Time Inc. today announced the launch of Sports Illustrated TV (SI TV), an over-the-top (OTT) streaming media network available November 16 on Amazon Channels. The network premieres with a slate of 130 hours of on-demand programming, including original documentary series, weekly studio shows and acquired sports movies, documentaries and TV shows. SI TV joins People TV as Time Inc.'s second streaming network.
“Sports Illustrated TV is a new home for sports lovers who want to go beyond sports highlights and heated debates with distinctive, immersive and entertaining original programming curated through the trusted Sports Illustrated lens,” said Rich Battista, president and CEO of Time Inc. “Sports Illustrated TV presents a broad slice of sports culture, complementing the pages of the magazine consumers have long loved. The brand’s unmatched storytelling is now available to audiences in an unparalleled holistic way through print, online, and on television. Sports Illustrated TV is premium viewing that will appeal to men and women of all ages, as well as families.”
Amazon Prime members in the United States can subscribe to SI TV for US$4.99 per month after a seven-day free trial and can access the content through the Prime Video app on TVs, streaming media players, mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick and Fire tablets or online at Amazon.com/amazonchannels.
The network brings the iconic Sports Illustrated magazine to life with much of the original show content inspired by and complementary to the pages of the magazine. Time Inc.’s award-winning sports producers and editorial staff will develop original SI TV shows at Time Inc.’s world-class production facility.
SI TV will be constantly updated with new original show episodes, content partnerships and a regularly refreshed library of acquired movies, documentaries and TV shows. To see more about SI TV's content go to SI.com/TV.
Time Inc. is a member of FIPP.
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