BETWEEN THE HEDGES SHORTLISTED FOR BROADCAST AWARD
‘Between the Hedges’ – an exclusive mini-series filmed and produced for the TT’s very own digital channel TT+ has been shortlisted in the Best Original Content category for the SportsPro OTT Awards.
The award is in recognition of the best non-live sports content created for an OTT channel or digital platform and the TT+ original content series, ‘Between the Hedges’ finds itself being acknowledged amongst an incredibly high calibre of content produced by some globally known digital platforms. Some of the other content series shortlisted include; Paris, La Vie Sportive by Warner Bros. Discovery for their discovery+ and Eurosport App, Between The Lines by TNT Sports, The Redeem Team by the Olympic Channel for Netflix.
Having premiered on TT+ in January as part of the grid load of free to access content available via the platform, Between the Hedges takes fans into the fascinating and unique world of the TT Races, featuring in-depth discussions with some of the greatest road racers of all-time. Throughout the 8 episodes the series talks fans through the racing, the festival, the Island, the atmosphere, the spectacle, and what it’s like to tackle the Isle of Man TT and to live life ‘Between the Hedges’.
The original content series was produced with the intention of attracting new audience for the TT as well as engaging with existing audience and has since also been released on YouTube later in the year. Becoming an instant favourite amongst fans, since its debut the series has accumulated more than 1.8 million views and is directly responsible for generating a 13.8% increase in subscribers to the channel.
Between the Hedges is still available to watch for free via TT+ and those that enjoyed the series can also look forward to more of the content they love as a brand new series of Between the Hedges will be available on TT+ from February 2024.
Winners of the SportsPro OTT Awards will be announced on Wednesday 29th November. Sign up to the TT Newsletter to be the first to know.