RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (RLJE)—a premier independent licensee and distributor of entertainment content and programming in North America, the United Kingdom, and Australia—was created in 2012 from the combination of Acorn Media Group, Inc., and Image Entertainment, Inc.
RLJE distributes more than 5,000 exclusive titles in numerous genres. Its owned and distributed brands include Acorn (British TV), Image (feature films, stand-up comedy), One Village (urban), Acacia (fitness), Slingshot (faith), Athena (documentary), Criterion (art films), and Madacy (gift sets). The company releases programming in various formats, including DVD, Blu-ray, digital download, digital streaming, broadcast television (including satellite and cable), theatrical, and nontheatrical.
Through its majority-owned subsidiary, Agatha Christie Limited, RLJE manages the intellectual property and publishing rights of some of the world’s most popular works of fiction, including mysteries featuring the iconic sleuths Miss Marple and Poirot. The company’s direct-to-consumer business, consisting of proprietary e-commerce websites and consumer catalogs for the Acorn and Acacia brands, affords RLJE direct contact and billing relationships with millions of consumers. RLJE also owns the recently launched On Cue and Acorn TV online subscription channels.