The Weather Channel’s free streaming service Local Now announced today a partnership with Cinedigm to expand the service’s programming. The Local Now audience will now have 24/7 access to engaging, marquee channels, including The Bob Ross Channel, Gametoon, FashionBox, Art House HD, CONtv, CONtv Anime, Comedy Dynamics, Dove Channel, Docurama, So…Real, So…Dramatic, BAMBU, and more.
“We’re focused on providing a wide variety of local news and entertainment to our users. Cinedigm’s channels deliver a great mix of entertainment,” said Michael Senzon, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Local Now. “No other platform is providing depth across news and entertainment like Local Now, and partners like Cinedigm are paramount in helping us deliver on that promise.”
Local Now currently reaches over 225 markets across the country and focuses on timely local news, weather updates, lifestyle, and films from The Weather Channel along with content partners including Reuters, Associated Press, Vox, and more. With the new partnership, the service will add entertainment content to the lineup.
“Local Now provides a compelling blend of what streaming consumers want: live, local and broad-based entertainment choices,” said Erick Opeka, President of Cinedigm Networks. “Local Now’s broad reach and unique audience helps further our mission of reaching cord-cutters on compelling discovery platforms.”
Local Now is available Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, Android TV, YouTube TV, Sling TV, Xumo, MobiTV, fuboTV, Plex, DISH, Altice, Comcast/Xfinity, Verizon, iOS, Android, Vizio, Samsung, and on the web.