Sling TV is improving their family entertainment programming by adding two distinct networks from Crown Media Family Network, named the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and the Hallmark Channel. These channels are available in “Lifestyle Plus Extra” add-on pack that is available in both Sling Orange and Sling Blue services.
“Families are embracing our service and the wide array of family-friendly programs on Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries makes Sling TV the perfect option for families looking to customize their entertainment,” said Roger Lynch, CEO of Sling TV. “Just in time for the holidays, subscribers can enjoy both networks’ seasonal programming events, which include original movies and special programs like the ‘National Christmas Tree Lighting’ on December 5.”
“We are delighted to partner with Sling TV and to further extend the reach of our unique brand of family entertainment,” said Bill Abbott, President and CEO for Crown Media Family Networks. “The timing of these launches couldn’t be better as we embark on our holiday season and the October 29th kick-off of our highly-anticipated and top-rated 24/7 seasonal programming events – ‘Countdown to Christmas’ on Hallmark Channel and ‘The Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas’ on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.”
Hallmark Channel on Sling TV offers a wide variety of original content that is family oriented. The programming includes annual specials, romantic movies, prime-time scripted series, and many other lifestyle programs. In addition to that, twenty hours of On-Demand programming is also offered by the channel. Apart from the original offerings from the Hallmark Channel, users of Sling TV will also get access to the series like Home & Family, I Love Lucy, Frasier, The Middle, and Golden Girls.
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is the second general entertainment channel offered by Crown Media Network that is included in the Lifestyle Plus Extra add-on package. The channel airs original mystery movies and dramatic films, alongside original and thrilling TV shows.
Both the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel and the Hallmark Channel will show up automatically in the Sling TV channel guide of users with Lifestyle Plus Extra. Users of Sling Blue and Sling Orange who have not subscribed to the Lifestyle Plus Extra package can get the add-on pack for five dollars a month.