FilmRise secures AVOD and FAST rights to BBC Studios content

US film and television steaming network FilmRise has acquired AVOD and FAST rights to over 480 episodes of programming from BBC Studios. The roster of shows includes various series of different genres, including 23 seasons of the critically-acclaimed crime drama Silent Witness,  four seasons of the Kenneth Branagh and Tom Hiddleston drama Wallander, five seasons […]

FilmRise expands global footprint with LG FAST partnership

Content studio and streamer FilmRise has struck a deal with LG Electronics’ AVOD/FAST platform LG Channels+ which will expand its global footprint. FilmRise has around 40 FAST channels active in the US, but the deal with LG Channels+ will expand its coverage in that market while also bringing new services to the UK, Ireland and […]

FilmRise hires Vudu’s Gagliardi to drive FAST growth

Film and TV streaming network FilmRise has announced the hire of Daniel Gagliardi as vice president, digital distribution and business development. Gagliardi will be charged with leading the growth and optimisation of FilmRise AVOD and FAST channels, while implementing new strategies for FilmRise’s AVOD and FAST partners around the world. He reports to Melissa Wohl, […]