Advanced Television


Kim Kardashian’s media VC

Kim Kardashian is making a private equity play to acquire stakes in fast-growing media and consumer companies, leaveraging her 329 million Instagram followers. KKY Partners, is a collaboration with Jay Sammons, a former Carlyle Group executive who specialises  in celebrity-backed ventures. At Carlyle, Sammons took the firm into the world of show business, reaping standout […]

September 8, 2022

Netherlands: hayu on Viaplay

Viaplay and hayu have extended their multi-territory partnership for NBCUniversal’s all-reality streaming service to the Netherlands. Starting from Viaplay’s Dutch launch on March 1st, viewers in the Netherlands will be able to watch a range of popular reality shows from hayu, at no extra cost, as part of a Viaplay subscription. The partnership includes hayu’s […]

February 28, 2022

Curiosity Stream announces 2022 originals

Curiosity, the global factual streaming service and media company, has announced a sneak peek into its 2022 slate of original series and feature-length documentary films, featuring more originals for Curiosity Stream and Curiosity Channel than any previous year. Several popular series are back for new seasons plus new titles showcasing compelling stories from biomimicry, asteroids, […]

February 25, 2022

hayu launches in India

hayu, the all-reality SVoD service from NBCUniversal, has launched in India. This launch builds on the ongoing success of hayu in 27 other territories and rounds off a successful and pivotal growth year for the streaming service. Launching direct-to-consumer (DTC) on a full array of devices – mobile, tablet, laptop, connected TVs and selected consoles […]

December 2, 2021

hayu on LG TVs

NBCUniversal has announced that hayu – the all-reality TV SVoD service – is now available on LG TVs running webOS 4.0 through webOS 6.0. Reality TV fans in 27 territories can now watch their reality content via the hayu app – enabling more ways for subscribers to access the service within Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, […]

November 8, 2021

hayu on Xbox

NBCUniversal International (NBCUI) announced that hayu – the reality TV SVoD service – is now available through Xbox consoles. Reality TV lovers in 22 territories can now watch their favourite reality content via the hayu app through Microsoft Store on Xbox  – enabling more ways for subscribers to access the service within Australia, Austria, Belgium, […]

July 27, 2021

Chavez joins Tastemade as Head of Marketing

Tastemade has announced that marketing executive, Rubi Chavez, has joined the media company as Head of Marketing. Chavez has more than 15 years of experience launching and growing global entertainment and lifestyle brands. In her new role, Chavez will report directly to CEO & Co-Founder Larry Fitzgibbon, and will be responsible for building out the […]

June 11, 2021

hayu launches in 11 additional European countries

hayu, the all-reality, SVoD service from NBCUniversal International, has launched in 11 additional European countries. The multi-territory roll-out comes just as the streaming service prepares to mark its fifth anniversary, having first launched in the UK, Ireland and Australia in March 2016. Launching direct-to-consumer (DTC) on a full array of devices – mobile, tablet, TV […]

February 18, 2021

hayu launches in Germany & Austria

hayu – the all-reality SVoD  service from NBCUniversal International – has launched in Germany and Austria and is available on Amazon Prime Video Channels via the Prime Video app on an array of devices. Targeting the broad base of viewers who are fans of the reality genre, hayu offers top reality TV content including Keeping […]

November 18, 2020

Kardashians sign off

The Kardashian family is dropping its fly-on-the-wall reality series after 14 years. Keeping Up with the Kardashians will be end with its final season airing in early 2021. The show has been a mainstay for NBCUniversal’s E! Network. “While it has been an absolute privilege and we will miss them wholeheartedly, we respect the family’s […]

September 9, 2020