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Wondrium Launches First To Market Educational FAST Channel, TRUE HISTORY

October 5, 2021 GMT
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CHANTILLY, Va., Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wondrium, the leading streaming provider of nonfiction learning content, announced today that it will be launching the world’s first FAST (Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV) Channel in the education genre, TRUE HISTORY. It also announced it has signed distribution deals with XUMO, PLEX, Local Now, DistroTV, Glewed TV, and SelectTV.

TRUE HISTORY is now available to stream on XUMO, which includes over 200 digital channels of free, premium programming across 12 genres, including Sports, News, Kids and Family Entertainment, Live Events, Comedy, Lifestyle, Movies, and more. The channel will also launch on live TV streaming platforms, PLEX, Local Now, DistroTV, Glewed TV, and SelectTV in Q4.

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With premium content from Wondrium, the company’s recently rebranded global streaming platform for lifelong learning, TRUE HISTORY is a free 24/7 streaming linear channel geared towards history enthusiasts and those with a thirst for knowledge. It features over 650 hours of nonfiction programming that provide insights, context, and deep dives into moments, events and people that changed the world. Every video is led by the world’s leading professors and experts from the most prestigious institutions and partners including Smithsonian, National Geographic, Baseball Hall of Fame, University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University, Georgetown University, and University of Oxford.

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“History has always been one of our most popular subjects, so it made sense to create an entire channel around it. Our history courses provide viewers with an in-depth look at historical subjects from a variety of unique lenses. We are thrilled to have an opportunity to provide a curated selection of courses that will help illuminate new views, broaden people’s understandings, and introduce deeper insights into our modern world,” said Joe Peckl, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Wondrium.

Content made available to stream on TRUE HISTORY includes: The Black Death: The World’s Most Devastating Plague, History Of the CIA, and Playball: The Rise of Baseball, among others.

About Wondrium
Wondrium is a newly-rebranded global subscription video on demand (SVOD) service offering over 7,500 hours of a broad slate of intellectually stimulating, nonfiction learning content. Wondrium takes the learning experience to the next level, combining the library and legacy of in-depth content from The Great Courses with the best in entertaining, engaging, and educational content. The service will provide a resource that complements people’s daily media habits, allowing them to pursue their passions, dig deeper into subjects, hone their habits, and find something they will love to learn about.

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Lindsay Colker
Elevate Communications
lindsay@elevateprco.com

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