Endemol Shine Group Launches Two New Channels on Samsung TV Plus
Endemol Shine Group announced today they are extending their partnership with Samsung TV Plus with the launch of two new channels in the U.S. — Sterling Drama and Deal or No Deal. The company is also adding an another scripted drama channel, Der Serienkanal, in Germany. The new launches follow the launch of three genre-based channels on Samsung’s TV Plus service in the UK last year in addition to channels launched across Europe including France, Italy and Spain.
Sterling Drama debuted on Samsung TV Plus last week and features British scripted titles, including mystery drama “Hamish Macbeth,” critically acclaimed drama “The Hour,” as well as the factually inspired historical drama “The Mill.” The Deal or No Deal channel, which will launch soon, will showcase the U.S. version of the hit game show hosted by Howie Mandel.
In Germany, Der Serienkanal launched last week and features series such as “Peaky Blinders,” “Real Humans” and “Gracepoint.”
“We are very pleased to expend this strategic partnership with Samsung TV into new markets, which is a testament to both strength of Endemol Shine’s catalogue and Samsung TV’s position in OTT market. Samsung TV is at the forefront of the change in media consumption, and with further expansion and developments in technology, it continues deliver an amazing TV experience,” stated Kasia Jablonska, head of digital distribution and monetisation, Endemol Shine Group.
Endemol Shine Group’s channels come pre-installed on all 2016-2020 Samsung Smart TVs. Users with a free internet connection can simply tune in — no download, additional devices or credit card needed.