ITVX to launch on 8th DecemberNovember 7, 2022 | James R
ITVX will officially launch on 8th December, as ITV looks to revamp its streaming presence.
The free platform will replace ITV Hub as the home of all ITV online programming and provide a full catalogue of ITV drama past and … Read More
Paramount+ gets June UK launch dateMay 4, 2022 | James R
Paramount+ will officially launch in the UK and Ireland this June.
Formerly called CBS All-Access in the US, the Paramount streaming service combines series and movies across from brands and studios including SHOWTIME, BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, … Read More
What impact does video streaming have on the environment?April 22, 2022 | James R
This Earth Day, there are a number of nature documentaries that can help raise awareness of important environmental issues, from climate change and extinction to poaching and pollution. But as you settle down with David Attenborough’s dulcet tones to reflect … Read More
HBO Max set for 2025 UK launchApril 9, 2022 | James R
When will HBO Max arrive in the UK? 2025, head of HBO Max Global Johannes Larcher has confirmed in an interview this week.
That date has been a lingering question underpinning every Warner release in the past few years, as … Read More
Amazon completes $8.5 billion acquisition of MGMMarch 19, 2022 | James R
Amazon has completed its $8.5 billion acquisition of MGM, a deal that will determine the future shape of the streaming industry.
Amazon Studios has always been the slightly underdog to major rival Netflix, with the latter investing heavily in the … Read More
UK audiences watch BBC three times more than NetflixFebruary 6, 2022 | James R
UK viewers spend three times more time watching BBC than Netflix in 2021, according to a new report from Enders Analysis (via Deadline).
Netflix – A decade in the UK analyses the 10 years that the streamer has been active … Read More
Cinema of Ideas: Independent Cinema Office launches new online platformAugust 9, 2021 | James R
The Independent Cinema Office is opening the virtual doors on the Cinema of Ideas this summer.
A new virtual platform, the revenue-sharing service will partner cinemas across the UK to provide an additional online screen for venues, which will showcase … Read More
UK adults spent third of 2020 watching TV and videoAugust 7, 2021 | James R
UK adults sought solace in screens and streaming in 2020, spending a third of their waking hours watching TV and online video content, according to Ofcom’s annual study of the nation’s media habits.
With people across the UK under some … Read More
Government plans to “level up Britain’s screens” with new streaming regulationsJune 23, 2021 | James R
The UK government is planning to “level up Britain’s screens” with new regulations on streaming services.
“Traditional viewing habits are dead,” declared culture secretary Oliver Dowden today, announcing that the government wants Ofcom to expand its remit to include regulation … Read More
Cineworld agrees UK PVOD window with Disney and UniversalMay 14, 2021 | James R
With cinemas opening their doors again from next week, a growing number of exhibitors are shaping the future of the film industry with new deals to agree shorter theatrical windows before titles can be released digitally.
The past year has … Read More