Channel Launches


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 […]

Condé Nast adds channels to Rakuten TV

VOD platform Rakuten TV has announced a new partnership with leading magazine publisher Condé Nast. The partnership will add four Condé Nast channels to the platform across 42 European countries. The channels available for free include Vogue, Glamour, GQ, Vanity Fair and Wired. These channels expand on a content offering on Rakuten TV from Condé […]

Gusto TV lands on Netgem

Netgem TV has announced a partnership with food TV network Gusto TV. Gusto TV, which is already available in the UK and Ireland on platforms including Samsung TV Plus, provides viewers with award-winning programming that focuses on “diverse cuisines, inspiring recipes, and dynamic hosts.” Chris Knight, CEO and President of Gusto Worldwide Media, said: “Netgem […]

Zylo launches new Samsung TV Plus channel

OTT channels publisher and VOD distribution company Zylo has announced the launch of a new thematic linear channel on Samsung TV Plus. Available for free in France and Switzerland on channel 4507, Ciné Nanar will present an offering of disaster, action, fight and Sci- Fi movies. The launch comes after Zylo launched Emotion’L on Samsung […]

That’s TV Gold brings vintage content to Freesat

Classic TV channel That’s TV Gold has launched on the free to view satellite TV service Freesat. Available on channel 178, That’s TV Gold showcases entertainment, music and films from the 60s to today. Titles include The Tommy Cooper Show, The Kenny Everett Show and The Mike Yarwood Show. Angie Mee, director of content partnerships […]

Rakuten TV launches new sports channels

VOD and streaming platform Rakuten TV has added a selection of sports channels to its free-to-view linear offering. The new channels available to viewers include the American Football-focused European League of Football, lifestyle channel PlayersTV, SportItalia, SportOutdoorTV, and Unbeaten. The channels join an existing portfolio of sports channels available on Rakuten TV which includes: EdgeSport, […]

Women’s sports channel W-Sport launches across Africa

W-Sport, a dedicated women’s sports concept which includes a 24/7 linear channel, has launched in sub-Saharan Africa. W-Sport is now available in 16 territories in the region including Tanzania, Kenya, South Africa, Botswana, Nigeria, Uganda, and Ghana. The network lists pay TV operator Azam TV, Telekom One, Deod TV, Airtel Africa and Glo TV as […]

Rakuten TV adds new channels in Alchimie deal

Rakuten TV has announced a deal with Alchimie to increase its portfolio of free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channels.  The deal will start with eight channels made available in multiple territories across Rakuten TV’s 42 country reach.  The channels encompassed by the deal include:  HUMANITY, Luxe TV, MMA TV, Big Names, Motorsport TV, Télézap, Explore […]