Free ad-supported streaming linear channel will reach millions of U.S. households via Samsung TV Plus
(Washington, D.C. – April 13, 2021) – Love Nature, a wildlife and nature brand with linear and streaming platforms reaching 300 million households worldwide, announced today its debut on Samsung TV Plus in the U.S. market as a 4K FAST linear channel. Love Nature is one of the only 4K wildlife and nature channels to join the platform. Samsung TV Plus users will now have free, instant access to Love Nature’s celebrated original series and documentaries, including Land of Gremlins, Secrets of Wild Australia and Wildlife Icons. Device owners can access Love Nature on select Samsung Galaxy mobile devices through the Galaxy Store and Google Play app stores; and instantly via their 2016 – 2021 Samsung TVs in the app section. Love Nature’s award winning 4K series and documentaries are also available on Samsung’s owned and operated Clarity 4K channel.
Samsung TV Plus is Samsung’s free video service that delivers instant access to 160 free channels and growing, pre-installed on all 2016-2021 Samsung Smart TVs, and available for download on select Samsung Galaxy devices. The free ad-supported video service gives viewers access to news, sports, entertainment and more, without needing a subscription, additional device, or credit card.
Love Nature’s launch on Samsung TV Plus represents the brand’s ongoing expansion into the U.S. via free, ad-supported VOD platforms, which includes recent launches on PrendeTV, XUMO, The Roku Channel, Pluto TV and Tubi TV and more rolling out in the short future.
“Audiences around the world are displaying a growing appetite for free programming to add to their ever-growing entertainment offering. FAST continues to be an exciting opportunity for Love Nature as we seek out new audiences for our award winning content in the U.S.,” said Carlyn Staudt, Global General Manager, Love Nature. “Joining Samsung TV Plus is a significant milestone for our brand as the launch has allowed us to tap into their highly engaged and loyal audience of millions of households.”
Love Nature programming highlights on Samsung TV Plus include: Land of Gremlins (3×60’; 4K), a series that will take viewers to Madagascar where they will discover the most extraordinary of the island’s endemic species, including the endangered Silky Sifaka lemur and Ploughshare tortoise; Wildlife Icons (14×60’; 4K), which highlights the Big Five of the Savannah, as well as some of Africa’s lesser-known residents. From the playful meerkat to the tiny elephant shrew, Africa’s animal kingdom is full of fascinating stories filled with interesting characters and surprises at every turn; and Deadly Australians (4×60’; 4K), an up-close-and-personal look at the secret lives of Australia’s most notorious killers, including venomous snakes, deadly jellyfish, monster crocs and venom-laden spiders. On Earth Day, Samsung TV Plus users will celebrate with some of Love Nature’s best blue chip content, including Marathons of Animal Empires (6×60’; 4K) and Arabian Inferno (5×60’; 4K).
Love Nature is available in over 300 million households worldwide, via its branded linear and online platforms available in 135+ countries and through key content partnerships with Sky Nature (UK), Starhub (Singapore), Rogers (Canada), KPN, VodafoneZiggo (Netherlands) and more.
Love Nature is a wildlife and nature brand that brings audiences powerful stories about the natural world that foster a deeper understanding of and connection to the planet we call home. Our award winning library of 4K natural history series and documentaries are available on Love Nature’s branded linear and streaming platforms available around the world and through partnerships with top-tier pay-TV platforms and streamers, reaching over 300 million households globally via its branded linear and online platforms available in 135+ countries. Love Nature is a joint venture between Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks. Engage with us at lovenature.com / Twitter / Facebook / YouTube / Instagram