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Vice seeks food ideas for Munchies channel


Vice has called out for fresh food ideas from traditional TV producers as its online channel Munchies moves out of beta.


Netflix eyes Charles Dickens drama


Netflix is in talks to come on board for a new Channel 4 adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Tale Of Two Cities, which will be produced by Parade’s End indie Mammoth Screen.

Wyn Baptiste

iPlayer cues Notting Hill Carnival docs


BBC iPlayer is to head behind the scenes of Notting Hill Carnival with a four-part documentary series produced by Acme Films.

ITV News App

Local focus for debut ITV News app


ITV News has beefed up its digital strategy with the launch of its first mobile and tablet app which features a strong focus on local content.


Endemol Beyond signs YouTube star


Endemol has expanded its online premium content network Endemol Beyond with the launch of an international sports-themed channel fronted by YouTube star KSI.


4Music launches arcade game app


4Music has launched a classic arcade style mobile game featuring music from electronic producers including Savant, Chipzel and Rymdreglage.

Sunset + Vine scores Spurs YouTube deal


Sunset + Vine has been appointed to relaunch Tottenham Hotspur’s YouTube channel ahead of the 2014/15 Premier League season.

Sky News

Sky News eyes US growth with connected-TV boost


Sky News is ramping up its presence on connected-TV devices as it targets an increasingly international audience.

Vice News

Australian telco Telstra buys streaming firm Ooyala


Australian telecoms company Telstra has acquired video streaming business Ooyala for £161m.

Tellybug app

Tellybug creates Edinburgh TV festival app


Social TV developer Tellybug has produced an interactive app for this year’s Edinburgh International TV Festival.

Netflix surges to 3m subs in UK


Online film and TV service Netflix has hit the 3m subscriber mark in the UK, according to new research carried out by Enders Analysis based on figures from Barb.


Sky launches weekly sports pass


Sky is expanding its pay-as-you-go Now TV sports offering with the launch of a new weekly access pass.


Breaking Bad most watched SVOD series in UK


Breaking Bad is the most watched OTT series in the UK, according to new research from GfK.

House of Cards

UK SVOD revenues rise by 76%


The increasing popularity of Netflix and Amazon have stimulated a 76% revenue boost for the subscription video-on-demand platforms in the UK.


Social broadcaster Joiz mulls launch into UK


European social TV broadcaster Joiz is eyeing a launch in the UK following its debut in Germany and Switzerland.

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Honourable Woman bows out with 1.6m

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Broadcast 22 August 2014

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