Here TV Launches YouTube Paid Channel in New International Markets
America's only gay television network’s YouTube paid channel shows strong numbers in Russia and launches in India, Africa, Scandinavia, and numerous South American countries.
June 9, 2014 (NEW YORK) -- Here TV (www.heretv.com), America's only gay television network, announced today the launch of its highly successful YouTube paid channel in 16 new international markets. Here TV's award-winning programming is now available as a YouTube paid channel in markets in Asia, Scandinavia, Europe, and South America. Here TV launched its YouTube paid channel last year in 10 markets across the globe.
"Focusing on our YouTube channel provides us the ability to reach markets not often served with LGBT content in a fully accessible and simple-to-use platform,” said Josh Rosenzweig, Here TV’s Senior Vice President, Marketing & Affiliate Relations, and John Mongiardo, Here TV’s Senior Vice President, Programming Operations.
Here TV initially debuted on YouTube in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Spain, France, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Russia, and Brazil. Access to Here TV’s YouTube paid channel will now also be available in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Belgium, Finland, Italy, Portugal, Hong Kong, India, New Zealand, Peru, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Senegal, and Switzerland.
To subscribe users must sign in to a YouTube account on a computer and have a Google Wallet account. Here TV’s channel will then be available for viewing on computers, phones, tablets and TV. Episodes of classic Here TV series as well as new fan favorites will be available immediately on demand through the new service for a low monthly or yearly subscription fee. Here TV was one of the first paid channels roll out on YouTube.
Here TV titles available on the channel include fan favorites From Here on OUT, Dante's Cove, and The Lair; the Emmy Award-nominated special A World of Dreams: Voices from the OUT100; the Emmy Award-nominated documentary 30 Years From Here; She's Living for This, starring drag sensation Sherry Vine; political talk show For & Against, hosted by Jim Morrison; dating and sex advice show Threesome; the marriage equality special Pride & Groom; the network special The Dinah Girls; and many more.
Watch Here TV programming as a YouTube paid channel now at:
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About Here Media
Here Media Inc. produces and distributes niche content across all platforms worldwide. Here Media's iconic brands distribute gay media with universal, humanistic appeal. Its distribution platforms include television, VOD, broadband, online, print, and mobile.
Here Media owns and operates a variety of media assets, including:
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