LOS ANGELES, CA – May 16, 2019 – Zone·tv brings exciting new programming to its zone·ify multi-channel service in a licensing agreement with Dennis’s digital video division. Included in the agreement is video programing from its automotive brands for zone·ify’s MOTORS channel.
Dennis, the leading international media company and publisher of The Week magazine, comprised of a portfolio of 43 brands operating in five areas of excellence — automotive, current affairs, lifestyle, finance and technology. This licensing agreement provides over 3,000 videos from its automotive brands to Zone-tv. These include market-leading news and reviews from EVO, the world’s leading media brand for car enthusiasts, Driving Electric the jargon free brand dedicated to everything to do with electrified cars, and CARBUYER, one of the most influential car review websites.
“Zone·tv is thrilled to be in business with Dennis.” said Jeff Weber, CEO of zone·tv. “Their automotive brands are world class and will bring a lot of exciting new programming for auto enthusiasts on zone·ify’s MOTORS channel.”
Carlotta Serantoni, Senior Licensing Manager, Dennis, said: “As a leading Automotive video content provider in the UK, Dennis is the perfect partner to bring the expert news and reviews to this new market. This is the first time we have worked with a Broadcast partner such as zone·tv, and we are delighted to be working closely with them on this new venture.”
Motors is the channel for the gearhead, speed freak, boat, plane, train and car lover. If it goes “Vroom”, it’s on Motors.
Zone·ify is comprised of 13 linear-style genre-focused, professionally programmed dynamic channels which super serve fans and provide a rich source of curated content for passionate viewers of various genres including sports, cooking, kids, lifestyle, gaming, news, and more.
Powered by artificial intelligence, zone·ify provides viewers the ability to create a personalized viewing experience. Using conventional remotes and touch on smart mobile phones, viewers interact with highly curated stories that resonate with them.
With the click of a button, the channel is reprogrammed to reflect the viewer’s preferred thematic choice. The more a subscriber watches, the quicker the platform learns preferences and creates personalized linear channels from a continuously growing library of exciting new video content.
Zone·tv bridges the gap between technology and engaging programming with its innovative technology solution offering a best-in-class, convenient and highly-personalized viewer experience. The zone·tv™ Studio suite of tools allows any video service provider to create personalized thematic channels with their own content. Zone·tv uses its own zone·tv™ Studio tools to create the zone·ify multi-channel video service, an unprecedented linear-like viewing experience, powered by A.I. Its proprietary software architecture combined with an 8,000+ hour content library has powered the company’s monumental growth. Zone·tv has become the largest provider of thematic subscription video on demand services in North America with more than 28 SVOD Channels.
Its diverse programming can be seen on Comcast Xfinity, AT&T’s DIRECTV, Rogers Ignite TV, CenturyLink PrismTV, AT&T U-verse, TELUS OptikTV, Bell FibeTV, Frontier Vantage and others. The company has offices in Toronto, Canada and Los Angeles, CA. For more company information, visit www.zone.tv.
To access the new zone·ify service, visit www.zoneify.tv or download from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
About Dennis Publishing Group
Dennis Publishing Group (Dennis) comprises Dennis Publishing Ltd in the UK and The Week Publications Inc. and Kiplinger Washington Editors in the US.
Dennis is one of the most dynamic media organisations, operating in the UK and US markets. Its portfolio of 43 brands operates in five areas of excellence: Current Affairs, Finance, Technology, Automotive and Lifestyle, reaching over 50 million unique users, with over 1.5 million subscribers and selling over 2.5 million magazines every month. Dennis has transformed its approach from its traditional print publishing roots to a multi-platform publishing and ecommerce business spanning both the UK and US, with a group turnover of over £216m.
Dennis brands include The Week, Money Week, Auto Express, Expertreviews.co.uk, BuyACar.co.uk, Cyclist, Kiplinger Personal Finance and Viz.
Dennis holds the title of AOP Digital Publishing Company of the Year, 2016 & 2018, and British Media Awards Media Company of the Year 2016 & 2018. For more information, go to Dennis.co.uk.
The Week was launched in the US in 2001 and is based in New York City. It boasts over 550,000 paid-for print subscribers and 5.8m monthly unique users to its award winning current affairs website TheWeek.com.
Kiplinger Washington Editors is the market leader in business and personal finance information, in print and online. Its most widely read products are Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, the 600,000-circulation monthly magazine which pioneered personal finance journalism in 1947, and Kiplinger.com, its website with four million unique visitors and more than 30 million page views per month.