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Hearst, Curiosity team on science series

Hearst Media Production Group (HMPG), an independent producer and distributor of original programming, and Curiosity, a global factual entertainment media company, are partnering on an original unscripted programme set for a world premiere on Curiosity’s streaming service Curiosity Stream. Oddly Satisfying Science (OSS), a 10-episode series debuting later this year, features top social influencers known […]

June 1, 2022

CuriosityStream appoints Westley as CFO

CuriosityStream, the global factual media and entertainment company, has appointed Peter Westley as Chief Financial Officer. Westley succeeds Jason Eustace, who has served in the role since February 2020. Westley was most recently with public and private equity investment firm Blum Capital Partners, where he primarily focused on the media and technology sectors and served […]

May 24, 2022

Amagi puts more personalisation & automation into Amagi PLANNER

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has launched the advanced version of its content planning and scheduling platform – Amagi PLANNER. The product, introduced in 2021, makes planning and scheduling of channel programming seamless and cost-effective for digital-first companies. Amagi PLANNER enhancements include flexibility in ad break scheduling, […]

April 13, 2022

Amagi announces VoD orchestration solution for content owners

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced the general availability of Amagi ON-DEMAND, its robust content management solution for orchestrating Video-On-Demand (VoD) content workflows. The product has already seen successful deployments from early adopters. The product uses cloud automation to make every stage of the online content […]

April 12, 2022

Curiosity launches FAST channel with LG

Curiosity, the global factual media and entertainment company, has partnered with LG to launch Curiosity Now, a free, ad-supported streaming channel, available as channel #277 on LG Channels on all LG Smart TV 4.0 and newer models. Curiosity Now offers select programming from a library of original and curated documentaries, shows and series across nature, […]

March 22, 2022

Singapore: Starhub adds Curiosity Stream

StarHub, the entertainment service provider in Southeast Asia, is set to offer its customers access to Curiosity’s streaming service, Curiosity Stream. Featuring thousands of original and curated documentaries, Curiosity Stream will be made available to all customers with an Entertainment+ Pass at no extra cost (Usual price: US$9.99 or S$13.58 per month), in full 4K. Coming shortly after StarHub […]

March 22, 2022

THEMA partners with Amagi

THEMA, a Canal+ Group company, has announced a partnership agreement with Amagi, a global player in SaaS for broadcast and connected TV on the cloud, to distribute channels across FAST platforms around the globe, such as two in-house FAST channels VIVE KANAL D DRAMA and WANNA SEE TV. THEMA will use the award-winning broadcast-grade channel playout […]

February 9, 2022

Curiosity Stream launches premium bundle

Curiosity Stream has launched an enhanced premium tier offering, branded the Smart Bundle. The bundle provides exclusive access to Curiosity Stream’s films, shows, and series in 4K, as well as complimentary access to five other subscription services dedicated to entertainment that inspires learning, exploring, and expanding your horizons. Premium tier customers, as well as existing […]

December 22, 2021

UniversCiné chooses Amagi to expand its offerings

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced that UniversCiné, a French VoD platform dedicated to movie lovers and arthouse films, is partnering with Amagi for the launch and playout of its channel to Samsung TV Plus. Launched in 2007, UniversCiné is the result of 47 independent French […]

December 8, 2021

Alchimie amplifies AVoD network with Amagi

Amagi, a global leader in SaaS for broadcast and connected TV on the cloud, has announced that Alchimie, a video content aggregator and distributor, has partnered with it for channel creation and distribution to Advertising Video on Demand (AVoD) platforms. Amagi is distributing 23 of Alchimie’s channels to Rakuten TV and to Samsung TV Plus […]

November 17, 2021