Jo Parkinson


Love Nature HD preps first Asian launch

Love Nature is set to make its Asian debut later this month by launching in Singapore via operator StarHub TV. The deal, which was announced today at the Casbaa Convention in Macau, China, will see Love Nature become available in HD to StarHub’s pay TV customers on channel 416. “The introduction of Love Nature to […]

Love Nature hires ex-Viacom, BBCWW exec

Wildlife-focused on-demand service Love Nature has hired Anthony Jewitt as its first director of partnerships. Operating out of Love Nature’s UK office, he will oversee distribution of the global Love Nature SVOD service and linear television efforts. Jewitt (pictured) joins from Red Bull Media House, where he was director, affiliate sales and programming. In this […]

Love Nature, WWF strike 4K content partnership

4K SVOD service LoveNature has inked a content deal with The World Wide Fund for Nature. The conservation group will run 4K Love Nature footage on its Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram platforms using the hashtag #WWFLovesNature. Love Nature rolled out earlier this year and will use the WWF partnership to drive people to its service, […]

New SVOD service plots two-year wildlife project

New 4K on-demand service Love Nature has partnered with UK factual indie Plimsoll Productions on a two-year natural history project that will yield 50 hours of original programming. Love Nature and its US counterpart, Smithsonian Earth, and Grant Mansfield’s Plimsoll will establish a production base in Africa, which will create wildlife and natural history under […]

Nature-focused 4K SVOD service launches

A 4K subscription on-demand service that focuses exclusively on nature programming has gone live in 32 territories. Love Nature, which is from Blue Skye Entertainment, has debuted in territories such as the UK, Germany, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and Switzerland. Platforms offering the 4K service include Amazon Fire TV, Nexus Player, Philips Android TV, Roku […]

Ex-WWE boss to run Smithsonian, Blue Ant 4K co

Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks have teamed to launch Blue Skye Entertainment, a new UK-based company exclusively focused on 4K content. Canada-based Blue Ant, which runs specialty channels as well as producing and distributing non-fiction content, and the TV division of museum and research organisation Smithsonian, have appointed Jo Parkinson to run the new […]