TV4 Entertainment

OTT channels operator Alchimie enters US with TV4Entertainment acquisition

Online channels curator Alchimie is expanding into the US by acquiring the publishing assets of LA-based streaming operation TV4Entertainment. The deal will see Alchimie pick up nine thematic SVOD channels, including Motorland, which offers shows such as travelogue Long Way Down. Other offerings include factual-focused DocCom TV, boating offering Nautical Mile, hunting/fishing network Gone TV and property […]

TV4 Entertainment cooks up culinary streamer with Flame Media

Streaming operator TV4 Entertainment has partnered with distribution outfit Flame Media to launch a new food-focused OTT offering. Food Feast TV will offer thousands of hours of content from Flame Media, including A Taste of Travel, Food Safari, Saturday Kitchen and Inside Lyndey’s Kitchen. The programming line-up will feature chefs such as Jack Stein, Yotam […]

TV4 Entertainment launch indie TV & Film Studio

TV4 Entertainment, the Warner Bros. and Sky-invested OTT producer, has launched Concrete Club, an independent original content studio. The genre-based studio will develop, produce and distribute feature films and television series targeting underserved, global audiences on all screens. The new studio is an extension of TV4 Entertainment’s portfolio of genre-based lifestyle, entertainment and sports over-the-top […]

TV4 creates Asian JV for channels and originals

TV4 Entertainment and Multi Channels Asia (MCA) have created a strategic joint venture to localise and distribute the former’s portfolio of channels and original productions throughout Asia. The new venture, operating under the name Omni Channels Asia, leverages MCA’s existing work in channel creation, localisation and distribution throughout Asia. MCA has already brought Bloomberg Television […]

Sharknado studio backs end of days SVOD service

US-based OTT TV channels provider TV4 Entertainment and The Asylum, the movie studio behind Sharknado and Z Nation, have teamed up to develop a new streaming service dedicated to apocalypse-themed films and series. The service, named simply Apocaplyse, will initially be available in the North American market. It will showcase content from The Asylum’s library […]

Ex-WME television chief joins TV4

Former William Morris Endeavor television co-chief Mark Itkin has joined emerging digital content business TV4 Entertainment as a senior advisor. Itkin is best known for a three-decade career as an agent in Hollywood, and packaged shows such as Deal or No Deal, Project Runway and The Real World for TV. He is considered a driving force behind […]

All3Media launching OTT nets with TV4

All3Media International and TV4 Entertainment are joining forces for an OTT initiative that will see the pair launch a range of online channels, TBI can reveal. The agreement between All3Media’s international arm and US-based TV4 will see the pair work up online channels that will be distributed over the top, as well as through the […]

Sky buys into US MCN

Sky has made an investment of US$300,000 via a convertible debt security in US OTT niche channel startup TV4 Entertainment. TV4 owns a portfolio of special-interest television channels aimed at niche audiences and has distribution agreements with a range of US online TV platforms including Hulu, Amazon, Sony, Vimeo, YouTube and Roku. The company aggregates […]

Cinedigm preps OTT nets with LA start-up

US indie distributor Cinedigm is to mine its content library to launch a slate of niche OTT channels. The distributor is working with LA-based tech start-up TV4 Entertainment to programme “at least one co-owned, on-demand, online channel” based on the Cinedigm library. This will be a preschool-, kids- and tweens-focused channel that rolls out on […]