Global Television Gives The Gift of Connected Viewing With New Global Go App For Apple TV
19 Dec, 2017, 14:35 ET
Viewers Can Now Live Stream Their Favourite Shows and Catch Up On Demand Through New,
Global Go For Apple TV Marks Latest Addition to Corus' Suite of Multi-Platform Apps, Including Treehouse, Named One of The App Store's Best of 2017
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TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Delivering more content to audiences on the platforms of their choice, Global Television announced today that its Global Go app is now available for Apple TV. As the first connected app for Global, the easy-to-navigate interface of Global GO for Apple TV allows viewers to live stream the network's full slate of original and acquired series, view full length episodes, clips and exclusives, as well as catch up on their favourite shows.
"We know fans are watching Global's content in more ways than one, and we're committed to delivering a seamless and exciting viewing experience on any platform," said Maria Hale, Senior Vice President, Global Entertainment & Content Acquisition, Corus Entertainment. "As we approach the holiday season, we're happy to gift fans the opportunity to binge compelling and high-calibre Global programming live and on-demand with this new version of the app."
The new version of Global GO fully supports the Apple TV app and works continuously across iPhone, iPad and Apple TV, allowing users to stop watching a show partway through and later picking it up on a different device on demand. Additionally, users can ask Siri to find new episodes of their favourite Global series any time, including SEAL Team, S.W.A.T., Will & Grace, and more, as well as add them to Apple TV's "Up Next" for a seamless viewing experience.
Global GO for Apple TV features include:
- Easy-to-navigate interface allowing fans to effortlessly find the content they want
- Immediate access to the Global Live Stream closest to their location (viewers use their cable provider username/password and visit globaltv.com/activate to access on Apple TV)
- New content added daily
- Catch up on programming on demand
- Exclusive and ancillary clips, episodes and content from Global's hit series
Users can download Global GO from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and Apple TV. Those with Apple's Automatic Downloads feature enabled will automatically get Global GO for Apple TV with a software update to Global GO on iPhone or iPad. Global GO is available for Apple TV 4th generation and Apple TV 4K.
This holiday season, Global GO for Apple TV app will feature a selection of Christmas movies and specials, in addition to catch-up opportunities for current seasons of Bull, Hawaii Five-0, MacGyver, Madam Secretary, NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS: New Orleans, Survivor, as well as Season 1 of Mary Kills People ahead of its Season 2 premiere on January 3.
Global GO for Apple TV is the latest addition to Corus' suite of multi-platform apps, which also includes Treehouse – one of the App Store's Best of 2017 – as well as HISTORY GO, Disney Channel Canada, Disney Junior Canada, YTVGO, and NickGO.
Global Television is a Corus Entertainment Network.
About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that creates and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. The company's portfolio of multimedia offerings encompasses 45 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a global content business, digital assets, live events, children's book publishing, animation software, technology and media services. Corus' roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Canada, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, National Geographic Channel, Q107, CKNW, Fresh Radio, Disney Channel Canada, YTV and Nickelodeon Canada. Visit Corus at www.corusent.com.
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