Love Nature is the first wildlife and nature offering to join 7plus
Programming will be available to 7plus audiences as both a Free, Ad-Supported Streaming TV (FAST) Channel and a BVOD offering
(Washington, US – October 20, 2021) – Love Nature, a wildlife and nature brand with linear and streaming channels available in over 135 countries, announced today its debut on Australia’s 7plus, Seven Network’s streaming service, as a both free, ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channel and a broadcaster video on demand (BVOD) offering. As part of the launch, 7plus audiences will be granted free access to Love Nature’s award-winning series, documentaries and programming events. In Australia, 7plus is available across connected LG, Samsung and Android TVs, Apple iOS, Android, Chromecast, PS4 and more. The deal furthers Love Nature’s worldwide expansion on linear and free-streaming platforms around the world.
“Partnering with 7plus provides an incredible opportunity to bring Love Nature’s natural history programming to its highly engaged audiences across Australia, free of charge,” said Carlyn Staudt, Global General Manager, Love Nature. “Love Nature’s expansion in the FAST and BVOD space give nature and wildlife fans a new way to watch its celebrated original series, documentaries and programming events”
Seven West Media Chief Digital Officer, Gereurd Roberts, said, “We’re thrilled to bring Love Nature’s captivating programming to 7plus and offer our viewers even more must-see moments. Love Nature’s new and exclusive content is part of our strategy to take Seven’s vast library of premium content to the next level and cement 7plus’ position as Australia’s #1 commercial free-to-air BVOD service.
Love Nature’s FAST channel will offer 7plus audiences special programming events, such as Safari Week, running from November 8 to 12, which shares epic safari encounters featuring some of the world’s most iconic African Wildlife, featuring selected episodes from series such as Africa’s Hidden Kingdoms, Kenya Wildlife Diaries and Waterworld Africa.
Additional programming highlights on 7plus, available on Love Nature’s FAST and BVOD offerings include: Wildest New Zealand (5 x 60’; NHNZ Worldwide), which examines the entirely unique menagerie of creatures who live on the islands of New Zealand, where some birds can’t fly, parrots play in snowy mountain meadows and penguins roam the street;’ Tales from Zambia (15 x 60’; Plimsoll Productions), a collection of films featuring Zambia’s incredible exotic wildlife, taking viewers on a virtual safari into some of the wildest and most beautiful habitats on Earth; and Brazil Untamed (10 x 60’; Handel Productions), which explores Brazil’s Pantanal, a lush wetland of unimaginable biodiversity where the struggle for survival plays out in extreme seasonal changes and battles with fierce predators.
Love Nature, headquartered in Washington D.C. with offices in Los Angeles, London, Toronto and Singapore, is a wildlife and nature brand that brings audiences powerful stories about the natural world that foster a deeper understanding of and connection to the planet we call home. Our award winning library of 4K natural history series and documentaries are available on Love Nature’s branded linear and streaming platforms through partnerships with top-tier pay-TV platforms and streamers, reaching over 365 million households globally in 135+ countries. Engage with us at lovenature.com / Twitter / Facebook / YouTube / Instagram