AXS TV AND HDNET MOVIES CHANNELS JOIN SIMULTV’S PROGRAMMING LINEUP
Los Angeles – (June 30, 2020) – AXS TV announced today they have signed a deal to launch AXS TV and its sister channel HDNET MOVIES on SimulTV, an OTT and IPTV platform owned and operated by Virginia-based Interconnect Media Network (IMN) Systems. AXS TV and HDNET MOVIES join SimulTV’s eclectic roster of more than 130 channels, providing viewers with music, entertainment and sports programming, and a robust catalogue of blockbuster hits—available in both linear and VOD formats.
This summer, AXS TV delivers a star-studded lineup of music-themed programming headlined by the network debut of Ozzy & Jack’s World Detour on July 2—chronicling the adventures of father and son duo Ozzy and Jack Osbourne, as they embark across the United States and around the world in search of iconic landmarks and unforgettable activities. And, on July 9, AXS TV presents the all-new artist profile series The Song – Recorded Live @ TGL Farms, where industry influencers Big & Rich, CeeLo Green, Rick Springfield, Travis Tritt, Gretchen Wilson and more discuss the creative process behind their signature hits before taking the stage to perform an intimate set live in front of an audience. SimulTV users will also enjoy acclaimed original programs such as the celebrity sit-down series The Big Interview With Dan Rather, all-star jam series Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar, and popular countdown series The Top Ten Revealed; as well as the award-winning series Live From Daryl’s House, starring Daryl Hall; and unparalleled combat sports content featuring the premier professional wrestling promotion IMPACT Wrestling.
HDNET MOVIES puts the spotlight on a wide selection of action epics, macabre chillers, legal thrillers, cowboy classics, and more this July—available both streaming and on demand. SimulTV viewers can expect to enjoy a Wesley Snipes July 4TH four-pack featuring The Marksman, The Contractor, The Art Of War and The Fan; as well as a “48 Hours of Hitchcock” block celebrating The Master Of Suspense with 12 tense favorites including Psycho, Rear Window, The Man Who Knew Too Much and Vertigo; a sinister “Saturday Night Screams” block featuring Friday The 13TH, Night Of The Living and Paranormal Activity; a posse of Old West tales starring John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen and more in the “High Noon Sundays” block; and a John Grisham trio starring Chris O’Donnell in The Chamber, Tom Cruise in The Firm and Matt Damon in The Rainmaker, among many others.
Viewers can access AXS TV, HDNET MOVIES and other SimulTV content from any phone, tablet or computer via SimulTV’s app. Customers can also purchase a set top box where they can download the SimulTV app from the Google Play store or they can insert their own micro SD card or connect any outside hard drive. The set top box turns any TV into a Smart TV. Other features included can be found at https://www.simultv.com. Also coming this summer on SimulTV we will be available on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon’s Fire Stick and Smart TV’s that include: Haier, Sharp, Benq, Philips, Konka, Aoc, Sampo, Boe, Tatung, Teco, Chimei Innolux, Cri, Hua Shu, ICN TV, TV.sohu.com.
“SimulTV provides a unique and innovative way for users to engage with our programming, creating the ultimate social viewing experience,” said Randy Brown, Anthem’s SVP of Distribution. “We are excited to partner with IMN as we launch two of our most popular properties on SimulTV—giving their audience full access to the diverse array of exclusive original series and box office favorites that have come to define AXS TV and HDNET MOVIES throughout the years. We look forward to supplying them with even more high-quality content as we move into the future.”
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