OPB today announced that OPB TV is now streaming live on Local Now – Allen Media Group’s free streaming service for local news and entertainment in America. Viewers in the Northwest and all of Local Now’s audience will now have access to OPB original programming along with PBS favorites – including PBS NewsHour, Frontline and Antiques Roadshow.
Local Now provides localized news, weather, sports, traffic, and entertainment, produced by various leading news organizations, in more than 225 markets across the U.S. It offers more than 450 free-streaming channels, including a Local Now channel in every DMA in the country, as well as more than 18,000 movies, TV shows, and documentaries. The Local Now app is available on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Xfinity, Vizio, Samsung, Android and IOS devices.
Local Now will be available to audiences in more than 300 markets and cities across the country, with the full launch completed by the end of this year. The partnership represents OPB’s and PBS’s continued commitment to make its quality and award-winning content accessible to all on as many digital platforms as possible.
In addition, late last year, Allen Media Group announced its partnership with PBS, which launched the new PBS Digital Studios FAST channel on Local Now. The FAST channel offers original series and short-form content that explores science, arts, culture and more.