The new 4K channel, offering Love Nature’s exclusive line-up of original programming, to roll out on additional cable carriers in the coming months
Toronto, ON (July 25, 2017) – Blue Ant Media, an international content producer, distributor and channel operator, announced today that its Love Nature brand is now available as a 4K (Ultra-HD) linear TV channel in Canada on cable carrier, Videotron. The new 4K channel offers the same line-up of exclusive wildlife and nature series as seen on Love Nature’s pre-existing HD channel, but for the first time, will give Canadian TV audiences the advantage of enjoying the programming in its optimal, crystal clear 4K resolution.
As part of the launch, Videotron is offering a month-long free preview, treating audiences to the channel’s robust library of world-class, original 4K series and documentaries that feature provocative series and inspire viewers to open up a dialogue on wildlife conservation and environmental issues. The new Love Nature 4K channel is set to roll out on additional major cable carriers over the coming months.
“No genre of programming looks better in 4K than nature and wildlife content and we’re thrilled to bring this superior resolution to Canadian audiences,” said Jamie Schouela, EVP, Canadian Networks, Blue Ant Media. “The new channel reinforces our commitment to meet the growing demand for 4K television in Canada by giving viewers a front row seat to the breath-taking vistas and fascinating animal stories we produce for our Love Nature brand.”
Rolling out this summer, Love Nature fans will be treated to the Canadian premieres of original 4K series, including Deadly Australia, Mysteries of the Mekong and Australia’s Hidden Islands. Additionally, the newly launched channel includes a lineup of breath-taking productions including The Big Dry, Africa’s Hunters, Tales From Zambia and Seasons 1 and 2 of Great Blue Wild.
Love Nature also engages with fans internationally on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram with fascinating images direct from its productions, relevant and news-breaking stories about the natural world and short-form videos, creating a social community for wildlife and nature fans worldwide.
Love Nature brings audiences closer to the beauty and wonder of nature, sharing awe-inspiring stories and shining a light on the fight for survival in a changing world. Commercial-free and shot in the highest quality, Love Nature offers viewers exclusive content from around the globe. See animals in their natural habitat and visit some of the world’s most awe-inspiring landscapes through Love Nature’s unfiltered, premium content. Love Nature produces 200 hours of 4K nature and wildlife content annually. tv.lovenature.com @LoveNatureCa
Blue Ant Media is a privately held, international content producer, distributor and channel operator. From our production houses around the world, we create content for multiple genres including factual, factual entertainment, short-form digital series and kids programming. Our distribution business, Blue Ant International, offers a catalogue of 2,300+ hours of content, including the largest 4K natural history offering on the market. Blue Ant Media’s international channel business offers a portfolio of media brands such as Love Nature (International), ZooMoo Networks (International), Smithsonian Channel Canada, BBC Earth (Canada) and HGTV (New Zealand). Blue Ant Media is headquartered in Toronto, with operations in Los Angeles, Singapore, Auckland, Dunedin, London, Sydney, Beijing and Taipei. blueantmedia.ca