Blue Ant Media


HBO Max acquires live action kids content from Blue Ant International

International content producer, distributor and channel operator Blue Ant International has announced a distribution deal with HBO Max which will see the WarnerMedia SVOD acquire live action children’s content. The deal will see HBO Max have exclusive rights for both seasons of the award-winning, tween action-adventure series Detention Adventure, and unscripted series MAKE IT BIG, make […]

Love Nature adds to Bulgarian reach

Canal+-owned distribution outfit Thema has secured additional carriage for the Love Nature 4K UHD channel in Bulgaria, with six new partnerships signed since May. Love Nature is now available on DTH platform Virginia RN. on new DTH platform Neosat, on cable networks Sprint Communication EOOD, Krakra AD, Cable Sat Zapad and on pay-TV platform Bulsatcom. […]

Pair get promotion at Blue Ant

Blue Ant Media has announced a pair of promotions for Jamie Schouela and Carlyn Staudt. Schouela has served as president of Canadian Media, overseeing the entire Canadian business, since 2017, and has been handed a new title of president of global channels. He will be charged with leading the company’s streaming and linear television networks […]

Love Nature 4K localised into Russian

Love Nature 4K, the Canadian specialty television channel owned by Blue Ant Media, is now available in Russian.  The channel has been available in the country since 2018, but the company has just announced that content will now be fully localised in Russian. Audiences in the country will now be able to watch the linear […]

Sky Deutschland to offer PPV Bundesliga 2 matches via Onefootball app

Sky Deutschland has struck a deal with football fansite and app Onefootball to make Bundesliga 2 and DFB Cup football matches available on a pay-per-view basis via the site. Football fans will be able to watch live broadcasters of fourth round matches of the German second division football tournament from €3.99 per match via the […]

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 […]