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BBC, ITV, C4 and NBC in talks to create UK streaming service

The BBC, ITV, and Channel 4 are in discussions over the possibility of creating a British TV streaming service to do battle with Netflix and Amazon in the UK, according to news reports.

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08/05/2018  |  Full story...

Global music streaming revenues overtake CDs for first time

Global streaming music revenues have overtaken income from the sale of traditional formats for the first time last year, as the booming popularity the service put an end to the era of the CD.

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27/04/2018  |  Full story...

The true impact Disney and 21st Century Fox merger [INFOGRAPHIC]

Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox means that the House of Mouse now controls a huge amount of our most beloved films and television series. This infographic from ABC Finance looks at the implications for the massive media merger, including streaming.

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13/03/2018  |  Full story...

Oscars social buzz: Get Out’s Jordan Peele reigns supreme on Twitter

Jordan Peele, winner of Best Original Screenplay for Get Out, was the most Tweeted about celebrity by UK Twitter users during this year’s Oscars, according to new data.

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07/03/2018  |  Full story...

Growth of connected TV advertising in Europe [INFOGRAPHIC]

Video advertising delivered over the internet to TV screen will be worth €825m by 2020, with the UK generating the largest revenue and Italy is set for the fastest growth amongst European ‘Big 5’ countries, according to new research.

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01/03/2018  |  Full story...

Streaming ‘just a few years from overtaking global pay TV’

Streaming video users will reach 745 million customers around the world within five years, overtaking the declining global pay TV market, according to new research.

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12/02/2018  |  Full story...

Can search trends predict this year’s Oscar winners?

At this years’ Oscars, the race for ‘Best Picture’ is being led by runaway viral sensation ‘Get Out’, and closely followed by WWII epic ‘Dunkirk – if it were to be decided by online searches.

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06/02/2018  |  Full story...

Star Wars attracting new female audience with Rey and Jyn

Ahead of the global premier of The Last Jedi today, it appears Disney’s focus on female heroines (Rey and Jyn Erso) has paid off - research conducted among 89,029 internet users reveals 37% of Star Wars fans are now female.

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08/12/2017  |  Full story...

Stranger Things rivals Game of Thrones (and becomes goldmine for brands)

Netflix has had a fantastic weekend with Stranger Things. Just two seasons in, social engagement and sentiment towards the show is drawling level with HBO’s Game of Thrones, according to new research.

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01/11/2017  |  Full story...

"Never trust a clown": Burger King trolls McDonald’s with 'IT' cinema stunt

Burger King pranked cinema goers in Germany this month with an ad that turned the film "IT" into its “longest ad ever” with a punchline that mocked its rival mcDonald's. See why it's out video viral of the week below...

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13/10/2017  |  Full story...

Online comedy site gets funding boost and Virgin Atlantic deal

NextUp, the stand up comedy focussed online video on demand platform, has secured a new funding round along with a distribution deal with airline Virgin Atlantic.

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16/08/2017  |  Full story...

End of an era: Amazon shuts down Lovefilm DVD rentals in Europe

Amazon is to close its Lovefilm online DVD rental service, as the retail giant goes streaming-only to take on Netflix.

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15/08/2017  |  Full story...

Disney ditches Netflix to start own online streaming service

Media giant Walt Disney, owners of the Star wars and Marvel franchises, plans to start its own online streaming services in the US, ending its current deal with Netflix.

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10/08/2017  |  Full story...

Summer holiday season sparks download splurge on Amazon

Last weekend saw the biggest spike in Brits jetting off on their summer holidays, and holidaymakers are increasingly turning to downloaded content to keep themselves and their families entertained during long-haul flights, according top new research.

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07/08/2017  |  Full story...

Netflix beats expectations as overseas subscribers soar

Netflix now has more subscribers outside the US than in its home market, helping the online video service outstrip expectations for audience growth for the second quarter of 2017.

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18/07/2017  |  Full story...

End of an era: Psy's 'Gangnam Style' no longer top YouTube video

Psy's 'Gangnam Style' is no longer the most-watched video on YouTube, after spending five years in the top spot, according to official stats.

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12/07/2017  |  Full story...

Spotify music stars go "premium-only" in Universal deal

Spotify is to restrict some albums to paying subscribers for first time, as the music streaming service looks to be moving away from its traditional ad-funded content business model.

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05/04/2017  |  Full story...

Oscars 2017: Most viewed trailers on YouTube

Ahead of Sunday’s show, YouTube has created a special-edition YouTube Movie Trailers Leaderboard which ranks the top performing Best Picture nominee trailers, including both studio channels and popular aggregators.

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24/02/2017  |  Full story...

Ads at the Oscars: Which brands spend the most?

The Oscars’ are now most expensive TV buy after Super Bowl with number of commercials soaring, generating $115m in ad revenue, according to new research.

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23/02/2017  |  Full story...

Top 5 most engaging movies on Facebook in 2016

With 2017 underway, now is the perfect time to look back at the great films that made their mark on cinema history in 2016. We know which movies performed well on-screen, but what about on social media?

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27/01/2017  |  Full story...

“Rings” horror stunt terrifies late night TV shoppers (and gets 250m views)

To market the new horror movie "Rings," the makers Paramount scared the living daylights out of shoppers at an electronics store in White Plains, New York, becoming a massive social media success in the process.

25/01/2017  |  Full story...

Can social media predict the X Factor result?

With the X Factor Final set to take place this weekend and social media accurately predicting the results of the US election, Socialbakers has looked at all of the online chatter to predict who this year’s winner may be with Saara coming out on top as the “most loved” contestant, indicating she may be in line for the crown.

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09/12/2016  |  Full story...

Rogue One: 4 major brands to push latest Star Wars film

Lucasfilm announced today that they are teaming up with four well-known brands—O2, World Duty Free, Gillette and Kaspersky—for the launch of a UK and pan-European promotional campaign in support of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” opening in the UK on December 15.

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01/12/2016  |  Full story...

Amazon’s ‘The Grand Tour’ car show smashes streaming record on debut

The first episode Amazon’s ‘The Grand Tour’ featuring ex-BBC Top Gear presenters, has become the biggest show premiere on the firm’s streaming service.

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25/11/2016  |  Full story...

The Grand Tour: Clarkson, May and Hammond lend voices to Waze as show goes live

Amazon has premiered the first episode of 'The Grand Tour', the new show from former BBC Top Gear hosts, amid a host of new promotions including new voices for sat nav app Waze.


18/11/2016  |  Full story...

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