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Here TV Now Available as a Monthly Subscription with Amazon Video

Here TV’s Award-Winning LGBT Films, Original Series, Documentaries and Specials Can Now Be Streamed by Amazon Prime Members

LOS ANGELES(12 May 2016)

Today, Here TV, America’s premium LGBT television network, announced its award-winning LGBT programming is available as a monthly subscription on Amazon Video for Prime members.  Episodes of classic Here TV original series, including the iconic supernatural soap opera Dante’s Cove, and critically acclaimed films, documentaries, and specials are all available by subscription to Amazon Prime members.  By offering Here TV as a monthly subscription on Amazon Video, Here TV expands its distribution efforts to bring the best LGBT entertainment to a variety of new and innovative platforms where its diverse audience segment is consuming content.

John Mongiardo, SVP of Programming and Broadcast Operations at Here TV shared, “We’re ecstatic that Here TV’s award-winning collection of LGBT films and series are now available as a monthly subscription on Amazon Video. The offering makes Here TV content available to a highly engaged streaming audience in an easy to use manner for customers.”

“The way people watch TV is changing, and customers want easier access to their favorite shows, regardless of device or subscription,” said Richard Au, Director, Content Acquisition, Amazon Video Channels. “We’re thrilled that Amazon Prime members will now have the option to subscribe to Here TV on Amazon Video and view all the great premium content they have to offer.”

Titles from Here TV’s vast library available to Amazon Prime members with a Here TV subscription  include the network’s first original comedy series, From Here On Out; the vampire thriller The Lair; and Modd Couples, an original game show hosted by David Millbern.  Amazon Prime members with a Here TV subscription will also have access to Here TV’s critically acclaimed films such as the Academy Award-winning drama Departures, Emmy Award nominated documentaries 30 Years From HereA World of Dreams: Voices from the OUT100and countless others.  Amazon Prime members now have the ability to purchase a monthly subscription to Here TV, giving them access to hundreds of original LGBT programs from America’s premium LGBT network.

Amazon Video joins the ranks of distribution platforms providing Here TV’s LGBT programming including YouTube Premiumand Hulu. Most recently Here TV partnered with video streaming platform Vimeo for a new initiative to spotlight the groundbreaking work being created by LGBT filmmakers.  In addition to the continued expansion through online streaming services, Here TV continues to air on all major U.S. cable systems as a 24-hour subscription service. Here TV appears in 96 of the top 100 U.S. markets, including every top 10 market.

Amazon Prime members can begin their free-trial to Here TV now at:

About Here Media

Here Media Inc. is the leading producer and distributor of news and entertainment media for the LGBT community worldwide. Here Media owns the most iconic brands across all platforms in the space and distributes gay content with universal, humanistic appeal. Its distribution platforms include television, VOD, digital, print, mobile, and social. And its media assets include OUT, The Advocate, Here TV, PRIDE, Gay.com, Plus magazine, and Out Traveler.