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Rakuten TV expands IMAX movie collection

IMAX Corporation, DTS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Xperi, and Rakuten TV, the VoD platform, have announced an expansion of the IMAX Enhanced movie collection with Rakuten TV’s commitment to carry one hundred titles in the IMAX Enhanced format, arriving over the next six months “We are thrilled to continue our relationship with Xperi and […]

October 13, 2022

Discovering Canary Islands coming to Rakuten TV

Rakuten TV, in association with Atlantia Media and Initiative/Mediabrands Content Studio, ahas nnounced that their new adventure reality show, Discovering Canary Islands, will be available to watch free of charge, exclusively on Rakuten TV from October 13th. Produced with support from the Canary Islands Tourism, Discovering Canary Islands had its world premiere at San Sebastián International Film Festival […]

October 13, 2022

BASE showcases the simplicity of a home movie night

Trade body the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) is releasing what it says is a UK first – with the launch of a multi-channelled educational video showcasing a step-by-step guide on renting or downloading a film or TV boxset from your favourite store. “With several digital stores to buy or rent movies from, it […]

October 12, 2022By Colin Mann

Discovering Canary Islands at San Sebastián International Film Festival

The adventure reality show, Discovering Canary Islands, original content from Rakuten TV in collaboration of Initiative and Atlantia, will be presented at the San Sebastián International Film Festival on September 19th. Hosted by Presenter and Reporter, Pilar Rubio, the programme will be part of the 70th edition of the festival, coinciding with the first anniversary of […]

September 6, 2022

Love Stories TV FAST channel on Rakuten TV

Love Stories TV has announced that it library of professionally produced wedding videos is now available as a 24/7 FAST channel thoughout Europe on VoD platform Rakuten TV. The media brand says that 2022-2023 wedding season is the busiest in 40+ years and demand from consumers and advertisers for wedding content is at an all-time […]

June 22, 2022

Rakuten TV launches on Plex app

Rakuten TV, the European VoD platform, has launched 91 linear channels on global streaming platform Plex. The Rakuten TV channels, currently distributed on smart TVs, Website, iOS app and Android Mobile app, will now be available on the Plex platform in Spain, the UK, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway.The […]

June 15, 2022

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, Sonic 2 on Rakuten TV

Premium VoD platform Rakuten TV has announced the release of their latest blockbuster titles for June. In Rakuten TV’s ‘CINEMA’ selection, audiences can return to the magical world of Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore. The third film of the franchise starring Jude Law, Eddie Redmayne, Ezra Miller and Mads Mikkelsen will be available on […]

May 30, 2022

Rakuten TV shooting new series in Canary Islands

Rakuten TV has started filming its next original production: Discovering Canary Islands, an adventure reality show hosted by Pilar Rubio which, in its first series, will travel around the Canary Islands. The show will uncover the most incredible and unusual myths surrounding the islands by immersing contestants in the local culture and traditions. For the […]

May 16, 2022

Surf Channel, Rakuten TV premiere Barcelona Surf Destination

Rakuten TV, in association with Surf Channel, have confirmed the release of the new documentary, Barcelona Surf Destination, which will be available on the platform from April 29th. For the first time in history, surfing is an Olympic sport and following the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games, it has its first champion, Ítalo Ferreira. The Brazilian […]

April 28, 2022

Rakuten TV’s FAST channels now on web, mobile

Rakuten TV, the European VoD platform, has launched on web and mobile its FAST linear channels. All the channels currently distributed via Smart TVs will now also be available on web and mobile across all of its served European countries. The channels are accessible via website, iOS app and Android Mobile app through the dedicated […]

April 20, 2022