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Magnolia Pictures Launches CineLife Channel on Redbox Free Live TV

Magnolia Pictures announced today the launch of CineLife, a channel for independent films and documentaries, on the free streaming service Redbox Free Live TV. “Redbox is a leader in the evolving home entertainment landscape and the curated CineLife channel provides Magnolia with the opportunity to present these incredible, award-winning films to as wide of an […]

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HBO Max Announces Distribution Deals with Verizon, Samsung, Xbox & More

AT&T’s Warner Media announced today a new lineup of distribution partners for HBO Max, which will be available May 27. The newly announced distribution partners include Altice USA, Cox Communications, Microsoft, National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC), Samsung, Sony Interactive Entertainment, and Verizon. “The launch of HBO Max is an important milestone for our company, and […]

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Disney+ Will Premiere ‘Muppets Now’ This Summer

Today, for National Streaming Day, Disney+ has announced that a new original series ‘Muppets Now’ will launch on the streaming platform July 31st. Some of our favorite Muppets shared the news on Twitter this morning: ‘Muppets Now’ will be the first original series from The Muppets Studio to appear on Disney+. In the six episode […]

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Free Streaming Service STIRR Adds Bob Ross Channel

Cinedigm announced today the launch of The Bob Ross Channel on STIRR, the ad-supported on-demand streaming service. The channel showcases all of the memorable moments from the approximately 380 classic episodes of Bob Ross’ The Joy of Painting, which ran from 1983 to 1994. Over 31 seasons, beloved painter and art instructor Bob Ross shared […]

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Disney Exec Exits to Become CEO of TikTok

Disney’s Kevin Mayer is resigning from his role as Chariman of Direct-to-Consumer and International, to become the CEO of TikTok, the app for making and sharing videos. Mayer’s role at Disney put him in charge of streaming, overseeing Disney+ and ESPN+, along with taking a leadership role in Disney taking control of Hulu last year. […]

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Popular Kids’ YouTube Channel CoComelon Launches on The Roku Channel

Roku and Treasure Studio Inc. announced today that CoComelon, “the world’s most watched YouTube channel,” will launch on The Roku Channel. The addition to the free channel marks the first time CoComelon programming will be available outside of YouTube. “At CoComelon, we’re driven by being able to engage families with entertaining and educational content that […]

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