GLOBAL TV APP ADDS MAGNOLIA NETWORK CANADA AND LIFETIME, AND INTRODUCES FREEPLAY, AN ALL-NEW SECTION FEATURING FREE, 24/7 ACCESS TO FAN FAVOURITE SERIES AND MOVIES
February 22, 2023
Hit Series Now Available on Magnolia Network Canada and Lifetime Include Fixer Upper: The Castle, Fixer Upper: Welcome Home, Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines and Married at First Sight
Unlock Thousands of Hours of Hit TV Shows and Movies For Free And On Demand on the Global TV App’s Freeplay
Freeplay Includes Popular Series Big Brother Canada, Good Witch, Rookie Blue, Private Eyes, Yukon Gold, Leave it to Bryan and Many More
Download the Free Global TV App and Watch Full Seasons Anytime
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TORONTO, FEBRUARY 22, 2023 – The App that has it all, now has even more! Corus Entertainment’s all-in-one streaming service, the Global TV App, has officially added two premium brands Magnolia Network Canada and Lifetime to its roster of featured networks offering over 500 episodes and more than 300 hours of content at launch. With more than 8 million downloads and ranking as one of Canada’s top streaming apps, the Global TV App is also home to a suite of prestigious brands including Global, Food Network Canada, HGTV Canada, W Network, The HISTORY® Channel, Showcase, Slice, National Geographic, Adult Swim and more. To access Magnolia Network Canada and Lifetime’s slate of specialty programming, users require a cable subscription to unlock streaming access.
With the addition of Magnolia Network Canada to the Global TV App, viewers can now stream past seasons of hit series Fixer Upper: The Castle, Fixer Upper: Welcome Home, Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines, Restoration Road with Clint Harp, Restoring Galveston and La Pitchoune: Cooking in France alongside current seasons of Barnwood Builders, Maine Cabin Masters, In with the Old and Mind for Design. Upcoming premieres on Magnolia Network Canada also available to watch live or on demand on the Global TV App include: For the Love of Kitchens (Mar. 8) and The Craftsman (Apr. 3).
On Lifetime, viewers can look forward to streaming the current season of Married at First Sight, bingeing full seasons of Flowers In the Attic: The Origin, The Hillside Strangler: Devil in Disguise, #Text Me When You Get Home, and watching hit movies like Bad Behind Bars: Jodi Arias and The Girl Who Escaped: The Kara Robinson Story. Upcoming premieres on Lifetime also available to watch live or on demand include Married at First Sight: Couples Couch (Mar. 1) and Meet, Marry, Murder (Mar. 21).
In addition, the Global TV App recently launched Freeplay – a section available across all Global TV App platforms where users can enjoy hit series again, or see them for the first time. Viewers can watch thousands of hours of ad-supported content from over 100 shows and over 75 movies –absolutely free. Freeplay offers endless hours of entertainment featuring original series Big Brother Canada, Border Security, Crime Beat, Rookie Blue, Timber Kings, Andromeda, Good Witch, You Gotta Eat Here!, Income Property and more.
Download the Global TV App and Watch for Free
Download the app and immediately stream free content live and on demand including 24/7 local and national news feeds from Global News, providing users with up-to-the-minute headline tickers, sports scores, weather, and more. Plus, the Global TV App gives users a limited-time collection of hit Original series and access to hit primetime shows free for seven days after their broadcast premieres.
Download the Global TV App and Sign In with your Cable Credentials
The Global TV App’s multi-authentication tool allows users with a cable subscription to unlock streaming access to every network included in their cable package, anywhere and anytime. The enhanced TV platform allows viewers to toggle between live network feeds, in addition to on demand access to an extensive catalogue of current and past seasons of premium scripted and unscripted series from all genres including drama, comedy, reality, lifestyle, late-night, news, and daytime. Featured networks within the app include: Global, Magnolia Network Canada, Lifetime, Food Network Canada, HGTV Canada, W Network, The HISTORY® Channel, Showcase, Slice, National Geographic and Adult Swim.
Global is a Corus Entertainment Network and is available through all major TV distributors, including: Shaw, Shaw Direct, Rogers, Bell, Videotron, Telus, Cogeco, Eastlink, SaskTel and STACKTV, available via Amazon Prime Video Channels, FuboTV, Rogers Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming. For more information, visit stacktv.ca. The Global TV App is available on iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung Smart TVs, Roku streaming players, Roku TV™ models, and at watch.globaltv.com.
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About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. Engaging audiences since 1999, the company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompass 33 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, digital and streaming services, animation software, technology and media services. Corus is an internationally-renowned content creator and distributor through Nelvana, a world class animation studio expert in all formats and Corus Studios, a globally recognized producer of hit scripted and unscripted content. The company also owns full-service social digital agency so.da, lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada, leading 2D animation software supplier Toon Boom and children’s book publishing house, Kids Can Press. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, Magnolia Network Canada, The HISTORY® Channel, Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX, along with streaming platforms STACKTV, TELETOON+, the Global TV App and Curiouscast. Corus is the domestic advertising representative and an original content partner for Pluto TV, a Paramount Company, which is the leading free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) service. For more information visit www.corusent.com.
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