Sky Showtime

SkyShowtime names programming chief

Pan-European streamer SkyShowtime has appointed BBC Studios’ Jon Farrar as head of programming. Farrar will be responsible for programming strategy, overseeing the Paramount and Comcast-backed service’s pipeline of partner studio content, and building a programming team across SkyShowtime’s markets to develop original and local content. Farrar will also lead the acquisitions, scheduling and editorial, and content […]

Sky Showtime go for launch as JV streamer gets regulatory approval

Sky’s parent company Comcast has announced that its joint-venture streaming operation with ViacomCBS has received full regulatory approval for a European launch. The new streamer, Sky Showtime, was first revealed in mid-2021 and will launch in more than 20 European markets encompassing 90 million homes later this year. It will bring together entertainment, movies and […]