All3Media International has announced that three of its lifestyle FAST/Live TV channels have launched on Amazon Freevee. “We’re delighted that three of our FAST channels dedicated to long-running, acclaimed British brands, are now accessible to a new, wider audience in the U.S. on Amazon Freevee," Gary Woolf, EVP of Strategic Development, All3Media International said.
The channels available now for streaming for free 24/7 on Amazon Freevee are "Gardening with Monty Don," a destination for outdoor-focused programming from the eponymous world-renowned horticulturalist and author, "Great British Menu," one of the UK’s longest-running cooking competition series, and "Fifth Gear," a lively magazine series devoted to automobiles. These FAST channels are also distributed on other streaming services in the U.S.
"The Gardening with Monty" Don FAST channel is the 24/7 source for practical tips and tricks to inspirational locations, featuring favorite shows from world-famous horticulturalist, author and host Monty Don. This lively channel is blooming with a variety of beautifully-filmed, richly-informative gardening series and documentary specials –content includes episodes of the UK’s longest-running gardening series, BBC’s Gardeners’ World; an exclusive compilation series, The Gardener’s Guide With Monty Don – with highlights from Gardeners’ World and newly-produced wraps from Monty; popular series Big Dreams, Small Spaces and My Dream Farm, and documentaries spotlighting breathtaking gardens around the world such as Adriatic Gardens and Secret History of the British Garden.
In "Great British Menu," world-class chefs sharpen their knives and perfect their menus as they battle it out around the UK for the unique opportunity to cook at prestigious themed banquets. These chefs are assigned to curate delicious dishes focusing only on local ingredients and spotlighting British spirit at its best, with past season-long themes including The Royal Family, London Olympics, Wimbledon Tennis' 140th Anniversary, and the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service. Past judges in the series include Prue Leith, Matthew Fort, Andi Oliver and Oliver Peyton, with celebrity guest judges joining in on the fun. This award-winning series captures why Britain is home to global superstars of the culinary world. This channel consists solely of episodes from Great British Menu. The series is produced by Optomen Television.
Fifth Gear is a magazine series about everything automobiles, combining the best of new car reviews, second-hand bargains, and industry news with lighter, feature pieces. The hosts are among the most knowledgeable authorities of cars on television – former Le Mans winner Tiff Needell, multiple Touring Car champion Jason Plato, longtime racing car instructor Vicki Butler-Henderson and serial petrolhead and car buyer Jonny Smith. The team is joined by a different racing driver guest from a European territory in every episode, offering viewers a first-hand insight into their world.
Produced by North One Television, the series also features its trademark cinematic visuals and rich mix of high-octane features filmed around the globe, with a blend of supercars, bumper-to-bumper racing, crash tests and record attempts. This FAST channel consists of both the episodes from Fifth Gear, along with unique compilations drawing on material from across the series. "We hope Amazon Freevee viewers will enjoy the curated, entertaining, quality content – while picking up some professional tips along the way, whether in the garden, the kitchen or on the road," Woolf said.
We hope Amazon Freevee viewers will enjoy the curated, entertaining, quality content – while picking up some professional tips along the way, whether in the garden, the kitchen or on the road.” Gary Woolf EVP of Strategic Development, All3Media International