Hayu


NBCUniversal’s Hayu to launch in Canada

NBCUniversal International has unveiled plans to launch its female-focused subscription video-on-demand service Hayu in Canada this year. This launch of the reality-theme service in Canada will extend the number of markets in which Hayu is available to eight. The service has been available in the UK, Ireland and Australia since March 2016 and in Norway, […]

NBCUniversal’s Hayu now on Roku

NBCUniversal-owned reality SVOD service Hayu is now available on Roku streaming players in the UK. The streaming service provides over 5,000 episodes of US and UK reality TV shows including Keeping Up with the Kardashians and its spin-offs, including Life of Kylie, along with The Real Housewives and Million Dollar Listing franchises. Hayu can be […]

NBCU plans Nordic expansion for Hayu

NCBUniversal International is set to expand its reality TV SVOD service, Hayu, into the Nordics, in what it described as a “key milestone” for the service. The on-demand offering will launch first in Norway – in partnership with TV 2 – during the fourth quarter of this year, before going live in Finland, Sweden and […]

NBCU’s Hayu agrees reality TV deal with Viacom

Reality TV SVOD service, Hayu, has agreed its first licensing deal with Viacom International Media Networks for shows like The Hills and Jersey Shore. The NBCUniversal International-owned on-demand service licensed a mixture of MTV and VH1 titles that it started to add to the service over the summer. The deal also includes titles like Laguna […]

NBCU’s Hayu service launches on EE in the UK

NBCUniversal International’s reality TV SVOD service, Hayu, has launched on the EE platform in the UK. Hayu for EE TV is available now for new and existing customers, and the launch forms part of a wider expansion plan for the subscription video-on-demand service. Speaking at the OTTtv World Summit in London last week, Hendrik McDermott, […]

NBCU to expand Hayu SVOD service’s reach

NBCUniversal International’s reality TV SVOD service, Hayu, will widen its reach with new rollouts, download to-view options and a physical retail presence by the end of the year. Speaking at the OTTtv World Summit in London this morning, Hendrik McDermott, senior vice-president – branded on-demand, Hayu at NBCUniversal, said Hayu will announce a deal with […]

NBCU’s Hayu to launch offline viewing, Apple TV support

NBCUniversal International’s subscription video-on-demand service, Hayu, is due to add offline viewing options and is set to launch on Apple TV. From the fourth quarter, viewers will be able to download shows from the Hayu and watch them wherever they are, without needing to be connected to the web. The service will also be available […]

NBC planning major OTT expansion

US broadcaster NBC is nearing the end of its “toe in the water” experiments in OTT services, and is planning a major expansion in the area. NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt (pictured) said he expects to formally announce plans “in the next couple of months”, with an NBCUniversal-branded US SVOD service that would rival CBS […]

NBCU International taps thePlatform as Hayu partner

NBCUniversal International has partnered with thePlatform to provide the technology behind its subscription video-on-demand service Hayu. ThePlatform revealed yesterday that its online video platform, mpx, is the technology used in Hayu, the reality-themed OTT service that NBCUniversal International launched in March. “The successful launch of Hayu in the UK, Ireland and Australia shows the next step […]

NBCU launches reality SVOD on Foxtel

NBCUniversal has launched its reality TV SVOD service Hayu in Australia. It has rolled out on Foxtel and will be available to the pay TV platform’s subs who have the Entertainment Plus package, which includes the E! channel, part of the NBCUniversal stable. NBC and Foxtel have a longstanding output deal. Hayu launched in the […]