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A+E Networks EMEA orders Season 9 of Crimes That Shook Britain

A+E Networks EMEA has commissioned a ninth season of Crimes That Shook Britain from Title Role Productions, which will air on Crime+Investigation in September. The eight-part series – once again featuring Crime+Investigation favourite, Dermot Murnaghan – will uncover the truth behind crimes that have shocked the nation, as told by friends, family, and the detectives […]

May 20, 2024

Simplestream upgrades BLAZE

Simplestream, a provider of next-generation TV solutions, has upgraded BLAZE – A+E Networks EMEA’s streaming service in the UK. The new enhanced service significantly increases BLAZE’s content offering. It allows users to access A+E Networks EMEA’s collection of FAST channels – Mystery TV, Inside Crime, History Hunters, Deal Masters, and World War TV- live on […]

May 15, 2024

A+E Networks EMEA deploys SDVI’s Rally platform

SDVI, the platform provider for cloud-native media supply chains, has announced that A+E Networks EMEA has deployed the Rally media supply chain management platform to modernise its operations and move its media supply chain to the cloud. The Rally platform is enabling a transformation of the A+E Networks EMEA content supply chain, leveraging metadata and […]

April 11, 2024

History Channel relaunches in Bulgaria

A+E Networks EMEA has relaunched The History Channel in Bulgaria with a dedicated local feed. The channel offers a mix of original and international programming content, with specific ad breaks for local advertisers. Following the growth of A+E Networks in CEE, The History Channel in Bulgaria will be fully tailored for the Bulgarian market. It […]

April 9, 2024

A+E Networks expands UK FAST offering

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 […]

March 20, 2024

Rakuten TV adds multiple new FAST channels

Rakuten TV, the European streaming platforms, has announced the addition of multiple new channels in UK, Spain, Italy, and France, as part of its ongoing growth strategy. In the UK, the RTV Biography Channel has launched focussing on the real-life stories of fascinating people from history, sports, movies and more. Sharing stories of triumph and […]

March 15, 2024

A+E Networks appoints Garner Head of FAST Channels

A+E Networks has named Mark Garner to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Head of Global FAST Channels, effective immediately. The announcement was made by Steven MacDonald, President, Global Licensing & International, to whom he reports. “As FAST continues to be a critical area for growth around the world, we are thrilled to […]

September 27, 2023

A+E Networks FAST channels on Rakuten TV

A+E Networks EMEA has announced the UK launch of its three FAST channels on Rakuten TV, the European streaming platform. The launch builds on A+E Networks EMEA’s expansion into the emerging FAST space and offers free access to A+E Networks EMEA’s library of programming for its three curated channels: Inside Crime, Mystery TV, and World […]

September 20, 2023

SkyShowtime appoints Neil as CFO

SkyShowtime CEO Monty Sarhan has announced that Mark Neil, currently the Chief Financial Officer for A+E Networks EMEA, has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of SkyShowtime. He will join the company and begin his role in January 2024. Based in London, Neil will report to Sarhan. The announcement follows current CFO Francesca Pierce’s appointment as […]

September 19, 2023

Research: WWE dominates social media sports videos

Tubular Labs, a specialist in social video intelligence, has released its latest US viewership trends from its Audience Ratings product – giving insight into deduplicated, unique viewership and minutes watched of trending video categories, creators and more across YouTube and Facebook. Top takeaways include: WWE Still A Hit With Younger Audiences – In the middle […]

August 31, 2023