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Struum finalises Series A financing

Struum, the SVoD service created by senior-level Disney and Discovery executives, and backed by an initial multi-million-dollar investment from former Disney CEO Michael Eisner through his Tornante Company, has finalised its Series A funding round led by Canadian-based media and content company Corus Entertainment. The $7 million (€6.4m) round also includes Gaingels, the leading investment […]

November 10, 2021

Beyond Rights boosts BBC Select doc content

New streaming service, BBC Select, available in the US and Canada on Amazon Prime Video and the Apple TV app,  has completed a deal for a range of new documentary titles courtesy of Beyond Rights. Jon Farrar, Editor in Chief at BBC Select, commented: “BBC Select is all about culture, politics and ideas and the […]

April 14, 2021

BBC Select launches in US, Canada

As anticipated by in December 2020, the BBC has launched BBC Select, a new streaming service, in North America. The service joins BBC’s international channels portfolio in the US that already includes BBC Brit, BBC Earth and BBC First, as well as the BritBox joint venture with ITV. BBC Select is available immediately via […]

February 19, 2021

BBC Studios to launch BBC SELECT

With BritBox, its joint venture SVoD service with ITV successfully established as a source of drama and entertainment for North American viewers, BBC Studios, the Corporation’s commercial arm  – is set to launch a new, ad-free subscription streaming channel, BBC SELECT, in early 2021 on Amazon Prime Video Channels and the Apple TV app. BBC […]

December 17, 2020By Colin Mann