ITV and the British Broadcasting Corporation have reached an agreement on a UK streaming venture, as they seek to respond to the incursion from digital rivals including Netflix.
British public broadcaster, the BBC, plans to launch a “Netflix of the spoken word” to take its radio content beyond the UK. Director-general Tony Hall in a London speech on Wednesday said that the BBC plans to offer all of its audio content, in addition to its BBC
The BBC is revving up for the return of a reformed Top Gear, one of its most popular and profitable programmes, with a new cast of presenters. The revamped show will be broadcast more than a year after Jeremy Clarkson left following his verbal and physical assault
Earlier this month, YouTube’s new subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service, YouTube Red, launched its first swag of “original” programmes. This followed news of significant rights acquisitions by SVOD services at the Sundance and Berlin Film Festivals