Vizio launches Frndly TV app across Smart TVs

frndly TVCTV operator Vizio has launched the app of the low-cost family-targeted TV provider Frndly TV across its Vizio Smart TVs.

Frndly TV offers 45 live TV networks including A+E, Hallmark Channel, The History Channel, MeTV, Lifetime, INSP, Game Show Network, Movies!, GAC Family and others. In addition to over 1000 hours of on-demand shows and movies that is focused on feel-good programming.

Customers have access to a wide range of on-demand content, including full libraries from Dove Channel, A+E Networks and Curiosity Stream for no extra cost.

Vizio users also have access to Frndly TV for free for seven days before purchasing a subscription priced at $6.99 per month.

“This is a seminal moment in the history of Frndly TV,” said Frndly TV co-founder and chief programming officer Michael McKenna. “In just three years we have grown to more than 700,000 subscribers and the opportunity to have Frndly TV available to the millions of VIZIO Smart TV owners – and have our service easily sampled so widely – can only help enhance our appeal to families across America and continue our growth. We appreciate Vizio’s support of Frndly TV and look forward to a great relationship.”

“The addition of the Frndly TV app to the Vizio lineup provides affordable and accessible family-friendly entertainment for all to enjoy without a costly cable subscription,” said Chris Tanquary, senior director of business development at Vizio. “Now millions of Vizio users can access their favorite live programming at a smart price point and all within the Vizio experience.”

Frndly TV joins Vizio’s wide portfolio of streaming services such as Apple TV+, Discovery+, HBOMax, Hulu, Netflix, Peacock and Prime. Vizio is continuously enhancing the Smart TV platform with new features and content.

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