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Love Nature continues Spanish expansion with Pluto TV launch

Blue Ant Media’s wildlife brand Love Nature is expanding its reach in Spain, launching as a curated channel on ViacomCBS streamer Pluto TV. Viewers in the region will gain free access to the brand’s natural history series and documentaries in Castilian Spanish, beginning with a special launch event running from 8-10 October, titled FinFest. The […]

Unscripted round-up: Red Arrow Int’l takes ‘Controlling Britney’ rights; Love Nature & WNET launch sardine doc; ‘Project Cupid’ strikes in Poland

Red Arrow Int’l takes ‘Controlling Britney’ rights Red Arrow Studios International has acquired global distribution rights to Controlling Britney Spears, a new feature length documentary containing new allegations about the pop icon’s daily life inside her much-scrutinised conservatorship. The documentary is a follow-up to previous doc Framing Britney Spears and was produced in partnership by […]

News round-up: Sky Nature comes to Italy & Germany; HBO Max snags ‘Anacronte’

Sky Nature comes to Italy & Germany European pay-TV giant Sky and Blue Ant Media-owned nature streaming brand Love Nature have expanded their five-year content deal in support of Sky Nature, to bring the channel to Italy and Germany. Launching in the UK last year, Sky Nature became the official, exclusive home of Love Nature […]

Love Nature, PBS & Sky join for ‘Osprey’ special

Blue Ant Media’s Love Nature, PBS in the US and Sky Nature in the UK are preparing to air a forthcoming one-hour special about a pair of Osprey, which has recently wrapped production. Osprey (1 x 60 minutes, working title) follows a life-long couple as they reunite having traveled separately from South America to the US to raise […]

News round-up: Love Nature Launches on Telenor Sweden; Channel 5 heads to the seaside; UKTV finds out ‘Who Cares?’ with YouTube star

Love Nature Launches on Telenor Sweden Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks-owned nature streaming brand Love Nature has launched on Telenor Sweden. Audiences on the platform will have access to the brand’s programming on both the linear channel and VOD service as part of a three-year carriage deal. Programming highlights that have been localised in Swedish include Dogs With […]

Show of the Week: A Bee’s Diary

Blue chip natural history programming featuring exotic animals has become a hugely competitive genre over recent years as streamers join incumbent broadcasters on lavish productions, but there is also an increasing push for content that explores the fascinating lives of wildlife closer to home. A Bee’s Diary is one such show, tapping into the surging […]

Unpicking AVOD, FAST & natural history’s potential

Carlyn Staudt, global general manager at Love Nature, discusses the opportunities presented by increasingly competitive FAST channels and AVOD platforms. If you’re not totally clear on the nuances of free streaming platforms, but have been nodding along for the last several months, you’re not alone. Now, more than ever, the way we talk about free streaming is changing and […]

News round-up: Atlantic Nomad closes financing deal; Love Nature lands on Samsung TV Plus; Flix Snip partners with Korea Telecom for Asia expansion

Atlantic Nomad closes financing deal Jamie Carmichael and Simon Mirren’s London-and-LA-based production label Atlantic Nomad has closed a television and film slate financing deal with Finnish venture capital fund manager IPR.VC. The deal provides overhead and development financing for Atlantic Nomad, focusing on premium TV, with documentaries and feature films in consideration on a project-by-project evaluation basis. IPR.VC’s […]

Factual Round-up: Abacus takes Scorsese-hosted doc global; Love Nature orders ‘Malawi Wildlife Rescue’ S2; ITVS Factual Pitch deadline nears

Abacus takes Scorsese-hosted doc global London-based Abacus Media Rights has acquired global distribution rights to documentary feature The Oratorio, hosted by filmmaker Martin Scorsese. The 1 x 66-minute film offers insight into the immigrant experience as it tells the story of how an 1826 performance at St Patrick’s Old Cathedral introduced Italian opera to New […]

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