CW App Launches Nationally On Vizio SmartCast
The CW announced Thursday that its new streaming app has officially launched on Vizio SmartCast, the smart TV platform available to millions of viewers.
For the first time, Vizio SmartCast users will be able to experience the new CW app which combines the latest episodes and seasons from The CW’s primetime programming as well as fan favorite library series from CW Seed, all for free in one place, without a subscription, login or authentication. Viewers can catch up on the latest episodes of CW series such as All American and Riverdale, stream full seasons of Batwoman, Nancy Drew and DC’s Stargirl, and binge every episode of CW Seed’s modern classics including 90210, Nikita and the Emmy Award-winning Schitt’s Creek.
“We want to provide fans of The CW’s programming a choice of how and where they consume our content,” said Hiram Norman, EVP, digital, The CW. “Vizio is a great partner that will help provide our audience the viewing experience they’ve come to expect from The CW.”
“The CW app is a fantastic addition to the SmartCast line-up,” said Katherine Pond, VP of business development for Vizio. “As a popular broadcast network, The CW app provides SmartCast audiences with on-demand access to fan-favorite series, modern classics and highly anticipated series premieres.”
The CW’s new season rollout continues tonight with the premiere of new series Walker (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT) and the season three premiere of Legacies (9-10 pm ET/PT). The CW began this week with the premieres of Batwoman, All American, Riverdale and Nancy Drew and will continue through January and February with the new season premieres of Charmed Sunday, January 24 (9-10 pm ET/PT), Black Lightning Monday, February 8 (9-10 pm ET/PT), the series premiere of Superman & Lois Tuesday, February 23 (8-9:30 pm ET/PT) and the season premiere of The Flash Tuesday, March 2 (8-9 pm ET/PT).