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OTT platforms to benefit from CBS/Viacom merger “in the very near future”

The OTT platforms of ViacomCBS will see a boost from the just-concluded merger “quite soon”, the company’s top execs have confirmed. Speaking on a conference call, CBS chairman and CEO Joe Ianniello identified direct-to-consumer streaming as one of the company’s key pillars of growth, and said that the breadth of content made available by the […]

Parrot Analytics: Stranger Things sweeps competition aside in Sweden

Netflix’s Stranger Things has continued to show its vice-like grip on the public consciousness, by once again topping Parrot Analytics’ originals in-demand chart for the week ending August 11 – this time in Sweden. The show drew 2.3 million average demand expressions, over more than double that of Orange Is The New Black in second […]

Australia’s Network 10 teams up with CBS for All Access SVOD

Australia’s Network 10 has teamed up with CBS to launch a version of the US network’s subscription video-on-demand service, CBS All Access. The new service, 10 All Access, has launched with 7,000 episodes of content from CBS and 10 available to Australian viewers for A$9.99 a month, with the first month free for new subscribers. […]

Parrot Analytics: Orange is the New Black leads Dutch digital original listing

Netflix’s Orange is the New Black was the most in-demand digital original in the Netherlands for the week ending September 9, according to Parrot Analytics’ latest statistics. Parrot Analytics analyses the demand for recent popular digital titles across international markets, based on the application of artificial intelligence to expressions of demand across social media, fan sites, […]

CBS All Access makes first international move with Canada launch

CBS All Access, CBS’ SVOD service, has launched in Canada marking its first expansion into an international market. Canadian audiences will now be able to access 20 primetime shows including Star Trek: Discovery, NCIS, Bull, Seal Team, MacGyver and Instinct, with new episodes available seven days after they are broadcast. They can also access CBS’ original series such as The Good Fight and comedy […]

Star Trek: Discovery tops Parrot list for Switzerland

Star Trek: Discovery topped Parrot Analytics’ top 10 list of in-demand digital originals in Switzerland for the week ending February 11. The sci-fi show, which is produced for CBS All Access in the US but is distributed by Netflix internationally, garnered over 1.186 million average demand expressions for the week from February 5-11, putting it […]

Star Trek: Discovery tops in-demand digital originals for Russia

Star Trek: Discovery was the clear leader in Parrot Analytics’ ‘in-demand’ ratings of digital original series for Russia for the week to October 24. The show, which was created by US on-demand service CBS All Access, is distributed internationally by Netflix, which otherwise dominated the Russian top 10 with its own content. Parrot Analytics analyses […]

CBS All Access goes global

CBS’s SVOD service, CBS All Access, is headed to the global market. The service will move beyond the US for the first time in the first half of next year by launching in Canada, followed by other markets. The CBS Studios International and CBS Interactive divisions of CBS Corp. are working together on the roll-out. […]

Comcast ‘planning to launch’ SVOD service in 12-18 months

Comcast plans to launch its own Netflix-type subscription video-on-demand service, offering shows from NBCUniversal, within the next 12-18 months, according to a report by Bloomberg. The service will include programmes from the NBC network and, possibly shows from pay TV networks SyFy, Bravo and USA, reported Bloomberg, citing unnamed sources. According to the report, Comcast […]

CBS All Access goes ad-free

US broadcaster CBS has launched a commercial-free option for its subscription video-on-demand service, CBS All Access. Consumers can already access a with-commercial version for US$5.99 a month, or watch its programming without ads for US$9.99 a month. The US$5.99 option will reduce adverts during on-demand programming and remove them completely during classic CBS shows. CBS […]