KEY CONSUMER BRANDS HISTORY®, LIFETIME®, CRIME+INVESTIGATION® AND H2® NOW AVAILABLE
Warsaw, 31 March 2016: A+E Networks is expanding the distribution of its portfolio of factual entertainment brands following a deal with Orange TV.
HISTORY®, Lifetime®, Crime+Investigation® and H2®, among the strongest brands in the media landscape, are all now available on Orange TV’s newly-launched IPTV service, allowing its subscribers to access A+E Networks’ quality channels.
Izabella Wiley, general manager, A+E Networks Poland said: “A+E Networks’ channels are successful, appreciated and well-recognized by Polish viewers. We are very pleased that Orange is adding all four channel brands available in the territory to its newly-created offering, enabling Orange TV’s subscribers to enjoy our exciting programming line-up this spring.”
Currently HISTORY is available on Orange’s Optimal, Rich and Max packages, while Lifetime, Crime+Investigation and H2 sit within Rich and Max tiers. Viewers on Orange TV will now have the opportunity to access a wide range of top-rating shows, including Vikings, Forged in Fire, Child Genius as well as upcoming series such as Barbarians Rising, The Jail: 60 Days In and Married at First Sight.
Michał Paschalis-Jakubowicz, Board Member at Orange Poland said: “Over the next three years Orange will reach up to 3.5 million families with superfast internet connection. I am very pleased that we will be able to offer it bundled with a TV offering, perfectly responding to the needs of our customers. A+E Networks’ channels offer a unique slate of programming that has proven to attract viewers in Poland and internationally. We are confident our new proposal will stand out in this very busy marketplace and I hope it will be well received by customers.”
A+E Networks reaches over 18 million viewers in Poland and has 4 factual brands including HISTORY (launched 2008), Crime+Investigation (2010), Lifetime and H2 (both launched 2014). Globally, channels from A+E Networks are being distributed in over 200 territories to over 350 million TV households.
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About A+E Networks®
A+E Networks®, LLC. is an award-winning, global media content company offering consumers a diverse communications environment ranging from television networks to websites, DVDs, gaming, watch apps and educational software. A+E Networks is comprised of A&E®, Lifetime®, History®, LMN®, FYI™, H2™, A+E Studios™, History en Espaňol™, Crime + Investigation™, Military History™, Lifetime Real Women®, A&E IndieFilms®, A+E Networks International®, A+E Networks Digital® and A+E Networks Consumer Products™. A+E Networks channels and branded programming reach more than 350 million households in over 200 territories. A+E Networks, LLC. is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.
A+E Networks® UK is a joint venture between A+E Networks® and Sky. Its portfolio of high-quality, ground-breaking factual and entertainment channels includes HISTORY®, HISTORY® HD, Lifetime®, Lifetime® HD, Crime + Investigation®, Crime + Investigation® HD and H2®. A+E Networks® UK launched in November 1995 and now operates 19 channels, with 118 million subscriptions, broadcasting into 45 million homes across 90 countries in the UK, Scandinavia, Benelux, Central & Eastern Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East.