High noon in the Philippines: GMA/ABS-CBN’s “It’s Showtime” thrashes TV5’s “Eats...
Philippines’ broadcasters are waging a fiercer-than-ever battle for audiences at high noon – and variety show ”It’s Showtime”, now under GMA/ABS-CBN in a dramatic shift of alliances, thrashed TV5’s “Eat Bulaga!” in the opening salvo. ...
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TVer hits record monthly views; Japanese platform promises more drama, variety, sport and anime
TVer’s monthly video views in March reached a record high of 450 million, with monthly connected TV views also breaking records at 140 million, the Japanese platform said this week. The connected TV service launched in August 2023. Monthly...
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Curtain falls on final Mip TV; packed room gathers to hear RX entertainment boss Lucy Smith talk...
Lucy Smith, RX France’s entertainment division director and director of Mip TV and Mipcom, bade farewell to Mip TV in Cannes this afternoon, telling a packed room that the distribution business had shifted, and that the new Mip London event was...
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