The Philo streaming TV service and GAC Media officially announced Monday a distribution deal which will see both GAC Family and GAC Living being officially added to the lineup. The two networks launched on September 27th and have since become a fan favorite for heartwarming family entertainment with their first major push at original content focusing on 12 different original Christmas movies.
“Philo viewers have already been enjoying the great programming from GAC Family, and now we are thrilled to be adding GAC Living to our lineup,” said Adam Salmons, VP of Content and Distribution for Philo. “GAC’s original content is certain to delight all of those who subscribe to Philo for family-friendly entertainment this holiday season, and beyond.”
“We are excited to be joining the popular Philo service at the perfect time as we head into the holiday season,” said Erin McIlvain, Chief Officer, Distribution and Content Strategy for GAC Media. “We look forward to entertaining the Philo audience with GAC’s family-friendly original movies, specials and unscripted series, as well as our acclaimed ‘Great American Christmas’ programming lineup.”
“Great American Christmas” is GAC Family’s new franchise featuring original holiday-themed movies premiering each Saturday night until Christmas. After a Thanksgiving weekend movie event with three consecutive nights of holiday film premieres, fans will get all-new Christmas programming each Saturday and Sunday night during the month of December. The highly anticipated slate includes “A Kindhearted Christmas,” starring Cameron Mathison and Jennie Garth; “Royally Wrapped for Christmas,” Starring Jen Lilley and Brendan Fehr; and Season 2 of the hit series “When Hope Calls” guest starring Lori Loughlin.