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FilmRise FAST Channels Added to LG Lineup

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, has added a collection of FAST channels to the LG Channels service across North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Nordics. 

The new FAST channels include  “Forensic Files,” “Unsolved Mysteries,” “Heartland,” “21 Jump Street,” “Hell’s Kitchen” and “FilmRise Free Movies.”

Several popular FilmRise FAST channels had been featured on LG Channels in the past, leading to the mutual desire to expand globally with a focus on FAST, according to FilmRise. 

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“Our partnership with LG Electronics has proven to be an incredibly fruitful one and we are thrilled to be adding these FAST Channels for LG consumers to enjoy,” said Danny Fisher, CEO of FilmRise, in a statement. “This deal represents our aggressive initiative in expanding our global footprint into new territories through collaborations with connected devices.”

LG Channels is LG’s exclusive free streaming service available on LG smart TVs, offering premium live and on-demand programming, including movies, TV shows, news, sports, children’s programs, and more. To access more than 350 channels, LG TV owners can launch the LG Channels application on their LG TV’s webOS platform (LG smart TV models 2016-present).

FilmRise channels added to the LG lineup include:

  • “Forensic Files,” which features the true crime series that presents the science behind crime-solving with dramatic recreations, expert interviews and deep-dives into key evidence;
  • “Unsolved Mysteries,” a series hosted by Robert Stack that uses reenactments and interviews to retell the circumstances of mysteries that remain unsolved;
  • “Heartland,” CBC’s longest-running hour long drama series that takes viewers into a close-knit multi- generational family living on the Heartland ranch in Alberta, Canada;
  • “Hell’s Kitchen,” the cooking competition series hosted by Gordon Ramsay;
  • “21 Jump Street,” the cop series starring Johnny Depp, in which the LAPD sends four young-looking officers to high school to pose as students; 
  • “FilmRise Free Movies US,” which features films starring top talent such as Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron, Zac Efron and more and has programs specifically curated for the U.S. audience;
  • “FilmRise Free Movies CA,” which features films starring top talent such as Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron, Zac Efron and more and has programs specifically curated for the Canadian audience; and
  • “FilmRise Free Movies UK,” which features films starring top talent such as Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron, Zac Efron and more and has programs specifically curated for the U.K. audience. 

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