Redbox boosts content line-up
July 13, 2021
US AVoD service Redbox is expanding its line-up of content available through its streaming platform, which includes Free Live TV and Free On Demand.
Redbox’s Free Live TV now has 100 linear channels, featuring a wide range of channel partners delivering movies, television, news, sports and lifestyle content programmed for the tastes of Redbox’s 40 million customers.
Some of the most popular Free Live TV channels include Crackle, Popcornflix, Tastemade, Unsolved Mysteries, Cheddar News, Divorce Court, Pac-12 Network and many more. Free Live TV is available to enjoy on Redbox.com, Roku, iOS and Android devices, Android TV, Vizio Smart TVs, LG TVs, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Samsung, and Chromecast.
In addition to this, Free On Demand, Redbox’s free ad-supported service, has deepened its catalogue of movies and television, adding content from Shout! Factory, Legendary Television, Magnolia Pictures, and Relativity Media.
This Summer 13 (Jason Statham), Empire State (Dwayne Johnson), Solace (Anthony Hopkins) and Child 44 (Tom Hardy), among many others, will be available on Free On Demand along with hundreds of additional titles. Free On Demand is available on Redbox.com, Roku, Vizio, LG, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, iOS and Android, & with more devices coming soon.
“We know audiences are hungry for entertainment, and we’ve seen steady growth across Free Live TV and Free On Demand since they were launched in 2020,” noted Jason Kwong, Chief Strategy and Digital Officer, Redbox. “Redbox is building a home for audiences looking for the widest possible selection of entertainment at every price point, including free.”
Over the past two years, Redbox has transformed into a multi-product entertainment provider with physical and digital options for consumers. In 2020, Redbox expanded its service to include free, ad-supported platforms – Free Live TV and Free On Demand – to satisfy demand for free content expected to grow to $26 billion by 2023, according to SNL Kagan figures. Redbox now serves multiple windows and business models, including film distribution, TVoD, PVoD, ad-supported linear and AVoD.