‘Queerated’ Revry Launches

Revry, an LGBT-focused subscription streaming service, has launched over Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku and smartphone apps. Priced at $4.99 per month or $54.99 annually, the service includes, movies, web series, podcasts and music. Initial “queerated”-content includes all five seasons (30 episodes) of Starting From…Now!, an Australian-produced lesbian web series that Revry says has already surpassed 24 million … Read more

‘Odd Squad’ Returns, Movie to Come

PBS’ acclaimed math-centric, live-action kids “detective” series Odd Squad, starting its second season with an hour-long special today, will also premiere its first-ever movie, conveniently titled Odd Squad: The Movie, on August 1. The new season features two new Odd Squad kid agents, but in the movie the original two Odd Squad agents will return to team up with … Read more

Three Dads to Watch on Sunday

Trivia: From 1954 to 1977, three classic TV dads – Jim Anderson, Steve Douglas and Fred Sanford– ruled the airwaves. But never at the same time! Anderson’s Father Knows Best left the air after the 1959-1960 season. That fall, Douglas’ My Three Sons began, lasting through 1971-1972. Then Fred Sanford’s Sanford & Son premiered. Of … Read more

Reuters TV Adds ‘Featured’ and ‘Live’ sections

Worldwide news provider Reuters has launched what it’s calling version 2.0 of its year-old Reuters TV, which is available over the web, on Apple platforms and via an Android app. The redesigned site now includes three main sections: “Featured,” consisting of thematic programs curated and hosted by Reuters journalists. The current feature, for example, is … Read more

Escape, Grit, Laff and Bounce Expand Availability

  Four over-the-air networks — female-targeted Escape, male-targeted Grit, comedy channel Laff and black-skewed Bounce TV — are greatly expanding their availability to viewers without cable, satellite or telco subscriptions. That’s thanks to multi-year deals signed by distributors Katz Broadcasting and Bounce Media with three broadcast station group owners. Katz calls it the “largest multicast … Read more

New Indie Film Fest Sets Digital On Demand Channel

CineFlix Fest, which plans to launch a six to nine-week travelling independent film festival through the south this fall, is also launching CineFlix Digital on Demand , which it calls a paid subscription channel with films and behind-the-scenes content. Although a press release issued today by the festival’s backers – John Schneider Studios and Maven Entertainment … Read more

See Showtime’s ‘Roadies’ Premiere Free

Non-Showtime subscribers can catch a censored version of the first episode of Cameron Crowe’s Roadies for free across multiple platforms including Sho.com, YouTube and Facebook. It can also be downloaded from iTunes, or seen right here:  Roadies, whose stars include Luke Wilson and Carla Gugino, follows the often-humorous stories of the backstage workers behind an … Read more

TCT Joins Truli Subscription Package

Christian-focused programmer TCT will now stream three online channels over the free faith-based subscription service Truli. On-demand content from TCT will also be available. The three TCT channels are: TCT, featuring teaching, music, ministries, church services, entertainment programs and movies; TCT Kids, which includes such classic TV shows as Bonanza, Ozzie & Harriet, and I Love Lucy TCT HD, with a … Read more