The Samsung TV Plus offering expands with new free channels available in Italy from 13 October, including Doctor Who, BBC Drama and Forbes by BFC Media. These are in addition to those already available before for a total of 57 free channels to be used without requesting payment, registration or subscription. New channels available not only on Samsung smart TVs but also on Galaxy smartphones and tablets compatible with the Samsung TV Plus app.
The channel ‘BBC Drama‘will feature moving historical fiction and dark and compelling crime stories from the BBC Studios catalog, featuring global stars, world-class writers and award-winning dramas.
The channel ‘Doctor Who‘will feature the longest-running action-adventure series in BBC history, transporting viewers on adventures through time and space with an eccentric but compassionate Time Lord, solving problems and fighting injustice.
‘BFC Forbes‘is the television channel for the business community with a schedule of information programs from BFC Media, including in-depth information on topics of great interest such as finance, CSR, space economy, innovation and sustainable mobility. Every week, 15 “first visions” and an ad hoc schedule to analyze the events of the day and anticipate future trends.
“We are extremely proud to launch BBC AVOD channels in Italy on Samsung TV Plus in Italy, in particular with one channel dedicated to the famous Doctor Who series and another dedicated to the best BBC drama series. A third channel will also be launched, BFC Forbes, which will lead to the transmission of Italian and international financial and economic news “commented Cristina Sala, Senior Business Development Manager Italy TV Plus, ESBO.
Nick Coulter, Director of Global New Business Development at BBC Studios said: “We are thrilled to launch FAST channels in EMEA following their successful US debut. It’s a fantastic new way to bring our beloved TV shows to new and wider audiences across Europe. We are launching amazing fiction series like Doctor Who, Misfits, Robin Hood and Call The Midwife. I am delighted to partner with Samsung’s passionate team to help bring BBC Studios’ FAST channels to life. ”
“With this new digital and scalable project, together with everything we have built and developed in our 26 years of history, BFC Media aims to become the best performing media company on the market”, said President Denis Masetti of adding the ‘BFC Forbes’ channel to Samsung TV Plus.
“We are very attentive to new digital media and entering one of the leading platforms with our content is the logical consequence for the growth of a media company”continued the Multimedia Project Manager Valerio Gallorini.
Samsung TV Plus is pre-installed on all Samsung Smart TVs manufactured after 2016 while Samsung TV Plus mobile is available for immediate download from the Galaxy Store or the Google Play Store on compatible Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets. In the mobile app, you can customize the experience by choosing your favorite channels, setting reminders and adapting it to your needs.