Advanced Television


Hallmark Movies Now on Apple’s SharePlay

Hallmark Media’s SVoD service, Hallmark Movies Now, has now enabled Apple’s SharePlay feature, providing a new way for fellow subscribers to watch movies and shows from the Hallmark library together. The feature allows iPhone, iPad, and Mac users to synchronise playback in the Hallmark Movies Now app across individual devices while simultaneously participating in a […]

December 7, 2022

Hallmark Channel continues to lead entertainment cable networks

Hallmark Channel continues to lead as the #1 most-watched entertainment cable network in the quarter to-date, with this past weekend’s Countdown to Christmas original holiday movie premieres delivering two out of the top three most-watched entertainment cable programmes of the week among Women 18+, A Fabled Holiday and Undercover Holiday. Rounding out the weekend’s original […]

December 7, 2022

XUMO launches Holiday Hub

XUMO, the free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) service, has launched its Holiday Hub of 18 dedicated channels, featuring hundreds of hours of themed entertainment, including seasonal movies, several Xumo original titles as well as a dedicated movie marathon from Hallmark Movies & More, home of Hallmark’s holiday classics. “Our Holiday Hub is the ideal destination […]

November 16, 2022

Peacock adding Hallmark hub

Peacock has entered into an agreement with Hallmark Media to stream live and on-demand programming from Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and Hallmark Drama as part of a first-of-its-kind linear plus SVoD deal for the network. Going live in the US on November 2nd, the dedicated brand hub will be prominently featured on Peacock’s […]

October 31, 2022

Hallmark Movies Now on LG TVs

Hallmark Media has announced that its subscription streaming service, Hallmark Movies Now, is now available on LG Smart TVs. Hallmark Movies Now is the streaming home to a curated selection of movies, series, and specials from the Hallmark library. The launch comes as the service rolls out a fresh slate of content offerings throughout August, […]

August 12, 2022

India: OTTplay adds Hallmark Movies Now

Crown Media has announced that Hallmark content is available to Indian audiences for the first time with the launch of the company’s streaming service Hallmark Movies Now as a Premium subscription offering on OTTplay. “Our partnership with OTTplay is an exciting opportunity to expand our international footprint as we bring Hallmark Movies Now to India […]

June 24, 2022

Crown Media selects iSpot, the real-time TV measurement company, and Crown Media Family Networks have entered into an ad-measurement agreement that covers Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and Hallmark Drama in the US. The deal gives Crown Media access to a suite of advertising measurement capabilities across its network portfolio including always-on ad verification and impressions across […]

March 15, 2022

Richards named Hoptroff CEO

Hoptroff has announced that Tim Richards is making the transition from COO to CEO as Simon Kenny is stepping into the role of Chief Strategy Officer. Richards joined Hoptroff four years ago and has held the pivotal role of Chief Operating Officer, guiding the business at an operational and strategic level to partnerships with BT […]

February 21, 2022