Philo Adds Smithsonian and Pop TV Channels

Online TV service Philo has added two new channels — Smithsonian Channel and Pop TV — to its $25 base package, which includes 70-plus channels.

“We know our Philo community will love the awe-inspiring stories, powerful documentaries and amazing factual entertainment from Smithsonian Channel, as well as the fun, comedy-leaning Pop TV shows for viewers raised on ’80s and ’90s network TV,” wrote Adam Salmons in a blog post.

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Smithsonian Channel includes genres such as air and space, travel, history, science, nature, and pop culture. Among the channel’s offerings are series including “Aerial America,” “America in Color,” “America’s Hidden Stories,” “Apollo’s Moon Shot,” “The Pacific War in Color” and “Air Disasters,” as well as specials that include The Green Book: Guide to Freedom, Black Hole Hunters and Princess Diana’s Wicked Stepmother.

Pop TV includes movies and such TV shows as “ER,” “Ghost Whisperer,” “House,” “The Goldbergs” and “NCIS: New Orleans.”