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Women for Women .. Ten women presenters set to sue the BBC over pay

by Will Corry on July 21, 2017

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Netflix earnings call: user & engagement trends … contextual data from Verto

Netflix earnings call: user & engagement trends … contextual data from Verto

by Will Corry on July 18, 2017

Wall Street sell-siders are expecting to report earnings of $0.16 per share on revenues of $2.76 billion for the June quarter. Consensus estimates for the current quarter ending in September are for earnings of $0.23 per share on revenues of $2.87 billion.

However, Netflix is a subscriber additions story more than earnings and revenue numbers per se. For the June quarter, Wall Street is currently expecting Netflix to have added 630,000 subscribers stateside and 2.6 million new subscribers overseas. Last year, at the same quarter, Netflix added 162,000 subscribers domestically.

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The thirteenth Doctor Who …

by Will Corry on July 16, 2017

Latest : ‘Doctor Who’ bosses have announced plans to reveal the identity of the actor playing the Thirteenth Doctor over the weekend.

The BBC revealed plans to unveil the new Time Lord after the Wimbledon Men’s Final on Sunday (16 July), which is set to wrap up shortly before 6.30pm on BBC One. This news was announced officially in a short trailer, which shows the number ‘13’ cropping up in a number of iconic sites, including at 10 Downing Street and the Statue of Liberty.

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Camilla officially named the UK’s most popular Love Islander

Camilla officially named the UK’s most popular Love Islander

by Will Corry on July 14, 2017

Data marketing and insights firm Hitwise has investigated the internet search data of over 3 million Brits to find out what we really want to know when it comes to the cultural phenomenon that is Love Island

  • Camilla is the most popular contestant amongst Brits
  • Online searches for fake eyelashes double thanks to the show
  • Jess and Mike controversy drives one in ten searches
  • One in eight of ALL online searches for Calvin Klein are related to Love Islander Jamie

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[Watch] England captain Joe Root fails to score

by Will Corry on May 30, 2017

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French TV company behind Versailles to invest in UK drama

by Will Corry on May 15, 2017

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TV cop eats dinner before being called out to murder scene | NewsBiscuit

by Will Corry on April 18, 2017

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Women for Women : Emma Winchurch-Beale named as new World Media Group President and announces deadline extension for World Media Awards

Women for Women : Emma Winchurch-Beale named as new World Media Group President and announces deadline extension for World Media Awards

by Loudmouth PR on February 16, 2017

Alongside her role as International Sales Director at The Washington Post, Emma Winchurch-Beale has been named as 2017 President of the World Media Group, a strategic alliance of the world’s leading international publications to which the Washington Post belongs. She takes over the year-long position from Rupert Turnbull, Vice President EMEA, Time Inc.

One of her first moves in this role is to announce a deadline extension for the World Media Awards (hosted by the World Media Group) from today to next Thursday 23rd February. The World Media Awards (WMAs) are the only awards that celebrate the effectiveness of cross platform, cross border, content-driven advertising. [more…]

OTT (over-the-top) Services: It’s an in-home – not mobile – entertainment experience

OTT (over-the-top) Services: It’s an in-home – not mobile – entertainment experience

by James on December 14, 2016

Latest research from GfK into the UK’s OTT viewing habits has revealed surprisingly low audience numbers on mobile devices. It seems that watching subscription video content on Netflix, Amazon and Now TV is, for now, most definitely an in-home entertainment experience.

The vast majority (90 percent) of the UK’s OTT users have access to a mobile device (smartphone and/or tablet). Pic is Dan Hardwick, Senior Research Executive at GfK [more…]

Buster the Boxer is John Lewis’ most emotionally engaging festive ad / Emotion measurement firm Realeyes

Buster the Boxer is John Lewis’ most emotionally engaging festive ad / Emotion measurement firm Realeyes

by Will Corry on November 15, 2016

Mihkel Jaatma, Realeyes’ CEO

The results are based on facial recognition technology which measured people’s reactions as they watched the ads:

  • Buster scored better than 95% of the 5,700 ads ever tested by Realeyes in terms of emotional engagement, which is a combined measure of how the ad scores on attraction, retention, engagement and impact
  • Furthermore, it scored in the highest 1% of ads ever tested among women under 30
  • It’s the most compelling of the last six John Lewis ads (see chart below), the next best being 2011’s “The Long Wait” which scored better than 89% of ads ever measured.
  • The scene of Buster on the trampoline is the most engaging scene ever tested for a John Lewis ad

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