November 2, 2021
Documentary+, a streaming platform for nonfiction film and television content, is now available as a 24/7 linear FAST (free ad-supported TV) channel on Samsung TVs in the United States.
Samsung TV Plus audiences can find Documentary+’s nonfiction films and series via the Samsung TV Plus app in the Smart Hub, with no subscriptions, logins or fees.
Documentary+ is available now in nearly all American households and almost every country globally, according to the service. In addition to Samsung, Documentary+ is streaming 24/7 as a FAST channel on Vizio, Xumo and LG and as an on-demand app on Apple TV, Amazon, Roku, mobile devices and www.docplus.com.
“FAST channels are the most disruptive thing to happen to television since cable, and nobody has a bigger footprint or audience than Samsung,” Bryn Mooser, Documentary+ CEO and founder, said in a statement. “This is a big moment for Documentary+ and the nonfiction industry as a whole, with nearly every household in America having access to the world’s best documentaries for free.”
Samsung TV Plus is free TV, with no subscription, no sign-up, no additional device or credit card needed. It is pre-installed on all 2016-21 Samsung Smart-TVs and is available for download from the Google Play and Galaxy Store on select Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets. Samsung TV Plus delivers 180 free channels across multiple genres, including news, sports, entertainment, and a VOD library of movies and shows. The free, ad-supported video service is available in the United States and 22 other major markets globally.