In-demand chart: Ireland (July 17-23 2017)

Ireland’s latest in-demand chart strongly features soon-to-be returning favourites along with popular new shows. The Emerald Isle’s digital top ten highlights the anticipation of upcoming seasons of hit shows Stranger Things, The Grand Tour and The Man in the High Castle (MITHC), which came third, sixth and tenth on the list respectively. There’s been some […]

Fresh blow to Canal+ as Orange secures HBO deal

Orange’s OCS service is to become the exclusive home of HBO shows in France, dealing a fresh blow to beleaguered pay TV leader Canal+, which previously enjoyed access to a second window for HBO series including Game of Thrones. Orange said that its new deal with HBO will ultimately mean it becomes the exclusive home […]

In-demand chart: Germany (January 29-February 4, 2017)

Amazon is successfully taking on Netflix in Germany, Europe’s largest TV territory, with the overall most in-demand digital original, and another in the top five. Reflecting a wider trend, Amazon Prime Video has challenged Netflix with two titles in the top five digital originals in Germany: The Grand Tour in first place and The Man […]

In-demand chart: UK (January 15-21, 2017)

Following a surprisingly inauspicious start, The Grand Tour is now motoring ahead of the competition. The big budget Amazon Prime Video car series leads both the latest digital and overall demand charts in the UK, our latest report shows. In the overall chart, the Jeremy Clarkson-fronted digital original took more than nine million average demand expressions, […]

In demand chart: Netflix’s Gilmore Girls leads Amazon’s Grand Tour

Netflix’s reboot of US comedy series the Gilmore Girls is leading the pack in Germany, some distance ahead of Amazon’s biggest ever commissioned series, The Grand Tour, our latest In Demand charts reveal. The latest exclusive data set from influential analytics firm Parrot,covering November 27 – December 3, reveals the Gilmore Girls: A Year in the […]

In-demand chart: Iberia (November 13-19, 2016)

Perhaps it’s indicative of a wider global narrative, but dystopian drama is the top genre in Iberia. The Walking Dead’s grim survival tale tops the overall charts in Spain and Portugal, while Charlie Brooker’s futuristic anti-fables in Black Mirror are the winning digital originals. The Walking Dead’s status as the most-watched US cable series is […]

Westworld one of three HBO recommissions

Westworld’s stellar season one ratings have lead to the HBO sci-fi/mystery drama getting a second season commission, along with half-hours Divorce and Insecure. Season one numbers for Westworld, a remake of the 1970s movie of the same name about rogue robots in a futuristic theme park, are tracking ahead of the first runs of Game […]

Westworld lights up HBO Canada

Buzzy HBO drama Westworld has become the best ever launch for HBO Canada and The Movie Network. The sci-fi series bowed strongly on HBO in the US and also on Sky Atlantic in the UK. In both Canada and the UK the series opener beat Game of Thrones in terms of viewing numbers. On HBO […]

Westworld UK launch bigger than Game of Thrones

Westworld’s debut in the UK was bigger than both Game of Thrones and Fortitude. The new HBO sci-fi drama pulled in a consolidated 1.84 million viewers on its debut in the UK on pay TV channel Sky Atlantic. This makes it bigger than Game of Thrones’ debut (1.45 million) and previous record holder Fortitude (1.74 […]

In-demand chart MIPCOM special (October 2-8, 2016)

MIPCOM is undeniably upon the TV industry. In offices around the world, sales executives are drilling down into their new catalogues, and buyers are marking down the series that could be the game-changers for their schedules. Viewers, of course, are just interested in the best new shows available. Indeed, it’s a new show that makes […]