A+E Networks EMEA Boosts U.K. FAST Offering


A+E Networks EMEA has launched the new History Hunters and Deal Masters FAST channels in the U.K.

History Hunters assembles a crew of Britain’s historians and celebrities, including Tony Robinson, Alice Roberts, Al Murray and Ross Kemp, to delve into the past. Shows at launch include River Hunters, Digging for Britain, Ross Kemp: Shipwreck Treasure Hunter, Al Murray: Why Does Everyone Hate the English? and Walking Through History.

Deal Masters follows wheeler-dealers who use their knowledge and haggling prowess to turn a tidy profit, with shows including Flipping Bangers, Hardcore Pawn, The Liquidator and Dickinson’s Real Deal.

The History Hunters and Deal Masters channels will launch on Rakuten TV, Amazon Freevee, Virgin Media O2 and Samsung TV Plus.

Julie Mitchelmore, VP of digital at A+E Networks EMEA, said: “A+E Networks EMEA’s partnerships with leading platforms offer a powerful opportunity to distribute our premium content to new and existing audiences. Thanks to the hard work of a team of passionate experts, our new FAST channels will complement our existing channels Inside Crime, Mystery TV and World War TV.”

Dan Korn, VP of programming at A+E Networks EMEA, added: “We are enjoying working with partners in this new, rapidly expanding sector and satisfying their audiences with our content expertise across a range of genres. We are excited to offer two more channels from the A+E Networks EMEA library.”