By Patrick Munn | March 4, 2019 - 12:15 pm | No Comments
My5 has inked their first foreign language deal. The Channel 5 owned VOD service has acquired four Israeli series after striking an agreement with HOT Telecommunication Systems - Israel’s largest multi-channel cable television company. The four Hebrew language series covered by this deal are: true-life drama Miguel, comedy drama Juda, family drama Mekimi and crime drama Sirens. They will all launch on My5 this spring and will subtitled in English.
By Patrick Munn | July 4, 2018 - 5:20 pm | No Comments
Channel 5 is increasing the range of content they offer on My5. The broadcaster has struck content partnership deals with PBS America, Together, Little Dot Studios and BET for the VOD service. Additionally, they have extended their existing agreement with A+E Networks UK.
By Patrick Munn | December 12, 2017 - 3:25 pm | 3 Comments
Less than two years after they scrapped their 24 hour time-shift service (Channel 5+24) to launch a linear My5 service, Channel 5 is scrapping the My5 channel to launch 5PRIME. The new channel will launch as of January 16th. While My5 is being scraped as a channel, it will remain as an on-demand catch up and box set service across all major platforms.
By Patrick Munn | September 4, 2017 - 2:28 pm | No Comments
In what is being hailed as a "first" for a British commercial PSB, Channel 5 has agreed a distribution deal with A+E Networks UK which will see content from A+E's FTA channel Blaze made available on My5.
By Patrick Munn | July 22, 2016 - 12:42 pm | 3 Comments
Channel 5 is set to scrap their 24 hour time-shift service (Channel 5+24) and will launch My5, the brand of company's on-demand service, as a linear free-to-air channel in its place. As a free-to-air channel, My5 will serve as a supplement to Channel 5's on-demand service of the same name and will take content from the VOD portal, which houses content from Channel 5's portfolio of channels (Channel 5, 5Star, 5USA and Spike UK).