Nat Geo and PBS vets launch digital documentary network

National Geographic and PBS veterans Greg Diefenbach and Thomas Lucas (now both with Alliant Content) announced a new free web streaming service specifically for documentaries called XiveTV. The new digital video network will offer long-form documentaries and will live on Hulu, Amazon, and YouTube as well as on the XiveTV iOS and Android apps. Alliant Content original series Pure History and SpaceRip will move over to the new XiveTV brand along with 500,000 subscribers. XiveTV features originally produced content and programming from more than 20 major media organizations, including ITV, Sky Vision, Digital Rights Group, Cineflix and others.

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