Blue Ant Media


Arcade Cloud launches on TVPlayer

Blue Ant Media-owned Arcade Cloud, a multi-platform entertainment channel for gamers, has launched on UK OTT service TVPlayer. Available outside the paywall of TVPlayer’s basic tier, gamers can access Arcade Cloud wherever TVPlayer is available, including branded internet-based platforms and mobile applications, according to Blue Ant Arcade Cloud showcases an array of short and long-form animated […]

Blue Ant’s ZooMoo launches on Iflix

Blue Ant Media’s interactive preschool nature channel ZooMoo is launching on Asian SVOD outfit iflix’s platform this week. Iflix focuses on emerging markets and will make ZooMoo content available in Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Brunei, the Maldives, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. ZooMoo titles Lost!, Animal All Stars, Animal Alphabet, ZooMoo Groove, Got Brains and ZooMooPedia will all be […]

Love Nature 4K announces Turkish channel launch with TV+

Love Nature 4K, a joint venture with Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks, has launched its linear TV service on Turkish pay TV platform TV+. Turkcell subscribers will have access via IPTV and OTT to Love Nature 4K’s library of original programming, which includes hundreds of hours of natural history content in 4K and HD. […]

Smithsonian Channel expands international presence

Smithsonian Networks and Blue Ant Media are expanding the distribution of Smithsonian Channel in Asia-Pacific, Turkey, Israel, the Middle East and Africa. Blue Ant Media will operate the network’s HD and 4K SVOD platforms, free-to-air and pay TV linear television services and branded programming blocks in these territories. The agreement combines Smithsonian Channel’s brand and […]

Omnia Media’s Arcade Cloud launches on Xumo

Gamer-focused entertainment brand, Arcade Cloud, has launched its ad-supported VOD channel on the Xumo platform in the US. Blue Ant Media subsidiary Omnia Media owns Arcade Cloud and the Xumo launch follows its recent expansion beyond YouTube onto Facebook Watch, Twitch and Roku. “The new Arcade Cloud channel on Xumo is a great addition to […]

Chiara McKee to head new Blue Ant EMEA kids and global networks unit

Blue Ant Media is launching its kids and global networks division in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) via new carriage deals for Love Nature and ZooMoo, with Chiara McKee leading it as regional VP. As part of its EMEA launch, Love Nature’s 4K channel has landed on Ooredoo TV’s UHD linear service in […]

Blue Ant ups Schouela to Canada president post

Blue Ant Media has promoted Jamie Schouela to president of Canadian media. This puts him in charge of channel brands such as BBC Earth, Smithsonian Channel and Cottage Life, and digital networks including Love Nature and Makeful. Schouela’s new role comes after the exit of Raja Khanna, who left his role as CEO of television […]

Blue Ant TV boss steps down

Blue Ant Media’s CEO of television and digital, Raja Khanna, is leaving the Canadian content business after more than a decade. He will leave his post at the end of the year, as the company continues to position itself as an international production, distribution and channels operation. “In order to deliver on our growth strategy, […]

Blue Ant makes host of EMEA hires

Blue Ant Media has made a host of hires for its newly launched kids and global networks division in EMEA. The new sales appointments will be focused on distributing the Love Nature 4K and ZooMoo channels across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. George Jeffrey will be responsible for sales in the UK and Ireland, […]

Blue Ant buys RACAT to form natural history powerhouse

Toronto-based producer/distributor has announced the high-profile acquisition of international media organisation, RACAT Group. Included in the purchase are prestigious production houses NHNZ, Beach House Pictures and Northern Pictures. Also included in the deal is international children’s nature broadcaster ZooMoo Networks and Runaway Play, a mobile game developer and publisher. The RACAT businesses operate out of […]