LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- International Media Distribution, the leading provider of in-language television programming in the U.S, announced the launch of ABS-CBN's The Filipino Channel (TFC) and Lifestyle Network on Charter's Spectrum TV, nationally. Charter's Spectrum TV is offering TFC and Lifestyle Network as part of the Filipino View Package for $19.99 per month, featuring a total of six channels.
TFC is a 24-hour general entertainment channel featuring daily news, popular dramas, top game and reality shows, and children's programs in Tagalog. Lifestyle Network, a 24-hour linear network, features a mix of entertainment, food, travel, culture and lifestyle programs in both English and Tagalog. Lifestyle Network is the first network specifically geared towards first and second generation Filipino-Americans.
"Spectrum TV offers a wide array of diverse, quality content that touches many cultures, and we are pleased to bring The Filipino Channel and Lifestyle Network to our customers in these communities, and more will follow," said Allan Singer, Charter Communications Senior Vice President, Programming.
"With over 20 years of experience, TFC has become and continues to be the global brand of excellence in Filipino content. Together, TFC and Lifestyle Network create a strong and compelling package that appeals to the fast-growing Filipino-American community. We are grateful to Charter for including both networks as part of their Filipino View Package," said Jun Del Rosario, Head of Carriage and Marketing for ABS-CBN Global.
To subscribe to the Filipino View Package on Charter's Spectrum TV, please call 1-877-906-9121.
ABS-CBN International was created 20 years ago to be a service to connect Filipinos living abroad. With the launch of its flagship product, The Filipino Channel (TFC), the company became the first and most successful Filipino content distribution company in the U.S. The company offers telecommunication, retail, theatricals, money remittance and cargo services, online audio and video streaming, IPTV, On Demand, along with philanthropic support for Filipinos and the communities they now call home. Based in Redwood City, California, ABS-CBN International is a subsidiary of ABS-CBN Corporation, the Philippines' largest entertainment and broadcasting company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of ABS-CBN Global Hungary Kft. For more information, visit www.abs-cbnglobal.com.
International Media Distribution (IMD) has been a leading provider of in-language programming in the U.S. for nearly two decades. IMD represents TFC, Lifestyle Network, Filipino On Demand and more than 35 TV services with content from a variety of international sources. Visit www.imediadistribution.com for more information and download the "IMD Calendar" app for year-round access to multicultural holidays and cultural observances. International Media Distribution is an NBCUniversal company.
Charter is a leading broadband communications company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including Spectrum TV™ video entertainment programming, Spectrum Internet™ access, and Spectrum Voice™. Spectrum Business™ similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone, video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. Charter's advertising sales and production services are sold under the Spectrum Reach™ brand. More information about Charter can be found at charter.com
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SOURCE International Media Distribution