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Commonwealth Games breaks record with over 57 million streams on BBC

Ratings/Measurement Editor 11-08-2022
2022’s success summer of sport both on the field and on the screen has segued nicely from the Women’s Euros to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games with the BBC reporting unprecedented viewing for the 11-day event.
BBC Commonwealth Games 11 Aug 2022

Cost of living crisis hits UK TV subscriptions

Media Analysis Editor 11-08-2022
The effects of inflation are pounding every sector of the UK economy and the country’s TV sector is no exception says research from consumer research platform Attest, showing that the usage of paid content subscription services declining.
SKy glass lifesyle 11 Aug 2022

TV maintains lead for most impressions served in Q2

Media Analysis Editor 11-08-2022
Connected TV (CTV) has become the most popular platform for video advertising, accounting for the most impressions served across all devices for 17 consecutive quarters, according to an Extreme Reach (ER) study, with most CTV advertisers devoting 50% or more of their impressions to the platform.
Extreme Reach 11Aug2022

A+E Networks EMEA claims first with dedicated true crime DTC streaming

OTT Editor 11-08-2022
Building on the massive demand for programming in the genre, A+E Networks EMEA is to launch on in the UK 5 September a dedicated direct-to-consumer destination for its Crime+Investigation channel.
AE crime 11 Aug 2022

US Disney+ subs stall in Q3 as ad-supported offer to launch on 8 December

Major Businesses Editor 11-08-2022
Even as it described the three-month period as excellent overall, with “significant” subscriber growth in its streaming services, the direct-to-consumer business of the Walt Disney Company has shown in the third quarter of its current fiscal year signs of growth halting in key commercial regions.
Disney Multi Brand 12Feb2021

Short, sharp and relevant requirements for viewers to accept OTT ads

Media Analysis Editor 10-08-2022
More than two-thirds (69%) of UK consumers believe it is acceptable to watch ads on their TVs in return for free content, but with a number of key caveats, says a consumer study from Samsung Ads Europe.
Sky lifestyle vling toom 1 Aug 2022

Gracenote assures improved content management with ID Distribution

Infrastructure Editor 10-08-2022
Aiming to help programming sources drive the success of their entertainment offerings by maximising ROI on TV shows and movies by improving visibility in the streaming-first world, Gracenote has launched ID Distribution System.
gracenote 10Aug2022