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A+E Networks streaming services launch on Apple TV channels in Europe

A+E Networks EMEA’s recently launched History Play and Crime+Investigation Play streaming services are now available in the UK, Ireland, Germany and Austria through Apple TV channels on the Apple TV app. The app is available on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac, select Samsung and LG smart TVs, and Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices. […]

Sky to launch factual channel trio at end of May

Pay TV operator Sky is to launch its new factual channels, Sky Documentaries and Sky Nature on May 27. The broadcaster will also launch the rebranded Sky History, the co-branded venture between Sky and A+E Networks formerly known as History, on the same date. The new channels will include on demand libraries and will be available to Sky […]

A+E’s History channel to be rebranded Sky History

A+E Networks and Sky have announced a new joint venture channel Sky History. The new channel will replace A+E Networks’ UK channel History in Spring 2020, a statement from the broadcaster said. Sky History will continue to be operated by A+E Networks, and serves as its flagship brand alongside Crime+Investigation, Sky History2 (formerly History2), Lifetime […]

Industry vet Sean Cohan headlines trio of Nielsen appointments

Data measurement firm Nielsen has announced a triumvirate of new appointments, with the most noteworthy being industry veteran Sean Cohan as its new chief growth officer and international president. Cohan is a well-established figure in the industry with decades’ of experience. He spent 15 years at A+E Networks, with his highest-profile role being president of […]

A+E Networks UK expands History and C+I distribution in Serbia

A+E Networks UK has expanded the distribution of its History and Crime+Investigation channels in Serbia by launching on Telekom Srbija’s mts service. The move will enable Mts subscribers to watch Serbian premieres of factual and docu-scripted entertainment including Battle of the 80s Supercars, Epic Guide to Military Vehicles, and Forged in Fire. Crime+Investigation content highlights include 60 Days In: […]

A new SVOD for A+E Networks UK

A+E Networks UK has launched SVOD service Crime+Investigation Play on Amazon Prime Video Channels. A+E is charging customers £3.99 (€4.50) for a monthly subscription to Crime+Investigation Play, with an initial 7-day free trial. The UK service carries true crime shows such as Robbie Coltrane’s Critical Evidence (Season 1), Homicide Hunter (Season 3) and The Jail: 60 Days […]

A+E Networks UK promotes Liu to ad sales director

A+E Networks UK has promoted Berry Liu to director of ad sales, leading the ad sales operations in the UK and international markets. In her new role, Liu will be responsible for shaping the company’s strategy for ad sales growth across TV, digital and brand partnerships. She will also focus on deepening A+E Networks’ relationship with Sky Media as […]

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 […]

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