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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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Sky begins rolling out Peacock content in the UK

Battlestar Galactica, Quantum Leap and Warehouse 13 all gain a new UK home.  While the Peacock brand name isn’t instantly recognisable to UK viewers, you’ve doubtless watched plenty of its shows. It’s the streaming brand name of the mighty NBCUniversal, whose logo has featured the multicoloured bird since the 1980s. Their new deal with Sky, … >

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Disney+ – Ms. Marvel and Andor television shows delayed

The two shows, along with the live-action Pinocchio remake are not expected until late-summer 2022. While we fans might obsess about superheroes and spaceships, for Disney there’s always the bottom line to consider. Consequently, information about upcoming shows sometimes arrives via the business, rather than entertainment pages. Thanks to reporting on, off the back … >

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ITV and Virgin Media O2 sign a long-term deal

ITV and Virgin Media O2 have signed a deal to allow for the integration of ITV content into the Virgin Media O2 platform ITV has announced a five-year deal tying up with Virgin Media O2. Virgin Media and O2 have recently been promoting themselves as Volt (to Virgin Media customers), and this new move is … >

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Jed Mercurio & Jimmy Mulville ink a deal with 20th Television

The Line of Duty creator’s company HTM Television eyes the US TV market with its multi-year first look deal.  Jed Mercurio and his partner at HTM Jimmy Mulville have struck a ‘first-look’ deal with 20th Television. With hit shows such as Bodyguard and the all-conquering Line of Duty behind him, Mercurio is seemingly looking to … >

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Squid Game exceeds expectations in the latest Nielsens

Squid Game exceeds our already high expectations in the latest Nielsen ratings We expected Squid Game to top the Nielsens for 27 September – 3 October, but little did we know how far it would exceed out predictions. Here’s what we said last week: Starting with the easier end of the table, Squid Game should dominate for … >

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Sony to acquire Bad Wolf in £60m deal

According to Broadcast Now, Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is on the brink of acquiring independent scripted production powerhouse Bad Wolf. Co-founded in 2015 by Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner – and now joined by Natasha Hale, The His Dark Materials producer is set to join SPT in a deal thought to be worth close to … >

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Night School Studio acquired by Netflix to ramp up gaming

Netflix expands its games team with the acquisition of Night School Studio Netflix has strengthened its games team and also reaffirmed its vision of how it will add gaming to the platform: We’ll continue working with developers around the world and hiring the best talent in the industry to deliver a great collection of exclusive … >

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Netflix buys Roald Dahl Story Company

Netflix buys Roald Dahl Story Company — what might that mean? Subject to final ratification from various external parties, we have the news Netflix buys Roald Dahl Story Company. We see this is a strategic move, bolstering the portfolio and bringing a strong brand to the company. It bodes well for a lot of new … >

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