CIRCLE NETWORK ADDED TO REDBOX’S FREE LIVE TV STREAMING SERVICE

Circle’s Country Lifestyle Programming Featuring Grand Ole Opry’s “Opry Live” Performances, Original Series & More Now Available for Free to Redbox Customers

Nashville, TN, February 4, 2021 – Circle Network announced today that its original country lifestyle programming is now available on Redbox Free Live TV. With nearly 100 channels of entertainment programming available on Free Live TV, Circle carves out a niche category on the multi-channel streaming platform by connecting country fans to artists and artists to fans. Free Live TV is available on Roku, Vizio, LG, Xbox. iOS, Android, Redbox.com, and more.

“It’s great to kick off this new year by partnering with our friends at Redbox. Their recognizable red Kiosks deliver a source of entertainment to millions, and we are excited to be a part of Free Live TV. Their platform’s audience is a perfect pairing for our original programming, which gives us the opportunity to bring even more fans inside the circle of everything country,” said Drew Reifenberger, Circle Network’s general manager.  

“The Grand Ole Opry is the heart of country music and we’re thrilled to add Circle Network to our free streaming service. With outstanding music programming and some of country music’s most iconic names, we know that Circle Network will delight our audience,” said Chris Yates, General Manager, Redbox On Demand.

The network’s recently announced 2021 programming featuring new original series and renewed fan favorites will be included in the launch. Recently earning the #1 spot on Pollstar’s Top 100 Livestreamers Chart across all genres, Circle’s “Opry Live” airs weekly on Saturday nights, bringing superstars like Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, and Garth Brooks into viewers’ homes for a one-hour live performance. Country legend Phil Vassar also returns for a third season of his Songs from the Cellar where he invites close friends and celebrities from all walks of life into his cellar for great conversations and even better performances.

Additional titles available also include new series Opry Rewind hosted by Nan Kelley, Jesus Calling: Stories of Faith with Lauren Alaina, The Southern Weekend with Natalie Stovall, Upstream with Elizabeth Cook, The Dailey & Vincent Show with Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent, as well as award shows, and more. Viewers can get to know Circle’s full slate of shows here: https://www.circleallaccess.com/shows/

Redbox joins Circle’s growing list of AVOD providers which also includes Roku, Inc., Samsung TV Plus, VIZIO SmartCast® and XUMO, signaling tremendous growth for the network since its launch last January.

Redbox Free Live TV can be enjoyed via Redbox.com, Roku, iOS and Android devices; Android TV, Vizio Smart TVs, LG TVs, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Chromecast. The service does not require a login, just download the app onto your favorite device, click “Free Live TV,” choose a channel, and start watching.

About Circle

Circle is a media network dedicated to celebrating the country lifestyle and putting fans inside the circle of everything country. Circle offers entertainment news, documentaries, movies, archival, new and licensed programming, Grand Ole Opry performances, and more. The network recently announced ad-support streaming distribution partnerships with The Roku Channel, Samsung TV Plus, XUMO and VIZIO Free Channels, bringing its country lifestyle programming to millions more through TVs, smart phones and tablets. Named Pollstar’s #1 Livestreamer, Circle is a joint venture between Opry Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of Ryman Hospitality Properties, and Gray Television. For more details and to find out where Circle is available in your market, please visit: https://www.circleallaccess.com/ 

About Redbox

Redbox is America’s leading destination for new-release movies and entertainment with more ways to watch than any other home entertainment provider. Redbox delivers value and convenience through unparalleled choice across content, platforms, rental and purchase options, and price points – including Free Live TV and Redbox On Demand. Redbox Entertainment, a new content acquisition and production division, has further transformed Redbox into a multi-channel content provider and programmer. The company’s expanding streaming offering complements its nationwide footprint of more than 41,000 entertainment kiosks, conveniently located where consumers already shop. For more information, visit redbox.com.

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MEDIA CONTACTS:

For Circle –

Sunshine Sachs

Lauren Kelcher Stevenson / Sam Stephens / Alexia Lopez / Charlotte Mabry

circle@sunshinesachs.com

or

Teresa George/ tgeorge@circleplus.com

For Redbox-

Jennifer St. Clair

Jennifer.St.Clair@Redbox.com