the new streaming channel has an editorial focus on famous individuals who have influenced and shaped the world, both throughout history and today. Big Name is the latest addition to Alchimie’s growing selection of editorially themed and dynamically promoted lifestyle OTT channels, available via subscription on global platforms as well as via regional mobile operators.
Big Name delivers documentaries that give insight to a diverse range of renowned figures who have impacted society, socially, culturally, politically or environmentally. Big Name’s range of documentaries give a forensic look at the people behind the profiles, and focus on people with regional and global appeal such as Winston Churchill, Charles de Gaulle, Michelle Obama, Charles Lindeburgh , Whitney Houston, Kanji Ishawara, Al Capone, Jude Law, Abe Sada, Frantz Haarman and Jack The Ripper.
The brand new channel has launched with over 150 hours of English, German and French premium content, more content will be added regularly across all territories as Alchimie continues to increase its number of partnerships.
“We all have a fascination with those in the public eye and those who leave their mark on the world, from Whitney Houston to Albert Einstein, from Charles de Gaulle to Michelle Obama, they have captured our imaginations and often our hearts,” said Nicolas d’Hueppe Alchimie CEO.
“What makes them special? What drives them? What makes the great, great and the evil, evil? Our thirst for understanding the famous is never satisfied. Big Name will bring new audiences to a range of exceptional documentaries from our partners, giving our viewers deeper insight to the people behind the profiles. We will continue to add more content on a regular basis”
Alchimie themes, curates and dynamically promotes its channels to generate new audiences for existing content. Working in partnership with rights holders and owners on a revenue share basis, Alchimie’s services provide digitisation, translation, subtitles, dubbing and dynamic promotion for premium content, which Alchimie delivers as part of its channel bouquets.
Big Name is currently available through subscription on Vodafone and 02 in the UK, on T-Mobile in Germany and Orange, SFR and Bouygues Telecom in France, as well as on global platforms Android TV, Google Play and IoS Mobile.