4 - 10 May: Your guide on what to look forward to this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry

What’s on

The Future of Media Trading online digital event from Mediatel starts Monday 4 -15 May. 

On Thursday 7 May, IBC365 is hosting a follow up to our previous webinar and asking: Remote working - Is it the new normal? Register and join the webinar at 2pm BST on the day to find out what impact coronavirus will have on the way the industry makes and delivers content in future.

Company announcements

Disney is releasing Q2 2020 earnings on Tuesday.

Discovery, T-Mobile, CenturyLink, Fox and Xperi will be releasing Q1 2020 earnings on Wednesday.

ViacomCBS, Dropbox and Avid will be releasing Q1 2020 earnings on Thursday.

Film & TV releases

Isolation Stories, a brand new specially produced lockdown themed series will air on ITV starting from Monday through to Thursday.  

The first is Mel, which stars Sheridan Smith and airs on Monday at 9pm.

Robert Glenister and his actor son, Tom Glenister, appear in Ron and Russell airing on Tuesday 9pm.

Darren Boyd and Angela Griffin appear in Mike and Rochelle. Mike, a hypochondriac affected by the anxiety of the virus in lockdown has online sessions with her psychiatrist Rochelle. Airs on Wednesday 9pm.

A grandad, played by David Threlfall, resolves to bring his broken family together by in the final episode Karen, airing on Thursday 9pm.At 11pm, ITV will reveal the making of this groundbreaking series of short films in a Behind the scenes episode.

American comedian Jerry Seinfeld’s new hour-long special, Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill, reinforces his reputation as the precision-craftsman of standup comedy. It premieres on Netflix on Tuesday.

18 regali a film about a pregnant mother with terminal cancer who leaves behind 18 sentimental gifts for her unborn daughter to receive every birthday until she reaches womanhood releases on Netflix on Friday.

On this day

6 May 2004 TV sitcom Friends airs season finale in the tenth and final season in the US, attracting 52.5 million viewers.