The Weather Channel’s free streaming service Local Now announced
today a partnership with Cinedigm to expand the service’s programming. The
Local Now audience will now have 24/7 access to engaging, marquee 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.
“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, Senior Vice President and General Manager
of Local Now. “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 currently reaches over 225 markets across the
country and focuses on timely local news, weather updates, lifestyle, and films
from The Weather Channel along with content partners including Reuters,
Associated Press, Vox, and more. With the new partnership, the service will add
entertainment content to the lineup.
“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
Local Now is available 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, and on the web.
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