A+E Networks UK is to launch its channel portfolio on TalkTalk’s iptv service later this month, following the first distribution deal between the two companies.
From 28 August, A+E Networks UK channel brands HISTORY and Crime + Investigation will be available on TalkTalk’s Entertainment Extra Boost package; while Lifetime and H2 will be available on both the Entertainment and Entertainment Extra Boost packages.
Bakori Davis, VP of commercial pperations, A+E Networks UK, said: “We are very pleased to announce this partnership, which offers a significant opportunity for us to expand the reach of our leading factual and entertainment channels across the UK and Ireland. We’re confident that the exciting content across our portfolio will really appeal to TalkTalk’s customers.’’
TalkTalk will be giving its 1.1 million TV customers the chance to enjoy the full portfolio in an open weekend on 30 and 31 August.
Shows from A+E Networks UK this autumn include the UK premiere of the second series of drama Witches of East End (pictured) on Lifetime; and the Emmy-nominated epic The World Wars on H2.