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Cinedigm channels joining TCL linear service

January 26, 2021

Cinedigm has partnered with TCL to include all of its streaming channels in TCL’s launch of a linear service on select TVs in North America. The service is scheduled to launch on February 10th 2021.

Since being introduced in North America in 2014, TCL is now the second largest TV brand in the US. TCL says that its success is largely due to their innovation, vertical integration and strong relationships with OS and content partners.

The Cinedigm channels included in this launch will be:

  • BAMBU – The best in Chinese cinema and TV.
  • Bloody Disgusting – The #1 horror destination featuring an assortment of celebrated cult favourites, original series, and exclusive content.
  • The Bob Ross Channel – Official channel dedicated to the work of iconic painter Bob Ross.
  • Comedy Dynamics – The tastemaker for comedy featuring stand-up performances by Jim Gaffigan, Tiffany Haddish, Ali Wong, Marc Maron and more.
  • CONtv – The destination for cult and retro film and TV series.
  • CONtv Anime – 24×7 anime.
  • Docurama – Award-winning true-life documentaries, films and TV series. An eclectic mix of thought-provoking entertainment.
  • Dove Channel – Family movies and iconic TV series including Heartland, Andy Griffith Show, and The Lucy Show. 
  • MyTime Movie Network – Dedicated to the movies we love- heartstopping thrillers, date night romcoms, heartwarming holiday favorites, and original programming.
  • So…Real – British and Australian lifestyle and reality TV series, including Gordon Behind Bars and Only Way is Essex, from All3 Media
  • Whistle TV – Sports and lifestyle entertainment for today’s fan.

“It is strategically important for us to partner with all major television manufacturers as we pave the way for our channels to be as widely available as possible,” said Tony Huidor, Cinedigm’s General Manager of Digital Networks. “As one of the largest manufacturers of televisions in the US by market share, we are pleased to be part of TCL’s new streaming service which will bring our channels to a whole new base of television viewers.” 

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