(London, UK – January 29, 2020) – Love Nature 4K announces the launch of its premium 4K natural history channel on Russian pay-tv platform Tricolor. Subscribers in Russia now have access to Love Nature’s extensive library of original programming, which includes hundreds of hours of natural history content in 4K and HD. The channel is fully localized in Russian.
Love Nature features award-winning natural history productions and family-friendly, original content in 4K and HD. The deal was brokered by Thema Russia and overseen by Chiara McKee, Vice-President, EMEA, Kids & Global Networks, Blue Ant Media. The launch on Tricolor expands the channel’s reach in Russia, where it is also available on the pay-tv platform Rostelecom, in 4K both on IPTV and OTT.
“The Russian market has a growing appetite for dynamic 4K content that goes beyond static scenes and offers audiences compelling, character-led storytelling,” said Ward Platt, CEO, Global Networks & Kids, Blue Ant Media. “Bringing the channel to Tricolor allows us to share Love Nature 4K’s lineup of fascinating nature and wildlife stories with a wider Russian audience.”
Programming highlights on Love Nature 4K include Monkey Island (3 x 60’ x 4K & HD; Plimsoll Productions), which shares the story of an ancient citadel, once home to Sri Lanka’s kings, which has now been reclaimed by the jungle with a new dynasty in power–monkeys; Great Blue Wild, Seasons 1 to 3 (18 x 60’; HD+4K; Blue Ant Studios) which showcases the adventures of the world’s greatest dive shops as they encounter massive humpbacks, majestic manta rays, spectacular schools of fish and menacing sharks; Dogs with Extraordinary Jobs (5×60’; HDR, 4K & HD; Oxford Scientific Films), which follows a group of dogs whose natural abilities are being harnessed by scientists, rescuers and the disadvantaged to improve lives, increase safety and maintain the health and biodiversity of our plane; and America’s Wild Seasons (4 x 60’; 4K & HD; MBM TV & Tamarin Productions), a landmark documentary series that captures the epic seasons of America’s diverse landscape over the course of a full year.
Love Nature is a modern 4K natural history content brand that is platform agnostic. Love Nature reaches viewers and lovers of wildlife on whatever platform they use, from linear, OTT, VOD, YouTube, and more. We go where the consumer is watching. As such, Love Nature continues to grow and expand while offering viewers a chance to get closer to nature through both powerful stories about the natural world and stunning 4K and HDR footage. Our goal is to foster a deeper understanding of and connection to the planet we call home through our content, which is one of the largest libraries in the world of 4K natural history programming. Engage with us at lovenature.com/ Twitter/Facebook/YouTube/Instagram