Channel Launches

360 TuneBox comes to Zuku in expanded deal with SPI/FilmBox

SPI/FilmBox has announced an expanded distribution deal with East African home entertainment provider Zuku. The agreement will see Zuku, which is part of the Wananchi Group, offer SPI’s music and lifestyle brand 360 TuneBox. The channel is now available to Zuku subscribers in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi and Zambia. 360 TuneBox is SPI’s Home for […]

4Music comes to Freesat

UK pubcaster Channel 4 has announced the launch of its music channel on Freesat. The channel, which offers a combination of music along with entertainment shows like 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, complements other music channels on Freesat including Box Hits, The Box, Kiss, Magic and Kerrang! 4Music is available on channel number […]

Cinedigm brings trio of streaming channels to Nreal AR glasses

Streaming company Cinedigm has launched a partnership in AR innovator Nreal. The deal will see three of Cinedigm’s most popular channels to Nreal’s newly introduced AR “TV” app. Three channels –  Bloody Disgusting TV, Realmadrid TV and CONtv – will be made available to Nreal Light AR glasses owners, giving them the ability to watch […]

Q India to launch dedicated alternative animation channel

Indian media group Qyou Media has announced the launch of a new channel dubbed Q Kahaniyan. The new channel, a spin-off from the popular The Q India that is available to over 676 million users in India, will focus on animated content that targets 15-35 year olds in the country. The channel will initially be […]

AVOD Tubi comes to LG smart TVs

Fox-owned ad-supported streaming service Tubi has now launched on LG smart TVs. The streamer is available via LG’s webOS smart TV platform in the US, Canada, Mexico and Australia. This is the latest platform launch for Tubi, which is available on 29 different platforms – a feat which the streamer claims is more than any […]

Thema Rus expands Love Nature in Russia with MTS distribution

Canal+ International Group company Thema Rus has launched Love Nature on Russia’s MTS TV-services.  Love Nature, which as the title suggests presents a variety of nature and wildlife-focused documentary content, will be available as a 4K linear TV channel to MTS subscribers via IPTV and on the KION multimedia platform.  This is the latest expansion […]

Media Capital licences CNN brand for Portuguese news network launch

Portuguese firm Media Capital, which owns TVI and Plural Entertainment, has licensed the CNN brand to launch an offshoot of the WarnerMedia-owned news network in the country. The launch, which is the biggest of its kind in Portugal for years, has seen the creation of a 24-hour Portuguese-language channel CNN Portugal. The channel will be […]

Vevo launches festive music video channels

Music video network Vevo has announced the launch of a number of holiday-themed channels on CTV in the US and UK. The launch represents Vevo’s largest holiday TV lineup to date.  In the UK, the Vevo Christmas channel on Samsung TV Plus marks the company’s first Christmas channel in the country. In the US meanwhile […]

Fuel TV expands Pluto TV presence in Europe and Latin America

Action sports broadcaster Fuel TV has announced a distribution deal with ViacomCBS-owned ad-supported streaming platform Pluto TV. Following an initial launch in the UK, the channel is now available on Pluto TV in Spain, France and Latin America, including Brazil. Fuel TV offers more than 900 hours of new programming per year, including 700 hours […]

Shorts lands on Rakuten TV

Shorts International, the owner of short-form content channel ShortsTV, has announced a deal with Rakuten TV. The deal will bring the network’s free-to-view channels Shorts and Cortos to the platform across Europe.  The Shorts channel will initially launch in the UK, Italy, Spain (as ‘Cortos’) and throughout the Nordics. Each market will be offered unique […]