Los Angeles CA – May 6, 2022 – On the back of NAB 2022, View TV Group have announced that Dark Matter TV the premium Horror and Sci-Fi channel from TriCoast TV, currently a FAST channel on many platforms has aligned with and will be rebuilt using the FAST 2.0 Standard.
“Dark Matter TV launched on Halloween 3 years ago and has built a great fan base as it provides the viewing experience horror and sci-fi genre fans actually want; free access with highly curated collections of superbly entertaining film & TV in their favorite genres: Sci-Fi, Horror, Action, & True Crime. Just like Spotify does for music, providing a curated playlists for fans,” said Jamie Branson, CEO View TV Group.
“The fast 2.0 specification converges the best of traditional TV with the best of FAST to increase engagement of premium brands, advertisers and broadcast TV world-wide as we broadcast in several languages all using horror and sci-fi content native to each country,” said Marcy Levitas Hamilton, CEO TriCoast TV. “Our great content covering several genres and languages will perfectly match the uplift in look and feel from FAST2.0 implementation and will provide a better deal for our content owners and producers irrespective of platform location” added Marcy.
The rebuilt Dark Matter TV will appear on the View TV Group Connected Television (CTV) platform, Kapang broadcasting in the UK and US. The channel feed will then be available for TriCoast TV to place it on any other platform free of any fixed charge / connector fee and using View TV Group’s broadcast content delivery networks(CDN).
Dark Matter TV, TriCoast TVTriCoast is a full-service media company that creates, produces, manages and distributes audio-visual content. It brings together filmmakers, distributors, financiers, and technologists, we strive to embrace change by refining production and distribution entertainment products. Our Dark Matter content is handpicked by experts and tastemakers, our curatorial focus ranges from studio hits of the past five decades, underground and independent fan favorites, glorified cult classic series, shorts with an online following, and top-notch viral content – Dark Matter TV, welcome to the Dark Side!