Channel Launches


Jungo TV launches FAST platform Jungo+

LA-based media company Jungo TV has announced its expansion with a new direct-to-consumer video streaming app. Jungo+, the company claims, is the first free ad-supported television (FAST) content app in the US to feature channels in Russian, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Urdu, Korean, and more. The platform offers a diverse array of content from genres like esports, […]

The Roku Channel expands to over 200 channels

Roku has added 17 new channels to its Roku Channel ad-supported streaming service. The addition of 16 channels on August 18 and one further addition on August 19 will bring the total number of channels available via the FAST platform to more than 200. The new linear channels include: AccuWeather Now; Baywatch; CBC News; El […]

OnlyFans tries to shake adult image with free OFTV app

Creator-driven subscription service OnlyFans has announced the launch of a new streaming platform and app. While it is best known for revolutionising the adult entertainment industry by allowing performers to create their own direct-to-consumer offerings, OnlyFans is looking to move away from its purely NSFW branding with this new app.  The new OFTV app, available […]

SPI’s Docustream and Filmstream launch in Netherlands on Samsung TV Plus

SPI/FilmBox has announced the expansion of its ad-supported digital channels Docustream and Filmstream to the Netherlands. Available via Samsung TV Plus from mid-August, the channels will provide viewers with hundreds of hours of content.  As the titles of the channels would suggest, Docustream is oriented around documentary features and TV programming, while Filmstream presents independent […]

Food channel BITE gets UK launch

Fresh food network BITE has announced its expansion to the UK. The channel showcases a wide range of culinary programming. Its on-screen talent includes  Luke Nguyen, Anjum Anand, Peter Kuruvita, Curtis Stone, Manu Feildel, Gary Mehigan, Andy Allen, and Justine Schofield. BITE is the latest channel to be made available as a part of the […]

Sky to rebrand Sky One to Sky Showcase

Sky has announced a rebrand of its flagship Sky One channel along with the launch of a new channel. The operator has announced that the Sky One channel will be replaced with a new flagship brand called Sky Showcase. Sky said that Sky Showcase will be “a linear only main event channel that will curate […]

Dizi gets Portuguese distribution in MEO deal

Altice Portugal-owned operator MEO has announced a deal with SPI/FilmBox to introduce SPI’s premium drama brand Dizi to the country.  Dizi content will be offered both via linear channel and SVOD through the operator’s distribution networks in the basic package. The Timeless Dizi Channel will be available to MEO subscribers at channel 77 with Portuguese […]

CoComelon and iFood.tv launch on VIZIO SmartCast

Future Today has announced the launch of two new channels on VIZIO SmartCast TVs. Complementing a roster of more than 10 channels including Happykids, FilmRise and Fawesome, Future Today has added CoComelon, the world’s most-viewed YouTube channel with over 3.5 billion average monthly views, and iFood.tv, a leading online food community. CoComelon has more than […]

ShortsTV gets Samsung TV Plus deal in UK, Italy and Spain

Samsung has announced a deal with Shorts International to launch a number of free-to-view advertising supported short film channels on Samsung TV Plus. The channels will initially launch in the UK, Italy and Spain. Shorts International said that the deal represents a relaunch of its Shorts brand, with the new channels (called Shorts in the […]

SPI/FilmBox launches Dizi in Belarus with A1

SPI/FilmBox has announced the launch of its premium drama channel Dizi in Belarus. The launch comes as a part of a deal with private telco A1 to distribute Dizi as a linear and SVOD channel through its IPTV platform.  The deal will also bring the Timeless Dizi channel to all A1 subscribers in the country, […]