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Streaming Wars: Hawkeye vs Wheel of Time

Parrot Analytics reports Amazon Prime Video’s well publicised attempt at “the next Game of Thrones” and Disney+’s latest Marvel series are in a heated battle to become the world’s most in-demand TV series across all platforms. It says Wheel of Time has provided APV “a much need boost” while Hawkeye rose to the top of […]

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New to Amazon Prime Video in December

A series about one of Hollywood’s most famous couples and the final season of sci-fi series The Expanse lead the Amazon Prime Video premieres in December, along with two new romantic-comedy series and two new thriller movies. Being the Ricardos, from writer-director Aaron Sorkin, dramatises stars Nicole Kidman as  Lucille Ball and Javier Bardem as […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch and Phil Burbank in Jane Campion's The Power of the Dog.

New to Netflix in December

Lost in Space: Season 3 (01/12/2021) In an epic final season, the Robinsons’ survival instincts kick into hyperdrive as they race to reunite and protect Alpha Centauri from a robot invasion. Coyotes (02/12/2021) A close group of summer campers finds diamonds in the woods, setting off a wild ordeal that tests their friendship — and puts […]

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New to Disney+ in December

Here’s everything coming to Disney+ in December TOP PICKS  December 29 The Book of Boba Fett SEASON 1 PREMIERE NEW EPISODES WEEKLY ON WEDNESDAYS “The Book of Boba Fett,” a thrilling Star Wars adventure teased in a surprise end-credit sequence following the Season 2 finale of “The Mandalorian,” finds legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett and […]

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New to Neon in December

TV’s newest post-apocalyptic saga, Station Eleven, leads a strong December slate on Neon that includes the Sex and the City revival, a Dan Brown adaptation and HBO Max comedy The Sex Lives of College Girls. Station Eleven spans multiple timelines as it dramatises the rebuilding of the world after a flu epidemic decimates mankind. It may […]

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Nothing Arcane About New Netflix Strategy

Netflix seems to have cracked the code of adapting popular video game IP into globally in-demand TV, reports Parrot Analytics. Here’s the full analysis: Arcane Skyrockets in Global Demand, Highlighting Netflix Gaming Strategy Netflix’s Arcane, a League of Legends prequel, is the streaming giant’s latest video game adaptation to take the world by storm, lending credence […]

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FIBA Rights a Slam Dunk for Spark Sport

Spark Sport claims it is now the “new go-to platform” for basketball fans with its acquisition of FIBA rights. Here’s the media release: Spark Sport scores FIBA rights in major coup for NZ basketball fans Spark Sport is broadening its basketball offering for fans, securing exclusive broadcast rights in Aotearoa for FIBA (International Basketball Federation) […]

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New Grand Tour Presents Trailer

Tonight Amazon Prime Video lifted the bonnet on the first look at part two of The Grand Tour Presents: Carnage a Trois. In their second lockdown special, which will stream from December 17, the trio dive into the bizarre world of French car culture. On an epic road trip starting in the Welsh hills, they dish […]

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New to TVNZ OnDemand in 2022

Here are the TVNZ blurbs for some of the series destined for TVNZ OnDemand in 2022: Bel-Air Set in modern-day America, highly anticipated drama series Bel-Air is a contemporary retelling of the beloved and culture defining 90’s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Starring newcomer Jabari Banks as Will, Bel-Air leans into the original premise – Will’s complicated […]

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Disney+ Dominant But Needs to Diversify

Ahead of tomorrow’s Disney+ Day, Parrot Analytics reports the streamer remains at or near the top of the industry in key metrics but will need to expand expand beyond its slate of Marvel and Star Wars series to boost subscriptions and drive growth. It also found, surprisingly, that Disney+ doesn’t lead in overall demand for […]

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