AwesomenessTV, ITV partner to reach U.K. teens
The deal marks the youth-focused media co’s latest effort to bring its youth-focused content to wider audiences, both digital and linear.
Hulu originals slate to get saucier with Harlots
The SVOD, along with ITV, has made a straight-to-series order for the eight-part period drama, potentially tapping Downton Abbey fans.
Amazon orders four new seasons of Thunderbirds are Go
The revival of the 1960s cartoon, which has already aired for one season in linear television in Australia, will now air on Prime across multiple territories.
Talpa makes MCN push with 100 YouTube channels
The ITV-owned producer has expanded its digital footprint with the launch of its network, which includes The Voice Global.
Five lessons about Top Gear, talent & digital stars
Realscreen London panelists dish on handling presenters, social media misfires and the cross-over limits for digital and linear stars.
Britain’s ITV unveils plans for new streaming platform
The Hub was unveiled as live streaming of the broadcaster’s TV channels now accounts for over 30% of usage on desktop and mobile.
ITV claims stake in YouTube’s Channel Mum
The U.K. broadcaster has made its first foray into the multi-channel network space, taking a minority stake in a YouTube channel for mothers.
Little Dot Studios expands in hopes of harmonizing digital and linear
Three major hires from Maverick Television will help the U.K.-based digital studio grow its production and brand partnership expertise.
Acorn TV gets U.S. digital premiere of ITV’s Vera
Series 5 of the British detective drama starring Brenda Blethyn will debut on the SVOD service on July 6.
Hulu gets Mr. Bean animated series
The streaming platform will have the exclusive U.S. SVOD rights to seasons one and two of the show, featuring the voice of Rowan Atkinson.