TBI Weekly: How, why & where AI fits into scripted TV

Artificial intelligence (AI) tends to split opinions when it comes to creative mediums, with traditionalists erring away from such a seemingly hands-off technology – but could it actually make life easier for those in the scripted game? Stephen Arnell finds out.  As in so many areas of life, AI is encroaching into the world of scripted television. But what, […]

Exclusive: Netflix drama ‘When they See Us’ travels in Africa

Ava DuVernay’s hard-hitting drama When They See Us (pictured) has become a hit for Netflix across Africa, according to the latest research from data firm Parrot Analytics. Figures from the data company suggest the show has been most popular on a per capita basis in the US and second most popular in South Africa since […]

Former AMC int’l chief: ‘niche SVOD is the future’

Niche SVOD services will continue to gain ground in a world where launching new linear services is now ‘implausible’, says former AMC and MGM international boss Bruce Tuchman. In an article for, Tuchman (pictured), now a media investor and board member of TV analytics specialist Parrot, notes the likes of CrunchyRoll, WWE Network and […]