Your guide to what’s happening this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.

Industry events

Cabsat takes place Dubai from Tuesday to Thursday. Aimed at the satellite, media and entertainment industry, it is a conference and exhibition for those in the region who create, manage, deliver and monetise content across platforms.  

Ficci Frames is a three-day convention from Tuesday to Thursday for the media and entertainment industry in Mumbai with global speakers and pitching events covering broadcast, new media, gaming and VFX. 

Internet World runs on Tuesday and Wednesday in Munich showcasing products and services.

Company results

  • Avid Technology will announce its 2018 Q4 earnings on Thursday 
  • Oracle Corp will host its expected 2019 Q3 earnings call on Thursday 
  • Broadcom will announce its 2019 Q1 earnings on Thursday 

Film and TV releases

Ben is Back starring Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges, released on Friday the story follows a drug-addicted teenage boy who returns to his family home on Christmas Eve.

Cult Japanese reality series Terrace House: Opening New Doors - returns to Netflix on Monday. 

Idris Elba produced and stars in Turn up Charlie a new comedy series about a struggling DJ who becomes a reluctant childminder to his best friend’s troublesome daughter. 

Fisherman’s Friends is a comedy come drama where ten fishermen from Cornwall are signed by Universal Records and achieve a top ten hit with their debut album of Sea Shanties.

On this day 

14 March 1930 Simultaneous sound-and-vision 30-line television transmissions are made possible by a new transmitter.