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A+E Networks & Kanopy Ink Digital Content Deal


A+E Networks and Kanopy, a streaming platform available through partnered public and academic libraries, have entered into a digital library content agreement.

Further enhancing Kanopy’s educational value with select docuseries from A+E Networks’ content divisions, including HISTORY and A&E, the deal provides users in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia and New Zealand with access to acclaimed documentaries and historical specials. Among the titles included in the agreement are HISTORY’s Roots, Presidents at War and Washington; and A&E Indie Films’ Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl).

Mark Garner, executive VP of global content sales and business development at A+E Networks, said: “A+E Networks hosts valuable legacy docuseries which appeal to academic explorers and enhance curriculum. We’re excited to pair our premium library content with Kanopy’s cutting edge educational platform to expand reach to new audiences who value high-quality educational content.”

Kevin Sayar, CEO of Kanopy, said: “Kanopy continuously strives to present its users with valuable and enriching content to not only entertain, but encourage educational growth. A true leader in historical, educational and thought-provoking titles, our deal with A+E Networks allows us to truly transcend in the digital streaming space and offer users an exceptional level of content.”

About Chelsea Regan

Chelsea Regan is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at [email protected]


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