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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

A+E Networks launches streaming channels in Belgium

A+E Networks EMEA’s streaming channels History Play and Crime+Investigation Play are now available on Prime Video Channels in Belgium as on-demand subscription services. History Play offers documentaries and factual series, including The Curse of Oak Island, Curse of Skinwalker Ranch, World’s Greatest Treasure Mysteries, Ancient Aliens, and Forged in Fire. Crime+Investigation Play will offer subscribers […]

August 16, 2023

Ateliere appoints Hooper as VP of Sales & General Manager

Ateliere Creative Technologies, a cloud-native content supply chain, distribution platform, is expanding their leadership team with the appointment of Andy Hooper. As Vice President of Sales & General Manager, Hooper will oversee the rapidly growing Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) markets. Media brands, including  A+E Networks EMEA, Lionsgate, and Viaplay, already rely on Ateliere’s […]

August 16, 2023

A+E Networks makes exec promotions in Asia

Bolstering for continued growth in the Asian marketplace, A+E Networks has promoted Youngsun Soh to Senior Vice President and Managing Director of A+E Korea, and John Flanagan to Senior Vice President and Managing Director of A+E Japan & Southeast Asia. The announcement was made by Patrick Vien, Group Managing Director, A+E International and Steve MacDonald, […]

July 17, 2023

A+E Networks streaming channels expand in Europe

A+E Networks EMEA’s streaming channels History Play and Crime+Investigation Play have launched on Prime Video Channels in Sweden and Poland. History Play, currently available in Sweden on telco company Telia, will also become available on Prime Video Channels. Customers in these regions will have access to A+E Networks EMEA’s programming as an on-demand subscription service. […]

June 29, 2023

Poland: A+E Networks channels on T-Mobile

A+E Networks has expanded the distribution of its factual entertainment channels History Channel, Crime+Investigation and History2 in Poland with a launch on T-Mobile. History Channel is now available on T-Mobile’s basic M package in the country, while Crime+Investigation and History2 are both now part of the extended basic tier L. T-Mobile’s subscribers will now have […]

June 22, 2023

Alone: Australia a ratings hit for SBS

A+E Networks has announced that Alone: Australia, the first iteration of the company’s hit format produced in the region, is now the most watched SBS-commissioned series in the network’s history, averaging over 1 million viewers per episode on linear TV and On Demand. This ratings success was announced by A+E Networks’ Director of International Format […]

June 13, 2023

A+E Networks EMEA hires Kritikos in VP Commercial role

Marianna Kritikos has been appointed A+E Networks EMEA’s Vice President of Commercial Advertising and Partnerships. Following her strong performance and in-territory growth under her leadership, Kritikos will also assume the role of Regional Director for Nordics & Benelux, where she will have responsibility for revenue growth in these regions. Previously Director of On-Air Strategy (UK […]

May 24, 2023