Advanced Television


VIZIO enhances UIs

Connected entertainment specialist VIZIO has unveiled a suite of updates to its TV user interface and mobile app to help its customers easily navigate the many choices now available in streaming. With the brand-new VIZIO AutoUpdate and redesigned VIZIO Mobile app, millions of VIZIO TV owners now have faster access to their favourite apps, movies, […]

January 26, 2023

Hallmark Movies Now launches on Vizio Smart TVs

Hallmark Media has confirmed that its SVoD service, Hallmark Movies Now, is now available on VIZIO Smart TVs. The launch comes as the service closes out its annual holiday programming stunt Movies & Mistletoe, which features beloved Hallmark holiday programming, and gears up for a strong January line-up of offerings, including hit films such as […]

December 23, 2022

Canela.TV on WatchFree+

Canela Media, a minority-owned technology driven company committed to redefining digital media experiences for the Hispanic community, has announced that the Canela.TV free channel is now available on VIZIO’s free streaming service. Canela.TV on WatchFree+ offers over 10,000 hours of entertainment for adults and children including comedies, docuseries, novelas, cartoons, dramas and action films. WatchFree+ […]

December 15, 2022

VIZIO’s Winter Watchland on SmartCast

VIZIO is bringing season’s greetings to SmartCast audiences with its Winter Watchland – a collection of movies and shows, On Demand exclusives, holiday music and winter break escapes. Winter Watchland is an all-in-one holiday destination on the VIZIO home screen. VIZIO users can discover festive finds with VIZIO’s Seasons Greetings carousel featuring holiday content across […]

December 6, 2022

Chicken Soup for the Soul reports record quarter

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, a provider of premium content to value-conscious consumers, has announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30th 2022. “This has been the best financial quarter in our history, and our position in the free and low-cost streaming ecosystem is stronger than ever after completing the acquisition […]

November 15, 2022

Redbox, Crackle on VIZIO TV remotes in 2023

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment has announced an expanded deal with VIZIO that brings the Redbox and Crackle free streaming apps to VIZIO remote controls. In the second half of 2023, consumers who purchase new VIZIO TVs will have immediate access to the Redbox and Crackle AVoD services through dedicated buttons. The Redbox and […]

November 14, 2022

IAB Tech Lab unveils advanced TV roadmap

IAB Tech Lab, the digital advertising technical standard-setting body, is launching a new initiative to set technical standards to bring universal addressability to all TV environments. “The TV advertising delivery, distribution, and measurement landscape is fragmented, creating significant friction within the supply chain. Just like consumers want a seamless viewing experience across streaming and traditional […]

November 11, 2022

VIZIO upgrades UX

Connected entertainment specialist VIZIO has unveiled an upgraded design and user experience for WatchFree+, VIZIO’s free streaming service that comes built into millions of VIZIO Smart TVs. This latest update features a new look and feel, intuitive Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), faster and easier navigation, and personalisation features to the free streaming service. WatchFree+ has […]

November 11, 2022

Fox, VIZIO expand distribution partnership

Fox Corporation and connected entertainment specialist VIZIO have announced a multi-year expansion of their distribution partnership. The FOX Sports app is now available on VIZIO Smart TVs, joining Tubi, FOX Nation, and FOX NOW. As part of the agreement, the FOX Weather channel has been added to VIZIO WatchFree+, alongside existing FOX ad-supported channels LiveNOW […]

November 3, 2022

Hearst Television’s Very Local joins VIZIO

Hearst Television has announced that its free streaming service, Very Local, is now available on VIZIO. With Very Local, VIZIO audiences have access to around-the-clock local news in Hearst Television markets throughout the US. Viewers can also stream Very Local original series that encompass food, travel, adventure, dating and true crime – all with an […]

November 1, 2022