The Weather Channel’s Local Now Expands OTT Offerings With Cinedigm
The Weather Channel’s free streaming service, Local Now, today announced a distribution partnership with Cinedigm, which includes a new slate of streaming channels. This collaboration is part of Local Now’s commitment to expanding the depth, availability, and entertainment value of its programming offerings.
Local Now viewers will now have 24/7 access to channels including The Bob Ross Channel, Gametoon, FashionBox, Art House HD, CONtv, CONtv Anime, Comedy Dynamics, Dove Channel, Docurama, So … Real, So … Dramatic, BAMBU and more. Cinedigm channels will also become available on Local Now’s portfolio of OTT, CTV, mobile and TV platforms at the end of the year.
“We’re focused on providing a wide variety of local news and entertainment to our users. Cinedigm’s channels deliver a great mix of entertainment,” said Michael Senzon, Local Now SVP-GM. “No other platform is providing depth across news and entertainment like Local Now, and partners like Cinedigm are paramount in helping us deliver on that promise.”
“Local Now provides a compelling blend of what streaming consumers want: live, local and broad-based entertainment choices,” said Erick Opeka, president of Cinedigm Networks. “Local Now’s broad reach and unique audience helps further our mission of reaching cord-cutters on compelling discovery platforms.”
Local Now features The Weather Channel’s advanced weather reporting technology along with a roster of content partners, including Reuters, The Associated Press, Thrillist, Curbed, Yelp, Cheddar, Vox and more. Local Now is available across a portfolio of OTT, CTV, mobile and TV platforms, including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, Android TV, YouTube TV, Sling TV, Xumo, MobiTV, fuboTV, Plex, DISH, Altice, Comcast/Xfinity, Verizon, iOS, Android, Vizio, Samsung (Tizen) and web/mobile web.