NEW YORK, NY – November 4, 2016 – NBCUniversal announced today that it has further expanded its TV Everywhere footprint on connected devices with the launch of USA Now on Amazon Fire TV. Customers with Fire TV or Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote who authenticate via their pay TV provider can now access full seasons, and current and past episodes of hit series from USA.
USA is the first cable entertainment network in the NBCUniversal portfolio to launch on Amazon Fire TV. Customers can download the USA Now app to enjoy the network’s powerful lineup of acclaimed original programming, including the latest season of the Golden Globe® and Emmy®-winning series Mr. Robot. Fire TV customers can catch up on USA’s newest dramas, including Colony, Falling Water and Shooter (premiering November 15); long-running fan-favorites Suits and Chrisley Knows Best; the critically-acclaimed comedy Playing House, and more.
“NBCUniversal continues to champion new ways for consumers to watch TV, anytime, anywhere, and we are excited to team up with Amazon to make USA Network’s leading shows available to Amazon Fire TV customers,” said Dina Juliano, SVP of Consumer Product Strategy, TV Everywhere, NBCUniversal.
Other NBCUniversal network apps available on Amazon Fire TV include NBC, NBC News and NBCSN.
TV Everywhere is the media industry’s initiative to make quality content available to pay TV customers where and when they want it. NBCUniversal’s TV Everywhere initiative has experienced double digit year-over-year growth in total portfolio streaming.
About NBCUniversal Content Distribution and TV Everywhere
Content Distribution is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Content Distribution drives the North American distribution of NBCUniversal's multi-billion dollar television and film content portfolio to all multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs), the Internet, wireless devices and emerging platforms. A key revenue-generator, the division oversees the distribution of the Olympics on cable and retransmission consent for NBC and Telemundo owned stations and leads the content strategy and development for offerings that include video-on-demand (VOD) and TV Everywhere (TVE). NBCUniversal’s TV Everywhere initiative works to expand viewing options for pay TV subscribers, providing quality content to authenticated customers both in and out of the home, and on multiple platforms
About USA Network
USA Network, the leader in cable entertainment, offers a powerful stable of dramatic, comedic and unscripted originals in more than 102 million U.S. homes. The network also features spectacular live television, a dynamic portfolio of acquired series and the best in blockbuster theatrical films and entertainment events. A trailblazer in digital innovation and storytelling, USA is defining, driving and setting the industry standard for Social TV. USA is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal. USA’s award-winning website is located at http://www.usanetwork.com. Watch USA Network anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs.