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A+E Networks launches digital brand “Asterisk”

A new digital brand from A+E Networks titled "Asterisk" (pictured) is setting out to examine history through a pop culture lens.
April 14, 2015

A new digital brand from A+E Networks titled “Asterisk” (pictured) is setting out to examine history through a pop culture lens.

Developed and overseen by Red Interactive Agency – which previously worked with A+E on the “Battle of the Beards” game for A&E’s Duck Dynasty Asterisk covers a number of subjects including sports, food and drink, work and style, among others, through such media as video, photos, articles, lists and GIFs.

According to A+E, the brand features premium content “created for sharing across the social web,” and also offers marketing partners native advertising solutions that are customized for particular products.

“We are excited to launch Asterisk and its one-of-a-kind take on culture through history,” said Dan Suratt, executive VP of digital media and business development at A+E Networks, in a statement.

“Asterisk offers a unique, entertaining voice and provides our marketing partners a truly native advertising opportunity to create content about their brands and products,” he added.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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