November 21, 2019
Ad-supported VOD service Tubi Nov. 21 announced its library of more than 15,000 movies and TV shows is now available to stream on Amazon Echo Show devices. The first AVOD service available on the device, consumers can ask Alexa to launch Tubi and begin watching a title or touch the screen to control their experience.
In addition to the more than 44,000 hours of content Tubi offers, Amazon Echo Show users can stream Tubi’s new December titles, including Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill Vol. I and Kill Bill Vol. II, as well as the eleven-time Academy Award-nominated film, The Aviator, starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
“We are committed to making great content accessible for everyone, which is why we’re proud to be the first AVOD service available on Amazon Echo Show,” Michael Ahiakpor, chief product officer at Tubi, said in a statement. “We’re also excited that Tubi users will now be able to use Alexa to conveniently find and watch movies and TV shows.”
In September, Tubi announced customers had streamed over 132 million hours of content — a 40% increase since May — and the service will launch in the United Kingdom in 2020.
In addition to Amazon Echo Show, Tubi is available on Android and iOS mobile devices, Comcast Xfinity X1, Cox Contour, and on OTT devices such as Amazon Fire TV, Sony TVs, Samsung TVs Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. Consumers can also watch Tubi content on the web at www.tubi.tv.