FETCH announces partnership with Discovery Networks
Fetch TV today announced the addition of Discovery Networks’ leading male and female channels, Discovery Channel and TLC to the Fetch channel line-up.
From March 1st Discovery Channel will be available in the Fetch Knowledge Pack (17 Channels for $6 p/m) and TLC in the Fetch Variety Pack (10 Channels for $6 p/m). Both channels will also be available in the Fetch Ultimate Pack (49 channels for $20 p/m). Also on March 1st, Nat Geo People will cease broadcast in Australia and will be removed from the Fetch Knowledge and Ultimate Packs. National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo Wild will remain as part of the Fetch channel line-up.
Scott Lorson, CEO of Fetch TV, said; “Since its inception in 1985, Discovery Channel has been a flagship channel in the factual entertainment space. We are delighted to add Discovery Channel and TLC to the Fetch content line up, as we continue to offer Australian subscribers unparalleled value and choice with 49 leading channels available for only $20 pm, along with the option to choose from four $6 per month ‘skinny’ channel packs.”
Fetch subscribers can look forward to popular favourites such as Gold Rush, Fast N’ Loud, and Deadliest Catch on Discovery Channel. On TLC the offering will include international hits such as Say Yes to the Dress, My 600lb Life, and 90 Day Fiancé.
Pricing will remain unchanged for existing and new Fetch subscribers at $6 p/m per pack, and $20 for the Ultimate Pack (all four packs, 49 channels). The updated line up is:
The addition of the two Discovery Networks channels follows an active 2017 where Fetch made a number of other key channel additions including Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Zoo Moo, Disney XD, CBeebies, MTV Classic, 13th Street, 111 Funny, and EDGEsport. Fetch now offers leading channels form major providers including; Disney, ESPN, Viacom, Nickelodeon, NBCU, BBC, Turner, and Scripps, as well as SVOD offering from Netflix, Stan and hayu.
Scott Lorson said “As we charge toward 1 million subscribers, we will continue to expand our content offering. We are off with a bang in 2018, and have more announcements planned over the coming months.”
About Fetch TV
Fetch TV partners with leading internet service providers Optus, the iiNet Group (iiNet, Internode, and Westnet), and Vocus (Dodo and iPrimus) along with leading retailers Harvey Norman, JB Hi Fi, Bing Lee and The Good Guys to provide subscribers with an entertainment service delivered to the TV over a broadband connection to a set top box.
In addition to a 1 terabyte personal video recorder for recording TV, the content line up includes an in-home movie store with over 7,500 titles including the latest new releases, a TV store with leading TV shows to purchase, leading SVOD services Netflix and Stan, Free to Air and subscription Catch-Up TV services, Pay per View access to UFC, apps including YouTube, as well as the option to add subscription entertainment channel packs from major content providers. Visit fetchtv.com.au for more information.