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Tubi TV and Starz Digital announce licensing agreement to Stream TV and Movies to Viewers For Free

Thursday, Jan 07, 2016
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Tubi TV, the largest provider of free TV and movies, and Starz Digital, the global digital and on-demand licensing arm of Starz and a leading multiplatform distributor of independent feature films in North America, today announced the availability of select independent films and television series distributed by Starz Digital on Tubi TV. The deal allows these titles to be available on several connected platforms including Apple TV, Xbox One, Amazon Fire TV, Roku devices, and Samsung televisions - in addition to iOS and Android mobile devices and the web.

The Starz Digital titles include movies featuring stars such as Liam Neeson (After.Life), Daniel Craig (Flashbacks of a Fool), Ashton Kutcher (Spread), Diane Keaton (Mad Money), and Keira Knightley (Pure), in addition to TV series, including "Head Case" and "Hollywood Residential" from Starz. Tubi TV has partnerships with over 200 diverse content producers, including MGM, Lionsgate, and Paramount Pictures. Since announcing MGM and Lionsgate's investment and licensing agreement in November, Tubi TV's audience has grown 30% month-over-month

"We're very excited to team up with Starz Digital to offer viewers more quality content for free," said Farhad Massoudi, CEO, Tubi TV. "With more people relying on streaming devices as their main entertainment medium, we want to make sure they have access to more premium shows and movies, anywhere, anytime."

About Tubi TV
Tubi TV is on a mission to deliver premium movies and TV entertainment on-demand to consumers, all for free, as the leading alternative to the pay-for-play on-demand model. With over 40,000 titles, Tubi TV is the largest provider of free and legal TV shows and movies on the Web, mobile, and Connected TV devices. Silicon Valley to Hollywood investors include MGM, Lionsgate, Cota Capital, Foundation Capital, Mark Amin, and others.

Tubi TV is powered by adRise, the leading content distribution and monetization platform for premium content owners, such as MGM, Lionsgate, and Paramount. Find out more at TubiTV.com or download our app on Apple TV, iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Samsung.

About Starz Digital
Starz Digital is the global digital and on-demand licensing arm of Starz and a leading multiplatform distributor of independent feature films in North America. Starz Digital distributes Starz Original series and entertainment programming for select media companies including The Weinstein Company and AMC Networks. Starz Digital is a Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA, STRZB) business, www.starz.com.

Jeff Reese
Tubi TV
(415) 504-3505
jeff@tubitv.com

Eric Becker
Starz Digital
(720) 852-4065
eric.becker@starz.com

 

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