Samsung TV Plus


Samsung TV Plus expands and takes Rakuten TV free

Samsung TV Plus, Samsung Electronics’ free Smart TV video service, is expanding its free linear TV line-up and turning its Rakuten TV offering from a subscription into a free TV service. The Samsung service, which is automatically installed on Samsung Smart TVs in select regions, now offers 47 channels to users across news, sports, entertainment, […]

beIN Sports Xtra launches on Samsung TV Plus

Broadcaster beIN Media has agreed a deal to bring its free-to-air channel beIN Sports Xtra to Samsung TV Plus.  The channel initially launched in November 2019 on the Roku Channel, utilising beIN’s existing English and Spanish feed to drive awareness of the brand and content “that would otherwise be crowded out of the live premiere […]

Dedicated esports channel launches on Samsung TV Plus

Esports channel ESTV has launched on Samsung TV Plus. The channel claims to be the first linear channel in the world to be fully dedicated to esports and gaming personalities. Programming includes gaming news, shows and coverage; competitive gaming team analysis and player content; casual mainstream gaming news; live streaming event broadcasting; and syndicated late […]

Vevo announces distribution deal with Samsung TV Plus

Music video platform Vevo has signed a distribution deal with Samsung. The deal will see five genre-curated linear channels to the smart TV maker’s Samsung TV Plus service. The first to launch will be Vevo Pop on channel 1517, with Vevo Hip-Hop, Vevo Country, Vevo Latino, and Vevo R&B to be added at a later […]

Endemol Shine launches channels on Samsung TV Plus

Endemol Shine Group is launching a raft of channels via Samsung’s TV Plus service. The super-indie – which is in the process of being acquired by Banijay Group– has launched a trio of UK channels on the smart TV platform, with further channel launches planned in the US and across Europe in the coming months. […]

Wurl to power content on Samsung TV Plus

Palo Alto-based video distribution company, Wurl, has signed a deal with Samsung to power select programming on Samsung’s new TV Plus service. “TV Plus provides enormous validation of the unstoppable migration of TV to the internet,” said Sean Doherty, CEO of Wurl. “Samsung is breaking down the legacy TV silos and providing video producers with a […]