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A+E Networks expands UK FAST offering

March 20, 2024

A+E Networks EMEA has announced the UK launch of two new free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channels to its offering.

Firstly, Deal Masters is the ultimate destination for audiences looking for tips on making extra cash. It follows wheeler dealers who use their knowledge and haggling prowess to turn a tidy profit, with shows including Flipping Bangers, Hardcore Pawn, The Liquidator and Dickinson’s Real Deal.

Additionally, History Hunters assembles a crew of some of Britain’s finest historians and beloved celebrities, including Tony Robinson, Professor Alice Roberts, Al Murray and Ross Kemp, to delve into history in exciting ways. Shows at launch include River Hunters, Digging for Britain, Shipwreck Treasure Hunter, Al Murray: Why Does Everyone Hate the English? and Walking Through History.

Julie Mitchelmore, VP of Digital at A+E Networks EMEA, commented: “A+E Networks EMEA’s partnerships with leading platforms offer a powerful opportunity to distribute our premium content to new and existing audiences. Thanks to the hard work of a team of passionate experts, our new FAST channels will complement our existing channels: Inside Crime, Mystery TV and World War TV.”

History Hunters and Deal Masters will launch on Rakuten TV, Amazon Freevee, Virgin Media O2 and Samsung TV Plus.

Dan Korn, VP of Programming at A+E Networks EMEA, added: ‘’We are enjoying working with partners in this new, rapidly expanding sector and satisfying their audiences with our content expertise across a range of genres.  We are excited to offer two more channels from the A+E Networks EMEA library”.

History Hunters and Deal Hunters are the latest offerings from A+E Networks EMEA, following the successes of Inside Crime, Mystery TV, and World War TV.

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