Paramount+ announces its UK launch date

The Star Trek franchise boldly goes to its new home. Thanks to Variety, we finally have a date for the rollout of Paramount+ in the UK and Ireland; the service launches on Wednesday, June the 22nd. Further international launches will follow, with South Korea in June and Italy, Germany, France and Austria throughout the latter … >

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ITVX — new streaming service from ITV launches later this year

ITV has revealed its new streaming offering, ITVX, coming later this year New service ITVX (no exact date for launch beyond 2022) is billed as something unique in the UK — the first integrated advertising and subscription funded (AVOD/SVOD)  platform. On ITVX, viewers can choose to watch thousands of hours of content for free in an … >

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ITV Studios launches two new channels with Samsung TV Plus

ITV Studios partners with Samsung TV Plus for the first time to launch two new channels In the ever evolving world of linear TV companies with content, streaming platforms and new deals, ITV Studios is launching two new channels with Samsung TV Plus. They are what’s called FAST channels — Free Ad-support Streaming TV (and … >

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BBC Three announces linear broadcast return date

After shifting online in 2016, the channel returns to your EPG on February 1st.  After March’s plan and September’s confirmation, BBC Three’s wilderness years are finally over. The BBC’s youth-skewed channel resumes its linear broadcast position next month. Shifted online as part of a cost-cutting exercise, the channel will return to its place timesharing with … >

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BritBox International heads to Scandinavia

The UK based streamer is branching out into Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Denmark in 2022.  Following a new distribution deal, BritBox International is preparing to double its roster of countries. They currently stream archive British shows to the UK, the US, Australia and South Africa; from early 2022 the streamer’s reach will encompass Scandinavia too. … >

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Big Finish announce a further renewal of their Doctor Who licence

The prolific audio producers at Big Finish will be making Doctor Who audio dramas until at least 2030!  In news guaranteed to gladden the heart of Doctor Who audiophiles, if not their bank managers, Big Finish have announced that they have renewed their Doctor Who licence. The company have the go ahead to create audio … >

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Star Trek: Discovery Season 4 to air internationally on Pluto TV

Star Trek franchise owners ViacomCBS have reacted to the fan outcry over Discovery’s removal from Netflix.  In a surprising turnaround, Paramount owners ViacomCBS are providing an alternate way for non-North American fans to watch the latest season of Star Trek: Discovery; in anticipation of the launch of their Paramount+ service, they pulled the show from … >

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