A+E Networks Africa expand its offer with two new digital brands namely Crime+Investigation Play and Lifetime Play on Viu platform in South Africa. This development mark also the debut for the launch of Lifetime PLAY.
Nazarene Khan, A+E Networks Africa Regional Manager, said “launching Crime+Investigation Play and Lifetime Play is a fantastic opportunity to share our well-loved and award-winning shows with new audiences. Viu subscribers will be the first on-demand viewers in Africa to have access to our content and we are thrilled at the expansion of our brands.”
Crime+Investigation Play aims at opening doors to award-winning documentaries, premium entertainment and crime shows. The range of international crime shows include Surviving R Kelly Part II: The Reckoning, SA Crime Stories, The First 48 and Homicide Hunter.
Lifetime Play, on the other hand, will provide reality TV shows and movies. Viewers will have access to a variety of favourites such as Little Women LA, Dance Moms and the Lifetime Original Movies Whitney and Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer.
Ryan Solovei, country manager: Viu Africa, says, “Viu South Africa has a passion for and we take great pride in offering content that is fresh, premium and relevant to our viewers. With Viu, customers can enjoy A+E Networks’ shows on-demand and access to hundreds of hours of content, with a monthly refresh ensuring there is always something new to watch.”