History App Launching on Xbox Today
via press release:
HISTORY® APP AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ON
XBOX STARTING TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5th
NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 5, 2013 –A+E Networks® makes HISTORY®…with network app launching on Xbox 360 starting today for Xbox Live Gold members in the U.S. Following recent launches of TV Everywhere Apps, the network continues its momentum with this addition of devices to its watch apps offerings. Now, you can find History on Xbox 360 in the US. For more information about how to download the History App on Xbox, visit www.history.com/xbox-app.
The app enables users to tap into HISTORY-related topics and watch full episodes of their favorite hit series, including Pawn Stars®, Ax Men®, American Pickers®, Counting Cars®, Mountain Men®, and Modern Marvels®. Users who sign in to TV Everywhere via their TV or satellite providers will have access to even more content, including full previous seasons of some of their favorite series.
In addition, hundreds of topic videos will be available on the HISTORY App on Xbox Live, ranging from the American Revolution, Civil War, Cold War, WWI and WWII, to First Ladies, US Presidents, Vikings, Samurai & Bushido and The States. Special features such as Hidden History, Coroner’s Report, HISTORY Film Corps and Deconstructing History will also be available on the App.
Recently A+E Networks launched TV Everywhere apps on the iOS®, Android™ and Kindle Fire HD platforms. With nearly eight million downloads of the watch apps to date, and almost 50 percent of all broadband video viewing occurring on the apps, the network remains a leader in its field at the forefront of the digital revolution. The apps have garnered more than double the visits per unique visitor compared to the companion online sites, with a 30 percent higher video engagement rate – all which helped drive A+E Networks up almost 50 percent in year-over-year growth.
Ahout A+E Networks
A+E Networks® LLC. is an award-winning, global media content company offering consumers a diverse communications environment ranging from television networks to websites, to home videos/DVDs to gaming and educational software. A+E Networks is comprised of A&E® Network, Lifetime®, HISTORY®, Lifetime Movie Network®, BIO™, H2™, HISTORY en Espa?ol™, Crime & Investigation Network™, Military HISTORY™, Lifetime Real Women®, A&E IndieFilms®, A+E Networks International®, A+E Networks Digital® and A+E Networks Consumer Products™. A+E Networks channels and branded programming reach more than 300 million households in over 150 countries. A+E Networks, LLC. is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.