Your guide to what’s happening this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.
Wednesday - Friday Edinburgh International Television Festival brings together professionals working across the television and digital world to celebrate the creativity, diversity and inspirational talent to debate the major issues.
Thursday Blockchain Summit in Boston will host blockchain technologists, regulators, industry commentators, computer science researchers and others involved in innovation and provides them with the opportunity to explore some of the technology and the many applications of blockchain across the various sectors.
- US radio broadcasting company Cumulus Media Inc will announce its 2018 Q2 earnings on Monday
- Australian broadcasting and publishing business Southern Cross Media Group will release its 2018 end of financial year results on Wednesday
- Nine Entertainment Co will release its end of financial year results for 2018 on Thursday
- Seven West Media will release its end of financial year results for 2018 on Thursday
- Village Roadshow will release its 2018 end of financial year results on Thursday
- Virgin Media will announce its 2018 Q2 results on Friday
- US-based Salon Media Group will announce its predicted earnings for Q1 2019 on Friday
Film and TV releases
Hitting UK cinemas on Wednesday The Spy Who Dumped Me follows two best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy, starring Justin Theroux and Mila Kunis.
Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan. BlacKkKlansman hits cinemas on Friday.
Based on the novel of the same name by Ian McEwan, The Children Act starring Emma Thomas and Stanley Tucci follows a judge as her marriage crumbles, whilst she works on a case involving a teenage boy who is refusing a blood transfusion on religious principle.
Season one of Follow This follows the reporters at BuzzFeed as they probe topics ranging from quirky internet crazes to safe injection spaces for opioid users, airing on Netflix on Thursday.
On this day
22 August 1932 BBC begins experimental regular TV broadcasts