Curiosity Stream and Curiosity Channel will be launched on fuboTV
SILVER SPRING, Md .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Curiousity Inc. (Nasdaq: CURI), the world’s leading factual media company, and fuboTV Inc. (NYSE: FUBO), the leading live sports television broadcasting platform, today announced a multi-year distribution partnership. Thanks to the agreement, the linear channel, Curiosity Channel, will launch today for fuboTV viewers in the United States, and the Curiosity Stream VOD service will be rolled out to viewers in the United States and Canada in the weeks to to come.
The Curiosity Linear Channel will be available to US subscribers of the fuboTV Extra package, which includes more than 40 channels offering premium sports, entertainment, news and family entertainment. FuboTV viewers will soon be able to watch Curiosity Stream’s wide range of titles, many in 4K, on their favorite subjects of nature, science and history as well as technology, adventure, travel, space exploration. and more.
“We are excited to be part of the fuboTV family and contribute to their customer-centric OTT streaming service,” said Brandon Fong, senior vice president of partnerships and distribution for Curiosity Stream. “As a leading fact-based entertainment service, Curiosity is well positioned to amplify fuboTV’s value proposition to cord cutters and consumers who want to learn more about the world around them.”
“The addition of Curiosity’s programming, renowned for its incredible quality and superior production, will appeal to fuboTV subscribers of all ages,” said Ben Grad, senior vice president, Content Strategy and Acquisition, fuboTV. “Delivering an unparalleled content experience has been a priority for fuboTV since we first launched 4K streams three years ago. Curiosity’s content portfolio, which includes thousands of premium non-fiction titles, is a perfect fit.
FuboTV subscribers can watch Curiosity’s most popular original shows and series, including:
- Beyond the spotlight, the powerful series of biographies featuring people at the height of fame – including Shaquille O’Neal, Kristen Bell and others – exploring their personal passions and their drive to change the world;
Three Seasons of the Inspirational High School Football Documentary Series 4th and forever, each exploring the powerful agendas and historic rivalries that have produced some of the best in the NFL. But at the heart of every season are the teammates, their families and the communities that support young players on and off the pitch;
- Doug to the rescue, on the mission of a drone pilot from the front lines of Australian bushfires to coastal towns razed by hurricanes to save animals stranded in the wake of a natural disaster;
- The story of the house told by Nick Offerman, a trip around the world and through time to uncover the surprising stories and mysteries behind every room in the house, including access to some of the most spectacular houses of all time, famous structures like the castle of Highclere – home to the series Downton abbey – at the Monticello in Jefferson;
As well as many other binge-worthy movies and series including Jeremy Jones Senior, American national parks, Women Vikings, and Live The Stream: The Life of Joe Humphries.
About Curiosity Inc.
Curiosity Inc. is the entertainment brand for those who want to learn more. The global media company reaches approximately 20 million paying subscribers globally and is home to original and award-winning factual films, shows and series covering science, nature, history, technology, society and fashion. life. The company operates Curiosity Stream, the largest independent streaming service, available in more than 175 countries around the world; Curiosity Channel, the linear television channel available through global distribution partners; and Curiosity Studios, which oversees the original programming. Curiosity Inc. recently completed the acquisition of One Day University, which provides access to engaging lectures and lectures from top US university and college professors. Curiosity Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of CuriosityStream Inc. (Nasdaq: CURI).
With a mission to provide the world’s most exciting live sports TV experience through the widest range of premium content, interactivity and built-in betting, fuboTV Inc. (NYSE: FUBO) is focused on achieving its vision for a streaming platform that transcends the industry’s current virtual MVPD model. fuboTV Inc. operates in the United States, Canada and Spain.
Leveraging its proprietary data and technology platform optimized for live TV and sports audiences, fuboTV Inc. aims to transform passive viewers into active participants and define a new category of interactive TV. With its cable TV replacement product, fuboTV, subscribers can stream a wide range of over 100 live TV channels, including 74 of Nielsen’s top 100 networks in sports, news and entertainment. entertainment, more than any other live TV streaming platform (source: Nielsen Total Viewers, 2020). fuboTV intends to add interactivity to its streaming experience with the launch of free-to-play predictive games in fall 2021.
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