WATERTOWN, MASS. (May 16, 2016) – The CatholicTV Network, a national cable and Internet broadcaster of Catholic content, has launched a channel on Apple TV. Viewers of CatholicTV’s new over-the-top app can enjoy the Network’s faith-filled, family friendly programming 24/7 via the LIVE stream. They can also access CatholicTV’s catalogue of engaging on demand content.
“CatholicTV is excited to be part of Apple TV. It allows the network to reach a diverse and technically savvy audience,” said Jay Fadden, General Manager and Executive Vice President of the CatholicTV Network. “Since our launch we have heard from people all over the world who are encouraged and grateful that they can watch the entertaining, educational and spiritual programming that CatholicTV provides.”
Through this new app, CatholicTV continues to expand its OTT footprint. The application was produced in partnership with Float Left Interactive, a specialist in TV Everywhere, and joins CatholicTV’s other OTT applications on Roku (also developed by Float Left) and for iPhone/iPad and Android.
“We’re thrilled that millions of Apple TV owners now have easy access to a library of curated, high-quality Catholic programs from CatholicTV,” said Father Robert Reed, president of the CatholicTV Network. “It’s been a pleasure working with Float Left to design a cutting-edge app that looks fantastic, works flawlessly and will help our users to discover America’s Catholic Television Network®.”
The new CatholicTV channel is available for immediate download in the App Store. At this time, audiences must own a fourth generation Apple TV device to install the app.
The CatholicTV Network is a national cable television network also streaming a live feed 24/7 at CatholicTVLIVE.com. The CatholicTV Network represents a cable TV station available in more than 14 million homes, an interactive website with HD live and video-on-demand, OTT apps and a monthly printed and digital magazine.