FilmRise has expanded its content offering available on Samsung TV Plus to include additional FAST/AVOD channels in the U.S. and Canada. “We were one of the first studios to partner with Samsung TV Plus and we are delighted to build upon our successful partnership by continuing to usher in an even larger array of fresh and highly engaging free content on FAST and AVOD for their users to indulge in," Senior Vice President, Head of Content Sales, Melissa Wohl said.
The deal includes over 600 hours of new programming including 19 TV series and over 120 films. The announcement was made today by Melissa Wohl, SVP, Head of Content Sales for FilmRise. The additional programming brings the total content from FilmRise to 3,134 hours on Samsung TV Plus, Samsung’s free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) and video-on-demand (AVOD) service, which offers thousands of shows and movies on-demand across over 2,000 channels globally.
Some of the new properties featured in the programming expansion include all eight seasons of “Cheaters,” the reality series that investigates partners suspected of infidelity; Lorne Michaels’ digital creator comedy sketches series, “Above Average," Seasons 1-6, and season 1-4 of “Women Behind Bars, Seasons,” an intimate and in-depth look at the life of women incarcerated in an American jail. Other popular Samsung TV Plus channels and titles featuring FilmRise programming include “Heartland,”” Highway to Heaven,” “Hell’s Kitchen,” “Kitchen Nightmares,” and “21 Jump Street,” to name a few.
We were one of the first studios to partner with Samsung TV Plus and we are delighted to build upon our successful partnership by continuing to usher in an even larger array of fresh and highly engaging free content on FAST and AVOD for their users to indulge in.” Melissa Wohl