NEW YORK – November 15, 2021 – Philo, the leading entertainment-focused TV streaming service, and GAC Media, home to GAC Family and GAC Living, today announced an agreement which makes both networks available to Philo subscribers. GAC Family is currently available on Philo and GAC Living is set to launch in early December 2021.
GAC Family (formerly Great American Country) and GAC Living (formerly Ride TV) launched in September 2021 as new brands with original programming slates. Under the tagline “Stories Well Told,” GAC Family features family-friendly, holiday-themed movies and series that celebrate American culture, lifestyle and heritage. GAC Living ”Life Well Lived” will complement GAC Family as an unscripted companion network celebrating Great American family-friendly traditions every day and every season.
“Philo viewers have already been enjoying the great programming from GAC Family, and now we are thrilled to be adding GAC Living to our lineup,” said Adam Salmons, VP of Content and Distribution for Philo. “GAC’s original content is certain to delight all of those who subscribe to Philo for family-friendly entertainment this holiday season, and beyond.”
“We are excited to be joining the popular Philo service at the perfect time as we head into the holiday season,” said Erin McIlvain, Chief Officer, Distribution and Content Strategy for GAC Media. “We look forward to entertaining the Philo audience with GAC’s family-friendly original movies, specials and unscripted series, as well as our acclaimed ‘Great American Christmas’ programming lineup.”
“Great American Christmas” is GAC Family’s new franchise featuring original holiday-themed movies premiering each Saturday night until Christmas. After a Thanksgiving weekend movie event with three consecutive nights of holiday film premieres, fans will get all-new Christmas programming each Saturday and Sunday night during the month of December. The highly anticipated slate includes “A Kindhearted Christmas,” starring Cameron Mathison and Jennie Garth; “Royally Wrapped for Christmas,” Starring Jen Lilley and Brendan Fehr; and Season 2 of the hit series “When Hope Calls” guest starring Lori Loughlin.
“A Kindhearted Christmas,” starring Cameron Mathison & Jennie Garth, premieres November 20 at 8pm ET on GAC Family
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About GAC Media
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 celebrates American culture, lifestyle and heritage with original holiday-themed, family-friendly movies and series. 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 and was organized by Dallas-based Hicks Equity Partners LLC and Bill Abbott. Its ownership primarily consists of US-based family offices.
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.