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Tony Jones

Untitled LOTR prequel first look image

Untitled LOTR prequel release date and first look image

The untitled LOTR (Lord of the Rings) prequel has finished filming — there’s a distant release date and first look image We now know when we will get Middle Earth on Amazon Prime; it’s just finished filming and will be on screen September 2022, the 2nd to be precise. It’s a lot of wait for … >

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Netflix evolution (logos)

Netflix evolution — the mid-year figures in perspective

Netflix earnings figures have disappointed many observers, and the streamer is called-our for ‘losing momentum’. Even with the impact of the pandemic, it’s clear things have changed, but we see that as continued Netflix evolution at work We been mulling over the Netflix quarterly earnings (which you can find on their corporate site) and debated … >

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BBC Sounds trends

BBC Sounds trends show the nation’s tastes for Q2 2021

The current ratings (Q2 2021) show how the BBC Sounds trends mirror our viewing habits BBC Sounds attracted a weekly audience of 3.7 million users across the app, website and voice activated devices between April and June, with a peak of 3.9 million during the week of the Line Of Duty finale. Latest data shows … >

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Max, Showcase and Peacock — changes at Sky

Max, Showcase and Peacock — recent changes at Sky explained

Max, Showcase and Peacock — three changes at Sky announced this week In a mix of channel realignment, name changing and content changing, Sky has tweaked and improved its channel content. We explain just what’s going on. Sky Max and Sky Showcase On Wednesday, Sky revealed two new/rebadged channels: Sky Max and Sky Showcase. These … >

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Holding cast revealed

Holding cast revealed as Graham Norton adaptation starts filming

The Holding cast has been revealed as Graham Norton’s novel starts filming Brenda Fricker, Siobhán McSweeney, Charlene McKenna, Helen Behan and Pauline McLynn have been cast alongside Conleth Hill in ITV’s four-part adaptation of Graham Norton’s bestselling novel Holding. We reported on Holding when it was in pre-production and we’re delighted to see the cast details. … >

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Sweeth Tooth renewed for second season

Sweet Tooth renewed for a second season of eight episodes

Sweet Tooth is renewed for a second season and Netflix will bring eight more episodes of this popular show We’ve seen it grab good viewing figures in the Nielsens, and now Netflix has brought good news — Sweet Tooth is renewed for another season. Jim Mickle will serve as Executive Producer, Writer, Director and Showrunner … >

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ITV celebrates interim results six months

ITV celebrates improved half year figures, what next?

As ITV celebrates its half-year figures, we have a cautious look around to build a bigger picture You can see all of ITV’s results and their analysis / statements on their corporate site. We won’t just cut and paste, but will give their top level conclusions: A strong financial performance in the first half of … >

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