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Nielsen adds A+E Networks to US dynamic ad insertion pilot

Nielsen is expanding its US dynamic ad insertion (DAI) pilot, with A+E Networks to begin replacing advertisements in live linear programming on select networks. A+E Networks joins previously-announced trialist CBS. The two broadcasters are the first to use the technology to replace linear TV ads – and show and network promotions – with targeted ads. […]

Disney secures EC approval for Fox deal with conditions

Disney has secured European Commission approval for its acquisition of Fox’s entertainment business on condition that it sells off its interest in factual channels controlled by A+E Networks. A+E Networks – a joint venture between Disney and Hearst – operates History, H2,Crime & Investigation, Blaze and Lifetime. The EC’s investigation into the merger found that […]

A+E signs up ad sales house for History Hungary

A+E Networks has signed up an ad sales house to sell spot sales and sponsorship on the Hungarian version of its History channel. A+E has partnered with local provider R-time to deliver ad sales on the channel. According to the channel provider, History Hungary now reaches over 1.7 million viewers on a monthly basis, up […]

A+E Networks ups UK boss to EMEA content and creative role

A+E Networks has upped general manager for A+E Networks UK, Heather Jones, to senior vice-president of content and creative for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In her expanded role, Jones will provide strategic direction and management support across the A+E Networks EMEA operations, while retaining her UK management responsibilities. Reporting to EMEA managing […]

New chief for A+E Networks Italy 

A+E Networks has named Patricio Teubal as general manager of A+E Networks Italy, starting in December.  In this new role, Teubal will oversee A+E Networks Italy and its three channel brands History, Crime+Investigation, and Blaze and lead the growth of the company’s partnership with Sky Italia, while developing new opportunities in the country. He will report to Dean Possenniskie, managing director of A+E Networks EMEA. Prior to joining […]

A+E Networks taps You.i.TV for new History TV Everywhere app

A+E Networks has tapped You.i.TV to provide technology to extend its History TV Everywhere app. You.i TV’s video experience platform, You.i Engine One, will power a new History TV Everywhere app, based on its React Native development platform. Using rthe open-source Javascript applciatoin framework-based Reach Native, You.i TV has integrated its cross platform SDK to […]

Netflix & A+E partner for Sky Vision true crime series

Netflix has partnered with A+E Networks UK and Sky Vision Productions on a new true crime series for A+E’s Crime + Investigation (CI) channel. The 10×60 minute I Am a Killer, profiles ten prisoners convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death. With access to prisons across America, each convicted prisoner recounts events that led up […]

Vice boss hails new ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ as Dubuc takes CEO role

Vice Media’s CEO Shane Smith has confirmed A+E Networks’ Nancy Dubuc will succeed him at youth-skewed media brand, calling them a “modern day Bonnie and Clyde” partnership. Smith is to transition to executive chairman when Dubuc (below left) takes up her new role as CEO after leaving cable channels group A+E in April. News emerged […]

Nancy Dubuc to replace Shane Smith at Vice Media

Nancy Dubuc is leaving her post as president and CEO of A+E Networks and is set to replace Shane Smith as chief executive of Vice Media. A+E’s chairman emeritus and former CEO, Abbe Raven, will return as acting chair while a replacement is found, with Dubuc (pictured right) leaving her post on April 16. It […]

Leading US networks join SVOD streamer

A+E Networks, Discovery, AMC Networks and Viacom are among the major US broadcast groups confirming they will put channels on a new, factual- and entertainment-focused live TV streaming service. The new service, Philo, will be priced at US$16 a month, and will offer live TV streaming, DVR services and on-demandprogramming. It will have more than […]

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