22 Dec PIX11 Expands News Offerings to Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Echo, Apple TV and Google’s Android TV
December 22, 2016 – PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s New York flagship television station, today announced content from PIX11 is now available via PIX11 branded applications on several platforms including Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Google’s Android TV, where PIX11 is offering news, lifestyle and entertainment segments as video-on-demand content. PIX11 is also available on Amazon’s voice-activated Alexa service, via flash news briefing.
On the PIX11 application, users can find archive content, digital exclusives, expanded news segments and a wide-range of PIX11’s nostalgic holiday content, including Yule Log exclusives.
“PIX11 was one of the first local television stations to embrace new technologies as an early adopter of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Periscope. Now the addition of PIX11 to services like Roku, Amazon and Google reflects Tribune Broadcasting’s commitment to distributing its content on the latest platforms,” said Greg Easterly, Senior Vice President/Group Operations; GM PIX11. “We believe it is vital to be where our audiences are consuming information.”
Platform users can search for PIX11 to access content on the device of their choice.
Tribune Broadcasting has also launched KSTU in Salt Lake (the first in the Salt Lake market) and WGHP in Greensboro/Highpoint/Winston-Salem on the Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Google’s Android TV platforms. The remaining Tribune Broadcasting stations will roll out in early 2017.
Founded in 1948 and owned by Tribune Broadcasting, a division of Tribune Media, WPIX-TV (PIX11) has long been regarded as a groundbreaking station in New York. In 2006, PIX11 became the flagship station of the CW Television Network and PIX11’s award winning news, successful primetime programming, off-network sitcom favorites, public affairs shows and outstanding event coverage have contributed to the station’s success. The station has been honored with numerous awards for excellence including nearly 300 Emmy® Awards (two for Outstanding Morning News Program and multiple Awards for Outstanding Newscast.) PIX11 also has a long history of local sports coverage and in 2015 became the broadcast home of the New York Yankees. PIX11 is also the broadcast station of the New York Mets, since 1999. In 2014, PIX11 announced a long-term, exclusive content and marketing partnership with the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. PIX11 is also home to the New Jersey Lottery drawings. PIX11 engages with audiences across multiple social platforms; find us on Facebook at facebook.com/pix11news, on Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Periscope: @pix11news and via branded applications on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Google’s Android TV. PIX11 is also available on Amazon’s voice-activated Alexa service, via flash news briefing. For more information visit www.pix11.com.
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