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Sir David Attenborough to present Blue Planet II on BBC Earth

The BBC has announced that world renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough is to present Blue Planet II*, the brand new seven part landmark series from the multi-award winning BBC Studios’ Natural History Unit, which will be broadcast later this year on BBC Earth. Twenty years ago, a team of wildlife film makers from the BBC’s Natural History Unit set out…

17 February, 2017

Plans are in full swing for the CASBAA OTT Summit in Singapore on 1st March and the OTT Forum in Mumbai which will follow two days later on Friday 3rd. We have two packed programmes with a strong speaker line-up at both events. Regular rates for the Singapore event end next week and if you haven’t yet reserved your seat you can download the latest programme and registration form here.

10 February, 2017

A reminder that the CASBAA OTT Summit is just around the corner and will be held in Singapore on 1st March. Speakers include Ajit Mohan from Hotstar, Yu-Chuang Kuek from Netflix, Ravi Vora from Hooq, Simon Vella from MPP Global; Luke Gaydon from Brightcove; Michael Greco from Vindicia and Irdeto’s Roger Harvey. If you haven’t yet reserved your seat download the latest programme and registration form here.

Eutelsat hits new milestone of 1,000 High Definition channels

Photo credit: Shutterstock HD pace accelerates across Eutelsat video neighbourhoods 240 new channels in 2016 represents ↗30% growth Paris, 20 February 2017 – High Definition TV continues to gain ground across the broadcast satellites operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) with the 240 HD channels launched in 2016 equalling the total number launched during the previous two years.…

CBeebies set to make its digital platform debut in China on iQIYI

BBC Worldwide today, on the first day of Showcase 207, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with iQIYI, China’s largest online video platform,  to bring almost 300 hours of pre-school content from CBeebies to its viewers.  This is the first time that CBeebies programmes will be available in China on a digital platform. iQIYI is the leader in providing online…

Global First: Star India and TED Announce Greenlight of “TED Talks India: Nayi Soch” Television Series Hosted by Shah Rukh Khan

Groundbreaking Hindi series on Star Plus marks TED’s most ambitious TV production yet Mumbai and New York, February 16, 2017: Star India, a unit of 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) and one of India’s largest media conglomerates, announces today the greenlight of ‘TED Talks India: Nayi Soch,” a global first Hindi TV talk show created in partnership with TED,…

“MTV EMAs 2017″ to light up London

MTV International’s Biggest Night in Music Returns to the UK’s Capital City on 12th November 2017 Live from The SSE Arena, Wembley Click to Tweet: .@MTV announces @ssearena to host #MTVEMA 2017 in London on 12 November SINGAPORE, 15 FEBRUARY 2017 – MTV today announced that London has been chosen to host the 24th annual MTV EMAs 2017.  Celebrating the…

This Awards Season Catch Tata Sky Hollywood Winners

Watch select Oscar winning & nominated movies of previous years 24×7 on Tata Sky 14th February, 2017: With the Oscars just around the corner, it is that time of the year when you want to run down memory lane to recall ‘What were the earlier masterpieces that made it to the Oscars?’ OR ‘I wish I could watch that Oscar…

Whit Richardson named President, Turner Latin America

February 13, 2017 – Joel Whitten “Whit” Richardson III has been promoted to President, Turner Latin America.  The announcement was made today by Gerhard Zeiler, President, Turner International.  A 23-year veteran of the company, Richardson most recently held the position of Executive Vice President of Distribution, Turner Latin America.  In his new position, he will report to Zeiler. In his…