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Handmaid’s Tale tops Parrot list for Western Europe

The Handmaid’s Tale was the most in-demand digital original in western Europe for the week ending July 15, according to Parrot Analytics. According to Parrot, the show, which was created for Hulu in the US but is distributed by multiple video service providers and broadcasters internationally, scored an average of 4.612 demand expressions per 100 […]

Apple delays Carpool Karaoke

Apple has pushed back the launch of its first original series, Carpool Karaoke. The tech giant is moving into original programming, ordering Carpool Karaoke and reality competition series Planet of the Apps, with reported plans to green-light drama series and movies. Carpool Karaoke, an adaptation from a segment on James Corden’s US talkshow, was to be the […]

Apple’s first originals to launch in ‘next few months’

Apple’s first originals – Carpool Karaoke and Planet of the Apps – will launch on Apple Music in the “next few months”, according to Apple’s SVP of internet software and services, Eddy Cue.  Speaking at the Code Media conference in California yesterday, Cue showed a clip of Planet of the Apps and revealed details of […]

Apple CEO claims ‘intense interest’ in TV and content

Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that he has an “intense interest” in television and claimed there is “great opportunity” for the company to create and own content. Speaking on the company’s fiscal fourth quarter earnings call, Cook also said that Apple is “open to acquisitions of any size that are of strategic value where […]