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Samsung TV Plus Adds PickleballTV & Fireman Sam FAST Channels

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Samsung TV Plus has now added two new free, ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channels, Fireman Sam and PickleballTV. The latest FAST channels take the total number of channels available to users in the U.S. to more than 350.

PickleballTV (channel 1184) is a 24-hour streaming channel dedicated to pickleball. Viewers can expect to find hours of live tournament matches featuring the game’s top professionals and biggest stars. This is all in addition to instruction, lifestyle shows and general pickleball news.

Fireman Sam (channel 1377) is a channel dedicated to the popular animated children’s program. Samsung TV Plus users can follow the adventures of Sam and his colleagues as they protect the citizens of the Welsh town of Pontypandy.

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Samsung has also confirmed the availability of various love-themed movies. While some are available throughout February, others are only available for a limited time.

Movie Hub Romance

The below titles are available on the Movie Hub Romance channel all month on demand.

  • How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
  • Runaway Bride (1999)
  • Home Again
  • Killers
  • Last Chance Harvey
  • Love, Weddings & Other Disasters
  • The Nanny Diaries
  • Dog Days
  • Letters to Juliet
  • They Came Together

Movie Favorites by Lifetime

Love comes in twisted forms this Valentine’s Day on Movie Favorites by Lifetime! Running Wednesday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, Feb. 18, viewers can treat themselves to an enchanting marathon of VC Andrews’ iconic stories as Movie Favorites brings to life dark tales of love that have captured the minds of readers for generations.

Valentine’s Day programming will begin with:

  • Flowers in the Attic (2/14)
  • Mini-series VC Andrews: Dawn (FAST premiere!)

Other VC Andrew titles airing include:

  • Pearl in the Mist
  • All That Glitters
  • Hidden Jewel
  • Web of Dreams

Hallmark Movies and More

Every Friday-Sunday in February, viewers can enjoy the below Hallmark Movies.

  • Royal Hearts
  • All for Love
  • The Way Home S1 Eps 1-3 (first 3 episodes only)
  • For Better or For Worse
  • Campfire Kiss
  • Once Upon a Winter’s Date
  • True Love Blooms
  • Like Cats & Dogs
  • Walking the Dog
  • Good Witch (series)
  • Wedding at Graceland
  • Timeless Love
  • Winter’s Dream
  • Love Locks
  • How to Fall in Love
  • How to Train Your Husband
  • My Boyfriends’ Dogs
  • A Wish Come True
  • Recipe for Love
  • While You Were Dating

Samsung TV Plus first launched back in 2015. The completely free TV app comes pre-installed on Samsung Smart TVs. The app can also be downloaded on supported Galaxy devices, smart monitors, Family Hub refrigerators, and even the web.

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