TUBI ADDS TOP-RATED FOX TITLES TO ITS FAST-GROWING LIBRARY IN CANADA
FOX Entertainment’s Free Streaming Service Debuts more than a Dozen New FOX Titles Today in Canada, Including Fan Favorites THE MASKED SINGER, THE MASKED DANCER, NAME THAT TUNE and MENTAL SAMURAI
SAN FRANCISCO, September 1, 2021 – Tubi (www.tubi.tv), a division of FOX Entertainment, today announced it has added more than a dozen popular FOX titles to its massive library in Canada. U.S. favorites will now be available on Tubi in Canada, including THE MASKED SINGER, THE MASKED DANCER, MENTAL SAMURAI, NAME THAT TUNE and ULTIMATE TAG. These new titles join other popular titles on Tubi in Canada, including recent Tubi Original “Tales of a Fifth Grade Robin Hood,” “Goodfellas,” “Letters from Iwo Jima,” “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” and more. A survey conducted earlier this year by Tubi’s Launch partner in Canada, Rogers Sports and Media, found that Tubi is the most popular ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) service (20%) in Canada, behind YouTube (34%), and saw a 107% year-over-year increase in total view time (TVT) from January 2020 through January 2021.
“FOX’s marquee titles launching in Canada comes at an optimal time when our Canadian audience is growing at a rapid pace,” said Adam Lewinson, Chief Content Officer, Tubi. “We’ve seen FOX content resonate with our viewers in the U.S., so we’re thrilled for our audience in Canada to now have these premium series at their fingertips.”
“Making these titles available, a number of which are produced and owned by FOX Alternative Entertainment, illustrates our strategy of combining the power of FOX with the reach of Tubi,” added Rob Wade, President of Alternative Entertainment & Specials, FOX Entertainment. “In doing so, we not only introduce these hit series to new viewers, but accrue meaningful value for the FOX brand and our content.”
In addition to specials, including “TMZ PRESENTS: Harry & Meghan: The Royals in Crisis,” “TMZ PRESENTS: Tiger King – What Really Went Down?,” “After the Mask” and “Nick Cannon’s Hit Viral Videos: Holidays 2019,” new titles now available on Tubi in Canada include:
THE MASKED SINGER – Hosted by Nick Cannon with a panel that includes Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke, the Emmy Award-nominated singing competition features celebrity performers, costumed to conceal their identities, but dropping hints along the way, and competing each week as one is eliminated and unmasked.
THE MASKED DANCER – Hosted by comedian/actor Craig Robinson and featuring celebrity panelists Ken Jeong, Paula Abdul, Austin Green and Ashley Tisdale, THE MASKED DANCER features various celebrities competing against one another in a dance talent contest, while shrouded from head to toe in elaborate and whimsical costumes.
CELEBRITY WATCH PARTY – Pop culture celebrities from Tyra Banks to Sharon Osbourne and JoJo Siwa watch and candidly comment on some of the week’s best TV with their families.
FIRST RESPONDERS LIVE – A live in-depth look at the brave American heroes – including firefighters, police officers, EMS technicians and first responders – who put their own lives on the line as they race into danger to save others.
FLIRTY DANCING – Host Jenna Dewan watches as romance-seeking strangers are taught a dance that will be performed on a first date, to see if they have what it takes.
LABOR OF LOVE – FOX levels up dating to mating by taking viewers along on one woman’s unconventional journey toward potential love and motherhood.
LET’S BE REAL – Satirical puppet series covering politics and pop culture through topical sketches, celebrity cameos and remote pieces.
MENTAL SAMURAI – Rob Lowe hosts this mental obstacle course for the mind which tests contestants’ intelligence and mental agility
NAME THAT TUNE – Hosted by Jane Krakowski, music-obsessed contestants face off in this exciting game show, as they try to identify popular songs with just a few notes for generous cash prizes.
SPIN THE WHEEL – Executive-produced by Justin Timberlake and hosted by Dax Shepard, the high-stakes game show offers a chance to win over $20 million per episode with the spin of a massive, unpredictable 40-foot wheel that holds sums of cash prizes in its rotation.
ULTIMATE TAG – A high-octane physical competition based on the classic playground game of chase co-hosted by NFL superstar sibling trio J.J., T.J. and Derek Watt, competitors must vault, dodge, tumble and dive, as they make their way through several different, challenging, three-dimensional obstacle courses.
THE MASKED SINGER, THE MASKED DANCER, NAME THAT TUNE and ULTIMATE TAG (with Znak & Company) are produced by FOX Alternative Entertainment.
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