Advanced Television


Independent Streaming Alliance formed

Industry players from the ad-supported streaming television sector are to work together to help build a healthy ecosystem that values independent voices and programming, with the formation of the Independent Streaming Alliance (ISA). The ISA is a procompetitive independent industry forum to proactively engage and work collaboratively with consumers, platforms, regulators, and media. ISA founding […]

June 13, 2023

Fox tells Carlson to get off Twitter

Fox News has demanded that Tucker Carlson cease posting videos to Twitter. Fox lawyers accused Carlson of violating the terms of his contract, which runs until early 2025 and limits his ability to appear in media other than Fox, reports NYT. Since Carlson was ousted by Fox News, he has begun producing a cut down […]

June 12, 2023

MPs to quiz senior BBC executives

Senior BBC executives are to appear before the Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the UK House of Commons in a regular scrutiny session of the work of the BBC. MPs’ questions will be wide-ranging and are likely to explore topics from overall performance to women’s sport. Issues that could be covered include: Safeguarding and […]

June 12, 2023By Colin Mann

£10k fine for Sky Sports piracy

Following successful legal action taken by Sky, a licensee in Dundee, Scotland, has been ordered to pay £10,000 (€11,700) in damages for infringing Sky’s copyright by showing Sky Sports programming illegally in their premises. Sky sought, and was awarded, a permanent interdict in the Court of Session, Edinburgh, which prevents the licensee, and anyone acting on […]

June 12, 2023By Colin Mann

Retailer site ads to surpass TV by 2028

The global advertising revenue from retailer-owned e-commerce sites, aka retail media, is growing so is forecast to exceed television revenue by 2028. GroupM, the world’s biggest media buyer, said it expects advertising revenue from retail media channels will grow 9.9% to reach $125.7 billion in 2023 and will surpass television revenue in 2028, when it […]

June 12, 2023

RSMB, Streamhub TV measurement partnership

RSMB and Streamhub have announced a partnership that they say will create “a unique offer in the cross-platform measurement of viewing linear and streamed TV”. The partnership will provide clients with RSMB’s currency grade data modelling capabilities matched with Streamhub’s multi dataset analytics and activation platform. The initial focus of the partnership will be to […]

June 12, 2023

Canadian Broadcasters for Sustainability formed

Canadian broadcasters have united to form Canadian Broadcasters for Sustainability, a group which is committed to working together to increase environmentally sustainable change. This is the first time such a broad and diverse group of Canadian public and private broadcasters from different linguistic and regional markets have come together for a common cause. The group […]

June 12, 2023

Vinted sponsors Big Brother

ITV and Initial have announced that Vinted, the online C2C marketplace for buying and selling second-hand clothes and lifestyle items, will be the headline sponsor of the new series of Big Brother, when the reality show makes its return to UK television and moves onto ITV2 and ITVX later this year. Bringing together two brands […]

June 12, 2023

NEP Connect delivers eco-friendly vehicles to ITV

NEP Connect, a UK provider of media connectivity, has announced the delivery of 16 eco-friendly news gathering vehicles to ITV, part of a multi-million-pound contract. In February 2022, ITV selected NEP Connect, part of the NEP Group global network, to provide its next generation of news gathering vehicles for regional and national ITV News coverage. […]

June 12, 2023

Password crackdown benefits Netflix

US sign-ups for Netflix have jumped in the first few days after its password-sharing crackdown came into effect, according to research firm Antenna. The news boosted Netflix stock by over 2 per cent in early trading. Netflix moved to regulate the sharing of passwords with friends and family having estimated that more than a 100 […]

June 9, 2023