Connected TV (CTV) platform Kapang signs distribution deal with Shout! Factory TV

Aligning with MIPCOM 2021, View TV Group have signed a channel carriage deal on their Kapang CTV platform for broadcast in North America with the entertainment channel Shout! Factory TV.

Shout! Factory TV’s line-up includes cult and classic films, TV series, original programs, and live-streaming events for viewers of all ages.  Many of the shows and movies are curated from Shout! Factory’s expansive content library, encompassing comedy, science fiction, horror, geek culture, and acclaimed feature films.  Shout! Factory TV offers iconic films and television shows such as The Carol Burnett Show, Mystery Science Theater 3000The Johnny Carson ShowUltraman, and Father Knows Best; and films including Sophie’s Choice, The Crush, Kenny Rogers’The Gambler, and the Corman library (PiranhaRock N Roll High School).  Bringing a variety of entertainment for connected TV broadcast, Kapang viewers are in for a treat when they watch Shout! Factory TV.

“The combination of HD and connected TV quality and traditional broadcast approach of Kapang makes watching Shout! Factory TV on the Kapang platform a winning formula. We look forward to seeing the impact the programme makes with viewers.” Commented Jamie Branson, CEO, View TV Group.

Viewers of the Kapang CTV platform will be able to enjoy Shout! Factory TV across a broad range of platforms and devices. The Kapang app is available on Apple iPhone and iPad, Apple TV, Android TV, Google Play, Fire TV stick, and NVDIA Shield as well as on the Kapang Set Top Box and website.” To add to its reach, Kapang is about to become available on Roku, LG Web OS, Samsung Smart, and Amazon Alexa.

“In order to bring Shout! Factory TV to even more viewers, we teamed up with View TV Group for its excellent technical broadcast infrastructure, revenue generation capability, and distribution penetration through its Kapang connected TV platform. Kapang’s apps and user interface along with our great content makes watching TV a pleasurable experience.” Said Gene Pao, EVP Strategy & Digital at Shout! Factory. 

The channel will be live on Kapang in October 2021

View TV Group

View TV Group comprises four companies including Kapang Ltd. The Kapang CTV platform provides the equivalent of a cable television output but with distribution over the internet. It reduces complexity, enables faster time to market, lower staffing costs and delivers audience revenue technology that provides addressable advertising for higher revenues. This is delivered to viewers in HD or 4K for an experience comparable to that of traditional TV.

Shout! Factory TV

Shout! Factory TV is a digital entertainment streaming service that brings timeless and contemporary cult favorites to pop culture fans. Shout! Factory TV offers an unrivaled blend of original programming and TV shows and movies curated from major studios, independent producers and its own distinctive entertainment library. The Shout! Factory TV family of channels also includes Mystery Science Theater 3000The Carol Burnett Show, Johnny Carson TV and TokuSHOUTsu™, with more to come soon. Shout! Factory TV provides an immersive, high-quality viewing experience across a wide variety of platforms: online at Shout!, on smartphone devices, tablets and connected TV, and via apps on the Roku player, Android, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV. Shout! Factory TV channels are also available as branded channels on Amazon Prime Channels, Crackle, IMDb TV, LocalNow, Pluto TV, Redbox, The Roku Channel, Roku Premium Subscriptions, Samsung TV Plus, Sling TV, STIRR, STRUUM, Theta TV, Tubi, Twitch, Vizio, XUMO, and Plex, with more to come. For more information, please visit Shout!

For View TV Group

Ian Crawford

+44 (0)20 3137 2900

+44 (0)7973 442809

Written by Nicky Wicky

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