RTS London Conference


Netflix: TV series account for two thirds of viewing

TV series, including Netflix’s own original productions, now account for two thirds of viewing time on the SVOD service, according to Ted Sarandos. Speaking at the RTS London Conference yesterday, Netflix’s chief content officer, said it is more efficient to spend money on originals than on licensing high profile content, and defended making both TV shows […]

UK Culture Secretary: TV one of UK’s greatest successes

The UK’s new culture secretary, Matt Hancock, praised TV as “one of the UK’s greatest success stories”. Speaking at the RTS London Conference yesterday, Hancock said that in recent years TV has grown at twice the rate of the rest of the UK economy and that annually the sector generates more than £13 billion in […]

NBCUniversal looks to international opportunities

NBCUniversal has highlighted the opportunity to grow its international business to put it on more of an equal footing with its big US media rivals. Speaking at the RTS London Conference – Full Stream Ahead this morning, NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke praised the company’s UK production arms, Working Title and Carnival, describing the UK as […]