EXCLUSIVE: Banijay Rights is ramping up its FAST channel offering with the birth of the distributor’s debut dedicated general entertainment channel Horizons: Powered by Banijay.
Horizons will host the likes of drama series Gunpowder and The Lady in White, alongside formats along side Build, Build, Build, 8 Out of 10 Cats and Pointless, taking very finest thing a number of plus-130,000 hour befriend catalog.
The channel launches this week on Samsung TV Plus UK and LG Channels.
FAST, which stands for Free Advert-Supported Tv, is rising in repute as major distributors take a look at unique systems to monetize recount, and Banijay already operates 13 along side McLeod’s Daughters and Deal or No Deal USA on Samsung TV Plus UK, and Deal or No Deal, Apprehension Element and The Supreme Loser on LG.
“Horizons isn’t correct a repute, it’s a plot of bearing in mind – and doing alternate,” said Banijay Rights VP Digital Shaun Keeble. “Launching our personal, dedicated, Banijay-branded FAST channel within the UK is the finest plot to contrivance unique viewers to a number of our main global IP – and with this country’s FAST and AVOD dispute rising from energy to energy.”