New additions to the Hulu + Live TV subscription include The Weather Channel,
Hallmark Channel and Vevo Holiday
Today, Hulu announced that it is adding 14 new channels to its live TV offering, including the Hallmark Channel, The Weather Channel, TheGrio Television Network, Comedy.TV and six channels from Vevo, the world’s leading music video network. The new additions strengthen Hulu + Live TV’s robust offering and offer viewers a comprehensive live and on-demand TV experience. Subscription now includes 85+ channels of live sports, national and local news and entertainment, Hulu’s massive on-demand streaming library, award-winning originals, next-day network TV shows, access to Disney+ and ESPN+ and Features like unlimited DVR.
Last week, it was announced that the streamer’s live TV service had grown to a total of 4.4 million subscribers [10% year over year growth]and cements it as one of the largest in the US
“We’ve been listening to our subscribers and are excited to bring some of their most requested channels to our service in time for the holidays,” said Reagan Feeney, SVP, Live TV Content Programming and Partnerships at Hulu. “With these additions, Hulu + Live TV continues to be one of the most valuable live TV streaming destinations out there, giving subscribers access to more than 85 live channels and complete on-demand content libraries from Hulu, Disney+ and ESPN+.”
The launch schedule for the new channels is as follows:
The Weather Channel – The Emmy® Award-winning global standard for all weather, climate and technology news and information. Harris Poll has ranked The Weather Channel TV News Brand of the Year for 11 consecutive years.
Comedy.TV – A network dedicated to today’s funniest comedians, featuring a mix of live concert performances, talk shows, variety shows, sitcoms, game shows, films and original content like Funny You Should Ask and Comics Unleashed.
Hallmark Channel – Hallmark Channel offers an ambitious list of new, original
Content, including movies and scripted series. It is also home to the popular annual vacation franchise Countdown to Christmaswhich offers a 24/7 range of holiday programming, including brand new original holiday movie premieres every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night throughout the season.
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is a 24-hour cable network featuring a unique blend of new original films and acquired series that focus on the lighter side of the suspense and mystery genres. The network also has its own annual holiday program franchise, Miracles of Christmas.
Hallmark Drama (with Entertainment add-on) – Hallmark Drama showcases the rich legacy of the Hallmark Hall of Fame library, highlighting films and series from Hallmark Media’s collection of original drama content.
Vevo Pop – Vevo Pop offers 24/7 programming of the latest top-charting music videos from the biggest pop artists like Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Camila Cabello and more.
Vevo hip hop – Curated by Vevo’s in-house experts, Vevo Hip-Hop showcases the best music videos from trap to rap, featuring artists like Lil Baby, Kendrick Lamar, Drake and more.
Vevo country – Vevo Country features nothing but 24/7 hit music videos from country’s biggest artists, from Luke Combs to Miranda Lambert and Kane Brown.
Vevo 80s – Tune into Vevo ’80s to enjoy music videos from your favorite 80s artists across all genres, from Bon Jovi to Whitney Houston to Cyndi Lauper and more.
Vevo 90s – From grunge to gangsta to boy bands, the biggest music videos of the 90’s are here. Artists featured on Vevo ’90s include Nirvana, Mariah Carey, TLC, Backstreet Boys and more.
Vevo vacation – Vevo’s biggest Christmas TV program to date features carefully curated 24-hour programs ranging from traditional Christmas music like ‘Silent Night’ and ‘O holy night’ to Christmas classics like ‘Winter Wonderland’ and ‘Let It Snow’! ‘ and more recent hits like ‘Mistletoe’ and ‘Santa Tell Me’.
TheGrio TV Channel – A television network that provides viewers with award-winning television shows, movies, sports, news, documentaries and specials focused on African American consumers.
JusticeCentral.TV – A network dedicated to Emmy®-winning judges and Emmy®-nominated courtroom shows, legal news and the world’s biggest lawsuits.
The Weather Channel in Español – America’s first and only Spanish-language version of the legendary global standard for all weather, climate and technology news and information.
For more information and to sign up for Hulu + Live TV, visit: https://www.hulu.com/live-tv.
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About Allen Media Group
Chairman and CEO Byron Allen founded Allen Media Group/Entertainment Studios in 1993. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in New York, Chicago, Atlanta and Charleston, SC. Allen Media Group owns 27 television stations affiliated with the ABC-NBC-CBS-FOX network in 21 US markets and thirteen 24-hour HD television stations with nearly 220 million subscribers: THE WEATHER CHANNEL, THE WEATHER CHANNEL EN ESPAÑOL, PETS .TV, COMEDY .TV, RECIPE.TV, CARS.TV, ES.TV, MYDESTINATION.TV, JUSTICE CENTRAL.TV, THEGRIO TELEVISION NETWORK, BLACK NEWS CHANNEL, THIS TV and PATTRN. Allen Media Group also owns the streaming platforms HBCU GO, THE GRIO STREAMING APP, SPORTS.TV, THE WEATHER CHANNEL STREAMING APP and LOCAL NOW – the free streaming AVOD service operated by THE WEATHER CHANNEL and content partners and real-time , hyperlocal news, weather, traffic, sports and lifestyle information. The Allen Media Group also produces, distributes and sells advertising for 70 television programs, making it one of the largest independent producers/distributors of syndicated first-run television programs for television networks. Allen Media Group International Television continues to expand its corporate branding and content around the globe. It currently has active license agreements and programs in South Africa, UAE, Australia, Bahamas, Canada and New Zealand. With a library of over 5,000 hours of proprietary content across multiple genres, Allen Media Group provides video content for broadcast, cable television networks, mobile devices and digital multimedia content. Our mission is to bring great programming to our viewers, online users, and Fortune 500 advertising partners.
In 2016, Allen Media Group acquired The Grio, a highly rated digital video-centric news community platform dedicated to bringing African Americans compelling stories and perspectives currently underrepresented on existing national news outlets. The Grio offers aggregated and original video packages, news articles and opinion pieces on topics such as breaking news, talk, sports, politics, health, business and entertainment. Originally launched in 2009, the platform was purchased by NBC News in 2010. The digital platform remains focused on curating exciting digital content and currently has more than 100 million unique visitors per year.
About Hallmark Media
Hallmark Media is owned and operated by Hallmark Cards, Inc. and is home to Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and Hallmark Drama. Hallmark Channel offers an ambitious slate of new, original content, including movies, scripted series, and annual specials. Hallmark Channel is also home to the popular annual Christmas franchise Countdown to Christmas, which offers 24/7 holiday programs. Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is a 24-hour cable network featuring a unique blend of new original films and acquired series that focus on the lighter side of the suspense and mystery genres. The network also offers its own annual holiday program franchise, Miracles of Christmas. Hallmark Drama showcases the rich heritage of the Hallmark Hall of Fame library and spotlights films and series from Hallmark Media’s collection of original dramatic content. Hallmark Media is also home to Hallmark Movies Now, the company’s subscription streaming service that offers commercial-free feel-good movies and series from Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and more, including exclusive content you can’t find anywhere else.
Vevo is the world’s leading music video network, connecting an ever-growing global audience with high-quality music video content for more than a decade. Founded in 2009 by Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment, Vevo offers fans worldwide a wide range of premium content to choose from, showcasing official music videos alongside an ever-evolving array of live performances and innovative original programming. From top superstars to rising new talent, Vevo offers unparalleled cross-promotion support for artists across the music spectrum at every stage of their career.
Vevo has consistently evolved over the past decade to be a leader in today’s ever-changing media landscape, partnering with a number of leading distribution platforms to deliver exceptional content in ad-supported environments. With more than 25 billion views every month across TV, desktop and mobile, Vevo brings music videos to the world when, where and how fans want them.