Fuse Media expands LGBTQ+ offering as OUTtv preps FAST channel

Latino-focused Fuse Media has struck a deal with LGBTQ+ network and streamer OUTtv that will see the launch of new FAST channel available around the world. OUTtv Proud will be rolled out on Fuse’s channels service in 2023 and will offer more than 400 hours of original programming, including series, documentaries, films and specials which […]

DocuBay snaps up LGBTQ+ titles from OUTtv

Documentary streamer DocuBay has acquired a package of LGBTQ+-focused documentary features from Canada’s OUTtv, the LGBTQ+ television network. The films cover a wide range of issues and are featured in DocuBay’s newest category called PrideBay, dedicated to films chronicling diverse and complex LGBTQ+ experiences.  The acquired titles include 19 and Homeless, transgender doc Why Go Through That?, surrogacy […]

LGBTQI+ net OUTtv heads to South Africa

OUTtv, a television network focused on the LGBTQI+ community, is set to launch in South Africa. OUTtv South Africa will broadcast as a pop-up channel from October 4 to November 4. Aimed primarily at South Africa’s large LGBTQI+ community, OUTtv SA will offer a mix of movies, drama, lifestyle, comedy, reality, music and travel shows. […]

Canadian LGBT net buys The Collection

Canadian specialty net Out TV has acquired The Collection, Amazon and France Télévisions’ period fashion drama. The series was part-funded by BBC Worldwide, which sells it internationally and struck the Canadian deal. LGBTQ-skewed pay TV net Out TV has first-window rights to the show, which was made by Worldwide-backed UK prodco Lookout Point and Pascal […]

New owners, CEO for Canadian LGBT net

A Canadian LGBTQ network has got a new majority owner and CEO. OUTtv has appointed Brad Danks as its CEO, while Vancouver-based private equity firm Stern Partners has secured majority ownership of the network. James Shavick will remain a shareholder and chairman of the board after ten years as CEO and majority owner. Shamsh Kassam, CFO […]

OWN buys Kate and Wills Royal Baby doc

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has acquired one-off doc William, Kate and the Royal Baby, as one of a number of deals distributor Zodiak Rights has secured. With Kate Middleton set to give birth to a child this summer, OWN has taken the show, which comes from CB Productions and was produced for France 3. In […]