Star Wars: Ahsoka

Star Wars: Ahsoka – production begins

The Disney+ series will follow Anakin Skywalker’s former apprentice Ahsoka Tano.  The force is strong on Disney+ at present, with Obi-Wan Kenobi landing at the end of May. Additionally, in the pipeline is the Rogue One prequel Andor and a third series of The Mandalorian too. However, the streamer has now revealed on Twitter that … >

Posted Filed under
Binge watching — the data

Binge watching — the data revealed

Binge watching — what does the data reveal? Last month we discussed whether or not binge watching was a good idea. Inevitably the answer was it depends and choice is good. This month we thought we’d take the perspective of a streamer, and see what the data says. If you’re a regular, you’ll know we like the … >

Posted Filed under
Inventing Anna

Inventing Anna is top of the list in the latest Nielsen ratings

In the latest Nielsens, Inventing Anna tops the table by a massive margin — but what else is going on? We’ve processed the Nielsen data for February 14-20, and the gap between Inventing Anna and second place Love is Blind is huge (numbers later). Last week we focused on Reacher, and we predicted: Sweet Magnolias possibly taking the top … >

Posted Filed under
Reacher takes Amazon to the top of the Nielsens

Reacher takes Amazon to the top of the Nielsens (just)

By a slender margin, Reacher takes Amazon to the top of the latest Nielsens We’ve just processed the Nielsen data for the week February 7-13, and Prime Video series Reacher takes the top spot — the first time Amazon has been there since Wheel of Time last November. Last week we saw Reacher only make the second spot, but predicted: … >

Posted Filed under

The CultBox Podcast Roundup – February 2022

Welcome to the CultBox Podcast Roundup for February 2022.  Our favourite podcasts this month in the worlds of film and tv have included, in no particular order… The Two Shot Podcast, S9 Ep11 – Arthur Darvill Craig Parkinson speaks to Arthur Darvill (Doctor Who, Broadchurch, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow). The wide-ranging conversation takes in his … >

Posted Filed under
Ozark Season 4 breaks through 4 billion minutes

Ozark season 4 breaks the four billion minutes barrier in the Nielsens

It was a clear winner in last week’s Nielsens — this week Ozark season 4 breaks the four billion minutes barrier Last week, Ozark was the to of the Nielsens with just under three billion minutes viewed. In our analysis, we suggested: Ozark still riding high, Archive 81 falling back and the wonderfully named The Woman in the … >

Posted Filed under

Star Wars: Ahsoka – Ray Stevenson joins the cast

The growing of ensemble of Ahsoka includes Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Hayden Christensen.  In the run up to Ahsoka, the Star Wars ‘MandoVerse’ era spin-off, another high-profile name has dropped. Thanks to an exclusive from The Hollywood Reporter, we can add Ray Stevenson (Vikings) to the growing cast list. Ashoka will follow the story of … >

Posted Filed under
Cobra Kai keeps the top spot on the Nielsens

Cobra Kai keeps hold of the top spot in the latest Nielsens

The latest Nielsen ratings are out, and once again Cobra Kai keeps the #1 position — we dig a little deeper into the numbers Last week we saw Cobra Kai at the top of the Nielsen ratings for the second week running, and it keeps that position once more. Cheer has entered the chart at #2, with most other … >

Posted Filed under