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Tim Roth Series ‘Tin Star’ Gets Third and Final Season on Sky

Tim Roth will star in a third and final season of “Tin Star,” the Sky original drama. Like earlier seasons, it will play on Amazon outside the U.K. Genevieve O’Reilly and Abigail Lawrie also return in the final chapter of the story, which is produced by Endemol Shine’s Kudos alongside Gaumont U.K. Rowan Joffe created […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Global, Sky, Tim Roth, Endemol Shine, Genevieve O'Reilly, Tin Star, Abigail Lawrie, Gaumont U K Rowan Joffe

Natalie Portman Gets Her Mind Blown in the Lucy in the Sky Trailer

Natalie Portman gets her mind blown in the Lucy in the Sky trailer The first trailer for director Noah Hawley’s Lucy in the Sky is here, which follows Academy Award-winner Natalie Portman (Vox Lux) as Lucy Cola, an astronaut who takes in the vast beauty of space, only to return to Earth feeling not quite right. You can check out the trailer in the post below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh...
Tags: Movies, Reese Witherspoon, Earth, Jon Hamm, Sky, Movie Trailers, Noah Hawley, Natalie Portman, Lucy, Portman, Lucy Cola, Lisa Nowak, Lucy in the Sky, Natalie Portman Vox Lux, William Oefelein Lucy, Ellen Burstyn House

Colm Meaney, Paapa Essiedu, David Bradley Join Sky and Cinemax’s ‘Gangs of London’

London’s gangs just got a host of new members. Colm Meaney, Paapa Essiedu and David Bradley are among the new names joining upcoming Sky and Cinemax drama “Gangs of London.” Pulse Films is producing the drama in association with Sister Pictures. “The Raid” helmer Gareth Evans wrote the series and is directing. Shooting is underway in the English capital. […]
Tags: London, News, Global, Sky, Gareth Evans, Cinemax, David Bradley, Pulse Films, Gangs Of London, Colm Meaney Paapa Essiedu David Bradley Join Sky, Colm Meaney Paapa Essiedu

Altruism Is Paramount in Thatgamecompany’s ‘Sky’

From “Flow” to “Journey,” every experience thatgamecompany builds revels in emotional storytelling. The ability to evoke empathy through music and minimalist art styles has become a hallmark of the studio, and its next project, “Sky,” is no exception. What’s new for the team, though, is that “Sky” is a fully online multiplayer game. “‘Sky’ is […]
Tags: News, Sky, GDC, Thatgamecompany, GDC 2019

BBC Drama and Comedy Box Sets Coming to Sky, Now TV

BBC Studios and Sky have joined forces to add a raft of catalogue comedy and drama from the pubcaster to the Sky platform and its Now TV streaming service. The deal kicks in next month and includes dramas “McMafia” and “Spooks” and classic BBC comedies “The Vicar of Dibley” and “Only Fools and Horses.” The […]
Tags: News, Global, Bbc, Sky, Bbc Studios, Dibley, BBC Drama, Mcmafia, Now TV, BBC Studios and Sky

NBCUniversal, Sky Make Joint Ad Offering As TV Upfront Looms

NBCUniversal and Sky PLC will offer joint packages of advertising services, a new effort to monetize the European satellite broadcaster, which was purchased by parent Comcast Corp. for $39 billion last year. Advertisers will be able to reach customers in sundry international markets as well as the United States, using inventory across NBCU and Sky […]
Tags: News, United States, Comcast, Nbcuniversal, Tv Advertising, Sky, Sky plc, Nbcu, Linda Yaccarino, Comcast Corp, NBCUniversal Sky Make Joint

NBCUniversal and Sky unveil the first step of their plan to battle the tech giants

After Comcast's 2018 acquisition of Sky, it's starting to integrate Sky's and NBCUniversal's ad targeting capabilities. It will morph NBCU's Audience Studio into Sky's AdSmart offering in Comcast's first joint ad initiative since closing the $39 billion deal for Sky. NBCU hopes the effort will help it compete with Facebook and Google by enabling advertisers to target ads on a global basis. Comcast is starting to make good on getting benefits out of its 2018 acquisition of European pay-TV gian...
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NBCUniversal, Sky team up to expand global advertising product

Comcast Corp is pooling the advertising power of its NBCUniversal and British-based Sky units to better target viewers worldwide, it said on Monday, a major step by the top U.S. cable TV provider to transform itself into a global media leader.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Sky, Comcast Corp, NBCUniversal Sky

Sky TV CFO Jason Hollingworth departs, heads to Vector

A second senior Sky TV staffer has left the broadcaster.Sky announced today that its chief financial officer Jason Hollingworth is leaving after more than 16 years with the firm to take up the vacant CFO role at electricity, gas... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Sky, Vector, Sky TV, Jason Hollingworth

“Ronaldo’s an extraordinary footballer, but Messi is a genius” – Capello

Fabio Capello is team Messi Former England boss Fabio Capello has claimed while Cristiano Ronaldo ‘has made himself a champion’, Lionel Messi ‘is a genius’. It’s been a big week for both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Both players faced crunch Champions League clashes against Atletico Madrid and Lyon and needed to step up. Safe to say, both players did just that. Meanwhile, Messi took centre stage as Barcelona thrashed Lyon 5-1, securing their place in the next round. Now, that age-old d...
Tags: England, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Sky, Juventus, Fabio Capello, Atletico Madrid, Messi, Ac Milan, Lyon, Atletico, Allianz Stadium

Brexit: Labour defends decision not to back second referendum amendment tonight – Politics live

Parliament will debate and vote on yet another government motion today, this time to seek an extension to article 50 Which amendments have been chosen for the article 50 vote?MPs to vote on second referendum amendment for first time 3.16pm GMT The DUP leader, Arlene Foster, has signalled her party is ready to do a deal to end the Brexit impasse, saying that the prime minister must prove only that the constitutional integrity of the UK would be preserved, my colleague Jessica Elgot reports. ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, House Of Commons, John Bercow, Nicola Sturgeon, SNP, Sky, Philip Hammond

‘David Makes Man’ Review: A Young Boy Juggles His Community and Life’s Potential in a Promising Pilot [SXSW]

Series creator Tarell Alvin McCraney spoke to the audience about his show’s protagonist David during the Q&A at the premiere of OWN’s David Makes Man. “I said to myself, ‘This is the job,'” he said. “Not to change him into somebody else, to take his gifts outside of the community. But to make the community greater by giving all that he’s got back to it.” Like Moonlight before it, the drama series’ source material comes from McCraney’s own personal life, specifically the experience of being told...
Tags: Television, Movies, Drama, Features, David, Sky, Sxsw, Tarell Alvin McCraney, McCraney, TV Reviews, Featured Stories Sidebar, David Makes Man, Akili McDowell, Michael Francis Williams, David Makes Man I, David Akili McDowell

Sky Buys Brexit Film ‘NYET! – A Brexit U.K. Border Farce’ (EXCLUSIVE)

With just 18 days to go before the U.K. is set to exit the European Union, Sky has acquired “NYET – A Brexit U.K. Border Farce.” The timely short film hails from Alex Helfrecht, Jorg Tittel and and Philip Munger’s shingle Oiffy (“The White King”) and will be available to millions of Sky subscribers in […]
Tags: News, Global, Sky, Brexit, Sky Arts, David Schneider, Alex Helfrecht Jörg Tittel, European Union Sky, Philip Munger

ENVY Advertising Recreates Authentic Sounds of F1’s History for Evocative Sky Sports Promo

Sky Sports - Vintage Sounds F1 Promo by ENVY Advertising from on Vimeo.Sky Sports ushers in the next chapter of Formula 1 with a rousing new ad that takes us back to where it all began. The 40-second promo was created by Sky’s in-house advertising agency, Sky Creative Agency. ENVY Advertising crafted the sound design and reworked Fleetwood Mac’s classic F1 theme, ‘The Chain’ to complement the ad.Directed by Knucklehead’s Lieven Van Baelen, the promo plays out as one seamless camera pan that ta...
Tags: Advertising, Nico Rosberg, F1, Sky, Fleetwood Mac, Sky Sports, Ayrton Senna, Chris, Simon, Lewis, Nicole, Glynn, Senna, Juan Manuel Fangio, Alain Prost, Warner Bros Studio

E.U. Accepts Sky, Hollywood Studios’ Commitments on Pay-TV Geo-Blocking

The European Union has accepted commitments from Sky and several Hollywood studios over the geo-blocking of movie content. Exclusivity and territory-specific clauses in deals between Sky U.K. and the studios prevented the pay-TV giant from making content available to consumers in other countries in Europe, and required the studios not to sell their films to […]
Tags: Europe, Hollywood, News, Global, European Union, European Commission, Sky, Sky Hollywood Studios ' Commitments

NBA, U.S. Tennis, Sky, urge U.S. action on alleged #Saudi TV piracy | Reuters

NBA, U.S. Tennis, Sky, urge U.S. action on alleged Saudi TV piracy | Reuters:A group of sports bodies and broadcasters including the U.S. National Basketball Association, U.S. Tennis Association and Sky has called for the United States to add Saudi Arabia to its “priority watch list” over alleged TV piracy, filings show.The filings, made this week with the office of the United States Trade Representative, come as a growing number of global sports and television bodies look to shut down beoutQ, a...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United States, Sky, Doha, Gulf, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey

Meet the power players of Comcast who will do battle with Disney and Google in the year ahead

Comcast closed a $39 billion acquisition of Sky in 2018 and announced priorities that all of media and telecom will be watching. We spoke to industry experts and Comcast to identify the executives who are leading the most important initiatives there. From Sky CEO Jeremy Darroch to NBCU CEO Steve Burke, here are the power players of telecom behemoth Comcast. Comcast was at the center of the megadeals that came to define media and telecom in 2018. It made a failed bid for 21st Century Fox a...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Ge, Nbc, Time Warner, Disney, US, Trends, Fox, Netflix, Pandora, Comcast, Premier League, Sky, Jeremy Darroch, Watson

Brexit debate: May boosted as ERG and DUP signal support for Brady amendment – Politics live

Theresa May says she will reopen Brexit withdrawal agreement with EU ahead of votes on anti-backstop and Article 50 amendmentsFull list of amendments to May’s statementEU dismisses Tory compromise Brexit plan as unworkableThe ‘Malthouse compromise’: everything you need to knowLabour backs Cooper plan to rule out no-deal BrexitBrexit debate opening - Summary and analysis 5.19pm GMT And this is from the Daily Mirror’s Pippa Crerar.One Tory MP tells me that Brady may well pass because Govt has ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Sky, Tony Blair, WTO, Brussels, Brexit, Brady, Cooper

Sky and Warner Bros. Alums Join ITV-Backed Production Company Possessed

Former Sky One and Sky Living programming chief Adam MacDonald has joined Possessed, and will be the ITV-owned production banner’s first chair. The U.K.-based unscripted producer has also hired Lesley Davies, former head of international production at Warner Bros. She will head up production. The double hires follow a recommission  of gameshow “5 Gold Rings,” […]
Tags: News, Global, Itv, Sky, Warner Bros, Adam MacDonald, Lesley Davies, 5 Gold Rings, Sky Living programming

How these dramatic photos were created in-camera

In this era when you can make pretty much anything in Photoshop, it’s always interesting to learn how artists achieve some creative effects without the help of it. Photographer Alexis Cuarezma shot some interesting, dramatic and colorful fitness shots. Although it may look like he heavily edited them, he actually achieved the effect entirely in […] The post How these dramatic photos were created in-camera appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Fitness, Inspiration, Sports, Sky, Dramatic, Fitness Photography, In-camera, Alexis Cuarezma

Cinemax Reveals Premiere Date for Strike Back Season 6

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Cinemax reveals premiere date for Strike Back season 6 Cinemax has officially announced the premiere date for Strike Back‘s upcoming sixth season. Starring Warren Brown, Daniel MacPherson and Alin Sumarta, the 10-episode series is scheduled to make its return on January 25. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.p...
Tags: UK, TV, Movies, Southeast Asia, Kuala Lumpur, Sky, TV News, Myanmar, Parliament, South China Sea, Thomas, Golden Triangle, Cinemax, Strike Back, Daniel MacPherson, Jamie Bamber Battlestar Galactica

Virgin Radio added to Freesat and Sky platforms

Virgin Radio is now available via satellite television with the addition of Sky+, Sky Q and Freesat digital platforms. The station is on Sky channel 0215 and Freesat channel 736, ahead of the arrival of The Chris Evans Breakfast show on January 21st, sponsored by Sky. Stephen van Rooyen, CEO UK & Ireland, Sky, said: “The Chris Evans Breakfast Show on Virgin Radio will bring audiences something completely new, bold and fresh – everything we love at Sky. We’re excited to create an innovative ra...
Tags: Radio, Sky, Chris, Station News, Virgin Radio, Francis Currie, Freesat, Virgin Radio UK, UK Ireland Sky, The Chris Evans Breakfast, Sky Stephen van Rooyen, Music Radio at Wireless, Chris Evans Breakfast Show on Virgin Radio UK, Alistair Thom Managing Director of Freesat

Shelter Takes In Dog With Heartbreaking Note Saying Owner Couldn’t Feed Her

"Please take care of Sky," began the handwritten letter discovered by the Delaware Humane Association.
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Aston Villa blow: Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham on verge of Wolves loan move

Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham, currently on-loan at Aston Villa, is set to have his stint at Villa Park cut short to join Wolves on another loan deal, according to Sky Sports News. Chelsea youth product 21-year-old striker Abraham has been on Chelsea’s books for 15 years now, having joined the club as a youngster in 2004. However, since first breaking into the senior setup of the capital giants in 2016 at the tender age of 18, Abraham has since been farmed out on a trio of loans, to Bristol Ci...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Aston Villa, Fifa, Sky, Bristol, Villa Park, Nottingham Forest, Villa, Bayern, Abraham, Molineux, Nuno Espirito Santo, Tammy Abraham

Bournemouth’s Jermain Defoe set for Rangers loan

As per a report from Sky Sports News this evening, Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe is on the verge of a loan move to Rangers. Bournemouth stint 36-year-old hitman Defoe has been on Bournemouth’s books since last summer, when he made the move to the Vitality Stadium on a free transfer following Sunderland’s relegation to the Championship. However, the veteran’s time with the Cherries has since proven somewhat disappointing. After notching 15 Premier League goals with Sunderland during the 201...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Steven Gerrard, Alex Ferguson, Sunderland, Sky, Rangers, Bournemouth, Ibrox, Crystal Palace, Afc Bournemouth, Blackburn Rovers, Jermain Defoe, Callum Wilson

Here's Why the Sky Glowed a Freaky Blue During Last Night's Electrical Incident in NYC

You’ve surely heard about Thursday’s incident at a Con Edison substation in New York City that temporarily knocked out power at LaGuardia airport and set the night skies glowing with an eerie aquamarine. We wondered: What made it so BLUE?Read more...
Tags: Science, New York City, Explosions, Sky, Laguardia, Con Edison

Netflix rival Iflix offloads its Africa business to focus on Asia

Iflix, the emerging market Netflix competitor that’s backed by Sky, is leaving Africa to double down on its business in Asia. The Malaysia-based company announced today it has sold the remaining shares in its Africa business — Kwesé Iflix — to Econet Group, the telecom firm that is already an investor in the business. The deal size is not disclosed. Kwesé Iflix covers the Iflix service in eight countries — Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe — with plans to...
Tags: TC, Asia, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, India, Nigeria, Africa, Tech, E-commerce, Broadband, Uganda, Netflix, South Africa, Philippines, Malaysia, Middle East

Sky TV pays $200m+ to renew satellite deal

Sky TV says it paid "in excess of $200 million" to secure satellite capacity for the next 10 years through Optus.Under the deal, Optus will provide SKY with satellite capacity to 2031. The current contract expires in 2021.The... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Sky, Optus

Chris Evans Show to be advert free on Virgin Radio

The Chris Evans Breakfast Show on Virgin Radio will be free of commercials when it launches on January 21st 2019. Instead, a sponsorship deal has been agreed in principle between Virgin Radio UK and Sky to promote the television services on the radio. Listeners moving with Chris from commercial-free BBC Radio 2 will no doubt welcome the news. Virgin Radio says Sky’s sponsorship will provide investment to create branded content, competitions and events which will take the Chris Evans Breakfast S...
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David Schwimmer to Star in New Sky Comedy Series ‘Intelligence’

David Schwimmer will play a power-hungry NSA agent relocated to the U.K. in “Intelligence,” a new six-part comedy series for Sky in Britain. Schwimmer is best known to British audiences for his role as Ross in “Friends,” but was recently in the news after British police posted a video of a suspected thief who seemed […]
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