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Love Nature links with Samsung TV for FAST launch in Spain

Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks wildlife brand Love Nature has become available in Spain as a free ad-supported streaming channel (FAST), following a deal with Samsung TV Plus. Love Nature becomes the first natural history brand on Samsung TV Plus in Spain and will offer 100 hours of programming localised in Castilian. The deal, which […]

ViacomCBS & Rakuten join forces to take kids’ streamer Nick+ to Japan

US-based ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) has signed a long-term agreement with Japan’s Rakuten Group to bring Nickelodeon’s kids’ streaming service Nick+ to Japanese VOD platform Rakuten TV. Nick+ will launch on Rakuten TV on 28 April, bringing Nickelodeon shows such as SpongeBob SquarePants, Paw Patrol, Blaze And The Monster Machines, Bubble Guppies and Dora The Explorer to Japanese […]

Kids round-up: Quintet launch heralds ‘Ivor The Engine’ return; Sensical preps streamer; Wildbrain goes DTC with Samsung

Quintet launch heralds Ivor The Engine return Quintet Pictures – a cross-platform production company focusing on the development of family based film and TV content – has launched today and set a live-action adaptation of classic children’s animation Ivor The Engine as its first project. The UK-based venture was set up by writer, illustrator and […]

TikTok moves onto TV following Samsung deal in Europe

Social media giant TikTok is launching its own TV service across Europe after striking a deal with electronic giant Samsung. The partnership will see TikTok’s most-liked and most-viewed content become available via a pre-installed app, which is exclusive to Samsung’s most recent TV sets and will provide a TV-esque viewing experience for the social media service. Content, […]

Samsung strikes short-form deal with across Europe

Samsung has struck a deal that will see short-form service become available via the electronics manufacturer’s streaming offering., which is owned by AI-focused producer Largo, will offer more than 200 shorts to users of Samsung TV Plus, with new shows added monthly. In addition, an extra 50 short films will be available on demand, […]

Endemol Shine puts ‘Peaky Blinders’, ‘The Hour’ onto US & Euro AVOD channels

Endemol Shine Group (ESG) has expanded its direct-to-consumer activities with new drama-focused AVOD channel launches in the US and Germany, offering hits such as Peaky Blinders and The Hour. ESG’s Sterling Drama channel is being launched in the US via Samsung’s TV Plus service and will offer shows from its 68,000-hour catalogue including Robert Carlyle […]