Shorts TV

Exclusive: Shorts Int’l launches FAST channels with Samsung in Europe

AMC-backed Shorts International is moving into free-to-view ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) by launching a raft of channels across Europe with Samsung that will feature Oscar-winning shortform content. The agreement will see a rebooted version of the short film network Shorts TV rolled out in the UK and Italy, where it will be known as Shorts, […]

Shortform streamer Shorts TV strikes deal with Airtel to enter India

Shortform video service ShortsTV has struck a deal with telco Airtel that will see it expand its reach in India. The ShortsTV on-demand service will now become available to 340 million subscribers in the country, with shows available to watch on mobiles or TVs through Airtel’s Xstream offering. The streamer will allow subscribers to watch […]

Shorts channel hires Koene to replace Musa

Short films channel Shorts TV has hired Jan Pieter Koene to head up its EMEA operation, replacing former boss Alan Musa who announced his departure for Nickelodeon/Comedy Central last month. Koene has worked at various channels and channel operators including Fox Sports, Chellomedia’s Film1/Sport1 and Discovery Networks. Carter Pilcher, chief executive of Shorts International said: […]