VIZIO Adds Facebook Watch App to SmartCast TVs





Earlier this week, VIZIO announced it’s launching Facebook Watch to its lineup of apps available on SmartCast TVs. Now SmartCast TV users can discover new videos based on their interests through Facebook Watch, all on their TV screen.

“Bringing Facebook Watch to SmartCast furthers our mission to provide VIZIO customers with direct-to-device access to all of their favorite apps and channels in one place,” said Mike O’Donnell, Chief Revenue Officer of VIZIO. “The Facebook Watch TV app helps connect audiences with content that matches their interests, all from the VIZIO SmartCast home screen.”

VIZIO SmartCast TV users can access

  • Facebook Originals such as Red Table Talk, covering today’s most compelling social issues in real time with Jada Pinkett Smith; the recently launched Red Table Talk: The Estefans with Gloria Estefan giving a whole new take on the iconic Red Table; the daytime Emmy-winning show, Returning the Favor, with Mike Rowe who spotlights everyday heroes; and Steve Harvey’s talk show, STEVE on Watch, bringing you the latest celebrity interviews and news.
  • Live gaming streams and previously recorded videos from popular Facebook Gaming creators as well as livestreamed tournaments.
  • Music videos from today’s top artists to up-and-coming bands and classics across various genres. Watch videos you’ve saved, shared, or uploaded to Facebook.

Facebook Watch now boasts 1.25 Billion viewers a month and has recently added updates including a new Watch Together feature and the ability to follow Topics to find videos based on your interests.

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