TalkTalk TV agrees content deal with Maker Studios

Disney-Maker-StudiosTalkTalk TV has agreed a deal with Maker Studios to air a collection of the Disney-owned firm’s content on its platform.

TalkTalk TV is the first pay TV platform in the UK to offer both Maker Studios original series and content – all on demand.

TalkTalk TV will host more than 250 short-form videos, spanning topics such as gaming, lifestyle, family and entertainment, with new content from the Maker Studios network to be refreshed on a monthly basis.

“Maker Studios’ content is compelling, fresh and innovative and resonates strongly with younger audiences,” said Tom Clark, vice president of digital distribution, Disney EMEA.

“TalkTalk, as our first UK pay TV client for Maker Studios, will give customers the ability to enjoy world class short form content whenever and wherever they want.”

Original series from the multichannel network (MCN) include Jobsworth starring YouTuber Joe Weller, Pugatory staring CutiePieMarzia and Party Fun Times starring Taryn Southern.

“We’re delighted that TalkTalk TV homes will be the first in the UK to enjoy Maker Studio content. As many of our customers are families, having access to top online entertainment in a safe environment, free from adverts, is hugely appealing. This partnership with Maker Studios demonstrates TalkTalk TV’s continued commitment to growth and serving our customers.growth from strength to strength. We’re passionate about bringing our customers the widest range of content, on a single platform and on their terms. We can’t wait for TalkTalk homes to start enjoying this service,” said Aleks Habdank, managing director, TalkTalkTV.