Radio & Television

The Weather Network launches free ad-supported channel

OAKVILLE, On. – The Weather Network announced Wednesday that is it expanding into the realm of free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) with the launch of its first such channel available to Samsung TV Plus viewers. It is the first weather-related programming service on the FAST model in Canada. The programming will include in-depth features, educational programming, and shorts, as well as Canadian-produced series like Storm Hunters, Power to the People, and Captured, a press release said. The FAST channel will also include an exclusive morning show about the biggest weather stories from Canada and globally. “The way audiences engage with...