Los Angeles CA – April 27, 2022 – In time for NAB 2022, View TV Group have announced that Dread TV, the cult horror FAST channel has aligned with and will be rebuilt using the FAST 2.0 Standard.
“Dread TV, which is owned by a Los Angeles-based company, Epic Pictures Group, features horror videos, podcasts, news and features on the genre. The channel is dedicated to providing the best experience from the world’s most popular horror brands. Their dark design is to bring genre fans a wide variety of free horror movies from distinct and terrifying voices celebrating the ultimate collection of horror hits.” said Jamie Branson, CEO View TV Group.
“The transformation in look and feel of the rebuilt Dread TV once the FAST 2.0 Standard is applied will be extraordinary. It allows me to add value to the channel and to the platforms that will host it including Roku, Samsung+, Tubi, Vizio, Jungo TV, TCL and another 13. We know that a traditional television format will gain more viewing hours and revenue” said Patrick Ewald, CEO Epic Pictures Group. “
The rebuilt Dread TV will also appear on the View TV Group Connected Television (CTV) platform, Kapang broadcasting in the UK and US. The previous channel feed to other platforms has been replaced and will be free of any fixed charge / connector fee, using View TV Group’s broadcast content delivery network, Broadcast CDN.
Epic Pictures Group
Epic Pictures Group is an independent film and television studio engaged in the development, financing, production and distribution of film and television. Since the foundation of the company in 2007, CEO Patrick Ewald has grown Epic Pictures into an independent content studio with the mission of delivering the best-in- class genre entertainment “for fans, by fans.” Epic Pictures produces, finances, and distributes approximately twenty-thirty independent genre films a year.