True Royalty is the first and only Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to the subject of Royalty.
It was launched in June 2018 across 6 markets: the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
The company is led by its three founders, each a successful entrepreneur from a complementary field – Royal television production; Digital Television; and Brand strategy.
The True Royalty TV service is available on Apple and Android mobile and tablet and desktop computer. On TV sets it can be streamed via Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, or cast from mobile devices to TV via Google Chromecast.
In February 2019 it went live on Comcast Xfinity, giving access to 22m households in the US. This was activated with a new original and exclusive series The Royal View backed by significant US marketing spend.
Launching November 2019
MEGHAN FOR PRESIDENT?
TRUE ROYALTY TV COMMISSIONS ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY ON THE SOCIO-POLITICAL IMPACT OF MEGHAN MARKLE Meghan for President? to Explore the Duchess of Sussex’s Broad Influence and Potential to Impact Social Change.
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Launched 1st of August 2019
THE REAL CAMILLA
Read the Press Release: TRUE ROYALTY TV TO FEATURE THE U.S. PREMIERE OF THE REAL CAMILLA (READ MORE >>)
Camilla Parker-Bowles, as she was known before marriage, is perhaps one of the most misunderstood and enigmatic members of the Royal family. Scorned for her perceived role in the breakup of Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales’ marriage, Camilla has been the unflappable partner and wife to HRH the Prince of Wales for the past 14 years.
In The Real Camilla, viewers will get an intimate look at what her daily life is like today, as well as an insight into the enduring love and partnership she shares with Prince Charles; a love story that began nearly 50 years ago.
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MEGHAN AND HARRY: THE BABY YEARS (ORIGINAL AND EXCLUSIVE)
Read the Press Release: TRUE ROYALTY TV TO PREMIERE ORIGINAL SPECIAL: MEGHAN AND HARRY: THE BABY YEARS (READ MORE>>)
Archie is a very special Royal Baby but just how will Harry and Meghan decide to raise the very first American Royal? Roya Nikkah, Sunday Times Royal correspondent takes an exclusive look at what the ‘Baby Years’ will hold for Master Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. A True Royalty exclusive production.
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True Royalty TV original series – The Royal View
Hosted by Tim Vincent, The Royal View is a brand new talk show that aims to separate the fact from the fiction about the British Royal Family, past and present. The series features a wide range of guests, including Royal Family insiders, historians, biographers and well-connected Royal journalists.
Host – Tim Vincent
Tim is an actor and TV presenter with over 25 years’ experience in broadcasting. For the last 11 years Tim Vincent has been a presenter on NBC’S entertainment show Access Hollywood and has also hosted NBC’s Royal Wedding Show.
Episode 1: Royals On The Rocks
Damage caused by divorce has plagued the Royal Family for nearly a century. Whether from outside the family or within, we hear about the marital breakdowns that have cast a shadow over the family of Elizabeth II.
Episode 2: Blood On Their Hands
The death of Diana, Princess of Wales, stunned the world and rocked the Royal Family to its core. With blame levied at the press and paparazzi, The Royal View host Tim Vincent hears from those in the know about the volatile relationship that’s always existed between the Royal Family and the Press.
Episode 3: Sex, Lies and Scandals
Scandal has never been far from the corridors of Buckingham Palace. Tim Vincent and expert panel explore the protracted divorce of Princess Diana from Prince Charles, if there can be comparisons made between Meghan Markle and Wallis Simpson, as well as giving an insight into to how the Royal Family deal with the intense pressure cooker created by slander and belittlement.
Episode 4: The Palace Puppet Masters
Duty above all else? In this episode Tim Vincent and expert panel explore who really is in charge of the ‘firm’? And, how difficult it was for The Queen to marry her position as Monarch and grandmother in the aftermath of Princess Diana’s death. Fast forward to the current climate and the panel discuss the handling of press intrusion around her Meghan and whether Harry and the Palace have handled it correctly.
September 25th, 2019: TRUE ROYALTY TV TO PREMIERE ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY MEGHAN FOR PRESIDENT? (READ MORE >>)
February 8, 2019 | TRUE ROYALTY TV IS NOW AVAILABLE ON COMCAST’S XFINITY X1 (READ MORE >>)
October 12, 2018 | EXCLUSIVELY ON TRUE ROYALTY TV, NICK BULLEN, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF WORLDWIDE COVERAGE OF TODAY’S STAR-STUDDED ROYAL WEDDING, GIVES VIEWERS HIS EXPERT, FRONT-ROW COMMENTARY (READ MORE >>)
True Royalty Leadership
Gregor Angus, Co-Founder & CEO
Gregor Angus has spent 25 years in digital media and marketing, working with brands that ranged from startup ventures to national telcos to multinational companies like Coca Cola, General Motors, and Nike.
Before co-founding ABM Communications and True Royalty, Gregor was Commercial Director for Magine, a pioneering Swedish video streaming technology company, where he oversaw the launch of Magine TV, a branded live streaming service in Europe. Previously, he was Group Chief Executive of Cossette in Europe.
Nick Bullen, Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief
Nick Bullen founded Spun Gold TV in 2004 and it is now one of the UK’s leading independent TV Production companies. Spun Gold is also the foremost supplier of high-quality royal programming, based on its access to the British Royal family. The company has produced royal content for networks worldwide, including The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations, which won a BAFTA, and more recent specials: Meghan Markle: American Princess for FOX and Operation Royal Wedding for National Geographic. Spun Gold most recently produced Meghan and Harry: The First 100 Days as the first original documentary film to premiere on True Royalty.
Nick began his career at Granada Productions, where he held roles as the Editor of ITV’s flagship daytime program This Morning and as Executive Producer for the Entertainment and Factual departments. From Granada, he joined Carlton Television as Controller of the company’s newly formed Factual Entertainment department, where he was responsible for a wide range of hit shows for prominent British broadcasters, including ITV, Channel 4, Sky One and BBC3
Edward Mason, Co-Founder, Strategy
Before joining Gregor and Nick at ABM Communications to launch True Royalty, Edward Mason was both Strategy Director and Non-Executive Director for Fortnum & Mason, a leading supplier of luxury goods, where he played an integral role in reinvigorating the brand for its 300th anniversary.
Previously, he was a strategist and marketing specialist for numerous premium brands, including the longest continuous holder of a Royal Warrant. Previously, he was a partner, and then CEO, of one of the leading brand and advertising agency successes of the early digital era, which was bought by Omnicom.
Edward is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, and a judge and mentor on the Walpole’s Crafted program, which enables small craft companies to develop their business skills.
Laurence Hollingworth, Chairman
Most recently Vice Chairman of JP Morgan. Previously head of JP Morgan Cazenove’s UK business and a Partner of Cazenove.
Edward Lewis, Non-Executive Director
Media analyst at Atlantic Equities. Previously equity analyst at Cazenove on US Telecom and Media names, and roles at both Sky and the BBC.
Our Advisory Board
Jim Little: North America TV Distribution Executive
Annie Sweetbaum: Talent agent
Patricia Frith: North America Media Consultant
Barney Hylton: Marketing Director EMEA, Apple
Abel Haddden: Advisor to international Royal Families
Dominic Reid OBE: CEO, Invictus Games Foundation
Jessica Fellowes: Author of the best-selling “World of Downton Abbey” books
Ernest van Vredenburch: FinTech Entrepreneur
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True Royalty Brand Guidelines (PDF)
The Royal View – IMAGERY
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About ABM Communications
True Royalty is the first on-demand streaming service from ABM Communications, a company co-founded by three pioneering media executives from the convergent worlds of technology, content, and commerce.