BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 6, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The worlds largest streaming TV service, FilmOn TV Networks announced the launch of the Om Nom Channel, dedicated to programming based on mobile game developer Zeptolab's award-winning hit Cut the Rope games. The channel is the 50th FilmOn has launched in 2015, joining almost 1000 free linear channels offered on FilmOn.com. Watch Om Nom Channel now here.
Zeptolab's Cut the Rope game, starring the little candy-eating monster Om Nom, is a physics-based puzzle game that has been downloaded more than 800 million times. Influential game site IGN has compared it to Angry Birds and it has won the Apple Design Award, as well awards from Game Developers Choice, IGN, International Mobile Gaming, Forbes, the Webbys, and a BaFTA. The web series Om Nom Stories has also been recognized by Cynopsis, iKids and as a finalist for Best Comedy Web Series at the HollyWeb Awards. "Zeptolab excels at finding and maintaining a balance of depth and accessibility," wrote VentureBeat.
Om Nom Stories depicts Om Nom's life outside of the game. The 1st episode alone has been viewed more than 33 million times on YouTube. Joining the 20 channel strong FilmOn Kids section, Om Nom channel will present all 29 episodes of Om Nom Stories, as well as 7 "how to draw" episodes and 3 behind the scenes vignettes. The channel is available on all of FilmOn's platforms and apps.
FilmOn TV Networks has over 70 million monthly unique users from around the globe who access free channels containing licensed, wholly owned, and original content across the genres of news, sports, movies, music, food, travel and more. It also offers social television, premium first tier movies, and over 45,000 VODs.
Watch now at FilmOn.com/tv/om-nom
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About FilmOn TV Networks: Founded by Greek billionaire and media entrepreneur, Alki David, FilmOn is the world's number one free TV service and number one live TV app with 40 million downloads. FilmOn offers nearly 1000 free live TV channels including original programming, video and audio podcasts from premium brands as well as over 45,000 video on demand titles at FilmOn.com. Its Battlecam.com is a pioneer in social television and the new offering etv.com gives users the ability to monetize their own pay-per-view events for the first time. Last month the site's 75 million users generated 1.2 billion video streams. The service is available globally via computers, smartphones, tablets as well as the FilmOn App for iOS 7, Android, Windows 8 and IP-enabled set-top boxes and devices. With offices in Beverly Hills and London and data-centers in Los Angeles, London, and Geneva, FilmOn curates the best of free televised entertainment from around the globe. FilmOn TV is also an Independent TV Broadcaster broadcasting FOTV via Direct TV and on stations in the UK (Sky Channel 237 and Freesat channel 410). For more information please visit FilmOn.com.
About ZeptoLab: ZeptoLab UK Limited is a global gaming and entertainment company best known for developing the award-winning, hit franchise Cut the Rope®, which includes Cut the Rope, Cut the Rope: Experiments and Cut the Rope: Time Travel, available across platforms and devices, and Cut the Rope 2. Cut the Rope games have been downloaded more than 700 million times by users around the world since the game's debut in October 2010. The company has also released Pudding Monsters™, available on Android and iOS platforms. For more information, please visit www.zeptolab.com.