Eight Cinedigm Networks Coming to Free OTT Service DistroTV

Cinedigm is partnering with global OTT streaming service DistroTV to bring eight of its networks to the free platform’s programming roster this month.

They include the fanspace-based outlet CONtv and CONtv Anime, the family-focused Dove Channel, and the fact-based Docurama, as well as Chinese pop culture channel Bambu, stand-up special supplier Comedy Dynamics, combat sports hub Combat Go, and global Asian pop culture community HallyPop.

DistroTV offers a diverse range of programming options covering sports, news, entertainment, travel, film, television, fashion, fitness, music and more in live, linear and on-demand formats. DistroTV is available for free on iOS, Android, Amazon Fire TV and Roku devices.

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“As one of the first major partners of the DistroTV streaming service, Cinedigm is once again breaking new ground — expanding our distribution footprint event further with the launch of eight of our most popular networks on the growing entertainment platform,” said Tony Huidor, Cinedigm’s GM of digital networks, in a statement. “DistroTV and Cinedigm share a similar vision of redefining the traditional television experience and putting the power back in the hands of the user. This agreement plays an integral role in our mission to deliver our unique channels and programming to viewers all across the globe, opening up our eclectic offerings to a whole new audience. We look forward to supplying DistroTV with more of the same top-quality content that our networks are known for.”

“We are thrilled to team with Cinedigm and to deliver their exciting suite of channels.” said Navdeep Saini, CEO and founder of DistroTV parent company DistroScale, in a statement. “The quality and variety of their content fits perfectly with our global free streaming platform DistroTV.”

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Cinedigm and Jungo TV Bow OTT Channels on Sinclair Broadcast Group’s Streaming Service

Cinedigm and Jungo TV July 17 announced the launch of their digital-first linear channels — Combat Go and Asian pop culture network Hallypop — on Sinclair Broadcast Group’s ad-supported streaming service, STIRR.

Combat Go and Hallypop are available now, joining Cinedigm networks CONtv and Dove Channel, which launched on STIRR earlier this year.

Combat Go offers curated content selected by martial arts experts, featuring original docuseries, fight events and martial arts movies.

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Through its partnership with FITE.tv, the network covers combat events from around the globe including MMA, Muay Thai, and kickboxing, and highlights promotions such as RIZIN, Kunlun Fights, and Ring of Honor.

The network recently announced a global content partnership with Black Belt Magazine, the top martial arts magazine.

Hallypop, in partnership with Korean media company SBS International, is features music, lifestyle and entertainment. Highlights include K-pop variety show Inkigayo, with appearances and performances by BTS, Big Bang, IKON, Girls Generation and more.

The STIRR app is accessible on iOS and Android devices, as well as Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV, and online at www.STIRR.com.

“Cinedigm is proud to further our partnership with the innovative STIRR platform, following the positive reception that CONtv and Dove Channel received earlier this year,” Erick Opeka, president of digital networks, said in a statement.

“Combat sports and K-Pop are the fastest growing entertainment verticals in the world and we are proud to be leading the industry in giving audiences access to some of the world’s greatest entertainment properties,” added George Chung, CEO of Jungo TV.