BritBox International names North America marketing chief

British international streamer BritBox International has named former HBO aned Warner Media exec Diana Pessin as SVP of marketing, North America and group marketing services. Pessin will lead and manage marketing functions across the BritBox International business, and will also lead on the development of future branding propositions and launches, the outfit said. She will […]

BritBox International celebrates hitting 3 million subscriber mark

International streaming platform BritBox International has announced that it has reached a milestone of three million total subscribers, up 15% in the last year. The platform said that the figures cover the eight international markets where the BBC/ITV JV streaming service is currently available: the US, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland. […]

Britbox International adds former Starz and AMC execs to leadership team

Streaming platform Britbox International has unveiled two senior executive appointments. Liz Spaulding has been named as VP for business development while Jennifer Moon joins as head of editorial and programming strategy. The two arrivals were announced just a few days after news broke that Diederick Santer had stepped down from his role as chief creative […]

BritBox International recruits former CBS exec as EVP, North America

SVOD platform BritBox International has named former Hulu and CBS executive Robert Schildhouse as EVP, North America and general manager, group marketing services. In his new role, Schildhouse will oversee business development, commercial relationships, programming and performance marketing for BritBox North America. Schildhouse will report to BritBox International CEO Reemah Sakaan, who said: “As we […]

BritBox sets April 28 for Nordics launch

BBC Studios-ITV joint-venture Britbox will launch next week in the Nordics, the company has confirmed. The streamer, which launches under a new banner of BritBox International, will feature a range of new and classic British TV, along with originals such as the Matthew Macfadyen-starring Stonehouse. Starting April 28, the streamer will be available in Denmark, […]

Virgin Media O2 adds BritBox to set-top offering

UK streaming service BritBox UK is now available direct via the latest generation of set-top boxes of cable giant Virgin Media O2. The partership means that Virgin TV subscribers will now be able to access the service, which offers content including Broadchurch, Downton Abbey, Vera, Only Fools and Horses and Love Island as well as […]

BritBox UK chief to step down

BritBox UK’s chief Will Harrison is stepping down as the UK streamer prepares to be folded into ITV’s new SVOD/AVOD service, ITVX. The former Warner Bros. and Ingenuous Media exec joined BritBox in 2019 following it launchs, with the streamer now claiming almost 750,000 subscribers. However, parent company ITV – which has bought out the […]

BritBox teams up with C More for Nordic launch

BritBox International, the international version of the ‘best of UK’ SVOD offering, has teamed up with Swedish pay TV outfit C More to launch in the Nordic market. Starting in early 2022, C More’s customers will have access to BritBox under the partnership, bringing over 3,000 hours of both new original series and library content […]

BritBox available on Xbox

BritBox, the joint-venture subscription streaming platform of the BBC and ITV, has launched on Xbox games consoles.  The BritBox app is now available on the Xbox Microsoft Store, and on the Xbox One and Xbox Series X models.  The streamer offers the biggest collection of British box sets, including series such as Broadchurch, Downton Abbey, […]

BritBox on Roku

Britbox, the joint-venture SVOD of ITV and the BBC, is now available on Roku streaming devices.  Existing subscribers can access the streamer via their Roku devices, while new customers can sign up to the service directly on their streaming stick or smart TV.  Viewers can watch a wide range of content including the likes of […]

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