2023 ended too soon

Ended too soon — six shows cancelled in 2023

2023 has been an interesting if varied year for television shows — we remember six we feel ended too soon There’s been plenty to entertain in 2023, but also disappointments. Nothing feels worse than vesting time in a show for it to be cancelled with plenty more story to come or even ending a season … >

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Bundling — the answer to the sweet shop problem

Bundling — the trend to watch in 2024?

The streamers want to improve revenues, cut churn and attract customers — even if it means working with the competition, bundling just might be the answer Streamers are raising prices, household budgets are ever stretched and there are too many options in the market. Remember when you were a kid, buying sweets at the cinema … >

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My5 and Pluto TV to merge in 2024

Paramount has plans to combine two of its UK platforms — My5 and Pluto TV — what might it mean for UK audiences? The Hollywood Reporter (and others) are covering news of plans Paramount has to consolidate its UK services and get them ready for the future. In particular: the move will bring together broadcast … >

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YouTube Primetime Channels

YouTube is bringing Primetime Channels to the UK

YouTube’s Primetime Channels are being launched in the UK — we bring you the lowdown on yet another way to watch your favourite shows Various industry outlets, including Broadcast Now and Digital TV (Europe), are reporting on the latest foray into the Uk streaming market. This time it’s YouTube with their Primetime Channels. Every few weeks … >

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The Woman in the Wall

The Woman in the Wall – first-look images from new gothic thriller

The show, a psychologically and emotionally compelling detective story, stars Ruth Wilson and Daryl McCormack.  With The Woman in the Wall billed as coming soon, the BBC have released a series of first-look images. Starring Ruth Wilson (His Dark Materials) and Daryl McCormack (Bad Sisters), the gothic thriller comes from writer Joe Murtagh. The story … >

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Galaxy Quest may be destined for Paramount+

The beloved Star Trek parody is being developed as a television show for the streamer.   Variety has broken the news that Galaxy Quest, the endearing movie homage to the Star Trek franchise, is in development as a television series and potentially bound for Paramount+. The 1999 comedy, starring Tim Allen, Alan Rickman and Sigourney … >

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Rise of the Pink Ladies — Grease prequel series coming to Paramount+ (updated)

Prequel series Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies sets an April start date. Updated 10/03/23: The countdown the Grease prequel series continues with a very familiar song. With Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies less than a month away, streamer Paramount+ are amping up the excitement. They’ve released their own spin on the movie’s famous … >

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ITVX – Arrow, Gotham, Smallville and now Freaks and Geeks (updated)

Paul Feig’s cult classic series joins the superhero series on the streamer.  Updated 06/12/22: ITVX adds more shows to its catalogue thanks to a deal with Paramount. Further to their superheroes announcement, ITV are reporting a signup with Paramount Global Content Distribution. While it brings a number of shows to their rebranded streaming service ITVX, … >

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