The ten-part Marco Polo is being produced by The Weinstein Company and will be filmed in Italy, Kazakhstan and at the new Pinewood Studios in Malaysia for a late 2014 release.
Sky is now bundling its traditional copper and new fibre broadband services with access to its NOW TV internet TV service.
Amazon has bought exclusive rights to the Michael Bay-backed pirate drama Black Sails for its Prime Instant Video service – formerly LoveFilm. The series, produced for US network STARZ, is a prequel to Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island/
BT is looking for a new head of its TV arm after current BT TV CEO Marc Watson announced he’s to leave the ISP and broadcaster. Watson has led BT TV since 2009 and is said to have been “central” to the firm’s successful move into sports broadcasting.