James Bond

James Bond spies Canadian SVOD deal

CraveTV has scooped the rights to the James Bond library of films, giving it classic and upcoming movies featuring the famous British spy. Canadian SVOD service CraveTV, which is ultimately owned by telco Bell, has inked a programming deal with MGM for the 007 Collection, which covers 50 years of Bond and includes films featuring […]

Sky Germany makes pop-up Harry Potter channel

Sky in Germany is due to launch a pop-up Harry Potter channel that will show all eight Warner Bros. Entertainment films starring the boy wizard. Sky Cinema HD Harry Potter will run from November 4 to 20, with the channel to coincide with the November 17 cinema release of Harry Potter spin-off movie Fantastic Beasts […]

Tencent buys Bond catalogue, Paramount’s latest

Chinese on-demand service Tencent has acquired exclusive local rights to the entire James Bond movie library and Paramount Pictures’ upcoming feature films. The deal with Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer for the Bond titles will at some point in the future include the recently-released 24th film in the series, Spectre, which debuts in China on November 13 and is […]

Sky Deutschland launches James Bond channel

The German arm of European pay TV operator Sky is launching a dedicated James Bond channel, which will launch in October and be available for three months. In the UK, Sky has previously rolled out a Sky Movies offshoot channel showing all of the Bond movies. It was available for two months in 2012. In […]

Blinkbox takes James Bond catalogue in MGM deal

Blinkbox has inked a deal with MGM for the catalogue of James Bond movies. The streaming service, which is owned by UK retailer Tesco, will get all installments in the iconic franchise, including the latest release Skyfall. That and the other 22 Bond titles will be available to stream and to buy from next Monday. […]

James Bond writers will pen Barbarella TV series

  Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, the writers of the latest James Bond movie, Skyfall, have been signed up to pen the upcoming TV adaptation of Barbarella. The writing duo are behind five recent Bond movies including Quantum of Solace and Casino Royal. Barbarella will be based on the iconic character created by Jean-Claude Forest and […]

BSkyB launches advanced TV Everywhere service

UK pay TV operator BSkyB has launched a new service to supplement its Sky Go TV Everywhere offering that enables customers to download movies and TV shows and watch them offline The, Sky Go Extra, also allows users to register for Sky Go on up to four, rather than the existing two, internet-connected devices. Sky […]