Alchimie names new CEO and launches Spanish history SVOD offering

Digital channel producer and owner of the UK’s TVPlayer Alchimie has named Pauline Grimaldi d’Esdra as its new CEO, with former chief executive and company founder Nicolas d’Hueppe retaining the role of non-executive chairman. Alchimie said that Grimaldi d’Estra’s appointment would provide it with an experienced marketing and sales executive in charge to ensure the […]

Alchimie hires Sam Thompson as content chief

OTT platform Alchimie has announced the appointment of Sam Thompson as its new chief content officer. An experienced TV figure, Thompson has held a number of board-level positions in media businesses both in Australia and the UK. He joins from content distribution business LGI Media (AU), where he was managing director. At Alchimie, Thompson will […]

Amagi and Alchimie partner for AVOD distribution

SaaS provider Amagi has announced a partnership with video content aggregator and distributor Alchimie for AVOD distribution.  Amagi is distributing 23 of Alchimie’s channels to Rakuten TV and to Samsung TV Plus in 5 European countries – France, Spain, UK, Italy, and Germany.  Alchimie will use the Amagi Cloudport channel playout platform and the lightweight […]

France’s meltygroup launches SVOD service with Alchimie

French youth and millennial-focused online entertainment news outfit meltygroup is launching a paid subscription offering with SVOD content, podcasts, and premium articles targeted at its 10 million monthly website users. The service, melty+, will be available for €4.99 Euros per month, with a promotional offering of €1.99 for the first month. The subscription includes […]

Alchimie strikes deals with Orange, Amazon Prime Video and Movistar

OTT subscription video-on-demand channel provider Alchimie has struck new distribution deals with Orange, Amazon Prime Video and Telefónica’s Spanish platform Movistar.  Alchiimie has secured distribution for Earth and food-focused offering on Orange and Amazon Prime Video. Co-founded by Alchimie with Edouard Bergeon and sponsored by Guillaume Canet, the channel is available by subscription for […]

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 […]

Alchimie to rollout 30 channels on Samsung TV Plus

OTT channel creator Alchimie has struck a deal with Samsung to provide a range of its themed channels to Samsung’s  TV Plus mobile app. Samsung’s  TV Plus mobile app is now available on select Samsung Galaxy tablets in France, Italy and Spain, following an earlier launch in the UK. The 30 Alchimie channels available on […]

Alchimie launches 100th channel

OTT subscription video platform Alchimie has launched its 100th channel with, an SVOD channel dedicated to royal families and celebrities. PointdeVueTV is co-published with Point de Vue magazine, France’s Royal-focused publication, which has 65,000 subscribers and a weekly circulation of 172,000. Point de Vue has a passionate and loyal readership across generations, and is one of […]

Rotana to distribute new Arabic movie channel with Alchimie

OTT subscription video aggregator Alchimie has struck a partnership with Middle Eastern media company Rotana Media Group. Alchimie and Rotana will jointly publish, manage and distribute a new movie channel AflamPlus TV as a premium, subscription on-demand movie service. Aflam means movies or film in Arabic. Rotana offers five popular movie channels across the Middle East. The […]

Unified Streaming launches tech to create curated-VOD channels

Video technology company Unified Streaming has launched Unified Remix VOD2Live, a new product that it says enables OTT providers to present VOD programming in new curatable linear channels. The approach to presenting VOD content in the form of linear channels is designed to replicate the lean-back TV experience and enable easier discovery. According to Unified […]

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