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Philo Adds 10 More FAST Channels, And They’re All From AMC Networks

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Philo has added another bunch of free, ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channels, with all 10 of the new additions coming from AMC Networks. This follows the addition of seven FAST channels from Sony and Tastemade just last month.

In addition to all of these free channels, Philo also added MeTV+ to the base plan last week, along with another free channel (Confess by Nosey). At the same time, Philo also added Movies! to the Movies & More add-on.

The latest channel drop comes courtesy of AMC Networks and includes AMC Thrillers, Portlandia, ANIME x HIDIVE, The Walking Dead Universe, Stories By AMC, Slightly off by IFC, IFC Film Picks, All Weddings by WE tv, ALLBLK Gems, and All Reality by WE tv.

With all of these channels having already been added to the Philo lineup, subscribers can check any of them out by heading to the Free channels section of the Philo guide.

Here’s how Philo describes each of the new channels:

  • ALLBLK Gems: Entertainment that’s inclusively, but unapologetically Black. Enjoy the best of ALLBLK, all the time.
  • All Reality WE tv: Real moments. Real stories. Real drama. If you love reality, you need All Reality WE tv!
  • All Weddings by WE tv: Brides. Bling. Drama! If you love weddings, then say “I Do” to All Weddings WE tv.
  • AMC Thrillers: Get your adrenaline pumping with AMC Thrillers – a collection of heart-pounding action/thrillers that will have you on the edge of your seat.
  • ANIME x HIDIVE: Love anime? Check out HIDIVE’s action-packed assortment on Anime X HIDIVE! From classic series to hot hits fresh from Japan, we’ve got anime fans like you covered. Come discover your favorite new series with Anime X HIDIVE!
  • IFC Films Picks: Star-studded dramas. Chilling thrillers. Groundbreaking documentaries. The best independent films from IFC Films & IFC Midnight.
  • Portlandia: Put a Bird on It! All your favorite episodes and characters from the Emmy(R) nominated and Peabody Award winning hit series starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, all the time!
  • Slightly Off by IFC: Slightly Off IFC is the home of the unexpected—from cult favorite sketch series to the offbeat comedic masterworks of the biggest names in comedy. We know “Slightly Off”, and we know you’ll love it as much as we do.
  • Stories by AMC: Dive into the bold and inventive AMC shows you’ve come to love with Stories by AMC. Get access to fan favorites and discover new gems you may have missed.
  • The Walking Dead Universe: Join Daryl, Michonne, the Clarks and more from the world of the Walking Dead. Enjoy 24-hour programming on The Walking Dead Universe channel, including cast interviews, BTS moments, and more!

In total, Philo now offers subscribers access to more than 45 FAST channels. These are, of course, all in addition to the more than 70 channels subscribers actually pay for through their subscription.

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By John Finn

John Finn is the Founder and Editor of Streaming Better, a platform created in 2019 to help consumers navigate the complicated live TV streaming and subscription service market.

John has been covering technology for various online publications since 2014. After originally covering the wider tech industry as a writer and editor, John now spends his time focusing on the emerging video-streaming market, including live TV streaming, SVOD, AVOD, FAST, and TVOD services.

In a bid to keep up to date on the industry, John actively subscribes to multiple streaming services at the same time. However, John continues to advocate that the best approach for consumers is to rotate between streaming services as needed.

A Psychology graduate from England, who now lives in the US, John previously worked in the aviation industry as an airline reviewer. While reviewing airlines isn't quite the same as reviewing devices and streaming services, John brings the same analytical eye to all of his reviews and industry analysis, along with a special emphasis on what's best for the consumer.

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