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Sky Studios Promotes Barnaby Shingleton to Director of Factual (EXCLUSIVE)

Sky Studios, the production and development arm for Comcast-backed pay-TV operator Sky, has promoted Barnaby Shingleton to director of factual. In the new position, the long-time Sky executive will take on overall responsibility for the studio’s commercial investment, deficit funding and international distribution of Sky Original documentaries, alongside third party-funded projects for other broadcasters, produced […]
Tags: News, Global, Comcast, Sky, Sky Studios, Barnaby Shingleton


Harry Kane dealt Man City transfer blow as Daniel Levy ‘determined’ to keep hold of striker

Harry Kane wants to leave Tottenham Harry Kane is, of course, one of the best centre-forwards currently plying their trade in Europe’s top-five leagues.The Spurs youth product has been a consistent threat in the Premier League for many years now.And even though Tottenham had a pretty dismal 2020/21 season on the whole, Kane continued to shine. In 35 Premier League outings, he managed to score 23 goals, to go along with 14 assists.But with the Lilywhites failing pretty miserably to match Kane’s l...
Tags: Europe, London, Wales, City, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester City, Levy, Spurs, Tottenham, Daniel Levy, Sky, Belgium, Finland, Telegraph


‘Friends: The Reunion’ Breaks Sky Viewership Records – Global Bulletin

BROADCAST “Friends: The Reunion Special” has broken viewership records at Sky One, becoming the network’s most watched show ever with more than 5.3 million tuning in to see the one-off special, which was available exclusively on Sky and its Now streaming service in the region. The special now stands as Sky’s most watched program across […]
Tags: News, Global, Sky, Friends: The Reunion


thatgamecompany Reveals Sky Nintendo Switch Release Date

During Thursday’s Summer Game Fest: Kickoff live event, thatgamecompany took to the show to announce that Sky: Children of the Light will be releasing on Nintendo Switch on June 29.   RELATED: Blizzard Reveals Overwatch 2 Models of Baptiste and Sombra This comes after an announcement by the development studio back in April that the game would be making its way to the Nintendo console. Previously, thatgamecompany worked on the extremely popular games Flower and Journey, before launching Sky: Ch...
Tags: Games, Movies, Nintendo, Sky, Antoine, Baptiste, ComingSoon, Video Game News, Nintendo Switch, Thatgamecompany, Flower and Journey


No Man’s Sky gets the world’s first VR-DLSS performance boost—let’s test it (ars technica)

Enlarge / No Man's Sky added a bunch of trippy stuff this week, including rideable mounts. We love mounts. But we also love frames, so hence, we're analyzing the game's newfound use of DLSS, specifically in its punishing VR mode. (credit: Hello Games) Over the past few years, Nvidia's Deep Learning Super-Sampling (DLSS) standard has largely delivered on its magical promise: smoother gaming performance and crisper imagery, all based off of zillions of machine-farm computations to predict 3D gam...
Tags: News, Nvidia, Sky, Sam Machkovech, TAA


Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike out 4-6 weeks with knee sprain

Nneka Ogwumike will miss the next four to six weeks after suffering a Grade 2 knee sprain, the Sparks announced Thursday. Twelve seconds into the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s loss to the Dallas Wings, Ogwumike appeared to fall on her left knee rolling to the basket. She grabbed it immediately while lying on the court before her teammates helped her stand up. After a few moments of trying to limp it off, she left the game and did not return. The six-time All-Star forward, who will be 31 next month...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Indiana, Soccer, Sky, WNBA, Sparks, Coffey, Washington Mystics, Los Angeles Sparks, Nia Coffey, Brittney Sykes, Nneka Ogwumike, LA Sparks, Ogwumike, Nneka


Both Ogwumike sisters questionable for Sparks against Fever

Both Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike are listed as questionable as the Sparks look to bounce back against the Indiana Fever Thursday. Nneka Ogwumike hit the court clutching her left knee early in the fourth quarter in a loss to the Dallas Wings Tuesday night. She left the game shortly after and didn’t return as the Sparks fell to Wings for the second time this season, 79-69. Coach Derek Fisher said postgame that the all-star forward had trouble bearing weight on her knee, but he also mentioned that he...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Indiana, Chicago, Wings, Soccer, Sky, Dallas, WNBA, Sparks, Derek Fisher, Cooper, Fisher, Coffey, Seattle Storm


Nneka Ogwumike injured in Sparks’ loss to Wings

ARLINGTON, Texas —  Kristi Toliver scored 14 points, making 4 of 5 3-pointers, for the Sparks (2-3), in a loss to the Dallas Wings 79-69 on Tuesday night, snapping a two-game winning streak. Te’a Cooper added 12 points for the Sparks and Amanda Zahui B scored 10. Sparks star Nneka Ogwumike sat out for much of the fourth, with her left knee wrapped, after a fall early in the quarter. Ogwumike finished with 10 points in 25 minutes. Chiney Ogwumike did not play due to right knee soreness. Her statu...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Wings, Soccer, Sky, Dallas, WNBA, Sparks, Cooper, ARLINGTON Texas, Thornton, Dallas Wings, Moriah Jefferson, Los Angeles Sparks


Nneka Ogwumike scores 21 as Sparks rally, beat Sky in OT

CHICAGO (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike had 21 points and nine rebounds and the Los Angeles Sparks rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Chicago Sky 82-79 in overtime on Sunday night. Erica Wheeler had 17 points, seven assists and three steals and Amanda Zahui B. added 17 points, eight rebounds and three blocks for the Sparks. Nia Coffey had a season-high 15 points. Wheeler and Ogwumike made back-to-back layups before Coffey hit a 3-pointer to cap a 7-0 spurt that gave the Sparks the lead for good a...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Ap, Chicago, Soccer, Wheeler, Sky, WNBA, Sparks, Coffey, Los Angeles Sparks, Vandersloot, Bria Holmes, Nneka Ogwumike, LA Sparks, Ogwumike


How to Spot the International Space Station Twice This Weekend

When we think about the night sky, most people likely picture constellations, planets, the moon, or even meteors, on occasion. But the third-brightest object in the sky doesn’t fall into any of those categories. Plus, it’s constantly moving. If you guessed that it’s the International Space Station (ISS), you’d be…Read more...
Tags: Nature, International Space Station, Sky, Lifehacks, Night Sky, Observational Astronomy, Science Diplomacy, Max Height, Naked Eye


Balanced Sparks beat Sky for 1st victory

CHICAGO — All of those turnovers the L.A. Sparks have been forcing finally yielded a victory. Nneka Ogwumike scored 14 points with nine rebounds and Erica Wheeler added 13 points as the Sparks beat the Chicago Sky, 76-61, for their first win of the young season on Friday night. The Sparks (1-2) led 38-33 at halftime and sealed the game after the break, outscoring Chicago 23-10 in the third quarter. The Sparks had lost their first two games by an average of 25.5 points and ranked last in the leag...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Wheeler, Sky, WNBA, Sparks, Los Angeles Sparks, Candace Parker, Nia Coffey, Brittney Sykes, Nneka Ogwumike, LA Sparks, Jasmine Walker, Erica Wheeler


Royal Opera House Pulls Back the Curtain Unveiling a Dynamic, Diverse Sky Arts Campaign with Altair

Covent Garden’s world-famous Royal Opera House (ROH) has unveiled a bold and diverse TV campaign in partnership with Sky Media. The adverts mark ROH’s first TV campaign in three years, and will promote the institution’s upcoming Spring/Summer programme, as it reopened its doors on May 17th. Altair Media handled media planning and buying for the campaign, marking the agency’s first formal foray into the TV advertising market. Led by Sky Media, the campaign’s creative was developed by Sky’s Co...
Tags: Featured, Advertising, Art and design, Royal Ballet, Sky, Royal Opera House, Stuart Hall, Covent Garden, Sky Arts, AltAir, BBC Radio, Sky Media, Phil Bowman, Roh, Royal Opera, Gloria J


Sky Cancels ‘Bulletproof’ Following Noel Clarke Sexual Misconduct Allegations (EXCLUSIVE)

Sky has canceled “Bulletproof,” three weeks after multiple sexual misconduct allegations emerged about the show’s lead Noel Clarke, Variety can reveal. A spokesperson for the Comcast-backed pay-TV operator confirmed the decision: “Sky will not be proceeding with any further series of ‘Bulletproof.'” Meanwhile, production company Vertigo Films has also said it “will not make any future […]
Tags: News, Global, Comcast, Sky, Bulletproof, Vertigo Films, Noel Clarke


Why Harry Kane wants to join Man City over Man United

Harry Kane wants to leave Tottenham Harry Kane is, of course, one of the best centre-forwards currently plying their trade in Europe’s top-five leagues.The Spurs youth product has been a consistent threat in the Premier League for many years now.And even though Tottenham are having a pretty dismal season on the whole, Kane has continued to shine. In 33 Premier League outings, he has managed to score 22 goals, to go along with 13 assists.But with the Lilywhites failing pretty miserably to match K...
Tags: Europe, London, City, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Spurs, Tottenham, Sky, Harry Kane, Crystal Palace, Times, Man City


Why Netflix U.K. and Sky Teamed Up to Support Underrepresented Screenwriting Talent (EXCLUSIVE)

In an unprecedented move, streaming giant Netflix and Comcast-backed pay-TV operator Sky are teaming up with “Sex Education” and “Ms. Marvel” writer Bisha K Ali to create a screenwriting fellowship for six U.K. writers that will provide them with financial aid, a support network and ultimately a job in a writers’ room for either a […]
Tags: News, Global, Netflix, Comcast, Sky, Ms Marvel, Bisha K. Ali


Netflix, Sky Set Up U.K. Screenwriters’ Fellowship; Helmer Bisha K Ali Details Plans For Program

The U.K. industry may be at the top of its game globally, with creative talent cleaning up at major award shows and becoming engrained in Hollywood, but the British system is far from an equal playing field for those trying to break in from different socioeconomic or ethnically diverse backgrounds. No one knows this better […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Global, Netflix, Sky, Bisha K. Ali, Netflix Sky Set Up U K Screenwriters, Helmer Bisha K Ali Details Plans For Program


Emi Martinez makes Aston Villa PL history with shutout versus Everton

 Aston Villa shot-stopper Emiliano Martinez etched his name into the club’s history books this evening, versus Everton. Stalemate Dean Smith’s men welcomed the Toffees to Villa Park a short time ago, for a Premier League showdown.The clash was of little importance to the hosts, who have of course long seen their early-season European hopes left dead in the water.For Everton, though, the outcome of Thursday’s action was crucial.Carlo Ancelotti’s men remain in the thick of the top-6 battle, and we...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Tottenham, Real Madrid, Everton, Carlo Ancelotti, Sky, Merseyside, Villa Park, Brad Friedel, Toffees, Avfc


Sky Launches ‘Domina’ Depicting Ancient Roman Power Play Through a Female Prism

Sky on Monday launched high-end TV series “Domina,” which examines Roman history through a female prism, toplining Kasia Smutniak (“Perfect Strangers,” “Devils”) as Livia Drusilla, the politically astute third wife of Emperor Augustus and mother of Emperor Tiberius, who managed to exert great power at a time of crisis for the Roman Empire. The Comcast-owned paybox […]
Tags: News, Global, Comcast, Sky, Augustus, Tiberius, Domina, Livia Drusilla, Kasia Smutniak, Kasia Smutniak Perfect Strangers Devils


David Tennant Joins Star-Studded Cast of The Amazing Maurice

(Colin Hutton/BBC America) David Tennant is set to star in the Sky Cinema animated film adaptation of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novel The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents. Alongside Tennant, Sky confirmed Ariyon Bakare (His Dark Materials), Rob Brydon (The Huntsman: Winter’s War), Julie Atherton, and Joe Sugg have also been cast for the film adaptation titled The Amazing Maurice. They will be joining an already star-studded cast which includes Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones), Hugh Lau...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Sky, Broadchurch, David Tennant, Terry Pratchett, Crowley, Michael B Jordan, Keith, Tennant, Laurie, Maurice, Pratchett, Patel, Rob Brydon, Joe Sugg


How Streamers Like DAZN Are Scoring Sports Broadcasting Rights From Pay TV Operators in Europe

The multibillion-dollar market for sports broadcasting rights is wreaking havoc in Europe, where soccer teams are suffering heavy losses due to pandemic-shuttered stadiums as new media players enter the field. Rapidly abandoned plans by 12 top European teams to form a lucrative breakaway soccer Super League in late April sparked pandemonium among millions of fans, […]
Tags: Europe, News, Global, Sky, Canal Plus, Mediapro, DAZN, Serie A Soccer


How Streamers Like DAZN Are Scoring Sports Broadcasting Rights From Pay TV Operators in Europe

The multibillion-dollar market for sports broadcasting rights is wreaking havoc in Europe, where soccer teams are suffering heavy losses due to pandemic-shuttered stadiums as new media players enter the field. Rapidly abandoned plans by 12 top European teams to form a lucrative breakaway soccer Super League in late April sparked pandemonium among millions of fans, […]
Tags: Europe, News, Global, Sky, Canal Plus, Mediapro, DAZN, Serie A Soccer


‘Gangs of London’ Reveals Directors For Season 2 of Hit Sky-AMC Drama From Pulse and Sister

Corin Hardy (“The Nun”) will be the lead director for the second season of hit Sky and AMC series “Gangs of London.” Hardy, who previously directed four episodes for season one, will also serve as executive producer, and will direct four episodes of season 2. Marcela Said (“Lupin,” “Narcos Mexico”) and Nima Nourizadeh (“Little America,” […]
Tags: London, News, Amc, Global, Sky, Lupin, Gangs Of London, Marcela Said Lupin Narcos Mexico, Nima Nourizadeh Little America


‘Gangs of London’ Reveals Directors For Season 2 of Hit Sky-AMC Drama From Pulse Films and Sister

Corin Hardy (“The Nun”) will be the lead director for the second season of hit Sky and AMC series “Gangs of London.” Hardy, who previously directed four episodes for season one, will also serve as executive producer, and will direct four episodes of season 2. Marcela Said (“Lupin,” “Narcos Mexico”) and Nima Nourizadeh (“Little America,” […]
Tags: London, News, Amc, Global, Sky, Lupin, Gangs Of London, Marcela Said Lupin Narcos Mexico, Nima Nourizadeh Little America


Dominic Raab says UK is in the 'last lap' in the fight against Covid – video

Dominic Raab urged people to keep their resolve in tackling coronavirus, saying there is only a little bit more time until all legal restrictions on social interactions are removed. Speaking on Sky’s Sophy Ridge on Sunday, the foreign secretary said a careful approach to easing Covid restrictions was still necessary, despite people desperately wanting to hug family membersCoronavirus – live updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Continue reading...
Tags: UK, UK News, Sky, Health policy, Dominic Raab, Sophy Ridge, Coronavirus


Raab dismisses claim donor was asked to pay for Johnson’s nanny as ‘gossip’

Foreign secretary says he has ‘no idea’ if claim is true and he will not comment on ‘tittle-tattle’Dominic Raab, the foreign secretary, has said he does not know if a Conservative donor was asked to pay for Boris Johnson’s childcare costs, amid new allegations of undeclared donations and loans to fund the prime minister’s lifestyle.Following reports that Johnson sought payments from a donor to help pay for his one-year-old son’s care, Raab told Sky’s Sophy Ridge on Sunday: “I have no idea, you d...
Tags: Politics, Conservative, Conservatives, UK News, Sky, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Raab, Dominic Raab, Sophy Ridge


Peacock Subscribers Past 42 Million Thanks to The Office and WWE

NBCUniversal’s streaming gambit seems to have paid off, as Peacock now has over 42 million people signed up to stream everything from The Office to old episodes of The Ray Bradbury Theater. The rising streaming platform reported good numbers for the first quarter of 2021, with the signups number rising from 33 million just three months ago. This sudden uptick in interest is likely due to the combined forces of the WWE Network and The Office migrating over to the service exclusively in the US. W...
Tags: TV, Movies, Office, US, Comcast, Nbcuniversal, Sky, TV News, The Office, Streaming, Steve Carell, Wwe, Roberts, Peacock, Steve Austin, Brian Roberts


Sky Commissions Original Supernatural Crime Series ‘The Rising’ – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, Sky commissions supernatural thriller “The Rising” and Channel 4 and Peacock wage “The Undeclared War”; The Garden, BBC Studios Productions and Constantin Film Development reveal senior appointments; Rakuten TV expands AVOD offering; and Disney India picks up kids series “Dr Tenali Rama HMKD” from Cosmos-Maya. COMMISSIONS Sky original series, supernatural crime […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Sky, Bbc Studios, ITV Studios, Peacock, Disney India, Rakuten TV, Global Bulletin, BBC Studios Productions, Tenali Rama


Josh Hartnett to Lead The Fear Index Series From The Crown Producer

Photo Credit: David M. Benett / Contributor Getty Images Josh Hartnett (The Faculty, Black Hawk Down) has officially signed on for the leading role in Sky’s upcoming limited series adaptation of The Fear Index, based on author Robert Harris’ 2011 best-selling novel of the same name. It will also star Leila Farzad (I Hate Suzie), Arsher Ali (The Ritual), and Grégory Montel (Call My Agent).  The project hails from The Crown producer Left Bank Pictures and Sky Studios and is expected to begin fi...
Tags: Hbo, UK, TV, Movies, Drama, Lionsgate, Hungary, Ireland, Thriller, Showtime, Sky, TV News, Siberia, Sky Atlantic, Hartnett, PAUL


Patrick Dempsey, Alessandro Borghi in First-Look Images of ‘Devils’ Season 2, Now Filming in Rome – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, Sky announces production for “Devils” season two; Keshet 12 commissions season two of “Line in the Sand”; ITV News’ Robert Moore revisits the Jan. 6 Capitol attacks in “After the Storm: America’s Enemy Within?”; famed Japanese arthouse cinema Uplink Shibuya closes its doors; Happinet Phantom Studio launches in Japan; ABC in […]
Tags: Japan, News, Abc, Global, America, Rome, Sky, Keshet, Itv News, Patrick Dempsey, Capitol, Devils, Robert Moore, Patrick Dempsey Alessandro Borghi, Global Bulletin, Uplink Shibuya


‘Chernobyl’ Commissioner Gabriel Silver Promoted to Become Sky Studios’ Director of Commissioning for Drama

Sky Studios, the pay TV network’s production arm, has promoted Gabriel Silver – who oversaw the commissioning of “Chernobyl” – to the role of director of commissioning, drama in the U.K., overseeing a broad slate of ambitious projects. Silver, who is currently senior commissioning editor and executive producer at Sky Studios, takes up his new […]
Tags: News, Global, Sky, Chernobyl, Gabriel, Sky Studios, Gabriel Silver, Silver Promoted to Become Sky Studios