14+ Million Homes to Enjoy Halloween-Themed “Pop-Up” Channel Experience through the Month of October

 

TORONTO, CA – October 17, 2019 – Major pay TV service providers in the U.S. and Canada invite their viewers to celebrate this Halloween season with the latest release of Halloween Countdown—an interactive channel experience from zone·tv dedicated to all things Halloween. Children and families can count down the days to Trick-or-Treating with spooky movies, arts & crafts, costume tips and tricks, Halloween-themed games and more!

Halloween Countdown features:

  • Zone·tv-produced original programming of Halloween-related celebrations and Spooky Places across 15 different cities. A new video is unlocked every hour on Halloween beginning at 9AM ET
  • Countdown Calendar features Today’s Challenge mini games that unlock new daily challenges every day leading up to the big day
  • A movie collection of more than a dozen family-friendly Halloween-themed titles available for purchase, including Casper, Hocus Pocus, Hotel Transylvania and The Addams Family
  • Spooky Radio, a curated selection of Halloween favorites
  • Games including Goblin Arena, Monster Drop and Frankie’s Sparx Lab
  • Arts + Crafts videos showing families and kids new crafty ideas for the holidays
  • Watch informational videos for costume tips to Halloween recipes

This unique programming is available on Xfinity X1 and Rogers Ignite TV in the kids, Halloween and gaming sections and can also be found in the app menu. Customers with an X1 or Ignite TV voice remote can say “Trick or Treat”, “Happy Halloween”, “Halloween Countdown”, “Halloween Fun” or “Boo” to launch the destination.

This year, Halloween Countdown can also be found on Bell Fibe TV – In Ontario on channels 540/1540/1320; In Manitoba – on channels 82/1082

For the first time, you will find Halloween Countdown on Frontier Vantage™ TV on channels 98/346/1326 and through the app menu on FiOS® TV.

Halloween Countdown is a very popular channel, watched by as many as 30% of consumer homes which had access to the programming last year.

“Halloween Countdown continues to grow in popularity since it’s initial launch 2 years ago in select markets. Over the past two years in select markets and we are happy to not only see our affiliates return this year but also expand the program to more affiliate partners and reach more households in North America.” said Jeff Weber, CEO, zone·tv “This is a continuation of our commitment to developing unique, seasonal and special interest programming, with Holiday Countdown (formerly Santa Tracker) launching for its 10th season later this year.”

Zone·tv connects people with stories and entertainment experiences they love. Our A.I.-enhanced, Linear, OnDemand and Interactive channels are powered by zone·tv™ Studio – a next generation programming and curation platform for Pay TV and Consumers’ entertainment devices.

About zone·tv™

Zone·tv bridges the gap between technology and engaging programming with its innovative technology solution offering a best-in-class, convenient and highly personalized viewer experience.  The zone·tv™ Studio suite of tools allows any video service provider to create personalized thematic channels with their own content. Zone·tv uses its own zone·tv™ Studio tools to create the zone·ify multi-channel video service, an unprecedented linear-like viewing experience, powered by A.I. Its proprietary software architecture combined with an 8,000+ hour content library has powered the company’s monumental growth. Zone·tv has become the largest provider of thematic subscription video on demand services in North America with more than 28 SVOD channels.

Its diverse programming can be seen on, Comcast Xfinity, X1, DIRECTV, Rogers Ignite TV, CenturyLink Prism TV, AT&T U-verse, TELUS Optik TV, Bell Fibe TV, Frontier Vantage, Armstrong Cable and others. The company has offices in Toronto, Canada.
 

For more information about our company, visit www.zone.tv.

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