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Livestream Launches Live Video App for Apple TV in Time to Let Anyone Watch Kansas City's Tuesday Afternoon 'Royal Celebration' for World Series Champs

New Apple TV App Allows Users to Stream Thousands of Live Events Every Day in Sports, Entertainment, News and More

Brooklyn, NY(03 Nov 2015)

Livestream, the world’s leading live video platform, announced therelease of its signature app today on the App Store for Apple TV. The app features access to thousands of new live events every day in categories including sports, arts and entertainment, news, politics, spirituality, lifestyle, science and technology, and business.

“Livestream is dedicated to providing viewers with the most compelling experience possible, and Apple has helped us deliver on this promise. With the release of Livestream’s new Apple TV app, viewers gain easy access to live events around the world – from concerts and football games to weddings and graduations – in the comfort of their own homes,” said Jesse Hertzberg, CEO of Livestream.

Thousands of live events – hosted by thousands of leading organizations including The New York Times, Spotify, Tesla, and TED – are broadcast on Livestream every day. Last year, Livestream streamed over four million live events created by over 300,000 producers. Livestream’s app for Apple TV provides a powerful new channel for aspiring artists, government institutions, religious organizations, and myriad event planners to reach new audiences everywhere.

Livestream’s platform is used by more than 200 commercial television news stations nationwide, giving their viewers and Livestream customers everywhere access to live, local news taking place across the United States through Apple TV. The Livestream News Network covers 79 of the top 100 US television markets through partnerships with media organizations like Fox Television Stations, Associated Press, BBC and Tribune Media.

Through the Kansas City CBS affiliate’s partnership with Livestream, anybody anywhere will be able to watch the 2 PM (CT) “Royal Celebration” for the World Series Champion Kansas City Royals via Apple TV and http://livestream.com/kctv/live. 

The Livestream app for Apple TV provides easy access to noteworthy live events, features a search function, and enables viewers to enjoy events with full screen HD picture. The new Apple TV release is part of a growing ecosystem of applications on iOS, Android, Roku, and the web where viewers can watch Livestream events.  

About Livestream

Livestream's mission is to connect people and live events. Livestream offers event owners a complete set of hardware and software tools to share their events with a growing community online. More than 40 million viewers each month watch thousands of live events from customers including The New York Times, Facebook, ESPN, SpaceX, and Warner Bros. Records. Founded in 2007, Livestream is headquartered in Bushwick, Brooklyn, with additional offices in the US, Europe and Asia. www.livestream.com