Barcroft TV

Barcroft launches consumer-focused TV app

UK-based factual production company Barcroft Productions is leaping on the success of its YouTube channel by going direct-to-consumer with free TV app. This will comprise 700 episodes of Barcroft programming – the company’s entire catalogue – and third party content at launch. The Barcroft TV app will offer its in-house content exclusively for 24-hours before […]

Barcroft TV launches on Roku

Online short-form content specialist Barcroft is to make its Barcroft TV service available on Roku streaming devices. Barcroft TV’s short form content will be available via a dedicated channel on Roku’s streaming platform. The deal is the latest content distribution arrangement struck by Barcroft Media alongside agreements with Sina Weibo, the leading social media platform […]

Barcroft Media launches animal channel

Multichannel Network provider Barcroft Media has launched a new YouTube channel dedicated to the world of animals. The MCN’s latest channel features animal stories from around the world. Barcroft Animals will focus on the genre that parent company Barcroft TV says has consistently been the most successful with its 2.3 million subscribers. Barcroft is, for […]

Barcroft TV passes one million mark

YouTube channel Barcroft TV, owned by production outfit Barcroft Media, has passed the one-million subscriber milestone.  The channel has recorded 155% growth in subscribers since April 1 last year, adding 571,638 subscribers over the last year. YouTube viewers watched a total of 917,265,329 minutes of content on the channel. The US accounts for 31% of […]

YouTube net Barcroft TV, Rightster to ‘supercharge’ partnership

Barcroft TV, the high-performing UK-based YouTube channel, has signed an extended strategic partnership with multichannel network Rightster. Barcroft, which is owned by London-based factual and lifestyle indie producer Barcroft Media, has been part of the Rightster MCN since April last year, at which point it had 45,000 net subscribers. The channel is now the MCN’s […]