A&E Networks UK


Zig Zag scores A+E Networks UK branded content commission

A+E Networks UK has commissioned Zig Zag Productions for a branded content spot for Kia Motors. The two-minute advert and 30-second spot – directed by Jamie Wiggins – is shot in Australia and follows a 3D artist who travels down under from the UK to pain a version of the new Kia Seltos SUV that […]

Deals round-up: ‘Spiky Gold Hunters’ go global; ID returns to Arrow trio; YES orders Endemol Shine comedy

Pango’s Spiky Gold Hunters go global A+E Networks UK is among companies to have struck pre-sale deals for fact-ent show Spiky Gold Hunters (6 x 60’) from Australian distributor LGI Media (formerly known as Looking Glass International). The series has also been acquired by The History Channel Iberia’s entertainment channel Blaze and Foxtel/A+E networks Australia, […]

Red Arrow strikes factual deals with A+E Networks

Red Arrow Studios International has struck a batch of deals with A+E Networks UK and A+E Networks Germany across its slate of factual titles, covering German speaking markets, the UK and Africa. Red Arrow Studios International has sold a package of shows to A+E Networks Germany, including Countdown to Apollo (8×22-minutes) from Steve Rotfield Productions; […]

A+E Networks UK launches true crime SVOD on Amazon Prime Video

A+E Networks UK has launched SVOD service Crime+Investigation Play on Amazon Prime Video Channels. A+E is charging customers £3.99 ($3.14) for a monthly subscription to Crime+Investigation Play, with an initial 7-day free trial. The UK service carries true crime shows such as Robbie Coltrane’s Critical Evidence (Season 1), Homicide Hunter (Season 3) and The Jail: 60 Days […]

A+E set for Damian Lewis-fronted doc

A+E Networks and A+E Networks UK have partnered on factual co-pro Damian Lewis: Spy Wars. Featuring Lewis in his first docu-drama role, this 8 x 60-minute factual series will reveal the remarkable true stories behind some of the most gripping and important international spy operations of the last forty years. The series, produced by Alaska […]

Woodcut taps A+E’s Anastasi for strategy role

Kate Beal’s Woodcut Media has hired former A+E Networks UK channel director Koulla Anastasi as its strategy and development consultant. In the role, Anastasi will report directly to CEO Beal and focus on driving and expanding the company’s international activities. Her remit focuses on the strategic development of Woodcut’s international programming, building global partnerships and […]

A+E Networks UK orders factual title from Red Arrow studio

A+E Networks UK has commissioned Studio71, a Red Arrow Studios company, to produce Forged in Steele with YouTube personality Alex Steele. Forged with Steele follows the YouTube star, and blacksmithing enthusiast, as he recreates an array of historic weaponry in his Norwich forge. The title will be placed on A+E Networks UK’s flagship channel History […]

A+E Networks hires UKTV exec

A+E Networks UK has appointed UKTV executive Dom Wilkins as head of scheduling, History UK and H2. Wilkins is due to take up his new role on July 17 and will report to Dan Korn, VP of programming at A+E Networks UK. He joins from UKTV, where he was programming manager for digital TV channel […]

History staffs up for Dutch launch

A+E Networks UK has hired new programming and marketing staff ahead of the launch of History channel in the Netherlands. Marit Huiskamp and Eva Schouwenaar have joined A+E’s Amsterdam-based Benelux office as programme scheduler and marketing manager respectively. Huiskamp will join later this summer from RTL, where she has spent the past several years working […]

STV Productions names Dan Korn replacement

Scotland’s STV Productions has found a replacement for specialist factual exec Dan Korn, who left for A+E Networks UK last year. Peter Collins (pictured) has taken up the post of head of specialist factual, more than a year after he joined the production arm of Scottish network STV. News of Korn’s departure emerged last year, […]

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