NOOK Media LLC, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, announced it will bring even more popular movies and TV shows to its expansive NOOK Video offering through newly announced content licensing partnerships with major studios and content providers including Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), MGM, Paramount Pictures, Relativity Media, National Geographic, Little Pim, and Film Buff. NOOK Video continues to deliver a growing and diverse catalog of favorite standard and HD movies and TV shows rendered in spectacular color and stunning definition on NOOK ® HD, the world’s highest-resolution 7-inch HD tablet, and NOOK ® HD+, the lightest full 9-inch HD tablet.
Offering instant access to a wealth of digital entertainment, NOOK Video lets customers shop a vast collection of new releases, blockbuster titles, popular television shows, favorite classics and more, available for streaming or download. NOOK’s newly announced content agreements will bring thousands of additional movies and TV shows for all ages and interests to the NOOK Video catalog, including the blockbuster films The Hunger Games, the Twilight movies, Tyler Perry's Madea Gets a Job, Skyfall, Rocky, Fargo, Flight, Paranormal Activity 4, Act of Valor, Safe Haven, House at the End of the Street; independent films from Film Buff’s catalog including Charles Swan and Exit from the Gift Shop; and TV shows like Mad Men, Border Wars, Great Migrations, Amazing Planet; as well as educational content via Little Pim, the leading foreign language learning program for young children, plus many more.
“With the addition of these industry-leading studio partners, NOOK Video continues to expand its already robust offering, providing customers with an even wider selection of their favorite movies and TV shows,” said Jonathan Shar, Vice President & General Manager, Emerging Digital Content, NOOK Media LLC. “Combined with NOOK’s seamless UltraViolet ™ integration, we are offering customers one of the most dynamic and accessible movie and TV show stores available.”
“NOOK is one of a growing spectrum of new digital buyers for our film and TV content and illustrates the breadth and depth of opportunities for monetizing our content across a broad array of platforms,” said Thomas Hughes, Lionsgate Senior VP Digital/On Demand. “We look forward to an exciting and productive partnership with NOOK.”