Hulu puts down Roots with A+E
There’s been much fanfare around the SVOD’s buying spree and its many exclusive deals, but are those deals as valuable as the company thinks?
History launches multi-platform social media series
The A+E Networks-owned cable net has launched History Now, a digital series slated to provide a real-time look at current events.
British Movietone archive now available on VOD
The Associated Press’ archive service will upload more than one million minutes of historical footage to YouTube.
BBC lines up sci-fi doc strand for iPlayer
The U.K. pubcaster is readying a 3-part doc strand on science fiction that will be exclusive to its VOD service.
German MCN documents WWI in real time
Munich-based Mediakraft has launched a unique series about the conflict that uses newsreel footage from British Pathé.
Shaw Media invests in 4 new digital projects
The series will stream on GlobalTV.com and digital platforms related to specialty channels History, HGTV and Food Network in Canada.
Apple TV adds A&E, Lifetime, History channels
A+E Networks programming such as Storage Wars is now available to U.S. subscribers of digital media player Apple TV.