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Netflix lifts the lid on viewing trends

Netflix says it has identified a new trend among its members whereby they integrate movies into their series binge watching. The US streaming service redefined and gave new life to the term ‘binge watching’ and has now lifted the lid on how its customers weave features into those bingeing habits. Netflix identified the trend by […]

BeIN Media ‘circling $1bn Miramax

US studio Miramax could be sold to Qatar-based BeIN Media Group, with exclusive talks being held, according to a Bloomberg report. According to unnamed Bloomberg sources, a deal with BeIN could be completed by the end of the year. Miramax was put on the block for around US$1 billion earlier this year. Miramax is best […]

Swiss Netflix rival launches, preps original comedy

Liberty Global-owned Swiss operator UPC Cablecom has launched a subscription video-on-demand offering, MyPrime, that is to offer an original comedy series. The service will also offer several thousand classic films, series, children’s programmes and documentaries as well as programming from public broadcaster SRF. The move comes ahead of Netflix’s imminent launch in the country. MyPrime […]

Wuaki adds Hunger Games, Expendables

European streaming service Wuaki.tv has added Lionsgate UK-distributed movies such as The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and The Expendables. The deal with Lionsgate UK will give Wuaki hundreds of hours of feature films, including recent releases and classic movies such as Pulp Fiction. Wuaki already offers movies from Warner Bros., Disney, Sony Pictures Entertainment and […]

Discovery Channel gets 3.4 million for Klondike

The Discovery Channel’s first scripted miniseries, Klondike, has delivered solid debut ratings of 3.4 million viewers. The three-part Gold Rush drama premiered on Monday on US cable, and stars Richard Madden (Game of Thrones), Abbie Cornish (Limitless), Tim Roth (Pulp Fiction, Lie to Me) and Sam Shephard (August: Osage County) as fortune hunters in the […]

BBC Worldwide on board Starz Blackpool series

Blackpool is the next series to come under the Starz and BBC Worldwide production pact, TBI has learned. Starz announced the show earlier this year although BBC Worldwide’s involvement was not mentioned, but Starz has confirmed that the pair are codeveloping the series as part of their wider programming pact. Worldwide, the commercial arm of […]