Philo, the California-based OTT broadcaster and TV One have announced a distribution agreement, adding the channel to Philo’s line-up of 60+ channels for $20 per month. This marks TV One’s first vMVPD distribution deal.
Philo subscribers can watch a broad range of real-life and entertainment-focused original programming on TV One, including classic series, movies, and music designed to entertain and inform a diverse audience of adult black viewers, including popular original series Unsung, Uncensored, ATL Homicide, and Fatal Attraction. The addition of TV One will align with Philo’s lineup that includes recently added INSP and getTV. These new networks are a great addition to Philo’s programming line-up that includes popular networks including A&E, AMC, BET, CLEO TV, Comedy Central, HGTV, ID, Lifetime, MTV, Nickelodeon, OWN, ASPIRE, Vh1 and Revolt.
“We are excited to have TV One’s first vMVPD distribution deal be with Philo,” said TV One and CLEO TV General Manager Michelle Rice. “They have been a great partner and continue to demonstrate a commitment to diverse content.”
“What a great time to bring TV One onto the platform as it has been a highly requested network from our customers for quite some time, and we are excited to bring this sought-after content to our subscribers. We’re proud to be the first vMVPD to offer TV One while maintaining our best-in-class price point of $20 per month,” said Andrew McCollum, CEO, Philo. “Adding more diverse programming aligns with our continued commitment to our community. The addition of TV One is the result of our appreciation for the importance of Black-owned channels and content perspectives to our overall business objectives, which in turn create opportunities for diverse creators.”