Amazon Freevee inks deal with MGM and WBD to launch FAST channels

Amazon Freevee has struck a deal with MGM and Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) to add 23 FAST channels to its portfolio.

MGM is to launch 12 FAST channels on Freevee, with 11 FAST channels featuring Discovery and WBD studio content also joining the platform In June.

The new channels joins Freevee’s growing slate of over 280 FAST channels which can be accessed through the Freevee app, as well as within Fire TV and Prime Video.

MGM’s lineup of channels includes The Pink Panther, Stargate, Green Acres, and The Outer Limits, alongside branded channels such as MGM Presents, MGM Presents: Action, and “MGM Presents: Sci-Fi, which will house premium content such as Capote and Red Dawn.

The 11 FAST channels that feature Discovery and WBD studio content includes programming Cake Boss, Extreme Couponing, Ghost Brothers, Paranormal Lockdown, Say Yes to the Dress, and Long Lost Family.

“FAST Channels offer Freevee viewers an always-on, 24/7, lean-back viewing experience that immediately connects them to a selection of TV shows, movies, and unscripted programming such as news, sports, and music,” said Ryan Pirozzi, head of Amazon Freevee. “MGM and Warner Bros. Discovery create content that appeals to a diverse fan base – action, comedy, drama, scripted, unscripted, and more. We are incredibly excited Freevee customers will have even more choice when it comes to what they can watch, whenever and however they choose.”

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