Now TV


Now TV hires Universal Pictures marketing man Jamie Schwartz

Sky-owned OTT business Now TV has announced the hiring of Jamie Schwartz as director of brand, marketing and merchandising.  Schwartz, who previously held senior positions at The Weinstein Company, Momentum Pictures and AMV BBDO, joins from Universal Pictures International where he served as EVP of marketing for Focus Features. In that position he was responsible […]

Sky expands STV Sky Q deal to cover entire UK

Sky has announced a long-term deal with STV that will see ‘hundreds of hours’ of box sets available to Sky Q customers across the UK. The pair first announced a deal last year which saw users in Scotland gain access to the local broadcaster’s shows, but this has now been extended. As in Scotland, users […]

Now TV takes first steps into esports with Qlash partnership

Sky has taken its latest step into esports via a partnership between its streaming service Now TV and Italian organisation Qlash. The companies claim that this deal makes Now TV the first OTT platform to invest in the esports world. Italy is a growing market for esports, with about 1.4 million enthusiasts in the country. […]

Three new channels for Now TV

Now TV, the skinny OTT offering of Sky, has announced the launch of three new channels as a part of its Entertainment pass. The channels, Sky Documentaries, Sky Nature and Sky History all offer a range of exclusive factual shows with “never before seen footage.” The release of the channels on Now TV follows their […]

Disney+ launches on Now TV 

The Disney+ app is now available on Now TV devices. Users of Now TV devices, such as the Now TV Smart Stick, will now be able to access the Disney SVOD and its original content like The Mandalorian and Diary Of A Future President.  Disney+ joins the likes of Netflix, UKTV Play, BBC iPlayer and […]

National Geographic Channel lands on Now TV

Sky’s skinny streaming service Now TV has launched the National Geographic Channel as a part of its Entertainment Pass. The flagship National Geographic Channel replaces Nat Geo Wild, with Now TV promising an expanded service with flagship programming. National Geographic launches as both a linear channel and also promises over 650 hours of documentary and […]

TIMVision to offer Serie A with Sky Now TV Ticket Sport agreement

Telecom Italia (TIM) has struck a deal with Sky Italia to add the latter’s Now TV Ticket Sport offering to its TIMVision service. The deal means that TIMVision subscribers will now be able to watch Serie A football along with key international matches along with TIM’s own entertainment services, including exclusive films and TV series. […]

UK SVOD numbers jump by a million in Q1

The number of UK homes accessing at least one of the three main streaming services available in the country – Netflix, Amazon Prime or Now TV – grew by 8.4% in the first quarter to reach 13.3 million, according to the latest UK Television Landscape Report from audience measurement outfit BARB. According to BARB, the […]

Netflix and Prime Video eclipse local broadcaster revenues in the UK

UK revenue for streaming giants Netflix and Amazon Prime is double that of the nation’s five biggest broadcasters. According to an Ofcom report on the UK’s VOD market, Amazon Prime and Netflix generated an estimated £1.09 billion (€1.27 billion) in 2018. By contrast, Sky’s Now TV, ITV Hub, All 4, My 5 and the BBC […]

BBC Studios takes boxsets to Sky and Now TV

Sky and BBC Studios have struck a deal to bring a list of BBC comedy and drama box sets to Sky and Now TV. From April, Sky subscribers will be able to binge on “hundreds of hours” of BBC content including classic series such as The Vicar of Dibley, Only Fools and Horses, The Royle […]

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