TalkTalk Licenses Short-Form Content from Maker Studios


LONDON: Disney UK and Ireland has signed an agreement with the U.K. pay-TV operator TalkTalk TV for a collection of content from Maker Studios.

Through the deal, TalkTalk becomes the first pay-TV platform in the U.K. to offer both Maker Studios original series and content from its creator network, all on demand. Shameless Maya, How Ridiculous, Noodlerella, Daym Drops, Camila Coelho and more, are among the global and local U.K. creators featured on the platform. New content from the Maker Studios network will be refreshed on a monthly basis.

Tom Clark, the VP of digital distribution for Disney EMEA, commented: “Maker Studios’ content is compelling, fresh and innovative and resonates strongly with younger audiences. TalkTalk, as our first U.K. pay-TV client for Maker Studios, will give customers the ability to enjoy world-class short-form content whenever and wherever they want.”

Aleks Habdank, the managing director of TalkTalk TV, added, “We’re delighted that TalkTalk TV homes will be the first in the U.K. to enjoy Maker Studio content. As many of our customers are families, having access to top online entertainment in a safe environment, free from adverts, is hugely appealing. This partnership with Maker Studios demonstrates TalkTalk TV’s continued commitment to growth and serving our customers.growth from strength to strength. We’re passionate about bringing our customers the widest range of content, on a single platform and on their terms. We can’t wait for TalkTalk homes to start enjoying this service.”