Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Mansha Daswani

Mansha Daswani is the editor-in-chief and associate publisher of World Screen. She can be reached on mdaswani@worldscreen.com.

BBC Studios Hails Record Content Investments

July 23, 2024

BBC Commercial 2023/24 revenues hit £1.9 billion ($2.45 billion), down from last year's £2.1 billion ($2.7 billion), with EBITDA falling to £199 million ($256.9 million) amid "challenging market conditions."

Jenn Batty Talks Samsung TV Plus Lineup

July 23, 2024

Jenn Batty, director of content partnerships for Europe and the Middle East at Samsung TV Plus, discussed what’s working for the FAST service and her approach to aligning with IP owners.

IP Owners Talk FAST Expansion

July 23, 2024

The second annual FAST Festival opened with BBC Studios’ Beth Anderson, ITV Studios’ Graham Haigh and All3Media International’s Amanda Stevens discussing the channel curation opportunities available to distributors with significant libraries.

CBS Sports Lands EFL Deal

July 19, 2024

CBS Sports has secured an extensive deal for English Football League (EFL) rights, landing at least 250 matches per season across the Championship, League One, League Two, Carabao Cup and Bristol Street Motors Trophy.

FAST Festival Preview

July 18, 2024

“FAST” was the buzzword of 2023 as SVOD woes and inflation angst set in. Free, laid-back linear channel viewing was the comfort food consumers were clamoring for—and the additional revenue boost distributors sought amid the content business’s great reset. Twelve …