Insight TV

Insight TV enters Australia after expanding AVOD deal with Samsung

High-definition broadcaster and producer Insight TV has struck its first distribution deal in Australia, with the launch of four of its digital channels on AVOD service Samsung TV Plus. Flagship lifestyle channel Insight TV will become available, along with action-focused channel inTrouble, science/technology/knowledge channel inWonder and the new nature/wildlife channel InWild, which is a co-venture […]

News round-up: Insight TV lands on Pluto TV; SPI channels head to Germany & Russia; Love Nature expands in Lat Am

Insight TV heads to Pluto TV UHD broadcaster Insight TV has launched three of its channels on ViacomCBS-owned AVOD Pluto TV in the UK and Germany as both continue their accelerated growth. The millennial-focused broadcaster has brought three of its channels to the service: lifestyle channel Insight TV; action-focused channel InTrouble; and science/technology/knowledge channel InWonder. […]

Exclusive: Insight TV and InShort launch across Europe via Huawei Video

The Netherlands-based Insight TV is bringing its flagship linear cablenet – also-named Insight TV – and shortform content channel InShort to Huawei Video in Europe. The launch follows Huawei’s rollout of its mobile-first video platform earlier this year and will see Insight’s two channels made available in 11 European countries, including Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Turkey, Spain, […]

Off The Fence and WaterBear Network hire Insight TV alum Oliver Taprogge

Former Insight TV exec Oliver Taprogge has joined Netherlands-and-UK-based factual production and distribution outfit Off The Fence as director of digital sales and as head of distribution at its upcoming VOD platform WaterBear Network. Based in Off The Fence’s Amsterdam HQ, Taprogge will be responsible for the company’s global VOD sales and will also oversee […]

Insight TV makes new hires for LatAm expansion

Amsterdam-based producer, broadcaster and distributor Insight TV is continuing its expansion into Latin America and has appointed a new head of content sales for the region. Former TRX exec Raquel Yepes is to oversee programmes sales, while local company 2BE Named Strategic partners will lead linear and digital channel distribution efforts for Insight TV. Before […]

iQiyi takes Insight TV programming into China with 12-month pact

Chinese streaming giant iQiyi has struck a content licensing deal with channels operator and producer Insight TV. The 12-month agreement will see 125 episodes of Insight’s library of original content become available to the streamer’s 560 million monthly active users, with shows such as Born To, Droners, Morbidelli Rising and Supercar Blondie: Living The Dream […]

Dealing with Covid-19: Surprising rewards & daily challenges of the ‘new normal’

TBI’s ongoing coverage of the impact of Covid-19 on the TV industry continues with Rian Bester, CEO at Insight TV, discussing how the broadcaster and producer has innovated to deal with the myriad effects of the pandemic, including hiring while house-bound. Across Europe and around the world, we all have been on lockdown for weeks […]

Insight TV unveils Turkish expansion with pay TV platform D-Smart

4K UHD broadcaster Insight TV has signed a deal with pay TV platform D-Smart, making Turkey the 45th country in which the company will operate. D-Smart is owned by the Demirören Group and offers TV and internet services to more than one million households in Turkey. Subscribers will gain access to Insight TV’s content through […]

Insight TV appoints AMC’s Marco Frazier to head US studios

4K broadcaster Insight TV has hired AMC executive Marco Frazier to become SVP of its US studios. Frazier will oversee content production and sales operations in the US, reporting to Natalie Boot, head of media sales. In particular, he will be tasked with identifying new development and co-production opportunities, including branded entertainment series and other […]