Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) and MGM have reached a take care of Amazon Freevee (formerly IMDb TV) to convey 23 free ad-supported TV (FAST) channels to the streaming service, the businesses introduced Monday.
The brand new settlement will assist Amazon attain its objective of rising Freevee’s slate of FAST channels by 75% in 2023. There are at the moment over 280 channels accessible on the platform.
Over the following few months, Freevee will launch 11 WBD channels, akin to “Cake Boss,” “Say Sure to the Gown,” “Excessive Couponing,” “Ghost Brothers,” “Paranormal Lockdown” and extra. The “Cake Boss” and “Say Sure to the Gown” channels have already been accessible on Roku and Tubi, two streaming providers that struck related offers with WBD again in January.
Freevee may also add 12 MGM FAST channels, together with “The Pink Panther,” “Stargate,” “MGM Presents” and “The Outer Limits.” When Amazon acquired MGM in 2022, the corporate acquired entry to over 21,000 titles. Lately, the corporate launched Amazon MGM Studios Distribution, marking the primary time that Amazon has licensed authentic content material like “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” to 3rd events.
Amazon’s announcement of the brand new FAST channels comes on the heels of the corporate adding more than 100 Amazon Original series to Freevee, together with hit exhibits like “Reacher,” “Add,” “The Terminal Listing,” “Goliath” and “The Wheel of Time,” amongst others.
Freevee additionally not too long ago launched 10 channels from Lionsgate, which embody “Are We There But?,” “Anger Administration” and “Nashville. A “Ghost Hunters” FAST channel will arrive on the service in just a few weeks.