LONDON, July 23: In 2020, satellite TV revenues from 138 countries across the globe will reach almost $100 billion, with notable gains in India and Brazil, among other Asia Pacific and Latin American markets, according to Digital TV Research.
PARIS, July 23: MIPTV 2015 will play host to the second MIP Digital Fronts, with YouTube returning as a partner for the showcase for original online content, which has been extended to run over three days.
NEW YORK, July 23: Univision Communications' broadcast of the World Cup helped lift its second-quarter revenues by 23.2 percent to $833.7 million, with net profit more than doubling to $98.3 million.
LONDON, July 23: Endemol is working with Mam Tor Productions on the development and financing of new dramas, with Endemol Worldwide Distribution set to represent the rights to the productions.
LOS ANGELES, July 23: PBS's upcoming programming highlights unveiled at TCA include a four-hour doc on Walt Disney, six new MAKERS specials and the broadcast of season four of BBC's Call the Midwife.
LONDON, July 23: TalkTalk has extended its deal with Sky, allowing it to continue offering the Sky Sports and Sky Movies channels to its YouView customers for another two years.
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 23: DreamWorks Animation's Jeffrey Katzenberg is among those who will be presented with a National Medal of Arts by U.S. President Barack Obama.
ROME, July 23: National Geographic Channel's The ‘90s: The Decade That Connected Us is being localized in the Italian market by Stand By Me as a one-off special for broadcast in September.
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 23: Seasoned producer and TV exec Tim Pastore has been appointed as the president of original programming and production for National Geographic Channel (NGC) in the U.S., effective August 18.
LONDON, July 23: This December, Sky in the U.K. will broadcast a new three-part series from David Attenborough, Conquest of the Skies 3D.
NEW YORK, July 23: Kristen Eppley, the senior VP of international distribution at New Dominion Pictures, talks to World Screen Newsflash about the company's factual highlights.
BURBANK, July 23: Asylum Entertainment has inked an overall TV deal with the outfit set up by actress and singer Ashley Tisdale (High School Musical) to produce family and young-adult content.
LONDON, July 23: AMC Networks International—Zone has reached a deal that brings CBS Action, CBS Drama, CBS Reality +1 and Horror Channel to TalkTalk TV in the U.K.
LONDON, July 23: Later this year, UKTV's Watch is set to premiere Katherine Mills: Mind Games, a new original series led by psychological illusionist Katherine Mills.
SINGAPORE, July 23: The pan-regional RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network has shored up the rights to The X Factor UK, which will air live via satellite with an encore broadcast in prime time.
LONDON/PARIS/HONG KONG, July 23: PGS Entertainment has signed on to handle the international media distribution rights for Smiley, an original animated show about the iconic Smiley emoticon.
SANTA MONICA, July 23: Ovation has lined up new episodes of the original documentary series Song by Song that will feature the music of Sheryl Crow, Blondie and Lindsey Stirling.
NEW YORK, July 23: A number of Nickelodeon series, including Sanjay & Craig and Monsters vs Aliens, have been picked up by broadcasters in Europe, North America and South America.
SILVER SPRING, July 23: Discovery Consumer Products has renewed its direct-to-retail partnerships with Toys“R”Us in the U.S. and Australia for the Animal Planet toy line, which has been expanded to include new products under the themes of ocean, land and dinosaurs.
LONDON, July 23: Channel 4 has commissioned Twofour to produce Educating Yorkshire One Year On, a follow-up to the hit docuseries that aired on the network last year.
NEW YORK, July 22: NBCUniversal's second-quarter revenues were stable at $6 billion, as gains in its cable networks and broadcast television segments were offset by lower revenues from its film studio.
PORT WASHINGTON, July 22: There will be some 204 million connected TV devices in use in the U.S. in 2017, twice the number of Internet households, according to market research from NPD.
LOS GATOS, July 22: Reporting its second-quarter results, Netflix said it had topped the 50-million subscriber mark worldwide, with revenues rising to $1.3 billion and net profit up to $71 million.
NEW YORK, July 22: Rola Bauer, president and partner at Tandem Communications, discusses in this video interview the increased focus on one-hour series and shares details of new Tandem productions for both one-hour series and epic event miniseries.
LOS ANGELES, July 22: FX has given the go-ahead to a second season of Fargo, on the heels of season one scoring 18 Emmy nominations.
SILVER SPRING, July 22: Discovery Communications is producing a television special focused on My Brother's Keeper, a White House program that aims to help boys and young men of color reach their full potential.
DALLAS/ATLANTA, July 22: Southwest Airlines has teamed up with Turner Broadcasting to launch Cartoon Network on the carrier's free live TV platform provided by Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE).
LOS ANGELES, July 22: From August 21 to September 1, for 24 hours a day, FXX will air nothing but The Simpsons, with 25 seasons—a whopping 552 episodes—set to air on the cable network.
ATLANTA, July 22: Katz Broadcasting's over-the-air networks Escape and Grit have inked a multi-year deal with Paramount Pictures covering the broadcast rights to almost 200 feature films.
SINGAPORE, July 22: Animation producers seeking financing for projects targeting kids aged 2 to 14 can now submit pitches to this year's ATF Animation Lab, taking place during the Asia TV Forum in Singapore.