Platform offers 4,000 film, TV titles
Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment, Lionsgate/Summit, Magnolia Pictures, NBCUniversal, Paramount Pictures, Phase 4 Films, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Starz, Walt Disney Studios and Warner Bros. Users can browse by age, favorite character, and genre. Site also offers curated movie collections like Classic Disney and Spooky Stories. Additional holiday-themed collections will be featured seasonally. Movies start at $2.99 for a 24-hour rental and at $5.99 for a licensed digital download or stream. TV shows start at 99 cents, with most priced at $1.99. Michael Scharff, senior VP of new ventures, said the service lets the company “leverage our valued relationships with leading digital and theatrical partners to provide great services and content we know families will love.” Starting today, users will be able to stream content on PCs, Macs and Adobe Flash-enabled devices, expanding later to Blu-ray players, televisions, tablets, high-def content and dedicated iOS and Android apps.