Philo Launches Apps on Apple TV and Fire TV, Raises $40M in Funding

Philo announced today that you can now watch their 40 channel entertainment-focused Live TV Streaming Service on Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV.

You can see a full set of screenshots and videos of the apps below.

In addition to the newly launched platforms, the service which includes channels like AMC, A+E, MTV, Discovery, Comedy Central for just $16 a month can now be used on Roku devices, desktop and web browsers, iPhones, and Android devices via Chrome (native app coming soon), as well as more than 35 participating TVE apps.

Philo CEO Andrew McCollum shared:

“Our goal is to build a television service that people love. The expansion onto Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV is a natural extension for us and allows many new people to discover and enjoy Philo, as well as expanding the viewing options for our existing subscribers. We’re thrilled with the response we’ve seen to Philo so far, but we’re always looking for ways to make it even better, and this is another big step forward in that direction.”

The company also announced that it has raised $40 million in Series C funding from existing investors including AMC Networks, Discovery and Viacom.

Philo Apple TV & Fire TV Apps

Home Screen

The Home Tab includes trending and featured shows.

Live

The Live Tab includes a grid of all available channels and displays a thumbnails of the currently live show.

DVR

The Saved Tab includes all the shows on your DVR which groups the recordings by show.

Search

The Search Tab makes it easy to find all live and on demand content on Philo.

What Features are Included with Philo?

Philo includes powerful features and functionality, including:

  • Access to 40 channels
  • Unlimited DVR for 30 days
  • Extensive On-Demand Library
  • Ability to pause channels and restart from the beginning
  • Watch any program that have aired in the last 3 days
  • Streamlined interface with intelligent search and favoriting

What Devices Can Be Used with Philo?

  • Apple TV (4th Gen +)
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Roku
  • iOS (10+)
  • Android (7.0+)
  • Web

What Channels Can I Watch on Philo?

“Base” “Plus”
Free Trial Free Trial
$16 $20
A&E
AMC
American Heroes -
Animal Planet
AXS TV
BBC America
BBC World News
BET
Cheddar
Cheddar Big News
CMT
Comedy Central
Cooking Channel -
Destination America -
Discovery
Discovery Family -
Discovery Life -
DIY
Food Network
FYI
GSN
HGTV
History
IFC
Investigation Discovery
Lifetime
Lifetime Movie Network
LOGO -
MTV
MTV2
Nick Jr.
Nickelodeon
Nicktoons -
OWN
Paramount Network
PeopleTV
Science
SundanceTV
TeenNick
TLC
Travel Channel
TV Land
Velocity
VH1
Viceland
WE tv