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Sky Nature, Love Nature order Airborne

Sky Nature and Love Nature have announced the greenlight of Airborne (4 x 60’), a series that celebrates the unique challenges and ultimate freedom of animals that use the air to survive and thrive. Produced by Humble Bee Films, the series will give viewers a true bird’s-eye view from airborne birds and animals as they catch […]

February 13, 2024

Blue Ant Media names new leadership

International production studio, rights business and channel operator, Blue Ant Media, has announced new leadership across the company’s yet-to-be named studio and rights business, led by Co-Presidents, Mark Bishop (pictured) and Matthew Hornburg. News of the company’s studio and rights leadership team arrives after Blue Ant Media’s recent acquisition of marblemedia, which saw the two […]

November 22, 2023

Blue Ant Media partners with IRIS TV

International producer, distributor and channel operator, Blue Ant Media, is partnering with content data platform, IRIS.TV, to enable video-level contextual advertising across the company’s portfolio of free-streaming channels. As an IRIS-enabled partner, Blue Ant Media provides brands the ability to target audiences through relevant content at the right moment. It does so by allowing advertisers […]

August 29, 2023

Blue Ant Media, marblemedia merge

International media company, Blue Ant Media and the production and distribution company, marblemedia, have announced the merger of the two companies’ production and distribution operations into one unified studio and rights business. Mark Bishop and Matthew Hornburg will take the helm of this business, serving as co-Presidents and reporting into Michael MacMillan, CEO and co-founder, Blue Ant Media. With hubs in Toronto, New […]

August 10, 2023

VMO2 adds FAST channels

UK multiplay operator Virgin Media O2 is partnering with A+E Networks EMEA, All3Media International, Banijay Rights, Blue Ant Media, Extreme International, Fremantle, Little Dot Studios and Tastemade to launch a selection of new Free Ad-Supported Streaming Television (FAST) channels, available to all Virgin TV customers at no extra cost from next month. The dedicated channels […]

July 28, 2023By Colin Mann

Canadian Broadcasters for Sustainability formed

Canadian broadcasters have united to form Canadian Broadcasters for Sustainability, a group which is committed to working together to increase environmentally sustainable change. This is the first time such a broad and diverse group of Canadian public and private broadcasters from different linguistic and regional markets have come together for a common cause. The group […]

June 12, 2023

More Blue Ant FAST channels on VIZIO WatchFree+

Producer, distributor and channel operator, Blue Ant Media, has announced the launch of its free, ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channels, Homeful and Love Pets on VIZIO WatchFree+ for US users. Homeful features notable real estate, renovation and transformation series and is home to TV reno celebrity, Mike Holmes’ iconic catalogue of inspiring home series and […]

May 24, 2023

Blue Ant Media launches Love Pets FAST channel

International producer, distributor and channel operator, Blue Ant Media, has announced the launch of its free, advertising-supported streaming TV (FAST) channel, Love Pets. The new pet-themed channel features heartfelt stories about the animals in our lives, big and small, and the devoted people who care for them. Love Pets debuted on Sling Freestream across the […]

March 9, 2023

HauntTV on VIZIO WatchFree+

International producer, distributor and channel operator, Blue Ant Media, has announced the launch of its free, ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channel HauntTV on VIZIO WatchFree+ in the US. The channel’s library of paranormal-themed programming is now available to VIZIO’s audiences beginning this month. “October is perfect timing for VIZIO to bring HauntTV’s exclusive line-up of […]

October 19, 2022

Blue Ant Media promotions boost FAST expansion

International content producer, distributor and channel operator Blue Ant Media has confirmed the promotions of Craig Junner to SVP, Programming + Content Strategy, Global Media and Andrea Harrick to VP, Content Acquisitions, Global Media. Both promotions arrive on the heels of a year filled with significant growth in the free streaming arena for Blue Ant […]

August 2, 2022