4 MAY 2021

VIZIO LAUNCHES BLUE ANT'S LOVE NATURE AVOD CHANNEL

The platform’s millions of active monthly users will have access to Love nature’s programming catalog. The launch of the channel, serving over 300 million households worldwide, serves as a representation of the upward free streaming trend in the US.

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Vizio’s millions of U.S.-based nature fans now have free, instant access to Love Nature’s celebrated original series and documentaries. “Expanding access to our channel on VIZIO is a significant step on our journey as we unlock free access to some of our best programmings to the platform’s millions of monthly users in the U.S. market,” said Carlyn Staudt, Global General Manager, Love Nature.

Love Nature is available in over 300 million households worldwide, via its branded linear and online platforms available in 135+ countries and through key content partnerships with Sky Nature in the UK, Starhub in Singapore, Rogers in Canada, KPN, VodafoneZiggo in the Netherlands, among others. The content is accessible on channel 503 in the free channel programming guide on VIZIO SmartCast.

The wildlife and nature channel recently announced its latest FAST channel launch via VIZIO’s award-winning smart TV operating system, SmartCast. Audiences will be treated to a free sampling of Love Nature’s celebrated originals catalog, including Land of Gremlins, Secrets of Wild Australia, and Wildlife Icons. The launch serves as an indicator of the free via ad-supported VOD platforms growth. It is set to be accessible on Samsung TV Plus, PrendeTV, XUMO, The Roku Channel, Pluto TV, and Tubi TV. “Love Nature is dedicated to giving audiences compelling wildlife and nature content that leaves them feeling like they made a real connection with animals and nature via great story-telling, new filmmaking techniques, and relatable characters,” Staudt said.

Love Nature’s programming highlights on VIZIO includes: "Land of Gremlins," a series that will take viewers to Madagascar where they will discover the most extraordinary of the island’s endemic species, including the endangered Silky Sifaka lemur and Ploughshare tortoise; "Wildlife Icons," which highlights the Big Five of the Savannah. "Secrets of Wild Australia" features Australia’s unique animals.

Expanding access to our channel on VIZIO is a significant step on our journey as we unlock free access to some of our best programmings to the platform’s millions of monthly users in the U.S. market.” Carlyn Staudt Global General Manager, Love Nature