Universal launches international Facebook movie app

Hollywood studio Universal Pictures is extending its Facebook movie application internationally following a successful launch in the United States. The NBC Universal-owned movie studio will make Rowan Atkinson-fronted comedy action feature Johnny English available in the UK and Australia through the social networking site. It will make the film available through its Facebook Social Cinema […]

MyTF1VOD offering US shows via Facebook

French broadcaster TF1’s video-on-demand service MyTF1VOD is making US series available via Facebook for the first time. To accompany its ‘Series en Direct des USA’ VOD offering, MyTF1VOD will provide access to shows via its Social Premium VOD Séries Facebook application. Having launched its first foray into Facebook VOD in June with a show fronted […]

Turner offers Adult Swim episodes via Facebook

Turner Broadcasting UK has begun offering shows from its Adult Swim animation channel on Facebook via the Social Cinema service launched by Facebook commerce agency Milyoni earlier this year. Shows inlcuding Robot Chicken, Aqua Teen Hungerforce, Metalocalypse, Superjail! and Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! can be accessed via Milyoni’s Social Cinema technology, which […]

BBC Worldwide launching Facebook VOD

BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the British public broadcaster, is launching a Facebook application that will allow subscribers to the social network to watch full episodes of motoring series Top Gear. The video-on-demand application will allow viewers to purchase or rent episodes of the Jeremy Clarkson-fronted competition series using Facebook credits. The application was […]

Miramax to launch Facebook streaming service

US studio Miramax is to launch a movie streaming service via Facebook in the US, UK and Turkey, with France and Germany to follow in the near future, according to a report by the PaidContent website. The Miramax experience, as the service is called, will offer 20 titles for rent in the US, and 10 […]

Facebook to stream FA Cup match

Facebook will stream live football on its UK site for the first time tomorrow, when it airs the opening match of the English FA Cup tournament. A live stream from the Ascot United versus Wembley FC match will be available via an app on Facebook’s UK site. Budweiser, the FA Cup’s sponsor, struck the deal. […]

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