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A+E Networks Launches Skills + Thrills Channel


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A+E Networks has unveiled Skills + Thrills, an all-new free, ad-supported streaming channel featuring reality series, premium nonfiction and competition programming from its library.

Celebrating the American spirit of grit and adventure, Skills + Thrills is a fully scheduled channel that includes such programming as Ice Road Truckers, Top Gear, Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour, Duck Dynasty, Top Shot, The Strongest Man in History, Hunting Hitler and The Curse of Civil War Gold. Available today on The Roku Channel, Skills + Thrills is set to roll out across major streaming platforms in the coming months.

Steve MacDonald, president of global content licensing and international at A+E Networks, said: “Fueled by A+E Networks’ hugely successful cache of premium library content, Skills + Thrills serves fans with the shows they want in programming blocks that are tailored to their interests, including favorites like Duck Dynasty and Ice Road Truckers. We’re glad to partner out of the gate with Roku, reaching their extensive audiences across The Roku Channel and creating tremendous value for A+E’s content through their incredible ad monetization. We are equally excited to introduce Skills + Thrills to additional partners and fans over the coming months.”








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

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