LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — OWNZONES, a technology platform offering a streamlined content solution for media companies, has formed an agreement with Gas Station TV (GSTV) to feature “THE LIST.” The news magazine show created by The E.W. Scripps Company will appear on GSTV’s rapidly growing gas station-based video network. GSTV, which entertains 70 million consumers every month while they fill up their cars, this week began airing short form segments from the series nationwide.
“THE LIST” is an Emmy Award-winning original series where pop culture takes a need-to-know twist. Trending topics covered on the lifestyle show range from life hacks and what’s hot to DIY tips and food favorites, all in list form, making the content easily relatable and entertaining. The program, ranked #11 among syndicated shows this spring, is available in more than 20 markets and is expanding into national syndication this fall.
“Securing distribution for ‘THE LIST’ on GSTV is a great example of how OWNZONES designs custom strategies to fit the distribution needs of our content partners,” said OWNZONES Media Network CEO Dan Goman. “As ‘THE LIST’ rolls out on broadcast stations across the country, GSTV will bring the series to an even wider audience.”
For its part, GSTV continues to push the envelope on innovation for location-based media, aligning its programming with the passion points of consumers and advertisers alike.
“‘THE LIST’ fits perfectly with our strategy to engage consumers at the pump with the very best content from leading programmers,” said David Leider, GSTV’s CEO. “Adding ‘THE LIST’ diversifies our lineup and strengthens our ability to drive value for our partners and the millions of consumers who enjoy GSTV every day.”
OWNZONES offers a streamline solution for media companies and content owners seeking to distribute their programming in a very complex digital universe. OWNZONES provides media companies with distribution for their programming, and handles hosting, programming, marketing and on boarding requirements, eliminating the need for content owners to reformat their programming for each platform, ranging from mobile and over-the-top to set-top box services.
In addition to delivery over leading over-the-top (OTT), streaming, SVOD and mobile networks via its OWNZONES Media Network, the company offers customized distribution and programming services plus a proprietary technology platform that can be used to create bespoke branded SVOD destination sites. The OWNZONES Media Network includes T-Mobile’s Binge On, Amazon’s Add-on Subscriptions, Opera TV, Flipps, and more, currently reaching 500 million users and growing. OWNZONES also leveraged its technology platform to create EZONES, an enterprise solution that enables companies to enhance content sharing with employees, business partners and customers. For more information, visit www.ownzonesmedia.com.
Gas Station TV (GSTV), a Rockbridge Growth Equity company, is America’s No. 1 video network at the pump, delivering an industry-leading experience to more than 70 million monthly viewers nationwide. Exclusive content from ESPN, CNN’s Headline News and Buzz Today, Bloomberg TV, AccuWeather, OwnZones/Scripps Broadcasting, and CNET engages consumers and drives them to action on behalf of advertisers and gas retailers. For more information, please visit GSTV.com or engage with us on LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.
The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners, with 33 television stations in 24 markets and a reach of nearly one in five U.S. households. It also owns 34 radio stations in eight markets. Scripps also runs an expanding collection of local and national digital journalism and information businesses, including multi-platform satire and humor brand Cracked, podcast industry leader Midroll Media and over-the-top video news service Newsy. Scripps also produces television shows including “THE LIST” and “The Now,” runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and serves as the long-time steward of the nation’s largest, most successful and longest-running educational program, the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”