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Samsung TV Plus updates mobile app

Samsung TV Plus has updated its mobile app with a fresh new user experience. As part of the update, and exclusive to the UK, Samsung will be launching a vertical video experience within the app. Rolling out to customers across May and June, it will allow users to scroll through short videos of their favourite […]

May 19, 2023

American Idol 2023 finale on Samsung TV Plus

UK fans of American Idol can catch this season’s finale on May 25th for free on Samsung TV Plus UK. UK viewers can also binge the entire season now and relive the journey before a new winner the 2023 is crowned with the help of judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan. Samsung TV […]

May 18, 2023

Indonesia: HITS NOW on IndiHome

Rewind Networks is launching HITS NOW on IndiHome, Telkom Indonesia’s nationwide fixed broadband service delivering internet, telephone and video entertainment. HITS NOW, set to debut on February 6th, will deliver around-the-clock access to popular, current US shows. The channel will be available for the viewers on IndiHome TV and IndiHome TV OTT. “It is with […]

February 3, 2023

Indonesia: HITS NOW on First Media

Rewind Networks is launching HITS NOW on First Media, one of the leading providers of fixed broadband internet and cable TV in Indonesia operated by PT Link Net. The channel is a destination for viewers looking to be entertained, amused and captivated by a wide range of first and exclusive premium content, fresh from the […]

February 2, 2023

Sony pays $350m for Industrial Media

Sony Pictures Television (SPT), a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE), is set to acquire Industrial Media, the independent non-fiction production company responsible for talent show American Idol, for $350 million (€320m). SPT has also announced the formation of a new Game Show production division to be led by longtime SPT executive, Suzanne Prete. Industrial […]

March 4, 2022

American Idol on Samsung TV Plus UK

Fremantle has announced that it will partner with Samsung to bring American Idol to audiences in the UK. From March 2022, viewers will be able to watch the new season of American Idol exclusively on demand, on the free-to-watch platform, Samsung TV Plus. Music industry legends and all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel […]

February 24, 2022