Andromeda, Are We There Yet?, Heartland and many more. Users can access these titles and up to 100 new additions each […]

March 23, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Law&Crime launches on DISH

Law&Crime has announced an agreement to launch on DISH Network in the US. Law&Crime will be available in DISH TV’s America’s Top 120 pack and higher. The network is already available on Verizon Fios as well as many other cable providers around the US, Bahamas and Virgin Islands in addition to most major OTT platforms […]

March 8, 2022

Fox Weather expands US distribution

Fox Weather, Fox News Media’s free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) weather service, will now be available on YouTube TV, Amazon News, The Roku Channel, fuboTV and Xumo in the US. Additionally, the full linear service will be accessible on FOX Television Stations’ (FTS) Diginet channels in 17 US markets and select simulcast hours on FTS […]

February 8, 2022

Fox Nation to launch on YouTube TV

FOX News Media’s streaming service FOX Nation has launched on YouTube TV in the US as an optional add on. In making the announcement, Jason Klarman, president of the service, said: “We’re thrilled to partner with YouTube TV to bring FOX Nation to their cutting edge TV service and provide our passionate audience with more […]

October 27, 2021

Google, NBA sign marketing and tech partnership

Google and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have announced a multiyear marketing and technology partnership that will see Google Pixel become the Official Fan Phone of the NBA, NBA G League and NBA 2K League. As part of the deal, Google Pixel will become the first presenting partner of the NBA Playoffs with integration into […]

October 19, 2021

Comscore dedupes ad campaigns on YouTube

Comscore, a partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, says it is the first measurement provider to deliver deduplicated audience measurement across YouTube’s largest platforms (PC, Mobile, and now Connected TV) and including co-viewers of Connected TV screens. The milestone delivers on the expansion of Comscore’s partnership with Google announced in August and […]

October 13, 2021

Study: Streaming becoming default viewing source

Since 2015, Hub Entertainment Research’s annual Decoding the Default study has tracked the TV source that consumers turn on first when they’re ready to watch. This year’s study uncovers a number of surprising shifts in viewers’ first stop for TV. Highlights from the study: 1) More than half of all TV viewers say their TV […]

September 16, 2021

beIN Sports, YouTube TV deal

beIN Sports and beIN Sports Xtra have officially launched on YouTube TV in the US as part of the optional Sports Plus add-on package which includes more than 20 networks for $10.99 (€9.30)/month. This latest launch serves as a substantial expansion of beIN Sports’ distribution across the US and brings a robust library of live […]

September 9, 2021