ShortsTV gets Samsung TV Plus deal in UK, Italy and Spain

Samsung has announced a deal with Shorts International to launch a number of free-to-view advertising supported short film channels on Samsung TV Plus. The channels will initially launch in the UK, Italy and Spain. Shorts International said that the deal represents a relaunch of its Shorts brand, with the new channels (called Shorts in the […]

ShortsTV extends Dutch distribution

ShortsTV, the short movie channel, has extended its distribution in the Netherlands. The linear TV channel has launched on T-Mobile and Caiway in the country. ShortsTV is fully localised in Dutch. The channel was already available in the Netherlands in Ziggo’s Movies & Series XL package, Delta’s Plus Package, Kabeltex’s ‘Plus Pakket Totaal’ and on […]

ShortsTV renews deal with Telenet

ShortsTV has renewed its linear distribution deal with Telenet, with the channel now available to all Telenet households in Belgium. ShortsTV is localised in Dutch, available in HD, and is now part of Telenet’s basic digital TV offer that is available to more than 1.7 million subscribers. “We are very proud of our long-lasting partnership […]

Magyar Telekom adds ShortsTV to line-up

Deutsche Telekom-owned Hungarian service provider Magyar Telekom has added short movies channel ShortsTV to its content line-up. ShortsTV, which is distributed across the US and Europe, and which features professionally produced live action, animation and documentary short movies from around the world as well as its own original programming, will be available on channel 162 […]

ShortsTV extends Dutch reach

ShortsTV has launched its linear TV channel on the Delta platform in Zeeland. The channel, which is fully localised in Dutch will be distributed in Delta’s Plus package on channel 312. Available across the US and Europe, ShortsTV airs live action, animation and documentary short movies from the Netherlands and around the world. It also […]

DStv adds three channels to mobile TV service

MultiChoice-owned DStv is adding ShortsTV, Ginx TV and Eurochannel to its mobile TV service DStv Now.  The African pay TV operator said that the three channels – which air short films, video-game themed content and cultural programming respectively – will be available on the app-based service for a “limited period”. “This marks an unprecedented move […]

Former Turner MEA boss joins ShortsTV channel

Alan Musa has joined Liberty Global-backed short-form movie service ShortsTV. Musa will be president of the channel which is distributed in the EMEA region and the US. Musa was general manager of Turner Broadcasting across Africa, Middle East and Pan Regions from early 2009 until this April. Prior to that he had been in various […]