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TUBI ENTERS CONTENT DEAL WITH SHOUT! FACTORY TO BRING WORLD-CLASS ANIME TITLES TO ITS FAST-GROWING LIBRARY, BEGINNING APRIL 8

TUBI ENTERS CONTENT DEAL WITH SHOUT! FACTORY TO BRING WORLD-CLASS ANIME TITLES TO ITS FAST-GROWING LIBRARY, BEGINNING APRIL 8

Premium collection of acclaimed films – including Millennium Actress, Liz and the Blue Bird, Penguin Highway and In This Corner of the World – further expands robust anime offering on FOX Entertainment’s free streaming service

SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2021 – Tubi (www.tubi.tv), a division of FOX Entertainment, today announced it has entered a content deal with Shout! Factory to bring a collection of premium anime films to its viewers. New titles coming to Tubi include the award-winning In This Corner of the World and Eleven Arts Anime Studio’s Millennium Actress, as well as Liz and the Blue Bird, Penguin Highway and several additional critically acclaimed titles. These popular films will be available completely free to viewers – with most available in subtitled and dubbed versions – beginning April 8, with In This Corner of the World coming to Tubi in 2022. “Tubi has a significant audience of anime lovers and our latest additions from Shout! Factory will soon give them even more of what they’ve been binging,” said Adam Lewinson, Chief Content Officer at Tubi. “As we continue to super serve our anime viewers, we’re thrilled that these award-winning and fan-favorite titles will now have a new home on our platform.” “This is an exciting new opportunity,” said Melissa Boag, Senior Vice President of Family Entertainment at Shout! Factory. “This agreement will provide Tubi viewers with access to an amazing collection of popular Japanese anime films from Shout! Factory. We’re excited to collaborate with Tubi to bring viewers quality anime content they enjoy.” “We are thrilled to further expand our partnership with Tubi and make our award-winning Japanese Anime available to an even wider audience,” said Julie Dansker, Head of New Content Sales at Shout! Factory. Titles coming to Tubi include:
  • Millennium Actress
Winner of Tokyo Anime Award and nominated for multiple Annie awards, this gorgeous new restoration is what many believe to be Satoshi Kon's (Perfect Blue, Paprika) greatest work. When the legendary Ginei Studios shuts down, filmmaker Genya Tachibana and his assistant are tasked with interviewing its reclusive star, Chiyoko Fujiwara, who had retired from the spotlight 30 years prior. As Chiyoko recounts her career, Genya and his crew are literally pulled into her memories where they witness her chance encounter with a mysterious man on the run from the police. Despite never knowing his name or his face, Chiyoko relentlessly pursues that man in a seamless blend of reality and memory that only Satoshi Kon could deliver. The film also garnered the Grand Prize in the Japan Agency of Cultural Affairs Media Arts Festival.
  • Liz and the Blue Bird
Directed by Naoko Yamada, students and best friends Mizore Yoroizuka and Nozomi Kasaki prepare to play a complex musical duet, "Liz and the Blue Bird," for oboe and flute. Though they play beautifully together and have been friends since childhood, Mizore and Nozomi find that with graduation looming and the duet proving difficult, their friendship begins to buckle under the pressure. Interspersed with their story is the fantasy tale of Liz, drawn like a storybook, contrasting with the crisp realism of the school. These two distinct styles weave with stirring music to tell an intimate coming-of-age story. The film was nominated for Best Film at the Crunchyroll Awards.
  • Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms
Though only 15, Maquia knows she will live for centuries without aging past adolescence. She belongs to the Iorph, a clan of ageless beings just like her. Maquia's elders warn her not to fall in love with anyone outside their realm. But fate pushes Maquia out into the mortal world one night when an invading territory separates her from the clan. There she discovers an orphaned baby, Arial, and takes him in as her own child. From this point, Maquia will suffer extreme heartbreak in the name of motherhood, as she watches Arial grow and seeks to reconnect with her lost Iorph friends, all torn apart by the cruel world of Mesate.
  • Penguin Highway
Budding genius Aoyama is only in the 4th grade, but already lives his life like a scientist. When penguins start appearing in his sleepy suburb, hundreds of miles from the sea, Aoyama vows to solve the mystery. When he discovers that the arrival of the penguins is somehow related to a mysterious young woman from his dentist’s office, they team up for an unforgettable summer adventure! The film was nominated for Best Animated Film at the Japanese Academy Awards.
  • The Wonderland
On the day before her birthday, young Akane meets the mysterious alchemist Hippocrates who brings her through a basement and into a fantastical world full of magic and color. Though things seem peaceful on the surface, he reveals this world is in danger and as the destined Goddess of the Green Wind, it is Akane's responsibility to bring back the rain and save this world from the terror known as Zan Gu. Joining Akane on her journey is Pipo, an alchemist in training, and her adventurous Aunt Chii. The only problem? Akane just wants to go home. The film is directed by Keiichi Hara.
  • Sound! Euphonium: The Movie – Welcome To The Kitauji High School Concert Band
  • Sound! Euphonium: The Movie – May The Melody Reach You
  • Sound! Euphonium: The Movie – Our Promise: A Brand New Day
Based on the manga and television series, the Sound! Euphonium movies follow Kumiko, a young girl at Kitauji High School who plays euphonium in her school’s orchestra. Follow the band on their mission to reach Nationals while juggling romance and adolescence.
  • Haikara-San: Here Comes Miss Modern Parts 1 & 2
Adapted from Waki Yamato's popular manga, Kazuhiro Furuhashi’s Haikara-San is a heartfelt, and sometimes comical, tale of love surviving through the perils of war and separation.
  • Donten: Laughing Under the Clouds Gaiden
  • One Year After the Battle, The Tragedy of Fuuma Ninja Tribe, and Conspiracy of the Military
It's been a year since brothers and shrine guardians, Tenka, Soramaru, and Chutaro, have defeated the legendary giant snake that threatened to destroy humanity. However, their lives are thrown into upheaval when they discover a plot to revive the evil serpent.
  • In This Corner of the World
Based on the award-winning manga by Fumiyo Kouno and brought to life by acclaimed filmmaker Sunao Katabuchi (Mai Mai Miracle) and producer Taro Maki, In This Corner of The World tells the emotional story of Suzu, a young girl from Hiroshima, who's just become a bride in the nearby city of Kure during World War II. Living with her husband's family, Suzu has to adjust to her new life, which is made especially difficult by regular air raids. But life must go on, and Suzu — through the help of her new family and neighbors — begins to discover the joys of everyday life in Kure. Much is gained in Kure, but with war, many things cherished are also lost. In This Corner of The World is brought to life, in stunning animation, by acclaimed filmmaker Sunao Katabuchi (Mai Mai Miracle) and producer Taro Maki. The film was also nominated for Best Film at the Annie awards, among several other wins and nominations. Tubi has more than 30,000 movies and television shows from over 250 content partners, including every major studio. The service gives fans of films and television programs an easy way to discover new content that is available completely free. Tubi is available on Android and iOS mobile devices, Amazon Echo Show, Google Nest Hub Max, Comcast Xfinity X1, Cox Contour, and on OTT devices such as Amazon Fire TV, Vizio TVs, Sony TVs, Samsung TVs, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X | S, and soon on Hisense TVs globally. Consumers can also watch Tubi content on the web at http://www.tubi.tv/. About Tubi Headquartered in San Francisco, Tubi (www.tubi.tv), a division of FOX Entertainment, is an ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) service with movies and television shows from every major Hollywood studio. Tubi gives fans of films and television programs an easy way to discover new content that is available completely free. The service is currently available in the US, Canada, Australia, and Mexico. About Shout! Factory Shout! Factory, LLC is a leading multi-platform media company devoted to film and TV distribution, development, and production, as well as the preservation and revitalization of the very best in pop-culture entertainment. Founded by Richard Foos, Bob Emmer, and Garson Foos in 2003, Shout! owns and manages a large portfolio of films, contemporary and classic TV series, animation, and documentaries. The company’s creative acquisition mandate has established it as a leading independent distributor, with partners and properties including GKIDS, Sesame StreetThe Carol Burnett Show, The Johnny Carson Show, IFC Films, Stephen J. Cannell Productions, ITV Studios, Major League Baseball Productions, and many others. Shout! Factory Kids focuses on live-action and animated kids and family properties as well as anime, and the company releases films and television shows in other genres under the Scream Factory and Shout Select imprints. Shout! develops, acquires, and distributes new films via Shout! Studios, owns and operates libraries, including Mystery Science Theater 3000 (in partnership with creator Joel Hodgson) and the Roger Corman New Horizon Pictures Library, and operates the acclaimed streaming service Shout! Factory TV. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com. # # # Contact: Peter Binazeski Tubi 323-206-5077 pbinazeski@tubi.tv Tom Chen Shout! Factory 310-979-5602 tchen@shoutfactory.com
April 7, 2021
KEVIN HART’S LAUGH OUT LOUD NOW AVAILABLE ON TUBI WITH MORE THAN 200 EPISODES FROM THE POPULAR LOL! NETWORK LIBRARY

KEVIN HART’S LAUGH OUT LOUD NOW AVAILABLE ON TUBI WITH MORE THAN 200 EPISODES FROM THE POPULAR LOL! NETWORK LIBRARY

Variety of stand-up, interview and animated titles – including All Star Comedy Jam, Comedy in Color, Cold as Balls, Def Comedy Jam, D.L. Hughley: Uncut and The PJs – are now available on FOX Entertainment’s free streaming service

SAN FRANCISCO, April 5, 2021 – Tubi (www.tubi.tv), a division of FOX Entertainment, and Laugh Out Loud, the comedy brand and multi-platform entertainment company founded by Kevin Hart, today announced a content deal to bring more than 200 episodes from the expansive LOL! Network library to FOX Entertainment’s free streaming service. Beginning today, a variety of stand-up, interview and animated titles – including All Star Comedy Jam, Comedy in Color, Cold as Balls, Def Comedy Jam, D.L. Hughley: Uncut and The PJs – from the LOL! Network library now join Tubi’s vast library of more than 30,000 movies and television shows. “We’re excited to be partnering with Laugh Out Loud to bring hundreds of hours of premium comedy free to Tubi viewers,” said Adam Lewinson, Chief Content Officer, Tubi. “Comedy has always been a top-performing category on our platform, and we know Laugh Out Loud’s popular titles will be a perfect fit for our viewers.” Laugh Out Loud titles coming to Tubi in April include Affion Crockett: Mirror II Society, All Star Comedy Jam (I’m Still Laughing, Atlanta, Dallas, Las Vegas, Orlando and South Beach editions), Cold As Balls (Seasons 1 & 2), Comedy in Color (Seasons 1 & 2), D.L. Hughley: Uncut, Def Comedy Jam (Seasons 1-3), In Godfrey We Trust (Year in Review), Kevin Hart: Lyft Legend, The PJs (Seasons 1-3), Shaq & Cedric the Entertainer Present: All Star Comedy Jam, That’s Funny (Billy Sorrells, Capone, D’Lai, Karlous Miller and Rip Micheals editions) and What Now All Access. “Laughter is a universal language. Our goal is, and has always been, to develop LOL into a global comedy powerhouse, and to keep the world laughing together,” said Laugh Out Loud CEO, Jeff Clanagan. “As we expand the LOL distribution network, we’re excited to partner with Tubi because it allows us to continue to reach our audience wherever they are with the best comedy out there.” Later this year, Tubi will add more seasons of Laugh Out Loud’s Hart-hosted sports talk show Cold as Balls, Comedy in Color, and Def Comedy Jam, as well as additional LOL! Network titles, including Inglorious Pranksters, Mike Epps Presents: Live from Club Nokia, and Straight from The Hart. With total view time surpassing 200 million hours of content streamed each month since April, Tubi has more than 30,000 movies and television shows globally from over 250 content partners, including every major studio. The service gives fans of films and television programs an easy way to discover new content that is available completely free. Tubi is available on Android and iOS mobile devices, Amazon Echo Show, Google Nest Hub Max, Comcast Xfinity X1, Cox Contour, and on OTT devices such as Amazon Fire TV, Vizio TVs, Sony TVs, Samsung TVs, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X | S, and soon on Hisense TVs globally. Consumers can also watch Tubi content on the web at http://www.tubi.tv/. About Tubi Headquartered in San Francisco, Tubi (www.tubi.tv), a division of FOX Entertainment, is an ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) service with movies and television shows from nearly every major Hollywood studio. Tubi gives fans of films and television programs an easy way to discover new content that is available completely free. The service is currently available in the US, Canada, Australia, and Mexico. About Laugh Out Loud Laugh Out Loud is a comedy brand and multi-platform entertainment company founded by the world’s top comedian Kevin Hart. Through comedy in color, LOL unites a diverse, global audience around an essential connective tissue: LAUGHTER. From stand-up legends to the next generation of comedic talent, Hart and LOL curate comedy’s boldest voices to produce original scripted and unscripted series, stand-up specials, live broadcasts and experiential activations. To Laugh Out Loud, Hart brings the groundbreaking social strategy that earned him 100 million+ followers, sold out 2018's biggest comedy tour in the world, and continues to break box office records. For more, visit LaughOutLoud.com # # # Contact: Peter Binazeski Tubi 323-206-5077 pbinazeski@tubi.tv Morgan Albrecht Tubi malbrecht@tubi.tv
April 5, 2021
TUBI TO BECOME EXCLUSIVE HOME TO THREE SEASONS OF ICONIC CHILDREN’S SERIES BARNEY & FRIENDS BEGINNING APRIL 9

TUBI TO BECOME EXCLUSIVE HOME TO THREE SEASONS OF ICONIC CHILDREN’S SERIES BARNEY & FRIENDS BEGINNING APRIL 9

FOX Entertainment’s streaming service will exclusively bring Seasons 7-9 of the beloved series featuring Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato, in addition to Seasons 10-12, to viewers

SAN FRANCISCO, March 25, 2021 – Tubi (www.tubi.tv), a division of FOX Entertainment, today announced it has entered into an ad-supported video on demand content deal for the US market,  with 9 Story Distribution International Limited, to bring six seasons of the iconic children’s series Barney & Friends to its viewers beginning April 9. Tubi will offer Seasons 7-9 of the live-action series, which featured Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato in their younger years, exclusively to its viewers; and also make available Seasons 10-12 non-exclusively. Barney & Friends is the latest addition to a robust library of children’s content, with upcoming April movies from the Land Before Time and VeggieTales franchises alongside series Jumanji the Animated Series, Felix the Cat, Underdog, and Barbie Dreamtopia. Additional iconic characters in the Tubi Kids section include Scooby-Doo, VeggieTales, Superman, Batman, LEGO® NINJAGO®, Sonic the Hedgehog, Strawberry Shortcake, Paddington Bear, Casper the Friendly Ghost, Garfield, The Wiggles and many more – all completely free. “Everyone’s favorite purple dinosaur is a wonderful addition to our happy family of iconic characters in Tubi Kids,” said Adam Lewinson, Chief Content Officer at Tubi. “We’re pleased to super serve our audience with six seasons of Barney & Friends to delight a new generation of children.” Barney & Friends originally aired from 1992 to 2009 and was one of the most popular live action series for preschool aged boys and girls. The show celebrates the life skills of sharing, community and friendship via music and cognitive learning. In the world of Barney, sharing and caring are key, imaginations flourish and there is always a dance at every turn. Everyone’s favorite purple dinosaur and his dino-pals – Baby Bop, BJ and Riff – help give children the range of skills they need to grow, using tons of music, fun and laughs to guide the way. Tubi Kids features a robust library of children’s content – nearly 2,000 age-appropriate movies and television shows or over 8,000 hours of content – completely free in a dedicated section built just for families. A destination for age-appropriate content on the service, Tubi Kids helps alleviate parents’ worries over what their children are watching and will soon be available on all major streaming devices in the near future. Tubi has more than 30,000 movies and television shows from over 250 content partners, including every major studio. The service gives fans of films and television programs an easy way to discover new content that is available completely free. Tubi is available on Android and iOS mobile devices, Amazon Echo Show, Google Nest Hub Max, Comcast Xfinity X1, Cox Contour, and on OTT devices such as Amazon Fire TV, Vizio TVs, Sony TVs, Samsung TVs, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X | S, and soon on Hisense TVs globally. Consumers can also watch Tubi content on the web at http://www.tubi.tv/. About Tubi Headquartered in San Francisco, Tubi (www.tubi.tv), a division of FOX Entertainment, is an ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) service with movies and television shows from nearly every major Hollywood studio. Tubi gives fans of films and television programs an easy way to discover new content that is available completely free. The service is currently available in the US, Canada, Australia, and Mexico. About 9 Story Distribution International 9 Story Distribution International is the international distribution arm of 9 Story Media Group, a leading content creator, producer and distributor of kids & family focused intellectual property. Recognized around the world for best-in-class brands such as Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Wild Kratts, Barney and Garfield and Friends, 9 Story Distribution International represents over 4,400 half hours of animated and live action programming, seen on some of the most respected international channels and platforms.  With facilities in Toronto, New York, Dublin, and Bali, 9 Story Media Group employs more than 1,000 creative and corporate staff. # # # Contact: Peter Binazeski Tubi 323-206-5077 pbinazeski@tubi.tv
March 25, 2021
FOX ENTERTAINMENT’S FREE STREAMING SERVICE TUBI HEADS TO NASCAR WITH CHIP GANASSI RACING

FOX ENTERTAINMENT’S FREE STREAMING SERVICE TUBI HEADS TO NASCAR WITH CHIP GANASSI RACING

Tubi to Sponsor Ross Chastain’s No. 42 Chevrolet at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Mar. 21 and Kurt Busch’s No. 1 Chevrolet at Richmond Raceway on Apr. 18 

FOX Sports’ and Tubi Ambassador Erin Andrews to serve as Grand Marshal on behalf of Tubi in Atlanta

SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2021 – The free streaming platform Tubi (www.tubi.tv), a division of FOX Entertainment, today announced its first-ever branded integration in NASCAR, kicking off its partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) and the No. 42 team, led by driver Ross Chastain, in Atlanta on March 21. Tubi will also make an appearance on the No. 1 Chevrolet Camaro with former NASCAR Cup Series champion Kurt Busch, at Richmond Raceway on April 17. The partnership will feature Tubi as the primary partner on each car, in-car cameras and driver firesuits at Atlanta Motor Speedway and Richmond Raceway. FOX Sports’ veteran reporter and newly named Tubi Ambassador Erin Andrews will also serve as Grand Marshal on behalf of Tubi in Atlanta. 

“We’re excited to make history with FOX as Tubi appears at its first NASCAR race,” said Natalie Bastian, Vice President, Marketing at Tubi. “Our collaboration is a uniquely organic one, given both Tubi and NASCAR have such a massive and diverse audience and we’re thrilled that established drivers Ross Chastain and Kurt Busch will be in the driver’s seat, as well as Tubi Ambassador Erin Andrews being a Grand Marshal.” 

“The car looks great and I’m excited to welcome Tubi to the No. 42 team for the Atlanta race,” said Ross Chastain, driver of the No. 42 Tubi Chevrolet. “FOX does a great job bringing NASCAR into homes each weekend through their race broadcast and it’s great that our team can help highlight the Tubi streaming service from FOX to those same fans.”

Tubi has more than 30,000 movies and television shows from over 250 content partners, including nearly every major studio. The service gives fans of films and television programs an easy way to discover new content that is available completely free.

Tubi is available on Android and iOS mobile devices, Amazon Echo Show, Google Nest Hub Max, Comcast Xfinity X1, Cox Contour, and on OTT devices such as Amazon Fire TV, Vizio TVs, Sony TVs, Samsung TVs, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X | S, and soon on Hisense TVs globally. Consumers can also watch Tubi content on the web at http://www.tubi.tv/.

More about the NASCAR drivers representing Tubi:

  • Ross Chastain is currently competing for points in the NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) for the first time. In total, Chastain has 91 starts and three wins in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS), where he finished the 2019 season runner-up in the final championship standings. In 2014, Chastain made his NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) debut, competing in seven races. Chastain ran full seasons in NXS from 2015-2020, except for 2019 when he ran 19 races. In 2018, Chastain had the chance to compete with Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) in three NXS races and later joined CGR as a development driver and remained in that role until being tapped to drive the team’s No. 42 entry starting in the 2021 NCS season. In total, Chastain has compiled 191 NXS starts, two wins, and 21 top-five and 47 top-10 finishes. Since making his first NCS start in 2017, Chastain has 79 starts, including two starts in the prestigious Daytona 500. After running close to a full NCS season in 2018 and 2019, Chastain ran eight NCS races in 2020, filling in for the injured Ryan Newman for three of those races. Most recently, Chastain competed full-time in the NXS, finishing the 2020 season with 15 top-five and 27 top-10 finishes and ranked in seventh place in the final points standings.
  • Kurt Busch, driver of the Monster Energy Chevrolet Camaro, is competing in his 22nd year of NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) competition. It will also mark the third year competing with Chip Ganassi Racing. Busch completed the 2020 season having made his eighth consecutive appearance in the NASCAR Playoffs. The Las Vegas native has raced his way into 14 total NASCAR Playoff appearances, including being crowned the 2004 Champion. During his racing career, Busch has more than 775 starts in NASCAR’s top three divisions, NCS, NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS), including having made his 700th NCS start in 2020 at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. With 28 poles and 32 NCS victories. he has won poles and races on every type of track in-which the NASCAR Cup Series competes (superspeedway, intermediate, short-track and road course circuits). Busch has won in every NASCAR series in which he has raced during his racing career. Busch has also won championships in the International Race of Champions (2003) and the NASCAR Southwest Series (1999). Outside of his NASCAR successes, Busch has also made two starts in the Rolex 24 At Daytona (2005,2008) and one start in the Indianapolis 500 (2014) where he finished sixth and was named the Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year.

About Tubi Headquartered in San Francisco, Tubi (www.tubi.tv), a division of FOX Entertainment, is an ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) service with movies and television shows from nearly every major Hollywood studio. Tubi gives fans of films and television programs an easy way to discover new content that is available completely free. The service is currently available in the US, Canada, Australia, and Mexico.

About Chip Ganassi Racing: Chip Ganassi has been a fixture in the auto racing industry for over 30 years and is considered one of the most successful as well as innovative owners the sport has anywhere in the world. Today his teams include four cars in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, two cars in the NASCAR Cup Series, and one entry in both the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Extreme E. Overall his teams have 20 championships and more than 225 victories, including four Indianapolis 500s, a Daytona 500, a Brickyard 400, eight Rolex 24 At Daytonas, the 12 Hours of Sebring and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Ganassi boasts state-of-the-art race shop facilities in Indianapolis, and Concord, N.C., with a corporate office in Pittsburgh. For more information log onto www.chipganassiracing.com  

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Contact: Peter Binazeski Tubi 323-206-5077 pbinazeski@tubi.tv Davis Shaefer Chip Ganassi Racing 202-421-5505 dshaefer@ganassi.com
March 15, 2021
FOX ENTERTAINMENT’S FREE STREAMING SERVICE TUBI SIGNIFICANTLY EXPANDS ANIMATION PORTFOLIO BY ENTERING CONTENT DEAL WITH ANIME POWERHOUSE TOEI ANIMATION

FOX ENTERTAINMENT’S FREE STREAMING SERVICE TUBI SIGNIFICANTLY EXPANDS ANIMATION PORTFOLIO BY ENTERING CONTENT DEAL WITH ANIME POWERHOUSE TOEI ANIMATION

Adding to its robust anime arsenal, Tubi secures seven series and six films from Toei Animation for the US, Canada and Mexico including global franchise phenom One Piece

SAN FRANCISCO, February 24, 2021 – Tubi (www.tubi.tv), a division of FOX Entertainment, is continuing to expand its robust animation portfolio by entering a significant licensing agreement with Toei Animation, the industry-leading anime studio and pioneer in Japanese animation. With the deal including seven television series totaling nearly 500 episodes, as well as six TV specials, viewers will soon have access to six TV special installments of the internationally popular One Piece franchise – including 3D2Y, Episode of Sabo, Adventure of Nebulandia, Heart of Gold, Episode of East Blue and Episode of Skypiea – as well as episodes from the One Piece television series currently streaming on Tubi. Additionally, Tubi viewers will also now enjoy episodes of the classic and popular anime series Toriko, Saint Seiya: Saintia Sho, Saint Seiya: Hades, Ge-Ge-Ge No Kitaro, Slam Dunk, and Dr. Slump. As part of the deal and for the first time ever, Tubi will stream English subtitled versions of Dr. Slump (from Akira Toriyama, creator of Dragon Ball) and Saint Seiya: Hades. Tubi’s collaboration with Toei Animation marks the newest anime offering to complement its massive library of 30,000 movies and television series – all completely free. “Our new partnership with Toei Animation super serves fans with some of the most iconic anime ever created,” said Adam Lewinson, Chief Content Officer at Tubi. “With One Piece, Akira Toriyama’s Dr. Slump, Slam Dunk and more, Tubi viewers will soon have instant access to nearly 500 episodes of some of the world’s best anime, further expanding our powerful collection of animated content.” “We’re thrilled to bring this collection of six TV specials and nearly 500 series episodes from Toei Animation’s library to Tubi viewers for the first time,” said Masayuki Endo, President and CEO of Toei Animation Inc. “From the One Piece specials and series episodes to Saint Seiya and Dr Slump to Ge-Ge-Ge No Kitaro and Slam Dunk, there is something for every anime fan on Tubi to enjoy.” Based on the best-selling manga title in history by Eiichiro Oda, the One Piece anime series from Toei Animation first premiered in 1999. Toei Animation has produced more than 960 One Piece episodes to date and counting. The series follows the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy and his fearless Straw Hat Pirates on a fantastical journey across a world teeming with wonders and imagination. Today, One Piece enjoys a multi-generational fandom and continues to captivate viewers both young and old. One Piece is now a global franchise and its story and characters have expanded beyond print and TV to include film, gaming, amusement parks and merchandise. Additional Toei Animation titles coming to Tubi include:
  • Slump (English subtitled version on Tubi) – Based on the manga by Akira Toriyama (creator of Dragon Ball), this comedic adventure about an inventor and his robotic daughter Arale. Dr. Slump predates Toriyama’s Dragon Ball, but occasionally the two series have had crossover appearances and share the same universe.
 
  • Toriko – During the Gourmet Age, an era in which the world is full of undiscovered ingredients and people seek out unknown and exquisite culinary delights, the Gourmet Hunter, Toriko travels the world to capture wild ingredients to complete the “Full Course Meal of Life.”
 
  • Ge-Ge-Ge No Kitaro – Kitaro, a monster with a strong sense of justice receives letters from people crying out for help. Kitaro fights monsters to solve these problems.
 
  • Slam Dunk – Hanamichi, a high school boy with no basketball experience plays a game with the captain of a basketball team and wins. His basketball life begins and he and his teammates aim for victory.
 
  • Saint Seiya: Saintia Sho – This series is told from the point of view of the Saintias, the Female Saints who act as a bodyguard and personal attendant for Athena, as the conflict in “Knights of the Zodiac” unfolded.
 
  • Saint Seiya: Hades (English subtitled version on Tubi) – Hades, the Lord of the Dead, has come back from the depths of darkness and is after Athena. Will Seiya and the Gold Saints be able to protect Athena from the approaching hands of death?
Tubi has more than 30,000 movies and television shows from over 250 content partners, including nearly every major studio. The service gives fans of films and television programs an easy way to discover new content that is available completely free. Tubi is available on Android and iOS mobile devices, Amazon Echo Show, Google Nest Hub Max, Comcast Xfinity X1, Cox Contour, and on OTT devices such as Amazon Fire TV, Vizio TVs, Sony TVs, Samsung TVs, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X | S, and soon on Hisense TVs globally. Consumers can also watch Tubi content on the web at http://www.tubi.tv/. About Tubi Headquartered in San Francisco, Tubi (www.tubi.tv), a division of FOX Entertainment, is an ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) service with movies and television shows from nearly every major Hollywood studio. Tubi gives fans of films and television programs an easy way to discover new content that is available completely free. The service is currently available in the US, Canada, Australia, and Mexico. About Toei Animation Inc. Based in Los Angeles, Toei Animation Inc. manages the film and TV series distribution of Toei Animation’s top properties – some of the world’s biggest anime franchises including Dragon Ball, Sailor Moon, One Piece, Digimon, Saint Seiya and many others – to North America, Latin America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.  In addition, within these territories, Toei Animation Inc. handles all categories of consumer product licensing based on Toei Animation’s film and television brands. For more information, please visit toei-animation-usa.com.   # # # Contact: Peter Binazeski Tubi 323-206-5077 pbinazeski@tubi.tv Scott Barretto Toei Animation 214-695-2646 scottbarretto@publicity-partners.com
February 24, 2021
FOX ENTERTAINMENT’S FREE STREAMING SERVICE TUBI TO OFFER NEARLY 100 LIVE LOCAL NEWS CHANNELS ADDING CHANNELS FROM CMG, HEARST, SCRIPPS AND TEGNA TELEVISION GROUPS TO ‘NEWS ON TUBI’ STREAMING OFFERING

FOX ENTERTAINMENT’S FREE STREAMING SERVICE TUBI TO OFFER NEARLY 100 LIVE LOCAL NEWS CHANNELS ADDING CHANNELS FROM CMG, HEARST, SCRIPPS AND TEGNA TELEVISION GROUPS TO ‘NEWS ON TUBI’ STREAMING OFFERING

Tubi will have more live local news feeds than any other AVOD service

Previously launched local news channels from FOX Television Stations made up nearly half of platform’s news view time 

SAN FRANCISCO, February 11, 2021 – Tubi (www.tubi.tv), a division of FOX Entertainment, today announced it has expanded its “News on Tubi” offering in the U.S. with the addition of nearly 80 24-hour, live local news feeds from major television station owners that include Cox Media Group (CMG), Hearst Television, Scripps and TEGNA. Including Tubi’s current offering of 17 FOX Television stations and Altice USA’s News 12 New York, Tubi will carry nearly 100 local station feeds in 2021, covering 58 designated market areas (DMAs), with stations to be rolled out throughout the coming year—offering the most robust local news offering of any AVOD service. These added stations extend News on Tubi’s reach to 24 of the top 25 markets, including new feeds launching over the next week from WHBQ (FOX) in Memphis, KOKI (FOX) in Tulsa, WEWS (ABC) in Cleveland, WMUR (ABC) in Manchester, WTAE (ABC) in Pittsburgh, and WXYZ (ABC) in Detroit.  News on Tubi is a comprehensive way for viewers to access always-on live, premium streaming news content – completely free. Available on Android, iOS, Amazon Fire TV, the Roku® platform, Comcast Xfinity, Cox Contour, Xbox and Vizio, News on Tubi currently features content from FOX Television Stations, NewsNOW from FOX, FOX SOUL, Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Quicktake, NBC News NOW, CBC, PeopleTV, WeatherNation, Cheddar, Altice USA’s News 12 New York, fubo Sports Network, Black News Channel, Euronews, and Estrella News. Tubi will continue to add national news brands in 2021, in addition to its focus on local stations.  “Since News on Tubi launched in October, Tubi viewers have instantly taken hold of its value as a destination for a variety of free news choices, and we’re excited to bring the most comprehensive local news offering to streaming,” said Farhad Massoudi, CEO of Tubi. “With live broadcasts covering nearly all of the top US markets, Tubi is the AVOD home for local news around the country.”  With total view time surpassing 200 million hours of content streamed each month since April, Tubi has over 30,000 movies and television shows from over 250 content partners, including nearly every major studio. The service gives fans of films and television programs an easy way to discover new content that is available completely free. Tubi is available on Android and iOS mobile devices, Amazon Echo Show, Google Nest Hub Max, Comcast Xfinity X1, Cox Contour, and on OTT devices such as Amazon Fire TV, the Roku® platform, Vizio TVs, Sony TVs, Samsung TVs, Hisense TVs, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X | S. Consumers can also watch Tubi content on the web at http://www.tubi.tv/. Roku is a registered trademark of Roku, Inc. in the U.S. and in other countries. Trade names, trademarks and service marks of other companies appearing in this press release are the property of their respective holders. About Tubi  Headquartered in San Francisco, Tubi (www.tubi.tv), a division of FOX Entertainment, is an ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) service with movies and television shows from nearly every major Hollywood studio. Tubi gives fans of films and television programs an easy way to discover new content that is available completely free. The service is currently available in the US, Canada, Australia, and Mexico.

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Contact: Peter Binazeski Tubi 323-206-5077 pbinazeski@tubi.tv
February 11, 2021
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