Netflix shares plunge — armageddon

Netflix shares plunge, the boom is over. Don’t Panic! This too shall pass…

Netflix shares plunge. It’s a statement of fact — following their quarterly investor update, the share price took an 11% hit. So what? Cultbox is about content rather than business, though for most streamers, their business is content. It matters, hence our fascination with global trends and ratings. If you’ve paid any attention to entertainment … >

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Showtrial cast

Showtrial — cast announced as new BBC One drama starts filming

Filming has begun on Showtrial, a brand new BBC One drama from writer Ben Richards (The Tunnel, Strike, Cobra), produced by World Productions (Line Of Duty, Bodyguard, The Pembrokeshire Murders) for BBC One and BBC iPlayer. Zara Hayes (Poms, Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist) directs New drama Showtrial stars Tracy Ifeachor (Quantico, Treadstone, The Originals); James … >

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Disney+ tops the chart with Falcon and the Winter Soldier s1 ep2 A New Captain America

Disney+ tops the Nielsens as Hulu comes in at #10 and more new entrants

It’s success for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier as Disney+ tops this week’s Nielsens As we suggested last week, Disney+ tops this week’s Nielsens (US streamed viewing figures of certain services) and we expect some celebration later. There’s plenty of churn, several new entries, and even a Hulu show coming into range. As ever we’ve processed the Nielsen data, … >

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Radio 1 Relax

Radio 1 Relax new wellbeing stream launches on BBC Sounds

Brand new wellbeing stream Radio 1 Relax launches on BBC Sounds Clearly focused on young adults (hence Radio 1 Relax) heres how the BBC describes the new stream: …will provide the ultimate destination for listeners to unwind, bringing the best well-being and relaxation focussed shows from across Radio 1 and BBC Sounds into a dedicated stream … >

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Tony Mammoth (Mike Bubbins)

Mammoth and other comedy for BBC Wales thanks to The Mandalorian

BBC Cyrmu Wales has unveiled a collection of new comedy programmes to be broadcast over the next eighteen months, including a new sketch comedy show that uses pioneering AI technology previously seen in The Mandalorian to be broadcast on BBC Wales later this year, Mammoth and more Six shows have been unveiled details for six comedy … >

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Christopher Eccleston: “We need some more Cyberwomen”

In an interview published in the May 2021 SFX magazine, Christopher Eccleston advocated for greater “engagement with the female” in Doctor Who. “Russell T Davies writes the Doctor as one Doctor; Steven Moffat writes him as another; Rob Shearman writes him, he’s another. Bit of a boys’ club, though. We need to address that. We … >

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Sky Arts celebrates UK music

Sky Arts celebrates UK music scene this spring and summer

Sky Arts celebrates UK music with artists including Noel Gallagher, Little Simz, Chrissie Hynde, Paul Weller and The Who In their own words, it’s a raft of brand new music programmes which will bring musicians from Soul II Soul to Slipknot straight to your living room. Two brand new original commissions for music-lovers include: The Live … >

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