YouTube chief executive Susan Wojcicki is stepping down after nine years as the head of the world’s biggest online video platform, she has confirmed. Writing a blog post to staff on Thursday, she said she had “decided to step back from my role as the head of YouTube and start a new chapter focused on […]
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What did Ireland Watch in 2022?
Over the past couple of years the number of online streaming services has continued to grow. In the Irish market services like NetFlix and Disney+ have become the norm for many Irish households. So what are people watching? JustWatch has been tracking what its Irish users have been viewing over the past 12 months and […]
Netflix Chooses Microsoft to Help Monetise Video Service
Netflix has picked Microsoft to help deliver the commercials in a cheaper version of its video streaming service expected to launch later this year (Alamy/PA) Netflix has picked Microsoft to help deliver the commercials in a cheaper version of its video streaming service expected to launch later this year. It has also pledged to minimise […]
Paramount+ streaming service to launch in Ireland on June 22nd – Including Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
The Paramount+ streaming service will launch in Ireland on June 22, the company has confirmed. The US media giant’s platform will feature content from the firm’s range of studios and brands, including Paramount Pictures, Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon. Paramount has not confirmed pricing for Ireland yet but will be available online and the Paramount+ […]
Vikings Valhalla (Video)
The original Vikings TV show aired on History channel and was incredibly popular. Irish viewers can watch it on Amazon Prime Video. Coming to Netflix soon, however, is a sequel: Vikings Valhalla. The show, which is set 150 years later than the original Vikings, will debut on Netflix next week on February 25th at 8am. […]
Which Video Services are Winning and Losing in the Irish Market?
Online streaming services are very popular in the Irish market with multiple services available to Irish consumers. The biggest players in the Irish market at the moment are Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+, but there are others who have been gaining market share. Some are new entrants in the market, while others have been […]
Here’s What Ireland Watched in 2021
With so many video streaming services available these days it’s often hard to know which TV shows and films are available where. Just Watch does an admirable job of helping you find content as well as suggesting movies and tv shows based on your past preferences. They also track what the most popular TV shows […]
Emily in Paris Renewed!
Emily in Paris stars Lily Collins Netflix’s smash hit “Emily In Paris” won’t be going away anytime soon. The global hit’s second season debuted on Netflix recently and now the company has announced that they’re renewing it for a further two seasons. Season 2, which was released on December 22nd, has already hit over 107 million […]
The Witcher Prequel has an Irish Connection
The second season of Netflix’s The Witcher was released globally a couple of days ago, however the global streaming giant is already working on another addition to the Witcher franchise. The Witcher: Blood Origin is a prequel series which will go on release in 2022. It’s currently in post-production. So what’s the Irish connection? One […]
Netflix Adds “Intelligence” to Download Option
When Netflix first launched in the Irish market it was a streaming only service. However they introduced the option to download films and TV shows on your mobile devices back in 2016. I love the feature when I’m travelling. I’ll load up my iPad with TV episodes and films before a long flight or when […]