With the official launch of Fuse Media Fuse Plus, a Latino-owned TV and media company, Streaming is moving to the battlefield, priced at $ 2 per month as a standalone service and available to participating pay-TV operators at no additional cost to customers.
Fuse Plus officially launched on September 13th, following its debut in beta in June. The service targets many cultures and millennials. The company says it will launch with more than 500 hours of core programming, including a mix of content that broadcasts day-to-day with linear TV premieres on the company’s flagship fuse cable channel, including some free, ad-supported content.
“Our research shows that young consumers demand representative, inclusive and authentic content empowerment,” said Mike Mike, chief executive of Fuse Media, at the time of the launch. “Fuse Media is launching Fuse Plus as another step to serve this audience across all screens.”
In addition to the previously announced availability on Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV, it will also be available on Fuse Plus, Roku platform as well as iOS and Android mobile devices. Subscription VOD service costs 1.99 / month or 19.99 / year; Includes free access to selected cable or satellite TV packages.
In addition, Fuse Amara announced a content agreement with La Negra, an Afro-Latin global star, musician, entrepreneur, writer and activist. The first show to debut as part of the deal is “Don’t Cancel Me With Our La Negra,” Fuse Plus and Fuse will premiere on December 1st.
“Don’t cancel our La Negra with me” follows him down the streets of Miami for honest conversations on issues including immigration, color, body image and LGBTQ + rights. In each of the eight half-hour episodes, La Negra will sit with a panel of personalities, including local leaders and business owners.
“I am thrilled to help the world continue to see the diversity and culture around them,” La Negra said in a statement. “Don’t Cancel Me” represents important conversations we need to have right now and I couldn’t get more excited about it! “
Rogerro added, “Amara La Negra perfectly captures our brand’s vision with its single vision that pushes the boundaries of thinking and challenges the value of‘ what is expected ’.
Here is a list of the original series in Fuse Plus:
- “Truth is bright” (Premiere September 14), where mentors and role models help a non-binary or trans person explore their inner identity and emotions;
- “Made from scratch” (September 15 premiere), a “really-a-cooking-show” that goes beyond recipes to serve an authentic look at the lives of artists as they prepare their favorite childhood meals with their families who know them best;
- “Sex Selling” (September 21 all episodes of Fuse Plus), a show that celebrates sex-centric business from a women’s perspective; And
- “The Canvas: Los Angeles” (October prem.)
- “Like a girl” (Premier 2022): Dennis Jones, a vocalist fighting gender equality in sports, hosts a series of multi-generational interviews and competitions. In each episode, Jones will spend a day training with a talented young, female athlete and competing with some of the greatest athletes on the planet.
In addition, Fuse Plus will display an independent and inclusive array of filmmakers and talents on the front and back of the camera, including:
- “Fuse Films: Misconceptions of the Point” (Premier October 12): A rapist follows an Indian teenager who forges his mother’s signature to take a high school exam. When he discovers that he has to pay an exam fee by the 7th time, he has no choice but to go back to the students for whom he desperately wants to leave. Directed by Prarthana Mohan, the film stars Megan Suri, Gordon Winerick and David Arquette. Duplus Brothers works as an executive producer.
- “Fuse Films: Sam and Mattie Make a Zombie Movie” (October 2 premiere): Two best friends of Down Syndrome gather in an entire city to help them make a zombie film. With the presence of the documentary’s executive producer Peter Farrell (“There’s Something About Mary,” “Dumb and Dumber”), Conan O’Brien and DJ Paulie D (MTV’s “Jersey Shore”).
- “Fuse Docs: The All-Americans” (Premiere November 23): East Los Angeles, home to the country’s largest Latino immigrant population, is sitting in the crossfire of the debate over American identity. Yet every November, the community gathers for a unique American event, one of the country’s top high school soccer competition games: the East LA Classic. The executive of “The All-Americans”, produced by Becky G, follows four students to seek glory on the field, while fighting personal obstacles and trying to understand the position of their community in today’s America.
- “Fuse Docs: Instinctively Good” (Premiere December 14): In an urgent response to growing economic concerns and wealth inequality in America, comedian Trey Crowder takes us on a journey south to explore a transformative idea of giving every citizen free cash – no strings attached.
- “Fuse Docs: Third Strike” (Premiere January 18, 2022): Attorney Miengel Cody leads a small – but powerful – women’s group that fights for the release of people sentenced to life in prison for drugs and ends the brutal “Three Strikes” drug law.
- “Fuse Films: Unsound” (Premiere February 2022): A musician’s romantic spark is ignited by a deaf, budding trans man as they work together to save his community’s nightclub for the deaf. Starring Reese Witherspoon (“Game of Thrones”), Yana Pandelis, Paula Duncan, Todd McKenney and Christine Anu.
Other Fuse Plus shows include “Like, Share Dimelo”, a filterless talk series directed by Latin comedian De Nasti (Darlin Demorigi) and Sasha Mercy, and each episode of the fuse show Bounce, including “Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce”, “Big Fridia”. Back ”and“ T-Pines School of Business. ”
Fuse Media’s other new streaming brands-Fuse Backstage (Music), Fuse Beat (Black and Hip-Hop Culture) and Fuse Suite (Retro Home Fitness) হিসাবেin Fuse Plus as part of its free tier, with its selected episodes and above programming Organization Library of Short Form Content.
In the latest fall, Fuse Media was taken over by Operations Purchases led by Razaro, following its 2019 bankruptcy reshuffle. In 2014, NuvTV, an independent cable that counted Jennifer Lopez among its investors, acquired a fuse from MSG.