New FAST Channel Features Scripted and Unscripted Content Celebrating Americana

NEW YORK, NY – July 6, 2022 – GAC Media today announced the launch of Great American Adventures, a new FAST (free ad-supporting streaming TV) channel, on XUMO in the U.S.  Great American Adventures features more than 500 hours of scripted and unscripted content highlighting themes including southern cooking and DIY, while celebrating Great American traditions every day and every season.  Great American Adventures marks GAC Media’s first FAST channel brand.    

“The launch of Great American Adventures is a new growth milestone for GAC Media as the company expands into the FAST TV sector,” said Erin McIlvain, Chief Officer, Distribution and Content Strategy at GAC Media.  “This new partnership with XUMO will broaden the viewing ecosystem for our content allowing us to reach a new audience while further serving our existing fans with entertaining programming that celebrates Americana.” 

“Great American Adventures is a perfect fit as a FAST channel on XUMO,” noted Stefan Van Engen, SVP of programming and partnerships at XUMO. “It’s always the right time to enjoy and celebrate the kind of everyday American traditions we all know and love. Great American Adventures delivers the high caliber content that allows us to engage millions of viewers across our network.”

Great American Adventures joins GAC Family and GAC Living as part of GAC Media’s growing stable of media brands.  The new FAST channel will continue to roll out with additional apps and connected devices in the coming months.   

Great American Adventures can be found on XUMO Channel 447



GAC Media, LLC is home to Great American Channels: GAC Family: Stories Well Told and GAC Living: Life Well Lived. As the flagship service, GAC Family features family-friendly series, original holiday movies and seasonal romcoms that celebrate faith, family and country. GAC Living is the unscripted companion to GAC Family that celebrates Great American family-friendly traditions every day and every season. GAC Media, LLC was established in June 2021 by Bill Abbott and a group of US-based family offices.

About XUMO

A pioneer in the free, ad-supported streaming television (FAST) and media entertainment space, XUMO offers viewers the opportunity to tune into exclusive movies, tv shows and over 250 channels with free premium programming across 26 genres, including Local News, Weather, Action & Drama TV, Westerns & Country TV, Latino, Crime TV, Game Shows & Daytime TV, Horror & Sci-Fi and more. The free, ad-supported service reaches millions of viewers each month via a multi-screen distribution network of smart TVs, mobile, web, and streaming boxes. XUMO delivers its over-the-top (OTT) video-on-demand (VOD) and LIVE linear digital channels through content partnerships with popular media providers such as ABC News Live, LOL! Network, Dateline, CBS Sports HQ, FREE Kids TV, Snowy River: The McGregor Saga, The Walking Dead Universe, America’s Test Kitchen, and Antiques Roadshow UK, as well the PGA TOUR, and many others.  The company is based in Irvine, California. Learn more about XUMO at: and follow @XumoTV on Twitter.


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