Shout! Factory Spotlights Curated Collection of Films for Women’s History Month

Shout! Factory for Women’s History Month, celebrated annually in March, is presenting a curated collection of films that amplify the contributions of women to entertainment and culture.

The Women’s History Month collections became available March 1 for viewing on demand on Shout!FactoryTV.com, Shout! Factory TV’s Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Android apps; and on various Shout! Factory TV branded channels including Tubi, Amazon Prime Channels, and the Roku channel.

The collection spotlights films by legendary female directors, including Penelope Spheeris, Lina Wertmüller, Elaine May, Ida Lupino, Gillian Armstrong and more, and presents a range of female filmmaking contributions from The Hitch-Hiker to The Decline of Western Civilization.

Another collection features an extensive array of films led by prominent female characters, including Winona Ryder as the offbeat teen rebel in Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael; Louise Bourgoin in the French fantasy adventure The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec; and Makenzie Davis in the title role in the indie comedy Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town.

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Additionally,  Shout! Factory TV will be showcasing content to celebrate Women’s History Month on its linear channels, including a livestream double feature every Wednesday at 6 p.m. PT with a film helmed by a female director and a film featuring a prominent female lead for #WomensHistoryWednesday.

Shout! Factory TV’s The Carol Burnett Show Channel will be celebrated with new introductory segments in which the legend herself shares her stories of the groundbreaking women who appeared on her show, including Betty White, Rita Moreno, Chita Rivera and Lucille Ball, to name a few.

Shout! Factory TV Slates March 6 ‘Greg the Bunny Tapes’ Marathon

Shout! Factory on March 6 will present “The Greg the Bunny Tapes Marathon,” a TV sitcom that originally aired in 2002, in celebration of the series’ debut on Shout! Factory.

The series is centered on a bunny puppet named Greg, a wide-eyed innocent who falls into the world of a children’s show populated by neurotic puppets and the humans who both love and abuse them.

The marathon begins at noon PT and will continue all day. The stream can be viewed on ShoutFactoryTV.com, Shout! Factory TV’s Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Android apps, as well as the following digital streaming platforms: Twitch, Pluto TV, Samsung TV Plus, Comcast Xfinity, Xumo, Vizio, Redbox, IMDb TV, STIRR, Sling TV, THETA.tv and Local Now.

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Starring Eugene Levy, Seth Green and Sarah Silverman, this version contains 19 half-hour episodes with Greg, Warren and Count Blah starring in hilarious parodies of independent films. Additionally, the marathon will feature a never-before-seen cut of the show; a brand-new virtual reunion special, The Greg the Bunny Tapes Rewind; and an hour-long retrospective special celebrating the origin and evolution of these outrageous characters — from their public access beginnings to their popular IFC parodies.

“The Greg the Bunny Tapes” are also now available for viewing on demand on Shout!FactoryTV.com, Shout! Factory TV’s Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Android apps, and on various Shout! Factory TV branded channels including Tubi, Amazon Prime Channels, and the Roku Channel.

Shout! Factory TV Announces Slate of Holiday, Winter Programming

Shout! Factory is presenting a collection of holiday and winter programming that will be streaming throughout December.

The slate includes episodes from TV series such as “The Carol Burnett Show,” “The Johnny Carson Show,” “Father Knows Best,” “Dennis the Menace,” and even “Ultraman” and “The Weird Al Show”; films that get the Mystery Science Theater 3000 treatment; classic films including Black Christmas, An American Christmas Carol and Scrooge; modern film favorites like Feast of the Seven Fishes and Snowtime!; and specials featuring Glen Campbell and Peter, Paul and Mary.

The complete holiday offering is available for viewing on demand on ShoutFactoryTV.com; Shout! Factory TV’s Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Android apps; and on various Shout! Factory TV branded channels including Tubi, Amazon Prime Channels, and the Roku Channel. Shout! Factory TV will also be featuring festive holiday content programmed throughout the month of December on its linear channels.

The complete list of holiday programming includes:

Film:

  • 12 Days of Christmas Eve
  • An American Christmas Carol
  • The Black Candle
  • Black Christmas
  • A Christmas Carol (2000)
  • Christmas Comes to Willow Creek
  • Christmas for a Dollar
  • The Christmas That Almost Wasn’t
  • Cinematic Titanic: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
  • Feast of the Seven Fishes
  • The Gift of Winter
  • The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour: Christmas Special (1969)
  • The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour: Christmas Special (1970)
  • Mary Christmas
  • Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus
  • Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
  • Peter, Paul & Mary: The Holiday Concert
  • Scrooge (1935)
  • Silent Night, Deadly Night: Part 2
  • Snowtime!

 

Television Episodes:

  • The Aquabats! Super Show!: Christmas with the Aquabats!
  • Backlot: An American Christmas Carol
  • Backlot: MST3K: Santa Versus Satan
  • Car 54, Where Are You?: Christmas at the 53rd
  • The Carol Burnett Show: Tim Conway
  • The Carol Burnett Show: Gary Moore, Durward Kirby
  • The Carol Burnett Show: Alan Alda
  • The Carol Burnett Show: Ken Berry
  • Danger 5: Merry Christmas Colonel
  • Danger 5: Un Sacco Di Natale (A Sack of Christmas)
  • Denjii Sentai Megaranger: We Won’t Be Defeated! Decisive Christmas Eve Clash
  • Denjii Sentai Megaranger: Carefree! Kenta’s New Year’s Eve Crisis
  • Dennis the Menace: The Christmas Story
  • Dennis the Menace: The Christmas Horse
  • Dennis the Menace: The Fifteen-Foot Christmas Tree
  • Father Knows Best: The Christmas Story
  • Father Knows Best: The Angel’s Sweater
  • Gekisou Sentai Carranger: The Reckless Dash Emperor’s Frightful Fuel Check
  • Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Merry Carmagic Christmas!!
  • Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger: Quest 41: Santa Has Arrived
  • Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger: Quest 46: The New Year Attacks
  • The Johnny Carson Show: Animal Antics with Joan Embery
  • The Johnny Carson Show: The Best of George Carlin
  • The Johnny Carson Show: Comic Legends of the ‘60s – Joan Rivers
  • The Johnny Carson Show: Comic Legends of the ‘60s – Buddy Hackett
  •  The Johnny Carson Show: Comic Legends of the ‘60s – Don Rickles
  • The Johnny Carson Show: The Best of Richard Pryor
  • The Johnny Carson Show: Hollywood Icons of the ‘50s – Jimmy Stewart
  • The Johnny Carson Show: Hollywood Icons of the ‘70s – Diane Keaton
  • The Johnny Carson Show: Hollywood Icons of the ‘70s – Angie Dickinson
  • The Johnny Carson Show: Hollywood Icons of the ‘80s – Adrienne Barbeau
  • The Johnny Carson Show: Hollywood Icons of the ‘80s – Sally Field
  • The Johnny Carson Show: Hollywood Icons of the ‘80s – John Lithgow
  • The Johnny Carson Show: Hollywood Icons of the ‘80s – Danny DeVito
  • Kyuukyuu Sentai GoGoFive: The Hellish Psyma Beast Army
  • Kyuukyuu Sentai GoGoFive: Rescue File 99
  • The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: Deck the Halls
  • The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: Jangle Bells
  • The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: Have Reindeer Will Travel
  • The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: Will the Real Santa Claus Please Come Down the Chimney?
  • Mirai Sentai Timeranger: Case File 45: The End! Tomorrow Research
  • Ninja Sentai Kakuranger: The Great Snow Woman’s Snowball Fight
  • Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger: Scroll 45: Refuge and Spring Cleaning
  •  Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger: Scroll 46: New Year’s Meal and Three Giants
  • Plympton Flash Shorts: Christmas Surprise
  • Plymptoons: Santa, The Fascist Years
  • The Red Skelton Show: Learn to Dance in Ten Easy Lessons or One Hard One
  • The Red Skelton Show: The Skeltons at Christmas
  • The Red Skelton Show: The Unwanted Christmas Tree
  • Return of Ultraman: Winter Horror Series: Twentieth Century Abominable Snowman
  • Return of Ultraman: Winter Horror Series: The Phantom Snow Woman
  • Route 66: Effigy in Snow
  • Stingray: A Christmas to Remember
  • Terrahawks: A Christmas Miracle
  • Ultraman: Phantom of the Snow Mountains
  • The Weird Al Show: The Obligatory Holiday Episode

Shout! Factory TV to Stream ‘Aquabats’ Marathon in December

Shout! Factory this month will present “The Aquabats! Super Show! Super Marathon” on Shout! Factory TV, featuring every episode of the musical comedy, the unaired pilot episode, specials, and music videos.

The marathon begins Saturday, Dec. 5 at 9 a.m. PT and will continue all day. The stream can be viewed on ShoutFactoryTV.com; Shout! Factory TV’s Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Android apps; and the following digital streaming platforms: Twitch, Pluto TV, Samsung TV Plus, Comcast Xfinity, Xumo, Vizio, Redbox, IMDb TV, STIRR, Sling TV, THETA.tv and Local Now.

Created by Christian Jacobs, Scott Schultz, and Jason deVilliers, “The Aquabats! Super Show!” premiered in 2012 on the Hub Network and aired for two seasons. Based on the superhero mythology of The Aquabats!, a real comedy rock band which series co-creator and lead singer Jacobs formed in 1994, “The Aquabats! Super Show!” follows the comic adventures of a fictionalized version of the band, a musical group of amateur superheroes, as they haphazardly defend the world from a variety of villains and monsters.

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Styled similarly to the campy aesthetics of 1960s and 1970s children’s television and Japanese tokusatsu, “The Aquabats! Super Show!” utilizes various mediums of visual styles and special effects, mixing live-action storylines with cartoon shorts, parody advertisements and musical interludes.

Every episode of “The Aquabats! Super Show!” is also now available for viewing on demand on ShoutFactoryTV.com; Shout! Factory TV’s Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Android apps; and on various Shout! Factory TV branded channels including Tubi, Amazon Prime Channels, and the Roku Channel.

Shout! Factory to Roll Out ‘Ultraman’ on Streaming Platforms

Shout! Factory on Nov. 1 will release its first collection of films and series from Tsuburaya Productions’ iconic “Ultraman” library, including five complete television series and two films which span over 50 years of historic fandom.

The full offering includes the TV series “Ultra Q” (1966), “Ultraman” (1966-67), “Ultraseven” (1967-68), “Ultraman Orb” (2016) and “Ultraman Geed” (2017), alongside the films Ultraman Orb The Movie: Let Me Borrow the Power of Bonds! (2017) and Ultraman Geed The Movie: Connect the Wishes! (2018). The three classic Ultraman series also will premiere on Shout! Factory TV and TokuSHOUTsu in high definition, newly available for Shout! Factory’s expanding streaming audience.

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All Ultraman content will be available for streaming on demand across Shout! Factory TV platforms, on ShoutFactoryTV.com; on Shout! Factory TV’s Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Android apps; and on various Shout! Factory TV branded channels including Tubi, Amazon Prime Channels, and the Roku Channel.

Ultraman content can also be seen on TokuSHOUTsu, a linear channel (#848) in the Gaming + Anime section of Pluto TV. Pluto TV can be found on all leading digital streaming devices and services, including Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Google Chromecast and more, as well as major smart TVs and game consoles.

Shout! Factory TV Slates Week of ‘Ferocious Fish Flicks’

Shout! Factory TV, indie home entertainment distributor Shout! Factory’s streaming service, in August will stream “a daily double feature of fan-favorite ferocious fish flicks,” according to a July 31 announcement.
The marathon features cult classics such as Barracuda, Demon of Paradise and Creature From the Haunted Sea. It kicks off Sunday, Aug. 9, and continues daily through Saturday, Aug. 15, on the Shout! Factory TV live streaming channel, Shout! Factory TV’s Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV and Android apps; and the following digital streaming platforms: Twitch, Samsung TV Plus, Comcast Xfinity, Xumo, Vizio, Redbox, IMDb TV and STIRR.
The complete schedule:
Aug. 9:
  • Demon of Paradise — Fishing with dynamite in Hawaii drives a lizard-man out of the water to terrorize people.
  • Elvira’s Movie Macabre: Monstroid — When a small Colombian village is viciously attacked by a creature from a nearby lake, a corrupt chemical company sends a specialist (Jim Mitchum) to destroy the beast and cover up their involvement with its creation.
Aug. 10:
  • Devil Fish — When Dr. Stella Dickens concludes the recent string of grisly deaths and demolished boats can’t be the result of any known marine creature, she sets out to capture the beast, a genetically created bioweapon that must be kept secret … at any cost.
  • The Blood Waters of Dr. Z — Seeking revenge against those responsible for stripping him of his tenure and the denial of human research subjects, Dr. Z mutates himself into a hideous half-human-half-fish-like creature!
Aug. 11:
  • Piranha (1995) — A government tank containing genetically engineered piranha is unwittingly emptied into a river that flows past a resort area.
  • Barracuda — A little coastal town is being terrorized by deadly barracudas.
Aug. 12:
  • Killer Fish: Deadly Treasure of Piranha — Jewel thieves attempt to recover treasure from piranha infested waters.
  • Lords of the Deep — America’s first self-contained undersea laboratory is the pride of the nation, and expectations are high for an elaborate undersea mining operation. What wasn’t expected was the inhabitants of an undiscovered world.
Aug. 13:
  • Elvira’s Movie Macabre: Monstroid
  • Creature from the Haunted Sea — A crook decides to bump off members of his inept crew and blame their deaths on a legendary sea creature. What he doesn’t know is that the creature is real.
Aug. 14:
  • Piranhaconda — Two piranha/anaconda hybrid creatures hunt down the scientist who stole their egg and a film crew; making a slasher film in the jungle.
Terror Beneath the Sea — While covering a test of guided torpedoes, two reporters believe they saw what appeared to be a strange-looking swimming creature. They investigate the matter further and discover that there is a race of fish-men living under the sea. The fish-men capture the pair and keep them prisoner in their underwater city.
Aug. 15
Sharktopus v. Pteracuda — An American scientist creates a half-pterodactyl, half-barracuda creature, Pteracuda, which inevitably escapes, leaving the Sharktopus to stop it.
Sharktopus v. Whalewolf — When a mad scientist mixes the genes of a killer whale and a wolf, it creates the Whalewolf, and it’s up to Sharktopus to stop it.
The films featured in Killer Fish Week are also available to watch on demand via Shout! Factory TV. 

Shout! Announces Complete Series of ‘The Carol Burnett Show’ Will Be Available for Streaming June 1

All 11 seasons of “The Carol Burnett Show” will be available June 1 for viewing on streaming platforms from Shout! Factory TV.

On May 30 and May 31, Shout! Factory TV will kick things off by celebrating the release with a weekend-long marathon.

“The Carol Burnett Show” will be available for streaming-on-demand across Shout! Factory TV platforms, on ShoutFactoryTV.com; Shout! Factory TV’s Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Android apps; and on various Shout! Factory TV-branded channels, including Tubi, Amazon Prime Channels, and the Roku Channel.

Many of the episodes included in the streaming release will be available to watch for the first time since the original broadcast more than 40 years ago. The comedy legend, who turned 87 on April 26, worked with Shout! Factory to find the long-lost masters of these episodes.

Shout! Factory TV will celebrate the streaming launch by hosting “The Carol Burnett Show” marathon, which will be streaming curated episodes of the classic show all weekend long on May 30 and May 31. The marathon can be viewed on ShoutFactoryTV.com; Shout! Factory TV’s Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Android apps; and the following digital streaming platforms: Twitch, Samsung TV Plus, Comcast Xfinity, Xumo, YouTube, Redbox, Vizio, Pluto TV, IMDb, and STIRR. Viewers will also be able to chat live on Shout! Factory TV’s Twitch channel and the Shout! Factory YouTube channel, and answer trivia questions on Twitter @ShoutFactoryTV.

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Burnett and her cast of Vicki Lawrence, Tim Conway, Harvey Korman and Lyle Waggoner were among the originators of the sketch comedy format. Cited as one of the best TV shows of all time by TV Guide, Entertainment Weekly, Time, Rolling Stone and others, “The Carol Burnett Show” ended its 11-year run three years after “Saturday Night Live” started in 1975.

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Over 11 seasons, “The Carol Burnett Show” featured a who’s-who of stars from film, TV and music, including Betty White, Steve Martin, Carl Reiner, Lucille Ball, George Carlin, Cher, Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine, Roddy McDowall, The Smothers Brothers, Bernadette Peters, Sammy Davis, Jr., Lily Tomlin, Bing Crosby, Ken Berry, Madeline Kahn, Steve Lawrence and Jim Nabors, among others.

Shout! Factory TV to Screen Films, TV Shows Starring ‘Singing Cowboy’ Gene Autry

Shout! Factory TV has announced the launch of the Gene Autry film and television library, which will be available for streaming on the site on May 1.

Autry, who died in 1998, is the fabled “singing cowboy” known for his performances on radio, in films, and on television for more than three decades beginning in the early 1930s.

He was also one of a key pioneers in the history of country music, alongside such greats as Jimmie Rodgers and Bob Wills. His “singing cowboy” films introduced country music to a national audience through such hits as “Back in the Saddle Again,” his signature song.

Autry also sang such holiday classics as “Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Frosty the Snowman,” and “Here Comes Santa Claus.”

The Gene Autry film and TV archive will be available for streaming on demand across all Shout! Factory TV platforms; Shout! Factory TV’s Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Android apps; and on various Shout! Factory TV branded channels including Tubi, Amazon Prime Video Direct, Amazon Channels, and the Roku Channel.

Shout! Factory TV has worked closely with Gene Autry Entertainment to curate monthly releases of Autry content from the late actor and singer’s personal archive.

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The inaugural month’s collection will see the streaming debut of fully restored feature films South of the Border, Gaucho Serenade, Melody Ranch, The Strawberry Roan and Blue Canadian Rockies.

Coming June 1 will be Public Cowboy No. 1, In Old Monterey, Rovin’ Tumbleweeds, Ridin’ on a Rainbow and Sioux City Sue.

Additionally, on the last Wednesday of every month, Gene Autry films will stream on Shout! Factory TV’s linear channel.

Shout! Factory TV to Start Streaming ‘Johnny Carson’ Episodes

The first collection of episodes from “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” will start streaming April 1 on Shout! Factory TV.

The streaming service will bundle episodes into such groups “The Best of Carnac the Magnificent,” “The Best of George Carlin” and “Animal Antics With Joan Embery and Jim Fowler.”

Episodes will be available for streaming on demand across across Shout! Factory TV platforms, on ShoutFactoryTV.com and through Shout! Factory TV’s Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV and Android apps.

“The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” ran for 30 years, with more than 5,000 episodes, and is credited by critics with creating the blueprint for every television host today. Carson was known for his Carmac the Magnificent sketches and interviews with guests from all walks of life — from politicians to popular authors, film and television stars.

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Carson’s show was also the first to regularly feature up-and-coming stand-up comedians, and getting a shot on the show was considered an amazing opportunity. Ellen DeGeneres, Louie Anderson, David Letterman and Drew Carey are among the many comedians who cite their “Tonight Show” appearances as crucial to their careers.

Shout! Factory TV has worked with the Carson Entertainment Group to curate standout episodes which will be grouped thematically.

Upcoming sets include “Comic Legends of the ’60s,” featuring Carl Reiner, Bob Newhart and Mel Brooks; “Hollywood Icons of the ’70s,” featuring Burt Reynolds, Goldie Hawn and Michael Caine; and others still to be announced.

Shout! Factory March 17 Launches Streaming Channel TokuSHOUTsu on Pluto TV

Shout! Factory TV March 17 will launch a new linear streaming channel, TokuSHOUTsu, on AVOD service Pluto TV.

The 24/7 channel explores the world of tokusatsu — the Japanese entertainment genre known for its unique special effects and epic battles. Appearing on Channel 681 in the Tech + Geek section, TokuSHOUTsu presents tokusatsu content not available on any leading streaming service, curated especially for fans of the genre, according to Shout!.

Free to Pluto TV’s 22+ million monthly active users, the ad-supported TokuSHOUTsu will be home to the U.S. debut of the cult classic “Kamen Rider,” debuting with the inaugural 98-episode series from 1971. TokuSHOUTsu will also launch with “Ultraman Leo,” as well as “Super Sentai,” the series that ultimately led to the “Power Rangers” phenomenon.

Pluto TV is available on all leading digital streaming devices and services, including Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV and Google Chromecast, as well as major smart TVs and game consoles. For viewers looking to stream content on demand, “Kamen Rider,” “Ultraman Leo” and “Super Sentai” will also be available on Shout! Factory TV.

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“We’re so proud to launch TokuSHOUTsu as the ultimate destination for fans to watch the best tokusatsu content spanning more than 60 years,” said Gene Pao, Shout! Factory’s SVP, digital enterprises, in a statement. “We know fans have come to appreciate the carefully curated content that Shout! Factory distributes, and we’ve created this channel with the legions of tokusatsu enthusiasts in mind. We’re thrilled to add it to our umbrella of fan-centric streaming options.”

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“’Kamen Rider’ is the number one kids’ program in Japan, and is still beloved after all these years,” said Shin-ichiro Shirakura, producer of the series. “We are so excited that the show will finally be available for all of our fans in North America.”

TokuSHOUTsu also will feature original content, including “Let’s Talk Toku,” a new, original weekly talk show produced by and for tokusatsu fans and hosted by genre expert Squall Charlson.