Link TV Launches New Online Video Site Featuring Original Programs, Documentaries and Global Entertainment Series | KCET
Link TV Launches New Online Video Site Featuring Original Programs, Documentaries and Global Entertainment Series
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.