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Chicken Soup for the Soul to acquire Redbox

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, an operator of AVoD streaming services, and Redbox, the US entertainment company, have entered into a definitive agreement under which Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment will acquire Redbox. In a joint statement, Chicken Soup for the Soul and Redbox said they aim to “create a leading independent, integrated […]

May 11, 2022

Redbox acquires North American rights to Johnny & Clyde

Redbox Entertainment, the original content division of Redbox, has signed North American rights to Verdi Productions’ anticipated gritty action-crime film Johnny & Clyde. Starring Avan Jogia (Zombieland: Double Tap), Ajani Russell (Betty), with Tyson Ritter (Preacher) and Megan Fox (The Expendables 4), and directed by Tom DeNucci (Vault), Johnny & Clyde will premiere in theaters […]

March 15, 2022

Redbox reveals most watched titles of 2021

Redbox, the US entertainment company, has revealed the most watched movies in 2021 across its AVoD and TVoD streaming service, as well as from its near 40,000 Redbox rental kiosks. Texas Killing Fields, a crime drama starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan is the top AVoD title; Free Guy, the action comedy starring Ryan Reynolds and Jodie […]

January 6, 2022

Redbox FAST channels on LG Channels

Redbox, the US entertainment company, has signed a distribution agreement with LG Electronics to include its branded Free Ad Supported Television (FAST) channels as part of LG Channels, which is available on 2016-2021 LG Smart TVs including their LG OLED Smart TVs. Redbox Free Movies is live now on LG Channels. It will be joined […]

December 14, 2021

Redbox acquires US distribution rights to Assailant

Redbox Entertainment, the content division of Redbox, has acquired US distribution rights to the thriller film Assailant. Starring Poppy Delevingne (Kingsman: The Golden Circle) as Zoe, Chad Michael Collins (Extinct) as Jason, Casper Van Dien (All American) as Michael, and Jeff Fahey (Lost) as Henry, Assailant is written and directed by Tom Paton (400 Bullets). […]

November 19, 2021

VEVO launches Christmas services

Music video network Vevo has launched a number of holiday-themed channels on connected TVs (CTV) in the US and UK, available through New Year’s Eve. Vevo’s largest holiday TV lineup to date features carefully curated, 24-hour linear programming ranging from traditional Christmas music, such as Silent Night and O Holy Night, to family classics, such […]

November 18, 2021

Redbox AVoD deals with WarnerMedia, Sony

Redbox, the US entertainment company, has signed AVoD deals with WarnerMedia and Sony Pictures Television to bring select titles from the companies’ catalogues to its free streaming service. Redbox will add film titles from Sony Pictures Television to its AVoD streaming service including Resident Evil: Retribution, Underworld: Evolution, We Own the Night, and Universal Soldier: […]

November 10, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Redbox signs content deal with Fremantle

Redbox, the US entertainment company, has signed a content deal with Fremantle to further accelerate its free streaming service. The deal adds Free Ad Supported Television (FAST) channels which will make their debut on December 1st. They include BUZZR, The Price Is Right: The Barker Era and the Baywatch channel. “Our partnership with Fremantle will […]

November 1, 2021

Redbox signs Palomino Media Group to handle sales

Redbox, the US entertainment company, has signed a deal with global sports and entertainment media company Team Whistle to have their Palomino Media Group handle direct sales for their advertiser-supported streaming video platform that includes Ad Supported Video on Demand (AVOD) and Free Ad Supported Television (FAST) channels. Palomino Media Group is an award-winning media […]

October 27, 2021

Redbox completes merger with Seaport

Redbox has completed its previously announced business combination with Seaport Global Acquisition, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company. As a result of the merger, the entity will be known as Redbox Entertainment. Redbox’s common stock and warrants are expected to begin trading on NASDAQ on October 25th. “Today marks the beginning of Redbox’s next […]

October 25, 2021