Vibrant TV: A Primer

(Pictured above: ‘Redfern Now’)

A press release from streaming platform Tulix alerted The Savvy Screener to the existence of Vibrant TV, a streaming service we had never heard of previously. So we decided to investigate.

Here’s what we were able to discern from the Vibrant website and other sources:

Vibrant TV provides international English-language programming – much of it from Australia — through both a linear 24/7 channel, and video-on-demand (VOD).

You can get the linear channel free, with commercials, at www.vibrant.tv. It’s also available over the air in a few markets, mostly in Kansas.

For a $4.99 monthly fee, you can get the linear channel ad-free, and VOD, via the web and a wide variety of devices and services – from Roku and Sling to smartphone apps to smart TVs. Our suggestion: check your own streaming method to see if Vibrant TV is available.

You can also see a number of shows on demand for free. For example, here’s episode one of Redfern Now, the first drama series written, directed and produced by indigenous Australians:

Vibrant TV’s programming covers a wide range of genres. To discover all its shows — and to find out when they’re on — consult Vibrant TV’s schedule. For more information or to subscribe to the channel, visit www.vibrant.tv.

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About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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