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Hulu strikes content pact with the Kardashians ahead of NBCU exit

US streamer Hulu is to be the new home for US celebrity family the Kardashians. The deal with the Disney-owned streamer follows news earlier this year that reality show Keeping Up With The Kardashians would be ending on NBCUniversal’s US network E! after its 20th season. The show had been available on Hulu for multiple years […]

NBCU takes Hayu to Germany with Amazon Channels

NBCUniversal’s reality streamer Hayu has launched in Germany and Austria, where it is available on Amazon Prime Video Channels. Hayu offers shows including Keeping Up With the Kardashians and its spin-offs, along with The Real Housewives, and the Below Deck franchises. The service offers a variety of unscripted sub-genres in English language including: Home and […]

News roundup: ‘Vlad’, ‘Trotsky’ and more int’l deals with South Korea; CW takes stab at ‘Killer Camp’ format; Hayu Australia inks exclusive ‘Chrisley’ deal; and more…

Eccho Rights strikes int’l deals with South Korean platforms South Korean platforms, including the broadcaster Catch On and Mint Media Group, have picked up international dramas Vlad, The End, Bitter Sweet Life and Trotsky, following deals with international distributors Eccho Rights. Vlad from Romania’s Pro TV and The End from producers Ay Yapim in Turkey, have both been picked […]

NBCUniversal’s SVOD Hayu lands in Southeast Asia

NBCUniversal International (NBCUI) has launched its reality-skewing SVOD service Hayu in the Philippines, Hong Kong and Singapore, taking its overall reach to 14 countries. The service was launched in the UK, Ireland and Australia in 2016 and has since been rolled out across the Nordics, expanding into the Benelux and Canada last year. NBCUI describes […]

Hayu launches in three new European markets

NBCUniversal International’s reality TV-focused SVOD service, Hayu, has rolled out in three new European markets – the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. The Benelux launch follows Hayu’s expansion into Canada in September and means that the on-demand offering is now available in 11 markets. NBCU hailed the expansion as “a key milestone”. Priced at €5.99 (US$6.83) […]

NBC launches Hayu in Canada

NBCUniversal International’s reality TV-focused SVOD service, Hayu, has gone live in Canada. The subscription service launched with more than 6,000 episodes of content from over 200 reality shows – including Keeping Up with the Kardashians, The Real Housewives and Million Dollar Listing. Hayu is already available in the UK, Ireland, Australia, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark and is priced […]

NBCU plans Nordic expansion for Hayu

NCBUniversal (NBCU) International is set to expand its reality TV SVOD service, Hayu, into the Nordics, in what it described as a “key milestone” for the service. The on-demand offering will launch first in Norway – in partnership with TV2 – during the fourth quarter of this year, before going live in Finland, Sweden and […]

NBCU’s Hayu agrees SVOD deal with Viacom

Reality TV SVOD service, Hayu, has agreed its first licensing deal with Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) for shows such as The Hills and Jersey Shore. The NBCUniversal (NBCU) International-owned on-demand service licensed a mixture of MTV and VH1 titles that it started to add to the service over the summer. The deal also includes […]

NBCU details Hayu SVOD expansion plans

NBCUniversal International’s reality TV SVOD service, Hayu, will widen its reach with new rollouts, download to-view options and a physical retail presence by the end of the year. Speaking at the OTTtv World Summit in London this week, Hendrik McDermott, senior vice-president, branded on-demand, Hayu at NBCUniversal, said Hayu will announce a deal with a […]