More Than 1,000 Link TV Titles Available for Streaming
from Any Mobile Device or Computer
San Francisco, Calif. - Feb. 3, 2014 - Link TV, the national satellite television network and global content provider, launched a new online video site, offering viewers instant access to more than 1,000 titles of original programming, documentaries and global drama and comedy series. The site will stream popular Link TV titles commercial-free and at no cost from any computer or mobile device. To access the new site, visit: video.linktv.org.
Link TV viewers and fans of compelling global programming now have the opportunity to enjoy on-the-go viewing of international series like the Danish political drama, Borgen, and the Israeli hit sitcom, Arab Labor, award-winning documentaries, as well as an impressive lineup of original programming including, explore, Earth Focus, Artbound and LinkAsia and more.
The video site also offers more than 500+ videos from the ViewChange collection, highlighting global innovations tackling some of the world's toughest problems. Riveting talks by thought leaders such as environmentalist Bill McKibben, journalist/author Christopher Hedges and food activist Michael Pollan are also available.
"We know that audiences want high quality, commercial-free programming on-demand. We're excited to bring the breadth and depth of Link TV's rich video content to viewers instantly," said Wendy Hanamura, Chief Digital Officer of KCETLink. "This site provides a way for us to bring our groundbreaking, global-oriented programming to new, engaged audiences who are looking for alternatives to mainstream fare."
The new site currently allows viewers to browse content in various genres including: documentaries, drama/comedy, travel/culture, news/current affairs and more with new content regularly added to the site. Viewers can also share favorite videos via social media, follow series and films, and search by topics and regions of the globe.
Link TV is available nationally on DirecTV 375 and DISH Network 9410. Funding for the site was provided by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. To access the new site, visit: video.linktv.org; for more information on Link TV, visit: www.linktv.org.
About Link TV
Link TV is a viewer-supported 501(c)(3) organization, distributed nationally via satellite on DIRECTV channel 375 and DISH Network channel 9410 - reaching more than 34 million US households. Link TV is a service of KCETLink, the national independent public transmedia organization formed by the merger between KCET and Link Media. For complete background information, program schedule and Internet streaming, go to LinkTV.org. Follow on Twitter @LinkTV and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/linktv. Link TV is a service of KCETLink.