FuboTV Adds Curiosity Stream Platform, Original Content

Live online sports streaming service fuboTV Aug. 23 announced it has added Curiosity Stream and Curiosity Channel to is content line-up. The linear channel featuring educational programming will launch today for FuboTV viewers in the U.S., and the Curiosity Stream VOD service will roll out for viewers in both the U.S. and Canada in the coming weeks.

Curiosity’s linear channel will be available to U.S. subscribers of FuboTV’s Extra package, which includes more than 40 channels featuring sports, entertainment, news and family entertainment programming.

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“Curiosity is well-positioned to amplify FuboTV’s value proposition to cord-cutters and consumers who want to know more about the world around them,” Brandon Fong, SVP of partnerships and distribution for Curiosity Stream, said in a statement.

“The addition of Curiosity’s programming, which is renowned for its incredible quality and superior production, will appeal to FuboTV subscribers of all ages,” added Ben Grad, SVP of content strategy and acquisition for FuboTV.

Curiosity original shows and series include:

“Beyond the Spotlight,” a biography series profiling people at the height of fame, including Shaquille O’Neal, Kristen Bell and others. High school football docuseries “4th and Forever,” which explores powerhouse programs and historic rivalries across the country. “Doug to the Rescue,” about a drone pilot’s mission from the front lines of the Australian bush fires to coastal towns leveled by hurricanes to save animals stranded in the aftermath of a natural disaster.

“The History of Home narrated by Nick Offerman,” journeys the globe discovering the histories and mysteries behind some of the most spectacular homes of all time, including Highclere Castle — home to the series “Downton Abbey” — to Jefferson’s Monticello.

Other films and series include “Jeremy Jones Higher,” “America’s National Parks,” “Viking Women” and “Live The Stream: The Life of Joe Humphries.”