Universal Channel & More Launch on TVPlayer in the U.K.


NBCUniversal International Networks’ U.K. channels portfolio, which includes Universal Channel, has launched on the OTT platform TVPlayer.

Universal Channel, E! Entertainment Television, SYFY and Movies 24 (branded as Christmas 24 until January 6, 2018) are available on the service from today. NBCUniversal International Networks’ portfolio of networks joins a host of other channels, including Lifetime, TLC, W, MTV, Discovery, GOLD and Comedy Central, on TVPlayer.

“We are delighted to welcome NBCUniversal International Networks and its leading brands to the TVPlayer platform,” commented Frank Bowe, the chief commercial officer at TVPlayer. “With so many top shows available on Universal Channel, E! Entertainment Television, SYFY and Movies 24, TVPlayer subscribers now have even more choice to TV’s top entertainment anytime, anywhere.”

“We are excited that our compelling portfolio of channel brands is joining TVPlayer,” added Lee Raftery, managing director for the U.K. and emerging markets, and CMO and CCO of NBCUniversal International. “We look forward to reaching even more U.K. viewers as Universal Channel, E! Entertainment Television, SYFY and Movies 24 are extended to the service, creating an even more appealing proposition for subscribers.”