ADDING MULTIMEDIA Space Channel Now Available on VIZIO SmartCast®
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Space Channel, the world’s leading information and entertainment media platform dedicated to space, today announced that its new Space Channel app is available on VIZIO’s SmartCast platform (NYSE: VZIO). Now millions of viewers across America have 24/7 access to Space Channel’s news and entertainment programs right on their SmartCast TVs.
Space Channel’s programming covers all aspects of the space genre with news, films, exclusive events and live coverage from all sectors of the global space industry. Programs include Space Channel News, which covers the latest stories that will shape the future of commerce, politics and community in low earth orbit and beyond; Spotlight on the space channel, a profile program focusing on players in the space industry; Spaced! With Sarah Bégum, a personal journey of discovery and adventure exploring the next phase of sky and space exploration; Space tourist, a show about how to experience space here on earth, and Gravity, an irreverent and humorous take on breaking news and less explored space topics that mainstream media refuse to cover.
Live event programming includes Space Channel Studios Live (from our global information headquarters in Brownsville, TX), which will provide engaging and informative coverage of notable space launches, as well as advancements from SpaceX Starship, which is designed as long-lasting cargo and passenger spacecraft for the Moon and Mars. Additional event programming will include sessions of the United States Chamber of Commerce examining how the commercial use of space offers enormous opportunities (and risks) to United States economic and national security interests, as well as how the space sector is expected to reach $ 1 billion. dollar that will create new markets and opportunities to transform the economy as we know it.
Entertainment programming includes CineSpace Movie Fest, a partnership with the Houston Cinema Arts Society that showcases award-winning films created from NASA archival footage, and Late-Night Sci-Fi, a personalized program featuring films independent genres specially chosen for viewing after dark. .
“We are thrilled to join VIZIO SmartCast and look forward to providing its millions of users with unique and engaging programming that broadens their minds while taking them on an adventurous, factual journey to the last frontier,” said Jim Tolve, Director of Communications, Space Channel.
VIZIO SmartCast users can now find the Space Channel app in the app row on the SmartCast home screen.
“We are delighted to welcome the Space Channel app to VIZIO SmartCast,” said Katherine Pond, VIZIO vice president of business development. “The Space Channel app offers programming that helps VIZIO continue to deliver on its commitment to providing entertainment for all genres and interests, providing SmartCast audiences with a wide range of content options to choose from every day.
In addition to the Space Channel app, VIZIO offers convenient access to onscreen apps like Apple TV +, Disney +, Hulu, Netflix, Peacock, and Prime Video. It also includes support for Apple AirPlay 2 and built-in Chromecast, allowing viewers to stream, control and share content from their phone, tablet or laptop right on the big screen. VIZIO SmartCast is continually improving the platform with new features and content, so users have endless entertainment options, while staying healthy and safe in their homes.
About Space Channel
Space Channel is the world’s leading information and entertainment media platform dedicated to space. Connecting the stories that will inform the future of commerce, politics, entertainment and community in low earth orbit and beyond, Space Channel is available in more than 30 million homes worldwide and explores all aspects of the world. genre with news, movies, exclusive events, and live coverage from all sectors of the global space industry. You can watch Space Channel’s live programming through the Connected TV (Smart) apps as well as online at spacechannel.com.
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Founded and headquartered in Orange County, California, VIZIO’s mission is to provide immersive entertainment and compelling lifestyle enhancements that make our products the center of the connected home. VIZIO is leading the future of TVs with its integrated platform of advanced smart TVs and the powerful SmartCast operating system. VIZIO also offers a range of innovative soundbars that provide consumers with a high audio experience. VIZIO’s platform gives content providers more ways to distribute their content and advertisers more tools to dynamically target and deliver ads to a growing audience that is moving further and further away from linear television.
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