VIZIO’s millions of U.S.-based nature fans now have free, instant access to Love Nature’s celebrated original series and documentaries
Launch represents Love Nature’s ongoing growth in the U.S. via free streaming platforms
(Washington, D.C. – May 4, 2021) – Love Nature, a wildlife and nature brand with linear and streaming platforms reaching 300 million households worldwide, announced today its latest FAST channel launch via VIZIO’s award-winning smart TV operating system, SmartCast. Audiences will be treated to a free sampling of Love Nature’s celebrated originals catalogue, including Land of Gremlins, Secrets of Wild Australia and Wildlife Icons. The launch points to Love Nature’s ongoing growth in the U.S. as a premier natural history offering available for free via ad-supported VOD platforms, including Samsung TV Plus, PrendeTV, XUMO, The Roku Channel, Pluto TV and Tubi TV.
Audiences can find Love Nature on channel 503 in the free channel programming guide on VIZIO SmartCast.
“Love Nature is dedicated to giving audiences compelling wildlife and nature content that leaves them feeling like they made a real connection with animals and nature via great story-telling, new filmmaking techniques and relatable characters,” said Carlyn Staudt, Global General Manager, Love Nature. “Expanding access to our channel on VIZIO is a significant step on our journey as we unlock free access to some of our best programming to the platform’s millions of monthly users in the U.S. market.”
Love Nature’s programming highlights on VIZIO includes: Land of Gremlins (3×60’; HD), 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’; HD), 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 Secrets of Wild Australia (7 x 60), which features Australia’s unique animals; from pouch breeding marsupials and big birds, to bats and terrifying reptiles.
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, headquartered in Washington D.C. with offices in Los Angeles, London, Toronto and Singapore, 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
Founded and headquartered in Orange County, California, VIZIO’s mission is to deliver immersive entertainment and compelling lifestyle enhancements that make our products the center of the connected home. VIZIO is driving the future of televisions through its integrated platform of cutting-edge Smart TVs and powerful SmartCast operating system. VIZIO also offers a portfolio of innovative sound bars that deliver consumers an elevated audio experience. VIZIO’s platform gives content providers more ways to distribute their content and advertisers more tools to target and dynamically serve ads to a growing audience that is increasingly transitioning away from linear TV. For more information, visit VIZIO.com and follow VIZIO on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.