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UK commercial broadcaster ITV is among those reportedly considering a takeover of its commercially funded pubcaster rival Channel 4 as the government looks to be pushing ahead with its plans to privatise the broadcaster.
The number of IPTV subscribers around the world will exceed the number of global cable TV subscribers by 2026, according to UK analysis firm Digital TV Research.
UK distributor Abacus Media Rights has appointed former Fremantle executive Diane Tripp as sales agent for North America.
Global streamer Netflix and Canadian pubcaster CBC have co-commissioned young-adult comedy series Fakes.
Documentary streaming company MagellanTV has launched a free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channel dedicated to true crime on The Roku Channel in Canada.
Amazon-owned AVoD service IMDb TV has commissioned the single-camera comedy, Primo (working title), from creator Shea Serrano and executive producer Michael Schur.
Studio21, the C21-backed fresh talent development producer, has announced the 22-strong longlist of projects bidding for a £10,000 development prize through its annual Drama Series Script Competition.
Today we hear from Eric Forestier and Dominique Rocher, co-creators of French drama The Rope, about the demand for miniseries and how the show would have differed had it been made with a streamer.
WarnerMedia-owned streamer HBO Max has greenlit Poor Devil, its first original adult animation series from Spain.
London-based indie Nevision plans to make more factual entertainment and "leisure-type" content in the wake of the pandemic as it looks to diversify its non-scripted slate.
Corus Studios, the production and distribution division of Canadian broadcast group Corus Entertainment, has secured several deals with US streamer Hulu, including a pre-sale of its gold-hunting series Deadman’s Curse.
New York-based studio and streamer FilmRise has licensed a slate of classic children's shows for its North American AVoD platform FilmRise Streaming Network.
WarnerMedia-owned HBO and SVoD service HBO Max saw subscriber growth in international markets in the third quarter despite expected declines in the US.
The growing popularity of multilingual dramas and international coproductions has raised concerns about the return of Euro-pudding content, executives have told C21.
Minderoo Foundation in Australia has launched a production and finance company with an initial A$10m to invest in screen projects that inspire change.
US-based Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment has expanded into India with the acquisition of Mumbai- and LA-based production company Locomotive Global.
Australian pubcaster ABC has greenlit a crime thriller series coproduced by Fremantle Australia and Archipelago Productions.
Disney+ has picked up the international rights (excluding the US and Canada) to live-action mystery series The Hardy Boys.
US premium cablenet HBO's sports arm has picked up a documentary feature chronicling the Bishop Sycamore High School football scandal from Succession’s Adam McKay.
Apple TV+’s Mythic Quest is set to continue after the tech giant’s streaming service ordered two more seasons of the workplace comedy.
US-based social media giant Facebook has greenlit a new original talk series hosted by singer, actress and activist Becky G.

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