Redbox Expands Syndication Footprint for Branded Free TV Streaming (FAST) Channels to LG Channel Customers
Five Redbox channels will soon be available on LG channels, including Redbox Free Movies, Redbox War and Westerns, Redbox Holiday, Redbox Rewind and Redbox Romance
CHICAGO, December 13, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Redbox (NASDAQ: RDBX), a leading entertainment company, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with LG Electronics to include its Free Ad Supported Television (FAST) channels. ) in LG Channels, which is available on 2016-2021 LG Smart TVs, including their critically acclaimed LG OLED Smart TVs.
Redbox Free Movies is now live on LG channels. It will be joined by Redbox War and Westerns offering the best classic wars and battles streaming at all times; Redbox Holiday offers Christmas movies the whole family will enjoy, Redbox Rewind offers movies from the 70s, 80s and 90s and finally, Redbox Romance will offer classic romance comedies and romantic dramas. The company continues to rapidly grow its streaming business and has expanded its Redbox-branded FAST channels, which are offered both in the Redbox streaming app and to select syndication partners.
LG Channels is LG’s free streaming service, providing users with a wide selection of premium live and on-demand programming including Movies, TV Shows, News, Sports, Kids, and more. Easily discover your favorite shows by browsing the guide or launching the LG Channels app, both available on 2016 and newer TVs and in 14 and growing countries.
âRedbox is known to be a premier movie destination, and these FAST channels will deliver a wide range of quality movies and TVs to viewers through LG channels,â said Chris Yates, Managing Director of Redbox on Demand. âFrom westerns to vacation favorites to nostalgia, LG customers will soon have even more ways to interact with the Redbox brand alongside our streaming app.â
Redbox will begin streaming the following through the LG Channels platform:
Redbox Free Movies – Cinephiles can stream the most popular movies 24 hours a day – completely for free. Now streaming is Oscar nominated City of Angels with Nicolas Cage and Meg Ryan, The postman with Kevin Costner, and First murder with Hayden Christensen and Bruce Willis
Redbox rewind – Watch your favorite movies from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Movies released in December include forever Young with Mel Gibson, JFK with Kevin Costner, and The Muppets take Manhattan
Redbox War and westerns – Dusty duels and honor among thieves meet battles of wars across history in this action-packed chain. Streaming movies now include The dual with Woody Harrelson and Liam Hemsworth, In the crosshairs with Oscar winner Clint Eastwood, and The domestic with Oscar winner Tommy Lee Jones and Oscar winner Hilary Swank
Redbox Holidays – Enjoy the Christmas period – anytime with romantic holiday comedies. Films showing this month include A very rustic Christmas, Snowbound for Christmas, Borrowed hearts, A very Corgi Christmas, and A puppy for Christmas
Redbox Romance – Love is in the air! Viewers will be able to enjoy heart and soul warming movies whenever they want. Upcoming titles in January include The seat filler with Kelly Rowland, Duane Martin and Mel B., The reality of love with Bradley Cooper, Jason Priestley and Emma Caulfield, and Bad English with Parker Posey, Drea de Matteo and Melvil Poupaud
Redbox (NASDAQ: RDBX) is a leading entertainment company that gives consumers access to a wide variety of content in digital and physical media. The company operates a rapidly growing digital streaming service that provides both ad-supported (AVOD) and paid movies from Hollywood studios and hundreds of content partners, as well as over 128 streaming TV channels. free ad-supported (FAST). The Redbox app is available on major entertainment platforms including Roku devices, smart TVs, gaming platforms, the web, and iOS and Android devices. Redbox also operates its popular kiosks across the United States in thousands of retail outlets, providing consumers with affordable access to the latest in entertainment. The company produces, acquires and distributes films through its Redbox Entertainment â¢ label, providing rights to talented films that are distributed through Redbox’s digital and physical services as well as through third-party digital services. Based just outside of Chicago, Redbox has offices in Los Angeles and Seattle. For more information, visit www.redbox.com.
About LG Electronics USA
LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $ 56 billion global technology and manufacturing innovator. In the United States, LG sells a wide range of innovative home appliances, home entertainment products, commercial displays, air conditioning systems, solar power solutions and vehicle components. LG is a seven-time ENERGY STARÂ® Partner of the Year. The âLife’s Goodâ marketing theme encompasses how LG is dedicated to making people happy by exceeding expectations for today and tomorrow. www.LG.com.
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