11/22/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/22/2021 10:21
New York, November 22, 2021 - Crown Media Family Networks and Philo announced today that they have reached an agreement on a multi-year partnership renewal, providing Philo subscribers with continued access to Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, and Hallmark Drama. The announcement comes as Crown Media continues to roll out its highly popular slate of 2021 holiday programming, which has propelled Philo subscribers to flock to the service, further establishing Hallmark movies to become the most-watched on the platform for the month-to-date.
"Our movies are currently leading Philo's viewership charts, so we know there is a great demand on the service for our content," said Crown Media President & CEO, Wonya Lucas. "With this renewal agreement, we look forward to continuing to entertain Philo subscribers and bringing them more of the positive, feel-good Hallmark programming they know and love." "Philo viewers are huge fans of Hallmark holiday programming, so we are thrilled to extend our partnership with the Crown Media Family Networks to continue to offer their content to our community. In fact, so far in November, Hallmark original movies have been the top watched movies on our platform," said Mike Keyserling COO and Head of Content and Distribution at Philo. "With family-friendly entertainment and 41 original movies this season, Hallmark is clearly synonymous with the holidays on our platform and beyond."Contacts: Megan Van Tine | [email protected] | 212-445-6694
ABOUT CROWN MEDIA FAMILY NETWORKS
Owned and operated by Hallmark Cards, Inc., Crown Media Family Networks is home to Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, and Hallmark Drama. Hallmark Channel features an ambitious slate of new, original content, including movies, scripted series, and annual specials. Hallmark Channel is also home to the popular annual holiday franchise Countdown to Christmas featuring a 24/7 lineup of holiday programming. Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is a 24-hour cable network featuring a unique mix of new, original movies and acquired series focused on the lighter side of the suspense and mystery genres. The network also features its own annual holiday programming franchise, Miracles of Christmas. Hallmark Drama showcases the rich legacy of the Hallmark Hall of Fame library and spotlights movies and series from Crown Media's collection of original dramatic content. Crown Media Family Networks is also home to Hallmark Movies Now, the company's subscription streaming service, which offers commercial-free, feel-good movies and series from Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, and more, including exclusive content you can't find anywhere else. Crown Media Family Networks' publishing extension, Hallmark Publishing, offers original novels, as well as books adapted from Hallmark original movies.
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