Seven catch-up streaming app PLUS7 is now available on the new Apple TV.
The Plus7 app joins the tenplay app and SBS On Demand on the Apple TV platform. The ABC have confirmed to Mediaweek that an iView app is being developed for the Apple TV. Nine are expected to launch their new catch-up platform 9Now in the new year.
Via the app, as with versions of the Plus7 app on other platforms, users will be able to watch missed episodes of local series like Home and Away, My Kitchen Rules, and Better Homes & Gardens, along with international series like Grey’s Anatomy, Chicago Fire, Heroes Reborn, and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
The PLUS7 app also offers access to full seasons of Seven programs like All Saints, Always Greener, Winners & Losers, and Packed To The Rafters.
Ed Harrison, Yahoo7 CEO said, “At Yahoo7 we’re focused on making our premium content available wherever and whenever our viewers want it, and our new PLUS7 App will allow us to reach a new audience of Apple customers.
“Our new PLUS7 Apple TV app launches off the back of our biggest PLUS7 traffic day ever, reaching over 320,000 viewers on December 9. This record highlights the increasing appetite for on-demand TV as Aussies are constantly looking for content to watch, anytime, for free.”
Clive Dickens, Chief Digital Officer, Seven said, “PLUS7 ends the year as the leading Commercial FTA on-demand brand with long form streams increasing by 16% year on year. We are really pleased to able to extend the Channel Seven Content to this the new PLUS7 App for the new Apple TV.”