The Weather Channel Launches on Vizio





The Wheather Channel released its new streaming app on VIZIO today. The app brings the latest weather reports to millions of VIZIO users 24/7. You can customize the app based on your location to get current local weather updates as well as live-stream breaking news.

“We are pleased that millions of VIZIO users now have access to America’s most trusted news source, said Byron Allen, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Allen Media Group, the Weather Channel’s parent company. “Through this agreement with VIZIO, we are able to expand our reach to include millions of VIZIO users who can now access personalized weather tracking and best-in-class weather, news, and entertainment content on the Weather Channel streaming app.”

The Weather Channel live streaming app will also include features such as:

  • Real-time weather observations plus hourly, daily, and weekly forecasts along with pressure, wind speeds, and more
  • User choice of up to 5 favorite locations for easy access
  • A complete suite of full-screen maps for user control
  • Live radar, satellite, alerts, and more
  • Severe weather alerts and future forecasts for subscribers.

“VIZIO TVs are the heartbeat of the home and weather plays an integral role in our users’ daily routines,” said Katherine Pond, Group Vice President, Platform Content, and Partnerships at VIZIO. “Extending our relationship with the Allen Media Group with the launch of the Weather Channel apps adds a valuable dimension to VIZIO as a daily trusted source for weather and additional programming with customizable features where it matters most.”

The Weather Channel has been the top-rated and most widely distributed weather-centric network in the U.S. for the past 41 years, covering severe weather and comprehensive analysis from trusted meteorologists. No other network provides 24-hour nationwide storm coverage paired with Immersive Mixed Reality technology.

Get a 7-day free trial when you sign up for the Weather Channel app. If you already have access to the Weather Channel via another subscription package or cable provider, simply download the app, verify your existing account with your provider credentials, and you’ll be all set.

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