Channel 4 to revamp All 4, up online content spend

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Channel 4 is revamping its All 4 digital service and is planning a multi-million pound increase in investment in original and acquired online content for… Read more

Liberty to make ‘selective’ content investments

Liberty Global CEO, Mike Fries

Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries has said that the company will be “selective” about content investments, but hinted work is now underway with Lionsgate on… Read more

Apple CEO claims ‘intense interest’ in TV and content

Apple CEO, Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that he has an “intense interest” in television and claimed there is “great opportunity” for the company to create… Read more

Netflix plans to raise US$1bn for content acquisitions

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Netflix is looking to raise US$1 billion in order to fund further content acquisitions, investments and strategic transactions. Intriguingly, the announcement of a US$1 billion… Read more

Whitepaper | eSports – The Next Big Content Play

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eSports is gaining ground but will it be the next big content play? Let’s Play videos are among the most popular games in the online… Read more

Netflix: TV series account for two thirds of viewing

Ted Sarandos

TV series, including Netflix’s own original productions, now account for two thirds of viewing time on the SVOD service, according to Ted Sarandos. Speaking at… Read more

Netflix aims for half original, half licensed content split

Netflix series, Narcos

Netflix aims to move to a 50-50 split between licensed and original content, according to the company’s chief finance officer, David Wells. Speaking at Goldman Sachs’… Read more

French content export revenues hit new high


International sales of French-originated content generated €164.2 million last year, a new record. Sales of animated shows spurred the growth while drama sales slowed, according… Read more

RTL reports strong results driven by broadcast, Fremantle

Anke Schäferkordt and Guillaume de Posch

RTL Group reported a 9.5% revenue increase and an 18% growth in underlying earnings in Q1, driven by its broadcast business and production arm FremantleMedia.… Read more

AOL to open 360-degree content studio


AOL has announced plans to build a state-of-the-art, 360-degree content studio in downtown New York. The public-facing studio is due to open this autumn on… Read more