Philo Channels Joining Google TV

All Philo channels and content are being fully integrated into Google TV, according to a blog post from Philo’s Jane Marks.

The channels will be rolling out to users over the next couple of days, she wrote.

Philo subscribers using Google TV can access their shows and Philo channels directly from the “Live” tab, and see customized recommendations of more Philo content to watch in the “For You” tab.

To activate their account users much have an active Philo subscription and a Google TV device; select Philo in the Google TV settings under “Your services”; and play Philo channels by selecting the “Live” tab on Google TV.

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Philo is also available on all Android and Android TV devices, Fire Tablets and Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, iOS/iPad, Roku, PC/Mac Web browsers and Chromecast built-in devices.

Philo currently offers 60-plus channels for $25 and allows three separate streams on three different devices with up to 10 profiles.

Google TV is available on Chromecast with Google TV, Sony’s new Bravia XR TV line-up with Google TV, and TCL’s 5-Series and 6-Series with Google TV.

YouTube and Google TV Using Parrot Analytics Data and Consulting

YouTube and Google TV are utilizing Parrot Analytics’ global audience demand data and entertainment consulting services, Parrot announced.

Parrot Analytics’ data products provide near real-time updates on the most in-demand TV series and streaming platforms in any market in the world, according to the company. The insights help inform YouTube and Google TV’s content programming decisions, Parrot announced.

“We are thrilled to be working with the world’s leading video entertainment and TV platform,” Parrot Analytics CEO Wared Seger said in a statement. “By sharing our expertise, data and consulting services in global audience demand, YouTube and Google TV will continue to evolve their content strategy based on the latest trends. We are excited to further our mission of helping more content owners and brands succeed on any screen, anywhere in the world.”

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Parrot Analytics is a global audience demand analytics company. The company helps clients with decisions in the areas of IP and content development, programming, distribution, audience and brand activation as well as global OTT strategy and operations.