Los Angeles – September 8, 2021 – Anthem Sports & Entertainment’s HDNET MOVIES announced today that the channel has joined popular television streaming platform Philo, bringing HDNET MOVIES’ unprecedented library of blockbusters, classics, and more to Philo’s new Movies & More package, for just $3 per month, in addition to a monthly Philo subscription. Philo viewers can enjoy HDNET MOVIES’ exclusive premium programming beginning today.
Philo is focused on putting the customer first, combining unparalleled support with a unique streaming experience carefully curated for a wide range of TV enthusiasts. Philo viewers have access to more than 60 top channels—ranging from lifestyle and news, to pop culture, comedy, and more—as well as premium movie packages available à la carte. Additionally, the platform offers unlimited DVR storage, and the ability to stream on up to three devices simultaneously.
On deck for September and October, HDNET MOVIES presents a fresh slate of hit titles and themed events featuring some of Hollywood’s biggest names. The channel’s September offerings include Vince Vaughn and Don Johnson in the gritty underworld thriller Dragged Across Concrete; Martin Scorsese’s Oscar®-winning boxing opus Raging Bull, starring Robert De Niro; action icon Sylvester Stallone in Cobra and Cliffhanger; a heartfelt “Remembering 9/11” tribute event, featuring The Great New Wonderful and Seal Team Six: The Raid On Osama Bin Laden; beloved baseball comedies Bull Durham and Major League; and a “The A-List” five-pack starring Kevin Costner in The Untouchables, No Way Out, and Silverado, among others.
Then, in October, HDNET MOVIES gets into the spirit of the Halloween season with a “Wicked Wednesdays” block featuring Dracula: Dead & Loving It, Dead Ringers, Mother’s Day, and more, airing every week all month long. Other October highlights include Arnold Schwarzenegger in his signature role as The Terminator; Angelina Jolie as the ultimate video game vixen in Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life; John Travolta in the 1981 Brian De Palma murder mystery Blow Out; Dan Aykroyd and Chris Farley in the out-of-this-world comedy favorite Coneheads, and more.
“We are excited to partner with HDNET MOVIES to bring more variety to Philo’s robust movie offerings as part of our ‘Movies & More’ package,” said Mike Keyserling, COO and Head of Content Acquisition at Philo. “HDNET MOVIES’ broad array of incredible films will be a fantastic addition to Philo’s entertainment and lifestyle programming.”
“Philo is completely redefining the traditional television experience, creating a platform made by true television connoisseurs for true television connoisseurs,” said Randy Brown, SVP of Distribution, Anthem. “HDNET MOVIES is proud to join their new movie tier, ‘Movies & More,’ bringing our diverse lineup of popular films, timeless classics, and acclaimed award-winners to their passionate audience. We look forward to showcasing all of these great offerings and many more, when HDNET MOVIES launches on Philo today.”
“Philo caters specifically to a unique and diverse audience that is truly passionate about film and television, making HDNET MOVIES the perfect complement to their ‘Movies & More’ tier lineup,” said Frank Tanki, GM of AXS TV and HDNET MOVIES. “AXS TV has already been well-received by the Philo audience, and we are excited to continue building on our important partnership with the platform through the addition of HDNET MOVIES. The channel offers something for everyone to enjoy with themed blocks and special events highlighting exclusive content that cannot be found anywhere else, and we look forward to providing Philo customers with the unprecedented selection of beloved classics and blockbuster hits that HDNET MOVIES is known for.”
ABOUT HDNET MOVIES
HDNET MOVIES is a television network owned by Anthem Sports & Entertainment, Inc. The channel presents a diverse line-up of unique films each month, ranging from modern blockbusters to cult classics. HDNET MOVIES is currently available nationally on most major cable, telco and satellite TV providers. For further information, visit www.hdnetmovies.com. Follow HDNET MOVIES on Facebook, Twitter @HDNETMOVIES and YouTube.
Inspired by Philo T. Farnsworth, the inventor of electronic television, Philo was created to build a better TV experience. The company started in the college market and is available nationwide, offering subscribers dozens of top-rated television channels for a low monthly subscription. In addition to being the first entertainment-focused streaming TV service, Philo offers live TV, unlimited DVR, on-demand, and content from top programmers all available on Android devices and Android TV, Fire Tablets and Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, iOS/iPad, Roku, PC/Mac web browsers, and Chromecast with Android functionality. Philo currently offers 60+ channels for $25 and allows three separate streams on three different devices with up to 10 profiles. Philo features a streamlined interface, intelligent search, and the ability to easily send your favorite shows to friends – right from within the platform. Philo is based in San Francisco, with offices in New York and Cambridge, MA. For more information, visit philo.com.