Sky Original, Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of The Curious Mouse, has become Sky’s highest rating Christmas show ever.
Jeremy Darroch is stepping down as chief executive of Sky. The 58 year-old has been at the helm of the broadcaster since 2007 and will be succeeded by Dana Strong, who’s currently president of consumer services at Comcast Cable.
Sky Ireland customers are losing access to a number of TV channels and radio stations due to Brexit.
Long-standing Sky executive Gary Davey is to step down from his role as chief executive of production arm Sky Studios by next summer.
Amazon Prime Video will today (Monday) go live on Sky in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy. At the same time NOW TV and Sky Ticket will be added to selected Amazon Fire TV devices.
Sky is planning a Christmas giveaway with free movies, Premier League football, unlimited data on Sky Mobile, and free worldwide calls with Sky Talk over the Christmas holiday period.
The open HbbTV standard is the leading TV app platform on TV sets in German households, followed by Samsung Tizen and Amazon Fire TV.
Sky’s UK business added new customers in the third quarter as part of mixed results for Comcast’s European business.
Liverpool will be the destination for the first Sky retail store to open in the UK.
Spin-off series from hit film franchises such as How to Train Your Dragon, Trolls and Madagascar will be seen on Sky following a new partnership between Sky and NBCUniversal Global.