Digital-first series to make its FAST channel debut.
Award-winning digital media network, Little Dot Studios, is growing its Digital Media Network by partnering with Living History Film’s American Viscountess. With unique and unprecedented access, this digital-first series follows Julie Montagu, Viscountess Hinchingbrooke, as she visits friends and owners of castles, manor houses and stately homes, discovering how they have adapted to the 21st century. American Viscountess will air across Little Dot Studios’ digital media channels and will be a FAST exclusive for Little Dot from November.
Little Dot Studios' investment, insights and editorial input is supporting the production of Season 3 to enhance the brand, increasing audiences and maximising revenue streams through a multi-platform distribution strategy with content from Seasons 1 and 2. In addition to the exclusivity across FAST, the successful format will also be available across Little Dot’s social media network channels including Real Royalty, Chronicle, Real History, All Out History and Abode to drive further reach, unlocking the potential for the show to travel the world across multiple platforms.
Luke Montagu, Founder & Executive Producer, Living History Films, commented: “American Viscountess celebrates the past and present of Britain’s privately-owned castles and stately homes. These houses are steeped in British history and played host to many key historical moments, as well as kings & queens of course! In addition, the series provides a behind-the-scenes view of the challenges of maintaining these great estates today, as well as the many innovative ways in which they are adapting for the 21st century. There is no better partner than Little Dot Studios as we develop new audiences for these programmes, and benefit from their tremendous expertise across a variety of digital distribution platforms.”
Connie Hodson, Director of Acquisitions, Little Dot Studios’ Media Network said: “Introducing American Viscountess to the Little Dot Studios Digital Network, and securing exclusive FAST rights, expands our existing catalogue with some brilliant digital-first original content. The series is primarily targeted for our Real Royalty channels across FAST, YouTube, TikTok and Facebook, that said due to the nature of this content it will have multiple publications across a number of our history channels within the Network. We’re thrilled to be working with such a talented team at Living History Films to bring our wealth of experience and insight into this production. Our strategic partnership means we can, together, increase revenue streams and expand on the existing audience and grow the franchise.”
With 40+ digital broadcast channels and eight FAST channels, including Real Crime, Real Stories, Wonger, History Hit, Real Wild, Real Life, Don’t Tell The Bride and most recently The Chat Show Channel, Little Dot Studios Media Network distributes over 16k+ hours of long-form content across 6,000 titles and 150m viewers per month with 8.4b lifetime viewers globally. Consumers can find Little Dot Studios’ Media Network through platforms such as Roku, Samsung TV Plus, Vizio and Amazon (FreeVee). In addition to leading platform partners, Little Dot Studios’ Media Network channels are also available via its own app, Veely, combining linear channels and AVOD in one place, to deliver to superfans globally.
Little Dot Studios is an All3Media company. This article was originally written for Little Black Book, and the original article can be seen here.