SPEEDVISION FREE AD-SUPPORTED TELEVISION (FAST) CHANNEL NOW STREAMING IN UNITED KINGDOM ON AMAZON FREEVEE
--The Definitive Automotive Entertainment Network Has Arrived in the U.K. with the Best Car Content Anywhere Including RADFORD REBORN Featuring Ant Anstead and Jenson Button--
ANNAPOLIS, MD – MAY 11, 2023 – Speedvision, the definitive auto entertainment network, today announced that it is now available as a free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) linear channel on Amazon Freevee in the U.K. Amazon Freevee customers now can stream titles from Speedvision’s lineup of blue-chip vehicle entertainment that is diverse, compelling and an established draw; including the special event RADFORD REBORN featuring Master mechanic Ant Anstead and 2009 FIA Formula One World Champion Jenson Button.
With RADFORD REBORN, Speedvision and Radford Motors, the iconic makers of fine automobiles, have teamed up to chronicle the dramatic race to recreate a legendary four-wheeled Holy Grail. The five-part documentary series follows Radford Motors partners, Anstead and Button, as they set out to do the previously unthinkable and create the Radford Type 62-2, a reimagined version of the fabled Lotus Type 62 for today’s modern era.
The premiere episode of RADFORD REBORN makes its UK debut exclusively on Speedvision on Monday, May 15 at 8PM GMT, with each of the four subsequent episodes making their domestic premiere at 8PM Tuesday through Friday. A marathon of the full five episode series then will air on Saturday, May 20, at 1 PM GMT on Speedvision.
The network brand that started the auto entertainment revolution in the U.S., Speedvision returned in October 2022 with the high-octane programming that made it the standard against which all other vehicle media is measured. As a recognized network brand that originated the automotive lifestyle genre in the 90s, Speedvision delivers a signature combination of highly entertaining storytelling, iconic hosts, and premier production values; making it the preeminent destination for auto-passionate viewers.
“There’s no better way to deliver Speedvision to the U.K. audience than with the launch of RADFORD REBORN, a thrilling series that epitomizes the premier automotive entertainment found on this network,” said Robert Scanlon, President and CEO of Speedvision. “Speedvision’s launch in the U.K. on Amazon Freevee is further evidence of our remarkable growth that’s fueled by providing highly attractive content to advertisers and our enormous auto passionate audience. The Speedvision FAST Channel instantly offers a go-to content source for the U.K. audience and we’re extremely pleased to give them the gold-standard automotive programming they want, where they want it.”
Speedvision boasts a premium library of more than 700 content hours spanning any vehicle powered by an engine. From car build shows and garage content, to automotive history and auction programming; the network features titles including Graveyard Carz, AmeriCarna, Stacey David’s Gearz, and Two Guys Garage, as well as motorcycle and aviation series. Speedvision also boasts a roster of well-known talent and experts, including Wayne Carini, Bill Goldberg, Mark Worman, Stacy David, Ant Anstead, Ray Evernham, and more.
Amazon Freevee is a streaming video service with thousands of premium movies and TV shows, including Originals and FAST channels, available anytime, for free.
Speedvision is the definitive automotive entertainment and lifestyle brand resurrected in 2022 to serve the passion of millions of vehicle enthusiasts. With more than 700 hours of premium content featuring lean-forward storytelling, iconic hosts, and industry-standard production values, Speedvision is the ultimate destination for the absolute best in automotive, motorcycle, aviation, and boating content. Available at no cost as a free ad-supported television network, Speedvision represents an optimal opportunity for advertisers to intersect directly with a deeply engaged viewership composed of authentic vehicle aficionados.
Speedvision is led by President and CEO, Robert Scanlon, an accomplished media industry leader with decades of experience in racing competition and automotive production. Scanlon’s past positions include head of motorsports at ESPN and ESPN2, co-founder of the original Speedvision, creator/president of Velocity (now MotorTrend) for Discovery Inc., and senior production at ABC Sports. Scanlon has been recognized with 9 National Sports Emmy Awards, including Best Live Sports Series for coverage of NASCAR, INDYCAR, and Formula One.
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