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Fetch TV and Warner Bros. Discovery announce multi year agreement

Fetch TV and Warner Bros. Discovery announce multi year agreement – Fetch TV and Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) today announced a multi-year extension of their channel partnership. As part of the deal, CNN International returns to Fetch to offer extensive coverage of the U.S. election cycle, starting with the Iowa Caucus on January 15, right through to the U.S. Presidential Election on November 5.  
Fetch now delivers the most WBD channels in Australia, spanning Discovery, Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet, TLC, Discovery Turbo, Travel Channel, Food Network and HGTV. The addition of CNN International brings the portfolio to a total of nine channels available on the service. All WBD channels are available in the 50 channel Fetch Ultimate pack for $20pm. Customers can also access select channels for as little as $6pm via the Fetch Skinny Packs, including via the popular Knowledge Pack. CNN will be available in the Fetch Knowledge Pack for only $6 pm.

Fetch TV and Warner Bros. Discovery announce multi year agreement
Fetch TV and Warner Bros. Discovery announce multi year agreement

Sam Hall, Chief Content and Commercial Officer of Fetch TV said

“We are delighted to extend our partnership with WBD, with the addition of CNN International taking the total number of WBD channels available on Fetch to nine.  Fetch customers will continue to have access to fan favourite programs including Aussie Gold Hunters, Street Outlaws and Sister Wives. We are also very pleased to see CNN rejoin the platform after a two-year hiatus, just in time for what is expected to be a riveting U.S, election cycle.”

Glen Kyne, SVP, Networks, Australia & New Zealand, WBD, said:

“Warner Bros. Discovery’s content is incredibly popular in Australia, and this renewal deal with Fetch signals our commitment to continue bringing our homegrown and international content to audiences locally. Building on our long-standing partnership, we’re also thrilled to expand the reach of CNN International as the trusted news channel returns to Fetch.”

The nine channel portfolio includes:

CNN International – CNN International is the number one international TV news channel according to all major media surveys across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the Asia Pacific region, and Latin America.

Discovery – Discovery is dedicated to creating the highest quality non-fiction content that informs and entertains its consumers about the world in all its wonder, diversity and
amazement. The channel offers premium content across genres including, science and technology, exploration, adventure, history and in-depth, behind-the-scenes glimpses at the people, places and organizations that shape and share our world.

Investigation Discovery (ID) – Investigation Discovery (ID) is the leading true crime network on television, delivering the highest-quality programming to millions of households.

TLC – Offering remarkable real-life stories, TLC shares everyday heart, humour, hope and human connection with programming that include fascinating families, heart-warming transformations and life’s milestone moments.

HGTV – HGTV delivers families with relatable stories, superstar real estate and renovation experts and amazing home transformations that inspire a passionate audience.

Food Network – Food Network is a unique lifestyle network, website and magazine that connects viewers to the power and joy of food.

Travel Channel – Travel Channel celebrates and is inspired by explorers and their passion for travel, curiosity about the world and unique points of view.

Discovery Turbo – Discovery Turbo is a unique channel dedicated to all things motored. Offering adrenaline-fuelled entertainment for those who love the thrill of speed, it brings viewers along for the ride to experience the most exciting vehicles on Earth.

Animal Planet – Animal Planet immerses viewers in the full range of life in the animal kingdom with high-quality entertainment, information and enrichment.
Fetch subscribers can view all WBD channels live on TV or on the Fetch Mobi App. Content from Discovery, Investigation Discovery, TLC, and Discovery Turbo is also available on demand.

Fetch TV and Warner Bros. Discovery announce multi year agreement

About Fetch TV

Fetch TV partners with leading Internet Service Providers and major retailers to provide subscribers with a box based, internet delivered entertainment aggregation platform for viewing on TV and mobile devices.  The Fetch product proposition is based on “The way to watch”, providing easy access to entertainment from a wide range of sources, with all design and development occurring in-house in Australia. The Fetch service provides seamless integrated access to Free-to-Air TV channels and BVOD apps, subscription channels, FAST channels, YouTube, and SVOD. The service also offers TV and Movie Stores with over 10,000 titles from all the major studios. 

Following an investment by Telstra Group Limited in 2022, Fetch TV operates as a joint venture between Telstra (51.4%) and Astro Holdings. Fetch currently services 600,000 households, and in late 2023 commenced migration of the 800,000 Telstra TV base to Fetch. ISP partners include Telstra, TPG / iiNet, Optus, Vocus, and Aussie Broadband. Retail distribution partners include JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman, The Good Guys and more. SVOD apps include Netflix, Disney+, Prime Video, Apple TV+, Paramount Plus, Stan, Hayu, and more.  Fetch.com.au

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