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Amazon takes German drama global

Amazon will launch its first German drama series, You Are Wanted, on March 17, cementing its claim to be the leading international SVOD player in the German market. Amazon plans to make You Are Wanted, produced by and starring Matthias Scheighöfer (Valkyre), available in 200 territories globally – the first German-produced series to be given […]

The Grand Tour drives Amazon above Netflix

New data shows that Amazon has stolen a march on Netflix in the UK and Germany, with The Grand Tour giving the SVOD service the edge over its rival. Amazon and Netflix never reveal viewing data, but research from Parrot Analytics covering both territories reveals mega-budget motoring series The Grand Tour has registered as the […]

In-demand chart: Germany (January 29-February 4, 2017)

Amazon is successfully taking on Netflix in Germany, Europe’s largest TV territory, with the overall most in-demand digital original, and another in the top five. Reflecting a wider trend, Amazon Prime Video has challenged Netflix with two titles in the top five digital originals in Germany: The Grand Tour in first place and The Man […]

In-demand chart: Norway (January 1-7, 2017)

Skam was undeniably the most unexpected Norwegian drama series to make international headlines last year. The in-house NRK drama, originally produced for the pubcaster’s web platforms and for teenage girls, suddenly became a worldwide sensation after building the brand on linear channels, with national newspapers around the world writing column inches on it throughout 2016. […]

How popular is your content… really?

Wared Seger, CEO and co-founder, Parrot Analytics Before the advent of writing, it was storytelling that connected, educated and entertained people of all ages and backgrounds. Yet it is unfortunate that one of the world’s oldest relationships has lost much of its romance. While the internet has facilitated an unprecedented ability for content creators to […]

In-demand Top Tens: Euro toons (Sept 4-10, 2016)

Our latest in-demand data in association with Parrot Analytics comes ahead of Cartoon Forum in Toulouse this week. Our data, covering the major European animation-producing territories of the UK, France and Ireland, reveals it is family entertainment that is whetting viewers’ appetites. The chart covers the top American- and European-produced cartoons over the September 4-10 period. […]

In-demand charts: French factual (August 21-27, 2016)

Our latest in-demand data in association with Parrot Analytics – a special on factual programmes in France ahead of TVFI’s Le Rendez Vous French screenings next month  – throws up a startling discovery: not one locally-produced documentary makes it into the top ten most in-demand series in the European territory. In fact, French viewers are […]

In-demand charts: UK (August 7-13, 2016)

With the Edinburgh International Television Festival coming up this month, TBI and Parrot Analytics have taken another look at the UK, and our second demand expressions chart has thrown up some significant results. As many predicted, Netflix nostalgia fest Stranger Things has become television’s most in-demand programme. Stranger Things has been the watercooler series of […]

Study: niche SVOD nets may need OTT partners

Niche SVOD services may eventually end as standalone apps and instead be distributed as part of larger OTT services, according to research from Parrot Analytics and MIPCOM. The study forecasts that current market trends will “eventually lead to a period of aggregation”. This may end with SVOD apps that offer content from one network or […]

Tuchman joins Parrot board, plots investment

Ex-AMC Global president Bruce Tuchman has joined the board of television data firm Parrot Analytics, and will invest in the company this year. Tuchman (pictured) left his role as AMC Global and Sundance Channel Global boss earlier this year, and has been consulting for the media technology sectors since that point. This makes him a […]