Variety reports: “FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming service, is going global with LG Electronics’ free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) and ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) LG Channels+ service. FilmRise is an independent powerhouse in FAST, and with over 40 channels operating across all major FAST services in the U.S. alone, offers more channels than any other independent studio. The new deal with LG, announced on November 18, sees FilmRise expanding its FAST channel offerings across North America, the U.K., Ireland and the Nordics, with AVOD titles from FilmRise’s library also available on LG Channels+.”

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