Local Now Gets New Distribution Via LG


BURBANK, CALIF. — Allen Media Group’s Local Now free ad-supported streaming television serving has just snagged a major distribution win, thanks to a newly signed agreement with LG Electronics.

The deal brings some 223 Local Now FAST channels to LG’s free streaming service, LG Channels, which available on LG Smart TVs and its line of “LG OLED evo” televisions.

The Local Now FAST channels can be found on LG Smart TVs via channel 157.

The Local Now FAST channels feature 24/7 news powered by the Local Now newsroom, a nationwide local affiliate network, strategic news partners and proprietary news technology. The Local Now programming lineup is updated throughout the day with original news stories, reports from newsrooms across the country and curation from news and entertainment partners.

Local Now FAST channels also incorporate curated content from local news partners including ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC.

“We are very proud of this partnership with LG, which has launched all of our Local Now FAST channels to millions of viewers,” said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Allen Media Group. “Local Now is the largest local news streamer in the country and our vast footprint of channels powered by proprietary technology and journalism delivers unmatched quality local news and entertainment in every market throughout America.”



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