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Old 02-05-15, 09:44 AM
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Shout! Factory TV is here

Introducing Shout! Factory TV

Building on its commitment to innovation and excellence as a purveyor of pop culture, Shout! Factory is happy to announce the launch of a branded digital entertainment service, SHOUT! FACTORY TV.

SHOUT! FACTORY TV is a premiere digital entertainment streaming service that brings timeless and contemporary cult favorites to pop culture fans. With a uniquely curated entertainment library, the channel offers an unrivaled blend of cult TV shows, movies, comedy, original specials and more – presenting an exciting entertainment alternative to major streaming services.

To view a video introduction to SHOUT! FACTORY TV, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OsjdxqFthd4

To experience the streaming service, visit ShoutFactoryTV.com on your computer or through a mobile browser. Download the Shout! Factory TV app on Roku to watch through your television set.

Whether reliving childhood memories or discovering television series, movies and comedy specials for the first time, SHOUT! FACTORY TV will provide an immersive, high-quality viewing experience across a wide variety of screens and platforms, online at ShoutFactoryTV.com and on smartphone devices, tablets and connected TV, with an initial rollout on Roku.

SHOUT! FACTORY TV’s programming leverages a distinctive library of pop culture-defining entertainment curated from Shout! Factory, Westchester Films, Timeless Media Group, Scream Factory, major studios, independent producers and other sources from around the world.

Discover and enjoy more than 1,000 hours (and growing) of movies and full-length TV episodes available to watch for free on SHOUT! FACTORY TV. A sampling of titles available to viewers timed to the channel launch and coming soon include, but not limited to:

• MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 (beginning with over 30 episodes)
• HOME MOVIES animated comedy series
• THE WEIRD AL SHOW
• IT’S GARRY SHANDLING’S SHOW
• FATHER KNOWS BEST
• DENNIS THE MENACE
• THE MANY LOVES OF DOBIE GILLIS
• THE SAINT
• FRIDAYS
• Gerry Anderson collection (hand-picked episodes from Thunderbirds, Stingray, Captain Scarlet, Fireball XL5, Joe 90, and Supercar)
• SECRET AGENT
• KEVIN SMITH: SMODIMATIONS
• Steve Martin Stand-Up Show Case, featuring STEVE MARTIN: COMEDY IS NOT PRETTY & STEVE MARTIN: WILD AND CRAZY GUY
• MEL BROOKS: MAKE A NOISE
• THE ERNIE KOVACS SHOW
• Werner Herzog movie collection, featuring 16 acclaimed films and documentaries
• Roger Corman’s Cult Classics (select movie titles)
• The Marx Brother’s A NIGHT IN CASABLANCA
• A ROOM WITH A VIEW (Oscar®-winning film by James Ivory)
• DEATH OF A SALESMAN (Golden Globe® and Emmy® winning film by Volker Schlondorff)
• HOOP DREAMS (A film by Steve James)
• Award-winning films such as THE LONG VOYAGE HOME (John Wayne), THE STUNT MAN (Peter O’Toole, Steve Railsback, Barbara Hershey), STAGECOACH (John Wayne), Bruce Beresford’s BREAKER MORANT (Jack Thompson), THE RULING CLASS (Peter O’Toole)

Multi-screen lifestyle users and consumers can easily discover and enjoy SHOUT! FACTORY TV’s library of content by browsing film, TV, originals or via keyword search.
Key features include:
• Highest quality video available for all titles
• Free-to-consumer ad supported video
• Original videos and special bonus behind-the-scenes featurettes
• Live programming stunts, such as the Mystery Science Theater 3000 Turkey Day Marathon

SHOUT! FACTORY TV launches on February 5, 2015.
http://www.shoutfactorytv.com/blog/i...out-factory-tv
http://www.shoutfactorytv.com/

This looks promising. It'll be nice to have a large bank of MST3K episodes to stream, since Netflix and Amazon only seem to have a handful at a time, if any. And the Turkey Day marathon! Plus the rest of their catalog that they offer. (I look forward to revisiting It's Gary Shandling's Show after decades since last watching.)

I seriously doubt my old Sony BR player's software will update to include it, so I hope an app for the Xbox 360 becomes available at some point.
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Old 02-05-15, 09:58 AM
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Roku Channel: https://www.roku.com/channels#!detai.../shout-factory
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Old 02-05-15, 10:07 AM
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I added the Roku channel about a week ago, there's a lot of good stuff on there. I watched about three episodes of Fridays. Except for the fake newscast copy of SNL's Weekend Update, the show holds up pretty well. Michael Richards was very, very funny in that show. Larry David turns up in a few skits here and there. Great musical guests.
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So, this is all free and not a monthly paid service? Very cool. I'll add it today.
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The Stunt Man *and* The Ruling Class? Nice

I probably haven't seen "Comedy Is Not Pretty" since it aired, what, 34 years ago? Christ I'm old... I remember liking it, but I was 10.
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Cool to have as a free service.

The wildly diverse selection makes sense if you know Shout, but I wonder if they figured few people would actually subscribe to this mess.
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Old 02-05-15, 05:19 PM
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It's ad-based on Roku. But you can watch an episode ad-free if you want to pay 99 cents for it.
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Nice.
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Old 02-05-15, 05:42 PM
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Wasn't a lot of their programming already available on Hulu Plus?
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Old 02-05-15, 07:09 PM
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I'd love to see a Premium version with more stuff from the Shout Factory catalog, HD whenever possible, and no commercials.
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No doubt that like HBO GO, my Sony player won't carry this .
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Old 02-06-15, 01:02 PM
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Originally Posted by hanshotfirst1138 View Post
No doubt that like HBO GO, my Sony player won't carry this .
I have a Sony player as well.
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I contacted Sony's barely intelligible customer service, and if I'm deciphering what they sent correctly, basically the Bravia network on the player won't allow them to use HBO.
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Some good stuff, but as usual the video-based material is at the wrong frame rate.
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Originally Posted by Alan Smithee View Post
Some good stuff, but as usual the video-based material is at the wrong frame rate.
?? Stuff shot on video should be 30, right?
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No doubt that like HBO GO, my Sony player won't carry this .
Does Sony ever add apps/channels?

I have a Sony smart TV and use it for Netflix, Amazon, and YT, but I got a Roku stick so I could get apps like WatchESPN, HBOGo, Livestream and others.
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Not sure. Like I said, their customer service was difficult to understand. I do run quite a few updates periodically, but most of the streaming apps aren't ones in which I'm terribly interested. They said they'd run Cinema Now on the box, and had a big disagreement with them and they don't. They get the biggies: YouTube, Amazon (their interface for it sucks though), Netflix, Vudu, Hulu.
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Old 02-09-15, 11:35 AM
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While I haven't actually sat down to watch anything yet, I added the Roku channel about a week ago, and browsed their selection. I've always liked their DVD's so this should be a good channel for me.
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This isn't available as an iPhone app. Just wow. Rectify that soon, Shout, if you please.
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Shout Factory TV is now available as an Amazon Prime Add-On. You can watch the movies and TV shows commercial-free for $2.99/month. There's a 7-Day Free Trial.

https://www.amazon.com/b/ref=atv_3p_...ode=2858778011
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The fact that's commercial free is a big plus. I watched some MST3K on Roku and the ad placement was ridiculous. They avoided the natural commercial breaks and would instead just stick ads into the middle of scenes.
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Just joined.

Need too start watching The Saint and Secret Agent Man.

I have through Amazon:
Full Moon Streaming
Shout Factory TV
Acorn TV
Shudder
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I was watching The Saint season one (Shout Factory TV via Amazon Prime)and after watching season one episode 11 the next episode was only available for purchase (1.99 )-WTF. I also had already purchased the Saint Complete season series' on dvd so having to pay for some episodes on their subscription service is 100 percent bullshit. Either carry the complete seasons or don't bother with the nonsense of making someone purchase certain episodes(there are other episodes that need too be purchased if you are too watch it completely on the streaming service).
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At $2.99 a month, that's not bad. Actually pretty darn good and a lot better than some of the other add-on stuff. Niche stuff (which is what most of this is) is right up my alley. Heck, based on what I would watch, I rather have this over some of my other streaming services.
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