Popcornflix Launches Extreme Sports Genre
Free Streaming Movie and TV Service Adds Wild Spirits, Wild Surf and Other Exciting Content to Unique On-Demand Streaming Genre Devoted to Extreme Sports
New York, NY(18 Jun 2015)
Popcornflix, one of the most widely available free movie and TV streaming services in the world, today announced the launch of an Extreme Sports genre. The new content, available for viewing now, features eight popular series, including Wild Spirits, which is currently broadcast on NBC Universal Sports, Wild Spirits H2O, Wild Surf, Better than Four, all produced by Boulder Creek International, along with fighting series such as Hard Knocks and Ultimate Combat Experience.
The highly acclaimed Wild Spirits covers jaw-dropping extreme sports events, giving viewers insight into the lives of fascinating athletes within the free-skiing, ice-climbing and trail-running communities. Wild Spirits H2O offers the best events in extreme water sports action, among them bodyboarding and extreme sailing, in stunning locations around the world. Wild Surf follows iconic surfers as they confront extreme conditions in Antarctica and ride the waves in Fiji, India and other exciting locations. Better than Four is an action-packed program covering extreme cycling. Matt Jeschelnik, MD at Boulder Creek International, is thrilled about the launch; “We are very excited to be working with Popcornflix to broadcast our shows to a new audience.”
Popcornflix viewers can also stream four popular fighting and mixed-martial arts shows. Hard Knocks, Ultimate Combat Experience, Go Fight Live and Art of Fighting provide in-depth looks into the growing MMA universe, ranging from kickboxing and jiu jitsu to wrestling.
“It is our intention to bring a diverse range of entertainment to our users. With this in mind, we are happy to present this unique genre to our audience. Very few services offer quality, on-demand extreme sports completely for free,” said David Fannon, Executive Vice President at Popcornflix. “We’re proud to give viewers hours of heart-pounding action just in time for the summer.”
Popcornflix is an ad-supported platform that provides access to TV shows and movies that include pre-roll, mid-roll and banner ads. By advertising on Popcornflix, content and advertising partners can connect with a new generation of TV and movie viewers who prefer to stream content whenever and wherever they choose. Popcornflix is a trademark of Screen Media Ventures, LLC. All rights reserved.
Popcornflix is a service of Screen Media Ventures LLC, a leading global independent motion picture distribution company with a broad distribution network that includes U.S. and international theatrical, home video, television, cable and new media distribution, with one of the largest independently owned motion picture libraries. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in New York City. Popcornflix programming is available on multiple platforms, including Roku, Sony PlayStation PS4 and PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, iOS, Android, Windows 8 and Smart TVs by Samsung, Bravia, Panasonic and Google. For more information, visit www.popcornflix.com, www.frightpix.com and www.popcornflixkids.com.
About Boulder Creek International:
Established eight years ago, Boulder Creek International (BCI) is a production and distribution company based in central London. BCI has made a name for itself producing sports entertainment shows including Wild Spirits, Better Than Four, Wild Spirits H20 and Wild Surf -broadcast in over 100 territories globally. Amongst its catalogue of documentaries, sports, music, comedy and lifestyle shows, BCI manages the global distribution for a number of sporting events including Cape to Cape Australia, Port to Port Australia, Street Velodrome, Queensbury Boxing and Revolution Cycling.