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U.K.’s TalkTalk TV Signs Deal for Maker Studios Videos

Disney has signed an agreement in the U.K. with telecoms company TalkTalk to offer a selection of short-form videos from Maker Studios on TalkTalk’s pay-TV service, TalkTalk TV.

Shameless Maya, How Ridiculous, Noodlerella, Daym Drops, and Camila Coelho are among the creators to be featured on the platform. New content from the Maker Studios network will be refreshed on a monthly basis.

Original Maker Studios series available include “Jobsworth,” starring Joe Weller, “Purgatory,” starring CutiePieMarzia, “Crash Pad,” starring Bart Baker, and “Party Fun Times,” starring Taryn Southern.

Shows exclusive to TalkTalk TV in the U.K. include “Cover Versions,” “In a Galaxy,” “Learn It or Burn It,” and “Prank School with Rahat.”

Tom Clark, VP of digital distribution, Disney EMEA, commented: “Maker Studios’ content is compelling, fresh and innovative and resonates strongly with younger audiences. TalkTalk TV, as our first U.K. pay-TV client for Maker Studios, will give customers the ability to enjoy world-class short-form content whenever and wherever they want.”

Aleks Habdank, managing director, TalkTalk TV, added: “As many of our customers are families, having access to top online entertainment in a safe environment, free from adverts, is hugely appealing. This partnership with Maker Studios demonstrates TalkTalk TV’s continued commitment to growth and serving our customers.”

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