Smithsonian Networks


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 […]

Smithsonian latest to go SVOD route

Smithsonian Networks has become the latest American channel to launch its own subscription on-demand player. Smithsonian Earth will offer “spectacular original nature and wildlife content” initially via the web and on Apple TV and Roku devices for a monthly US$3.99. After a period of resistance to direct-to-consumer offers, many US networks are now launching their […]