26 Aug - 1 Sept: Your guide to what’s happening this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.

Industry events 

Digital Broadcast Media Convention takes place from 27-28 August in Lagos, Nigeria for the fourth year running, serving as a platform for Nigeria’s fast-growing broadcast industry to meet and network. 

The first World Television Summit takes place in Barcelona, Spain from 29-30 August and will bring together leaders in the broadcast and television industry. 


Company announcements

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co will release Q3 2019 earnings on Tuesday.

Nutanix will release Q4 2019 earnings on Wednesday.

See more exhibitors at IBC2019


Film & TV releases

Comedian Dave Chapelle is back with another Netflix stand up special Dave Chappelle: Stick & Stones, releasing on the platform this Monday. 

NBC comedy The Good Place returns to Netflix with its third season on Tuesday.

Cooking show favourite The Great British Bake Off releases on Netflix from Tuesday and will have weekly episodes. 

The Walking Dead  is also back with its ninth season, featuring sixteen episodes, all hitting Netflix on Sunday.


On this day 

26 August 1950 First transmission of a TV programme from continental Europe shown on BBC.

28 August 1956 17th Venice Film Festival opens.