Earlier today, the free ad-supported streaming Local Now added six new channels to its free TV service. Local Now streams a large collection of free live and on-demand content. Originally launched as a 24/7 local news and weather app, over the years, Local Now has slowly added a huge catalog of movies and TV shows free with ads.
Earlier this week we reported that Local Now added some new channels. Now Local Now has confirmed these channels and added even more.
“Banijay Rights has some of the biggest and most popular shows in television and we are thrilled to bring Local Now viewers this terrific content like DEAL OR NO DEAL US and FEAR FACTOR,” said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Local Now parent company, Allen Media Group. “This partnership further expands Local Now’s premium entertainment and news offerings.”
“As a leading global distributor, we have an unrelenting commitment to quality,” said Shaun Keeble, VP Digital for Banijay Rights. “So we’re thrilled to enter this partnership with Local Now as we continue to attract new viewers to some of the leading IPs in the Banijay catalog.”
Recently Local Now topped 490 free live TV channels, making it one of the largest free streaming services for cord cutters when looking at the number of free live channels. According to Local Now, on average a, viewers will see 492 with a mix of local and national channels, including PBS live in about half of all markets.
Here are the channels Local Now added today:
● Deal or No Deal US: Powered by Banijay – DEAL OR NO DEAL US is the ground-breaking hit game show where contestants play and deal for a top cash prize in a contest of nerves, luck, and raw intuition.
● Fear Factor: Powered by Banijay – In FEAR FACTOR, contestants overcome their fears in a series of challenges and the winner receives $50,000.
● The Biggest Loser: Powered by Banijay – THE BIGGEST LOSER welcomes 14 overweight contestants who will have to endure intense workouts.
● Wipeout Xtra: Powered by Banijay – The home of physical and exciting game shows, where you can witness unexpected challenges.
● Love Quest: Powered by Banijay – For a pure dose of romance and drama watch Love Quest – the channel for reality dating show enthusiasts. Relive the spiciest moments from iconic programs like FLAVOR OF LOVE and FOR THE LOVE OF RAY J.
● McLeod’s Daughters: Powered by Banijay – This channel is dedicated to the scripted drama series, MCLEOD’S DAUGHTERS, that brings action, humor, and emotion. The series follows two sisters who run a vast cattle station with an all-woman workforce in the Australian outback.
“We at Allen Media Group are excited to add The Washington Post’s FAST channel to Local Now’s line-up,” said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Allen Media Group. “As a leading free-streaming service, Local Now is dedicated to providing people the very best of local, national, and international news from trusted media sources, and our new partnership with The Washington Post is another example of our dedication to keeping our viewers fully informed at all times.”
“The Washington Post creates incredibly powerful visual journalism and I’m very excited about introducing it to new audiences on streaming platforms like Local Now, where viewers can dive deep into our storytelling,” said Micah Gelman, Director of Video at The Washington Post.
Local Now will also be adding all local PBS stations later this year. No dates have been announced yet for when all of the local PBS stations will be added other than it should happen in 2023. Already though PBS is live in half of the country and PBS stations will continue to go live on Local Now so check to see if your local PBS is now free with Local Now.
Here are some of the other channels Local Now recently added:
- 540 Dot Com Magazine
- 525 Salem News Channel
- 1306 Sonic TV
- 1426 Fright Flix
- 1612 Shout TV
- Ch 1141 Be On
- Ch 1147 Conflict
- Ch 1812 First Responders Network
- Ch 1148 true crime now-explore
- Ch 1547 omstars tv-lifestyle
- Ch 1553 the big dish-lifestyle
- Ch 2009 perfect game-sports
- Ch 2018 ve sports news-sports
- Ch 2090 X corps-sports
- Ch 2097 adventure sports tv-sports
- Ch 2211 nolly Africa-world interest
- Ch 1222 Family Time
- Ch 1560 Hipster
- Ch 944 Estrella TV
- Ch 946 Estrella News
- Ch 948 Estrella Games
- Ch 950 Cine Estrella TV
- Ch 1154 Docubay
- 1510 The Big Dis