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Xumo is rolling out two new seasonal channels: Halloween Horrors and Monsters & Nightmares. The former will be made up of mostly AVOD-exclusive movies such as “The Gravedigger,” “Hideout” and “While We Sleep” through the fall and beyond.
Xumo, Magnolia Pictures Ink Deal
Xumo signed a two-year distribution agreement with Magnolia Pictures, bringing its content to the FAST market for the first time. A new title will launch almost every month and be available during a three-month window. New movies on the platform include “Dogman,” “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” and “Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band.”
Magnolia Pictures and Spotlight Cinema Networks struck a partnership with Allen Media Group to make linear channel CineLife available on AVOD Local Now. Local Now offers more than 420 free streaming channels as well as a catalog of more than 14,000 movies and TV shows.
Struum Kicks Off Early Preview
Struum , a service that allows viewers to access content from a range of providers for one monthly subscription, launched an early preview this week for iOS, Chromecast and web users.