This week Chick Soup For The Soul, the parent company behind Redbox, Crackle, and more, announced a deal with AMC. This deal will bring a dozen free live channels of AMC content to Redbox, including The Walking Dead Universe of shows.
Redbox also says that with this partnership and others, it will soon pass 180 free channels and should hit 200 channels this summer.
So if you think Redbox is just about renting DVDs you may want to check out their app, which is full of free content to stream right now.
This deal comes as Redbox recently partnered with The Weather Channel to bring some of its networks to Redbox earlier this year, according to a report from Deadline.
These new channels include:
The Weather Channel en Español is the first 24/7 Spanish-language free-streaming weather news network in the United States, providing weather coverage and news across the U.S., the Caribbean and Latin America. The networkfeatures a variety of Spanish language forecasts, including locally specific forecasting and storytelling that helps viewers understand the science behind weather events, delivered by award-winning meteorologists. The Weather Channel en Español utilizes the full resources of The Weather Channel including the network’s multiple Emmy® award-winning immersive mixed reality (IMR) technology.
Pattrn is The Weather Channel brand dedicated to the environment and climate. Pattrn’s mission is to inform, educate, inspire, and revel in the patterns of our amazing planet. It explores Earth’s challenges, celebrates its progress, and elevates new voices to the conversation. Pattrn features original reporting, mid-form series and feature-length documentaries.
TheGrio Television Network features a huge library of movies, television shows, and news programs that amplify and celebrate African American culture. TheGrio Television Network features the world’s biggest stars and global newsmakers and has been a powerful digital news brand and cultural hub to tens of millions of consumers for over a decade — and is the only Black-owned media platform dedicated to elevating the voice and culture of African Americans as it relates to breaking news, politics, health, business, sports and entertainment.
You can watch these channels on the Redbox streaming app, available on connected TVs and devices from Roku, Samsung, VIZIO, LG, and more than a dozen more devices.