History


A+E Networks UK expands History and C+I distribution in Serbia

A+E Networks UK has expanded the distribution of its History and Crime+Investigation channels in Serbia by launching on Telekom Srbija’s mts service. The move will enable Mts subscribers to watch Serbian premieres of factual and docu-scripted entertainment including Battle of the 80s Supercars, Epic Guide to Military Vehicles, and Forged in Fire. Crime+Investigation content highlights include 60 Days In: […]

History Play launches in UK and Germany on Amazon Channels

Amazon has added the A+E Networks’ History Play streaming service to its line-up of Prime Video Channels in the UK, Germany and Austria, marking the first time the service has been available in the three countries. Prime members will gain access to History Play with an add -n subscription of £3.99 in the UK and €3.99 per month […]

A+E signs up ad sales house for History Hungary

A+E Networks has signed up an ad sales house to sell spot sales and sponsorship on the Hungarian version of its History channel. A+E has partnered with local provider R-time to deliver ad sales on the channel. According to the channel provider, History Hungary now reaches over 1.7 million viewers on a monthly basis, up […]

A+E launches History Vault in South Africa

A+E Networks’ History’s video-on-demand service, History Vault, has launched in South Africa, marking the first time the service has been available outside North America. History Vault offers an array of curated content such as Mankind: The Story of Al of Us, Cities from the Underworld , Mummies Day, Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n Roll, World War II: The World in Crisis, and the Secrets of the Dark […]

A+E Networks taps You.i.TV for new History TV Everywhere app

A+E Networks has tapped You.i.TV to provide technology to extend its History TV Everywhere app. You.i TV’s video experience platform, You.i Engine One, will power a new History TV Everywhere app, based on its React Native development platform. Using rthe open-source Javascript applciatoin framework-based Reach Native, You.i TV has integrated its cross platform SDK to […]

A+E Networks UK renews channels deal with TalkTalk

A+E Networks UK will continue to distribute its pay channel brands via TalkTalk after renewing its carriage deal with the UK operator. The long-term carriage deal covers the History, Crime + Investigation, H2 and Lifetime brands, which are available in TalkTalk’s ‘Entertainment Boost’ package alongside channels like Fox, Sky One, MTV and Comedy Central. “We’re […]

A+E Networks eyes ‘meaningful presence’ in South Korea

A+E Networks is looking to grow its presence in South Korea, launching History and Lifetime in the region as well as setting out further production and distribution goals. A+E execs announced that the launch of A+E channels History and Lifetime in South Korea today and described intentions to invest further in the region through local […]

A+E Networks Asia launches History in Vietnam

A+E Networks is expanding its Asian footprint with the launch of factual channel History on MobiTV. The channel will be available via MobiTV on channel number 55 on digital terrestrial television and channel 66 through direct-to-home satellite. History will be available fully subtitled thanks to a partnership with Vietnamese content provider, Thaole Entertainment, and will […]

History staffs up for Dutch launch

A+E Networks UK has hired new programming and marketing staff ahead of the launch of History channel in the Netherlands. Marit Huiskamp and Eva Schouwenaar have joined A+E’s Amsterdam-based Benelux office as programme scheduler and marketing manager respectively. Huiskamp will join later this summer from RTL, where she has spent the past several years working […]

Bennett exiting History to create production company

History chief Jana Bennett is to leave A+E Networks to create a London- and New York-based production company. A+E CEO Nancy Dubuc told staff Bennett had informed her of the plan to launch a new business earlier this spring. Former BBC Worldwide channels chief Bennett has been with History parent A+E for nearly four years, […]

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