AwesomenessTV, ITV partner to reach U.K. teens
The deal marks the youth-focused media co’s latest effort to bring its youth-focused content to wider audiences, both digital and linear.
AwesomenessTV launches European outpost
The network is just the latest to set up shop overseas, with chief digital officer Kelly Day noting “Gen Z knows no boundaries.”
Sky introduces a new connected TV system
The U.K. telco’s devices will allow for multi-screen viewing, and will contain content apps from the likes of Kin Community and Whistle Sports.
U.K. reality star Charlotte Crosby goes digital
Crosby, known for her appearances on Geordie Shore and Celebrity Big Brother, will now flex her creative muscles on YouTube.
Endemol Shine, YouTubers stand up to cancer
The global charity Stand Up to Cancer is banking on the social reach of its U.K. digital stars to raise money and awareness to its cause.
BBC Worldwide banks on OTT to solve ‘Britishness problem’
Director general Tony Hall says the new service will allow original content from the U.K. to gain a much-needed foothold in the American market.
Refinery29 sets its sights on U.K., France and Germany
The company has brought onboard ex-Endemol strategy executive Kate Ward to head up its global expansion.
Ticketmaster launches Minimaster, an online hub for kids
The movie ticket vendor has introduced a new initiative to engage kids and young families, with original behind-the-scenes videos hosted by tweens.
Brit MCN Canvas looks to make fine art trendy among millennials
The newly created niche MCN will boast a slate of video content that focuses on ballet, theater, opera and more.
Sky develops dedicated kids app, scouts for content head
Targeting children ages four to nine, the app will feature shows from kidsnets such as Cartoon Network, Disney and Nickelodeon.