NBCU unveils plans for Peacock, including launch date, originals, cost

NBCUniversal (NBCU) has pulled the curtain back on its forthcoming streaming service Peacock, revealing a raft of programming as well as both AVOD and SVOD options for subscribers. At an investor presentation at NBCU’s New York offices yesterday, NBCU said Peacock would be available as a free ad-supported service with subscription tiers, offering more than […]

On demand deals for Georges St-Pierre doc

Takedown: The DNA of GSP has been sold to several on-demand platforms in the US. The 90-minute film follows retired mixed martial arts champion Georges St-Pierre. It is produced by Jimmy Lee Inc., Triplex Films Inc. and Upside Up Media Group and distributed by Toronto-based Peace Point Rights and sports agency Fighting Spirit. On-demand deals […]

Disney and Univision name joint venture network Fusion

The upcoming joint venture cable network from ABC and US Hispanic broadcaster Univision will be called Fusion. The news and entertainment service will launch in the second half of this year. It will be based in Florida and programmed in English for a US Latino audience. At launch Fusion will be distributed on five US […]