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NBCUniversal selects iSpot.tv as a partner for audience measurement development

14 JAN 2022

NBCUniversal selects iSpot.tv as a partner for audience measurement development

The alternate ratings measurement process will consist of measuring traditional linear, streaming and time-shifted viewing on a second-by-second basis.

Rabbit Films unveils season two of "Flea Market Challenge"

Distribution

14 JAN 2022

Rabbit Films unveils season two of "Flea Market Challenge"

The return of the popular show is scheduled for Wednesday 8th December 2021 at 9pm on MTV3 Finland.

WarnerMedia Kids & Family Greenlights new "Degrassi" Series for HBO Max

Kids & Animation

14 JAN 2022

WarnerMedia Kids & Family Greenlights new "Degrassi" Series for HBO Max

The new teen and family series, "Degrassi: The Next Generation Library" produced by WildBrain alongside Showrunners Lara Azzopardi and Julia Cohen, will feature 10 hour-long episodes. The project will debut in 2023.

Sky to launch "Murder in The Valleys" next month

Production

14 JAN 2022

Sky to launch "Murder in The Valleys" next month

The original series covering Welsh-based criminal investigation and history is set to debut on Sky Crime and streaming service, Now, on Sunday, 6th February. 

Globo Launches Telenovelas and New Seasons of Original Series

Distribution

14 JAN 2022

Globo Launches Telenovelas and New Seasons of Original Series

"In Your Place", "A Life to Die For", "Aruanas - Season 2" and "Under Pressure - Season 4" are the big launches for the international market.

FilmRise appoints Daniel Gagliardi to Vice President of Digital Distribution and Business Development

Distribution

14 JAN 2022

FilmRise appoints Daniel Gagliardi to Vice President of Digital Distribution and Business Development

The executive will be responsible for implementing the growth and performance optimization of the company's AVOD and FAST channels through a series of digital-based strategies.

Pantaya, Secuoya Studios and William Levy team up for “Montecristo” production

Production

14 JAN 2022

Pantaya, Secuoya Studios and William Levy team up for “Montecristo” production

Streaming service Pantaya, Secuoya Studios, and William Levy Entertainment are partnering up to produce the original series “Montecristo,” starring TV and film superstar William Levy.

Atresmedia takes “El Tiempo Entre Costuras” to South Korea

Distribution

14 JAN 2022

Atresmedia takes “El Tiempo Entre Costuras” to South Korea

Atresmedia International Sales has closed an agreement with the distributor Jung Consulting for the broadcast of one of the most successful series in Spanish fiction in the last decade: “El Tiempo Entre Costuras”.

Julie Hodge promoted to VP, Editorial, Global Drama at Fremantle

Deals

14 JAN 2022

Julie Hodge promoted to VP, Editorial, Global Drama at Fremantle

Hodge’s extended remit will see her work closely with Christian Vesper, President of Global Drama, assisting with strategy management across all territories, with a particular focus on the UK and Africa.

Directv and Dish Network are once again in talks to merge

Deals

14 JAN 2022

Directv and Dish Network are once again in talks to merge

Both parties are now optimistic a deal could pass regulatory muster as concerns about the market power of the struggling companies have waned, the New York Post reported.

Streaming consumption hit all-time weekly high in December

14 JAN 2022

Streaming consumption hit all-time weekly high in December

Streaming was the clear outlier during the week of Christmas, as consumers in the United States watched a total of 183 billion minutes – an all-time high –, the latest version of “The Gauge” analysis from Nielsen has revealed.

How was the international performance of French films during 2021?

14 JAN 2022

How was the international performance of French films during 2021?

According to Unifrance, French movies attracted 14.8 million viewers and generated 91.4 million euros in international box office during the last year.

Talpa\

Distribution

14 JAN 2022

Talpa's game show "A Quiz For You" heads to Germany

The show will premiere on SAT.1 with Jörg Pilawa as a host. His production company Herr P. will produce the series.

Genius Brands Acquires Ameba TV and launches Kidaverse

Kids & Animation

13 JAN 2022

Genius Brands Acquires Ameba TV and launches Kidaverse

The subscription-based service is set to cost $3.99/month. Kartoon Channel! Kidaverse will be anchored by technology from the acquisition of Ameba TV, a rapidly growing children’s video streaming service.

Telemundo launches bilingual content service, Tplus

Free TV

13 JAN 2022

Telemundo launches bilingual content service, Tplus

The hub will become available just in time to cover the "World Cup" Coverage in the Fall.