Eurovision Song Contest

EBU reports record year for Eurovision Song Contest

This year’s Eurovision Song Contest from Lisbon was seen by 186 million viewers globally, according to public broadcasters organisation the EBU. The total audience for the event encompassed viewers of the three live shows on May 8, 10 and 12. The Grand Final on May 12 achieved an overall audience share of about 35.8%, about […]

Amazon’s Alexa helps out with Eurovision Song Contest discovery

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has developed a new Eurovision Song Contest-related skill for Amazon’s Alexa voice service, allowing users to discover and listen to Eurovision winnwers of Amazon Echo and Echo Dot devices. The Eurovision feature, developed jointly by the EBU’s Technology and innovation and media departments, allows users in the UK, Germany, Austria […]

EBU in deal to create Asian version of Eurovision Song Contest

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has struck a deal with Australian Associate SBS (Special Broadcasting Service) to create an Asian version of the Eurovision Song Contest. The EBU has signed an exclusive option of SBS under which the Australian company and production partner Blink TV will explore the opportunity to create an Asian contest that […]