Netflix 2024: What You Need To Know Now!

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On the Road Again in ’24. Takeaways from NATPE and Realscreen Summit

The 2024 Conference season kicked off in earnest in January with back-to-back-to-back events in Miami (NATPE) and New Orleans (Realscreen). Producers, distributors, and content platforms all gathered once again to network and pitch as our industry tries to steady itself coming out of a challenging 2023. Cactus Tree Entertainment President Liz Levenson and True North’s […]

Best of British Documentaries & Lifestyle, 1H 2023. The Top 100

It’s always a pleasure to share the UK’s highest-rated unscripted programs. Here they are for 1H 2023. #1-50 and #51-100 are covered in this post. My brief Takeaways are below the #1-50 list. Global Sparkplug The UK viewing data is more important than ever this year because many producers and buyers want to build international

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David Attenborough’s Lasting Power #2: FROZEN PLANET II ices competition

Dominating the Competition A second UK audience snapshot, this one for the week starting 26 September, captures the enduring dominance across all Factual sub-genres of Attenborough’s brand of Natural History event programming. FROZEN PLANET 2 doubles the next most viewed program in the factual category. Top Ten UK Factual Week of September 26, 2022 (BARB)

David Attenborough’s Lasting Power: UK Natural History Ratings Snapshot, 2018-22

As my tribute to David Attenborough‘s incomparable career, and as a conversation piece for delegates at Wildscreen, below is a five-year snapshot of BARB UK audience data for the Natural History genre. The shows are for BBC1, ranked by ‘000’s for highest single eps in series.  Title Date Share ‘000’s SEVEN WORLDS, ONE PLANET 10/27/2019 39.81%