Redbox, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: CSSE), today announced its Redbox Romance Free Ad-Supported Streaming Television (FAST) channel will begin streaming Christmas and holiday movies 24 hours a day starting this Saturday through New Year’s Day. Available on the Redbox free streaming app, the Roku Channel, and LG FAST services, the Redbox Romance Channel offers holiday enthusiasts over 75 original romantic movies with stars that include Henry Winkler, Lacey Chabert, and Kelly LeBrock.
Each month, a new selection of films will stream, including:
The Most Wonderful Time of The Year - A single mother falls for a stranger her father brings home for the holiday season. However, he is unimpressed with her attitude towards Christmas. Starring Brooke Burns and Henry Winkler.
The Tree That Saved Christmas – Struggling writer Annie Logan (Lacey Chabert) is devastated to learn that she won't be able to go home to the family tree farm in time for Christmas due to the demands of her high-powered boss. But when the tree farm is threatened with closure, Annie bids her life in New York goodbye and rushes home to save the place she has always called home.
Country Christmas – Jeanette Williams is a busy single parent, trying to make the best life for her and her daughter. With no time to follow current celebrity gossip, Jeannette is unaware when a Country superstar retreats to his small town to escape the intrusive paparazzi. A chance meeting between the two have them both letting down their guard and opening their hearts to the possibility of romance. Starring Greyston Holt, Bea Santos, Deana Carter, Greg Vaughan, and Michelle Morgan.
Dear Santa – A young woman who comes from a life of privilege falls for the owner of a soup kitchen after discovering a Dear Santa letter written by his seven-year-old daughter. Starring Amy Acker, David Haydn-Jones, and Emma Duke.
A Prince for Christmas – Prince Duncan of Belmont goes incognito to the U.S. in search of true love to escape an arranged marriage because he doesn't want to marry the "complete stranger" his royal parents have chosen for him. While in America, he literally bumps into Emma, a waitress at a small-town diner. Together, each of their Christmases suddenly becomes considerably brighter. Starring Viva Bianca, Kirk Barker, Aaron O'Connell, Kelly LeBrock, and Maxwell Caulfield.
A Christmas in Royal Fashion – Kristin Cooper, a talented assistant for a global PR firm, is put in charge of the annual Christmas fashion show. A handsome young royal, Prince Patrick, is sent to be the face of the family-co-sponsored event. Upon his arrival, Patrick meets Kristin and is instantly smitten with her, mistakenly thinking she is her boss, Melanie. While Patrick and Kristin's relationship grows, she wonders if Patrick would have still fallen for her if he knew she was an assistant and not the boss. Starring Cindy Busby, Diarmaid Murtagh, Adam Levy, Michael Paré, and Galyn Görg.
“There is a magic quality to these films which resonates with our audience, and we’re delighted to offer these from now through the end of the year on our Redbox Romance FAST channel,” said Phil Oppenheim, chief content officer of Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment.
About Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (Nasdaq: CSSE) provides premium content to value-conscious consumers. The company is one of the largest advertising-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) companies in the US, with three flagship AVOD streaming services: Redbox, Crackle, and Chicken Soup for the Soul. In addition, the company operates Redbox Free Live TV, a free ad-supported streaming television service (FAST), with nearly 180 FAST channels as well as a transaction video on demand (TVOD) service, and a network of approximately 31,000 kiosks across the US for DVD rentals. To provide original and exclusive content to its viewers, the company creates, acquires, and distributes films and TV series through its Screen Media and Chicken Soup for the Soul TV Group subsidiaries. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment is a subsidiary of Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC, which publishes the famous book series and produces super-premium pet food under the Chicken Soup for the Soul brand name.
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