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May 06, 2016 14:09 ET

FilmOn TV Networks Partners With iRead2Know to Launch the Children's Reading Channel

Alki David's Massive Online Video Platform Joins Forces to Help Kids Learn Through a Unique Channel That "Brings Books to Life" on FilmOn.com Kids

BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwired - May 06, 2016) - FilmOn TV Networks CEO Alki David and Nancy Hahn, Founder of iRead2Know announced today the launch of the Children's Reading Channel on streaming TV platform FilmOn.com's kids section. Children's Reading Channel's animated content is designed to make reading fun and foster a love of learning in early childhood and the new channel on FilmOn marks its debut as linear television.

FilmOn's revolutionary free and premium streaming TV service is watched by over 70 million unique visitors a month. Children's Reading Channel joins a growing slate of programming for kids that now numbers TK channels and over 45,000 VoD offerings. (FilmOn.com has added nearly 50 channels to date in 2016).

"We are all about positive change at FilmOn and studies show that engaging children in reading is the surest way to effect social change in the world," said FilmOn TV Networks CEO Alki David. "Nancy Hahn's iRead2Know has created something tremendous: quality content that gets kids excited about books."

"Thank you Alki David and FilmOn for embracing such impactful content for children!" said iRead2Know Founder Nancy Hahn. "At iRead2Know we provide children with a multitude of learning benefits in fun, colorful and musical ways. As technology continues to transform our lives, reading remains the most important ingredient to a child's brain development and provides a vast window into the world."

It's been a time of great growth for iRead2Know: it also recently launched a dedicated radio station with iHeartRadio. The partnership between FilmOn and iRead2Know was created by FilmOn Chief Content Officer Kim Hurwitz.

FilmOn TV Networks is part of Alki David's FOTV group of companies and offers over 800+ free channels of licensed and original content, and premium cable channels. Its users also enjoy, via its recent acquisition of CinemaNow, instant access to all Hollywood and television content available online. Forbes has called FilmOn the number one media company disrupting the old television models.

In addition to CinemaNow FOTV has also recently purchased the world's biggest digital music distribution platform MondoTunes, expanded its FilmOn Originals and Hologram USA Studios divisions, launched a slate of new sponsored content TV talk shows and added an innovative suite of over 26 viral content and millennial new media channels to its offerings in the month of March. FilmOn also announced an exclusive multi-year deal with Emmis Communications and HOT 97 to live stream the top Hip Hop festival, Summer Jam.

 Watch the Children's Reading Channel on FilmOn.com at: http://www.filmon.com/tv/childrens-reading-channel

About FilmOn TV Networks
FilmOn TV Networks is part of the FOTV group of companies owned by Greek billionaire Alki David. The streaming TV giant has over 70 million monthly unique users from around the globe who access over 800+ free channels containing licensed, wholly owned, and original content across the genres of news, sports, movies, music, food, travel and more. It also offers social television, premium first tier movies, and over 45,000 VODs. Founded in 2006, FilmOn is based in London, UK with offices in Beverly Hills, CA and Geneva, Switzerland. FilmOn TV is also an Independent TV Broadcaster broadcasting FOTV via Dish Network and Charter Cable and Sky Channel 237 in the UK. For more information please visit FilmOn.com.

About iRead2Know
iRead2Know Created by Nancy Hahn is multi platform content dedicated to inspire, entertain and educate children. Find out more here.

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