AMG’s Free Streaming Platform Local Now Introduces New Channels

AMG’s Free Streaming Platform Local Now Introduces New Channels

Added Channels QVC, HSN, Demand Africa and Quincy Jones’ Qwest TV Bring More Content Viewers Love to the Free Streaming Platform

Byron Allen's Allen Media Group announced today its fast-growing free streaming platform Local Now continues to expand with the addition of several free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channels, providing even more news, travel, shopping, music and entertainment content for its users.

New channels include:

  • QVC & HSN: Flagship shopping channels that specialize in televised home shopping offer a highly engaging, highly differentiated shopping experience. Surprising and delighting viewers every day, with curated collections of products that are relevant to their lives.
  • Demand Africa: Demand Africa offers 24-7 access to the largest curated collection of Pan-African TV shows, series, soaps, movies and lifestyle entertainment direct from the continent.
  • Qwest TV Mix, Qwest Jazz & Beyond and Qwest Classical: With Qwest TV Jazz & Beyond (jazz, blues, soul, funk and global music), Qwest TV Mix (electronic, hip-hop, folk, indie) and Qwest TV Classical (classical music, opera, ballet), watch rare performances with legends and today's best live shows. Qwest TV is a hand-picked treasure trove of concerts, documentaries, interviews and archive films brought to you by Quincy Jones.
“We’re proud to continue the mission of our free-streaming service Local Now of providing a channel for every interest, in every market,” says Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Local Now parent company Allen Media Group. “We’re thrilled to announce that QVC, HSN, Demand Africa and Quincy Jones’ Qwest TV are joining Local Now and further expanding our free content offerings in the areas of shopping, travel, lifestyle, music and entertainment.”

Local Now also offers a tier of more than 30 original channels spanning family, comedy, horror, news and more, including recently launched Local Now zen channels Seaside, Horizon, Elevation and Stargaze. Beginning next week, holiday movie fans can enjoy a little cheer with the launch of Local Now’s Christmas in July channel.  

Local Now has more than 8,000 titles and 345 free-streaming channels, including a Local Now channel in every DMA in the country, and additional local channels and content from major partners worldwide.  


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