Samsung TV Plus Unveils Fall Channel Lineup


Samsung TV Plus has revealed its upcoming lineup of new channels in Europe, including The Jamie Oliver Channel.

The Jamie Oliver Channel has already launched in the U.K., featuring series such as Jamie’s Quick & Easy, Jamie Together, Jamie & Jimmy’s Food Fight Club, Jamie’s Super Food and many others.

In France, Destination Nature is the first owned and operated FAST channel for Samsung TV Plus. It is exclusively available on Samsung TV Plus France and Switzerland and is fully dedicated to French-language natural history and wildlife programs.

On Samsung TV Plus Spain, El País, part of the Spanish-language media outlet Prima Group, will debut. El País is one of the most influential online publications across Spanish-speaking countries, with more than 20 million followers on social media and 94 million unique digital users per month. Choosing to partner exclusively with Samsung TV Plus, El País will be the group’s first FAST channel, brought to viewers by Tivify.

In Germany, Samsung has partnered with ZDF Studios to bring the TerraX documentary brand to the FAST audience. The new branded channel is the first owned and operated single IP channel for Samsung TV Plus in the country. It caters to many audience types with videos and documentaries on nature, history, archaeology and adventure.

Youlook Movies and Series will be the latest channel launch for viewers in Sweden, while viewers in Italy will get eight new movie channels, including Velvet, Grandi nomi, Alta Tensione, Smile, Cinema Segreto, Bizzarro Movies, WP and Full Moon, hosted across Chili Group and Minerva.

Richard Jakeman, European head of business development for smart TV, mobile and gaming, said: “In the last 12 months, Samsung TV Plus has seen 100 percent growth in consumer viewing globally. Launched in Europe in 2019, the service now has more than 1,000 channels across 16 countries in this region across news, entertainment, sports and movies.

“We are proud of this rapid rate of progression and are thrilled to welcome amazing fresh content for our captivated audiences to enjoy. With the latest developments to our content portfolio, Samsung TV Plus continues to offer a next generation of free-TV experience as we invest in the future of FAST.”