Category: FAST

Samsung TV Plus Officially Launches Free, Exclusive Conan O’Brien Streaming Channel

Get ready to take a trip to the year 2000, courtesy of the latest channel coming to Samsung TV Plus — Conan O’Brien TV. Conan O’Brien TV will feature a 24/7 stream of celebrity interviews, sketches, guest spots, and more starring everyone’s favorite red-headed late-night talk show host. The clips will showcase some of Conan’s most popular celebrity interviews with A-listers like John Hamm, Ryan Reynolds, Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Kevin Hart, Will Ferrell, Lisa …

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Spanish-Language Content From Canela.TV Now Available on Sling Freestream

Sling Freestream users now have access to a huge array of Spanish-language content, thanks to the addition of Canela.TV. That channel, along with Canela Telenovelas, Canela Deportes, Canela Clasicos and Canela Cinema are all available to stream on Sling Freestream now. Watch Now These channels offer entertainment options ranging from Canela Original docu-series “Mi Vida” featuring Latin stars such as William Levy, Danny Trejo, Gaby Espino, Ludwika Paleta, Kate del Castillo, and Roselyn Sánchez; “Secretos …

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Philo Adds Nine Free Channels Including Bob Ross, Drag Race Universe, Screambox TV, More

Philo subscribers are used to thinking of the live TV streaming service as a “skinny” channel bundle, one with a breadth of excellent entertainment options like AMC, Hallmark Channel and Nickelodeon. But Philo is getting a little less skinny this week, as the service has announced adding nine new free ad-supported TV (FAST) channels to its lineup. 7-Day Free Trial The new channels join Philo’s selection of more than 70 live cable and FAST channels. …

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Connected TV ad fraud spiked 69% last year despite declines elsewhere, DoubleVerify finds

Ad fraud surged by 69% on connected TV globally in 2022, more than the 62% growth in viewership, according to DoubleVerify, as the number of streaming fraud schemes tracked by the ad tech firm has tripled since 2020. “Fraud really tends to follow the dollars,” said Collette Spagnolo, VP of marketing analytics at DV. And as advertiser dollars increasingly flow into CTV, particularly free ad-supported TV (FAST), not only are the opportunities for fraud …

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AMC Networks Adds 12 FAST Channels to Redbox

ADVERTISEMENT Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment has inked a deal with AMC Networks to add 12 FAST channels to the Redbox Free Live TV app, which can be accessed on Roku, Samsung TVs and many other devices. The AMC channels coming to Redbox are The Walking Dead Universe, featuring 24-hour programming that includes cast interviews, behind-the-scenes moments and more; Portlandia, featuring episodes and characters from the hit series starring Fred Armisen and …

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DraftKings Launches 24/7 FAST Channel

BOSTON—Two weeks after a Bloomberg report unveiled its plans to launch a FAST Channel, sports betting powerhouse DraftKings has officially announced the launch of the DraftKings Network on Samsung TV Plus, Samsung’s free ad-supported TV service (FAST). It marks the first time a U.S. sportsbook has launched a 24/7 FAST Channel on Samsung’s service and delivers over 250 live channels in the U.S. and thousands of shows and movies on demand to millions of Samsung …

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Warner Bros. Discovery Free Streaming Service Is Still Coming, But Company Will Wait for ‘Right Time’ to Launch

It seems to be full steam ahead for just about every aspect of Warner Bros. Discovery’s streaming business these days. The company now boasts 97.6 million global subscribers between HBO Max and discovery+, and is getting set to launch Max — which will combine much of the content from the two streamers onto one platform — on May 23. 7-Day Free Trial There’s one area related to streaming where the company seems (ironically) to be …

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Vevo Positions Itself as FAST Powerhouse at J Balvin-Headlined NewFront

The search for this year’s Media All-Stars has begun! Submit an entry by May 22 to be considered. At Vevo’s NewFront presentation on Thursday, the company offered new bells and whistles without deviating far from the pitch it’s been making to advertisers for several years now: Vevo is a high-reach, brand-safe source of connected TV inventory.The event, held at Sony Hall in New York, featured Latin music artist J …

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Sling Freestream grows to 335 live streaming channels

The electronic program guide for Dish Network’s free television service Sling Freestream. (Graphic by The Desk)Dish Network’s free television service Sling Freestream is adding 12 exclusive channels this week, the company announced on Thursday.The addition of the new feeds brings the total number of channels offered on Sling Freestream to over 335, which includes live news, general entertainment, sports, lifestyle shows and documentaries, among other programming.“This milestone is just the beginning …

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Washington Post to launch streaming channel on Freevee

The front of the Washington Post building as pictured in September 2012. (Photo: Max Borge/Flickr Creative Commons)The Washington Post is preparing to launch a free, ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channel on Amazon’s Freevee service, the companies announced on Tuesday.The channel, Washington Post Television, will offer live broadcasts during the week of news and current events of interest along with exclusive interviews with newsmakers and in-depth reporting from Post journalists on the …

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DAZN Launches Two New Global FAST Channels

ADVERTISEMENT DAZN has added to its bouquet two new global FAST channels: DAZN Combat and DAZN Women’s Football. DAZN Combat features the best action across boxing and MMA, including live events, highlights, archive fights, documentaries and more. DAZN will show live boxing events as well as reruns and documentaries that celebrate the best boxers on the planet, from its roster of boxing and combat properties, including Matchroom Boxing, Golden Boy and MF & …

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