Warner Bros. Discovery unit, MotorTrend Group, Dec. 13 announced expanded distribution of the brand’s automotive TV programming — MotorTrend FAST TV — with new availability on the Amazon Freevee app.
“The more platforms we are available on, the more automotive enthusiasts we can reach, and ultimately the more viewers we can introduce to the motoring world,” Mark Jocson, head of distribution for MotorTrend Group, said in a statement.
Amazon Freevee, formerly known as IMDb TV, is a streaming video service featuring premium movies and TV shows, including originals and free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channels.
MotorTrend FAST TV shows include “Roadkill,” “Bitchin’ Rides,” and “Texas Metal,” among others. “Roadkill” features experts David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan, who specialize in automotive chaos theory — brilliant execution of bad ideas involving all manner of muscle cars, 4x4s and/or hot rods. The show has spawned a spinoff show, “Faster With Finnegan.”
MotorTrend FAST TV is currently also available on platforms, including Samsung TV Plus and Comcast’s Xumo.
Warner Bros. Discovery business unit MotorTrend Oct. 26 announced the launch of a (FAST) free ad-supported streaming television channel. Available on Samsung TV Plus and Xumo, the FAST channel compliments MotorTrend+, the ad-free subscription streaming service dedicated entirely to the motoring world and MotorTrend TV already available in 73 million homes.
MotorTrend FAST TV, will stream MotorTrend’s most popular shows in the U.S and Canada, such as “Roadkill,” “Bitchin’ Rides” and “Texas Metal,” among others, online without a subscription.
“With MotorTrend FAST TV we have the opportunity to reach new audiences who may not have sampled our offering in the past,” Mark Jocson, VP of distribution and partnerships for MotorTrend Group, said in a statement.
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FAST programming highlights include:
- Low Buck Builds series such as “Dirt Every Day” and “Roadkill’s Junkyard Garage” showcasing MotorTrend’s crew of engine ingenuity and knowledge with a focus on function, not appearance.
- Classics and Restorations take viewers inside the craftsmanship of stunning, one-of-a-kind custom rebuilds that blend performance and style. Series include “Iron Resurrection,” “Unique Rides” and “Speed is the New Black.”
- Do-It-Yourself shows that provide helpful tips, tricks and recommendations for the at home hobbyist builder such as “Engine Masters,” “All Girls Garage,” “Four-Wheeler” and “Car Fix.”
- Late Model Showcase with shows including “Head 2 Head” and “Ignition” provides answers to those wondering what’s new, what’s fast and what’s cool in the automotive world.