Frndly TV has expanded its partnership with Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group. With the new distribution agreement, The Weather Channel, owned by AMG, extended its carriage agreement and two new channels are being added to the streaming service – Recipe.TV and Local Now.
Recipe.TV focuses on the culinary world, featuring international locations and the world’s greatest culinary artists, restaurants, and recipes. Local Now delivers localized content to over 225 markets in the U.S., boasting and endless supply of local and national news, superstar talent, and marquee content partners.
“In addition to extending our carriage arrangement for The Weather Channel, we’re thrilled to make two more of our flagship content platforms — Recipe.TV, and our streaming service Local Now — available to Frndly TV subscribers,” said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Allen Media Group. “Our multiple Emmy-nominated network Recipe.TV and our streaming service Local Now offer compelling and vibrant lifestyle content with an unmatched combination of customized local news and information, weather, traffic, and sports.”
Recipe.TV and Local Now join 16 channels on Frndly TV’s current lineup which includes Hallmark channels, Game Show Network, Outdoor Channel, QVC, and more family friendly channels.
“We are very pleased to add two great channels in Recipe.TV and Local Now to our lineup,” said Michael McKenna, Chief Programmer Officer of Frndly TV. “Recipe.TV perfectly fills a programming genre that our customers were asking us for. And Local Now – with its hyper-local focus on more than 225 cities across the U.S. – gives us a quality news and information offering. Both are very welcome, family friendly additions to our Frndly TV lineup.”
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