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FilmOn and ZEE Entertainment launch premium Indian content channel Zee Bollyworld TV

BEVERLY HILLS, CA , CALIF., July 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FilmOn.com - the world's largest provider of free internet TV - today announced its partnership with India's leading media conglomerate and biggest commercial broadcaster, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL), and the launch of a new customized channel that will bring flagship content from India to its 65 million monthly unique users around the globe. The new Filmon.com channel is Zee Bollyworld TV, a custom-made, HD channel that will show a packed schedule of premium entertainment. Watch now here.

"We are delighted to have reached this unique agreement with India's most exciting broadcaster, ZEE Entertainment, to share their fantastic content with our audiences on a world wide basis for the first time," said Alki David, Founder and CEO of FilmOn Networks. "Zee Bollyworld TV on FilmOn.com will showcase some of the very best programming that India has to offer, including great Bollywood movies, chat shows and top drama. Our new custom-made channel will be available free straight to desktop, tablet or mobile."

The content on Zee Bollyworld TV will be broadcasted in Hindi along with English subtitles, and is available free everywhere.

Commenting on the partnership, Sunita Uchil, Global Head Syndication, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited said, "With new modes of content consumption emerging in today's digital age, our partnership with FilmOn.com will help us reach out to a wider range of audiences. We are confident that the new channel will be of huge interest to Indian communities within the USA and the UK and also to anyone who wishes to enjoy the rich diversity of content from India."

The agreement with ZEE Entertainment sees FilmOn.com further consolidate its position as the biggest online television distributor in the world.

With over 600 free channels and over 90,000 video-on-demand titles, the platform continues to grow from strength to strength in 2015.

The link to Zee Bollyworld TV is here: http://www.filmon.com/tv/zee-bollyworld-tv

ABOUT FILMON.com

FilmOn is the world's first and largest IP-delivered digital television platform with true TV Everywhere capability. Available globally via computers, smartphones, tablets and IP-enabled set-top boxes and devices, FilmOn offers more than 600 free and subscription linear TV channels and audio/video podcasts updated daily, plus 50 audio channels and over 90,000 on demand titles. FilmOn Apps for iPhone, iPad, Facebook, Blackberry, Lenovo, Win 8 and Droid devices offer you premium TV on the go. With offices in Beverly Hills, Irvine and London and data-center headends in L.A., London and Geneva, FilmOn curates the best of televised entertainment from around the globe and creates original live programming every week. FilmOn also programs the 24/7 FOTV Network on Sky channel 237 in the UK, Freesat channel 410 in Europe and Dish Network channel 6 in Los Angeles. Other holdings in the Anakando Media Group include FilmOn Media Licensing, Class15.com, Advirally, MondoTunes and the revolutionary Hologram USA (www.HologramUSA.com). More information on FilmOn can be found at www.filmon.com.

For more information about FilmOn.com, or the new Zee Bollywood channel contact

Gary Thompson in the UK: gary@w1features.com
Tom Paul Jones in the U.S.: Tompauljones213@gmail.com

About

Zee Bollyworld is the World's biggest compilation of premium Indian entertainment content. A one point source that gives you access to over 120,000 hours of premium programming that range from family dramas, romance, kids, cookery, thrillers, game shows, music, travel, reality, formats and film based events. Zee Bollyworld offers original HD content and its services include movies and television serials with dubbed or subtitled versions in many foreign languages, which are readily available in English, French, Arabic, Russian, Mandarin and Melayu- Bahasa. To know more, please visit: www.zeebollyworld.com

About Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL):

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited is one of India's leading television media and entertainment companies. It is amongst the largest producers and aggregators of Hindi programming in the world, with an extensive library housing over 120,000 hours of television content. With rights to more than 3,500 movie titles from foremost studios and of iconic film stars, ZEE houses the world's largest Hindi film library. Through its strong presence worldwide, ZEE entertains over 959 million viewers across 169 countries. ZEE has been selected Business Superbrands 2010-11, Industry Validated.

Pioneer of television entertainment industry in India, ZEE's well-known brands include Zee TV, Zee Cinema, Zee Anmol, Zee Smile, &TV, Zee Action, Zee Classic, &pictures, Zee Salaam, Zee Cafe, Zee Studio, Zee ETC Bollywood, Zindagi, Zing, Zee Khana Khazana, Ten Sports, Ten Cricket, Ten Action, Ten Golf and Zee Q. The company also has a strong offering in the regional language domain with channels such as Zee Marathi, Zee Talkies, Zee Bangla, Zee Bangla Cinema, Zee Telugu, Zee Kannada and Zee Tamizh. The company's recently launched HD offerings include Zee TV HD, Zee Cinema HD, Zee Studio HD, &pictures HD, &TV HD and Ten HD.

ZEE and its affiliate companies have leading presence across the media value chain including television broadcasting, cable distribution, direct-to-home satellite services, digital media and print media amongst others. More information about ZEE and its businesses is available on www.zeetelevision.com

Media Contact:
Jayshree Kumar / Arantxa Gonsalves
Corporate Brand – Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL)
Telephone: 022-24831367/ 9769286661 / 9820336890
Email: jayshree.kumar@zee.esselgroup.com / arantxa.gonsalves@zee.esselgroup.com

CONTACT: For more information about FilmOn.com, or the new Zee Bollywood channel contact Gary Thompson in the UK: gary@w1features.com Tom Paul Jones in the U.S.: Tompauljones213@gmail.com

Source:FilmOn.com