VICE NEWS and VICE FAST Are Now Available to Stream for Free on Local Now Offering Viewers More News, Culture, Entertainment, Food, Tech, and Sports Content
Allen Media Group’s leading free streaming service for local news, weather, sports, traffic, and entertainment in America, Local Now, today announces its partnership with VICE Media Group, adding two VICE FAST channels to the Local Now free-streaming platform. Local Now viewers can now stream VICE NEWS and VICE FAST -- bringing more than 200 hours of programming to the Local Now platform.
The VICE NEWS and VICE FAST channels are powered by VICE distribution, a new generation company involved in all forms of distribution, including the licensing of VICE Media Group's youth-focused premium long-form and digital short-form content library to global partners, creating and managing the group's FAST channels and substantial AVOD library, and brokering key channel and content partnerships with global platforms and social media worldwide. VICE NEWS brings viewers its unique take on the news with bold, immersive, and fearless storytelling you won’t see anywhere else, while VICE FAST tells stories to spark curiosity and challenge assumptions through series covering culture, entertainment, food, tech and sports.
“We are excited to add the VICE NEWS and VICE FAST channels to Local Now,” said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Allen Media Group. “With the addition of these VICE Media Group channels, Local Now viewers now have even more award-winning news, culture, food, sports and entertainment content.”
Bea Hegedus, Vice Distribution’s Executive Managing Director added “We are delighted to partner with Byron Allen and his team at Local Now to bring our exceptional storytelling and youth-focused, award-winning content to their swiftly expanding platform and rapidly growing audiences. Their vision for local news, sports and entertainment strongly aligns with Vice’s mission to inform, define culture and always be at the forefront of cultural change.”
Local Now provides localized news, weather, sports, traffic, and entertainment, produced by various leading news organizations, in more than 225 markets across the U.S. It offers more than 450 free streaming channels, including a Local Now channel in every DMA in the country, as well as more than 19,000 movies, TV shows, and documentaries. The Local Now app is available on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Xfinity, Vizio, Samsung, Android and IOS devices. (www.LocalNow.com)