UP Faith and Family is a leader in faith-based, family friendly content. If you’re concerned about the type of content your family may be exposed to on streaming services, UP Faith and Family might be a good alternative or addition to your cord cutting collection. While Hulu and Netflix have sections dedicated to kid-friendly content, UP Faith and Family offers only family-friendly shows and movies, so you can let your kids search and browse with peace of mind.
UP Faith and Family is a streaming service dedicated to providing family and faith focused content to cord cutters. On the website, streaming app, and Amazon add-on channel, you’ll find a range of well known, lesser known, and exclusive content.
The family-friendly service was created by the cable channel UP, which also provides content that they describe as uplifting, positive, and authentic. You’ll find scripted series, reality shows, and movies, all with a positive storyline and usually with a faith-based message. While some of the shows and movies on the channel are overtly religious, most just focus on morals and making a positive impact on the world.
Before content is added to the streaming service, it goes through an internal review process. The network has strict guidelines for shows and movies, screening content for language, sexual situations, and violence, among other factors.
Plans and Pricing
Currently, there is only one subscription option for UP Faith and Family, at $5.99/month or $53.99/year. Choosing an annual subscription instead of paying monthly will save you 25%. Before committing to a monthly subscription, you can try the service for free for 30 days.
In addition to signing up directly on the UP Faith and Family website, Amazon Prime members can add the channel on to their current Prime Video subscription, for the same price of $5.99/month.
You can also find the Up Faith and Family TV Network on services like Sling TV.
In addition to having access to UP Faith and Family through their website, you can stream content on the following supported devices:
- Apple TV
- Android TV
While the options are limited currently, the company says that their content will soon be available on Fire TV and XBox One.
Features and Content
The UP Faith and Family service has over 1000 titles in categories including animated series, documentaries, scripted series, comedies, and dramas. When looking for content, you’ll have the option to search for specific titles or browse the full catalog of content.
For those who enjoyed the UP channel on cable, before cutting the cord, you’ll be happy to find a good selection of that content on UP Faith & Family. You can browse the UP Original Series category to find shows including For Richer or Poorer, Growing Up McGhee, and Date My Dad. In the UP Premier Movies category, you’ll find everything from holiday movies to a story starring Debbie Gibson giving music lessons to a group of strangers.
Look for past seasons and current episodes of notable UP channel series, including Small Town, Big Mayor and Heartland. New episodes are added each week.
If you’re in the mood for a movie, there are several genres to choose from. One category is dedicated to Faith Movies, where you’ll find everything from Bible stories to feature films with faith based characters. Documentaries focus on real life stories of people living out their faith, including Tim Tebow and choreographer Kiki Ely, along with investigations into historical and Biblical stories. You can also browse movies in categories like Romance, Music, Comedy, and Drama.
If you’re interested in faith and family content, be sure to look at UP Faith & Family on Facebook. The team is always posting suggestions for what to watch.
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