Audiences and Advertising




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RTS awards originality and excellence

2019-03-20T12:10:00+00:00By

Jodie Comer for Killing Eve and Lucian Msamati for Kiri were among those celebrated last night at the Royal Television Society Programme Awards.

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Netflix eschews Apple alliance

2019-03-19T13:50:00+00:00By

Netflix chief executive Reed Hastings has confirmed that the SVOD service won’t be available via Apple TV, which is expected to be announced next Monday.

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Inside and outside the cloud: PVR segment still performing strongly

2019-03-18T17:00:00+00:00By

The ongoing evolution of innovative cloud PVRs and wireless/IP-based STBs are among the trends rendering this a highly dynamic part of the broadcast market.

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Interview: Joel Collins, Painting Practice

2019-03-18T14:57:00+00:00By Tim Dams

As series designer of Netflix’s Black Mirror, Joel Collins was integral to creating the look of the Charlie Brooker series. But after four series he has moved on to a new challenge – working on the hugely complex BBC/HBO adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials. He reveals how he ...

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BBC triumphs at BPG Awards

2019-03-15T15:49:00+00:00By

Jodie Comer and Hugh Grant were among the winners of the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards today, judges praised the “brilliance of the output.”

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Q&A: Alex Hirschi, aka Supercar Blondie and Insight TV host

2019-03-14T14:08:00+00:00By Tim Dams

Supercar Blondie, an influencer with over 500K subscribers on YouTube and 2.2m followers on Instagram, specialises in driving and reviewing rare and unique cars.

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The power of influencers

2019-03-14T14:03:00+00:00By Tim Dams

With their millions of young followers, online stars and influencers are increasingly being booked by traditional media in an effort to boost ratings and attract crucial 16-34-year-old audiences. But do their millions of followers really translate into millions more viewers for TV?

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Media CEOs embrace mobile disruption

2019-03-14T10:40:00+00:00By

The entertainment and content industry has dramatically changed with mobile networks and devices enabling disruptive new players and business models, according to the leaders of two media giants.

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Is content still King for the Gen Z audience?

2019-03-04T10:30:00+00:00

With SVOD set to be the biggest media story of 2019, Brave Bison CEO and IBC Content Steering Group chair Claire Hungate asks if linear broadcasters have overlooked innovation and ignored their audiences.

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Why broadcasters are doubling down on dynamic ad insertion

2019-02-27T16:24:00+00:00By Andy Stout

With scale being one of the main drivers for success in the dynamic ads market, is RTL’s acquisition of Yospace the shape of things to come?

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VOD rivals cinema as favourite

2019-02-20T17:05:00+00:00By

Almost half of UK filmgoers select Netflix as favourite ahead of the cinema to consume new content, according to a study into audience evolution.

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Oscars 2019: Inside the Best Film Editing category

2019-02-20T10:23:00+00:00By

From an eccentric costume drama to the story of the ultimate stadium rockers, what all the nominations in the best film editing category have in common is that their stories are based on real life biographies.

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Facebook called to reform its “digital gangster” status

2019-02-18T18:19:00+00:00By

Democracy is at risk from the malicious and relentless spread of fake news and targeted misinformation of users’ data, a UK Parliamentary report has concluded.

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Is Apple launching its TV service in April?

2019-02-15T10:48:00+00:00By

Apple is reported to be in the final stages of preparing to launch its video on-demand streaming service.

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Facebook updates Watch strategy

2019-02-14T17:10:00+00:00By

Facebook has revealed a new strategy for its Watch video service, including an expansion of its revenue channels and creative opportunities for video creators.

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SVOD viewing to equal broadcast TV by 2023

2019-02-14T12:43:00+00:00By

China and North America will lead the market for streaming video on-demand services with subscribers set to grow to 743 million in the next four years.

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Behind the scenes: Cold War

2019-02-12T13:52:00+00:00By

Oscar-nominated cinematographer Lukasz Zal reveals how he created the black-and-white look for Pawel Pawlikowski’s Soviet-era love story.

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The robustness of radio

2019-02-12T08:00:00+00:00

With World Radio Day taking place on Wednesday 13 February, Paul Robinson assesses the health of radio and its role in society.

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ISE 2019: The impact of visual communication

2019-02-08T10:30:00+00:00By

Professional audio visual show Integrated Systems Europe exhibits a market rocketing upwards on video tech.

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Super Bowl LIII: Who watched the game?

2019-02-07T09:43:00+00:00By

The final whistle of Super Bowl LIII sounded on Sunday ending its lowest scoring head-to-head in history and the build up to its perennially anticipated half-time show saw numerous high profile drop outs in support of Colin Kaepernick. Ross Biddiscombe explores how the event’s viewership fared.

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