IMDb TV launches Android and iOS apps

IMDb TV
IMDb TV originally launched under the name Freedive in January 2019. (IMDb)

IMDb TV, an ad-supported streaming video service owned by Amazon, is launching on the official IMDb app for Android and iOS devices.

The app requires users to sign up either with IMDb or through Amazon, Google or Facebook.

The launch expands distribution for the service, which is also available to watch via browsers on PCs and from the Amazon Prime Video app and all Amazon Fire TV devices via the IMDb TV channel.

IMDb TV content is currently only available when streaming from within the United States and U.S. territories, but Amazon is plotting some international launches for the service.

RELATED: Amazon launches IMDb ad-supported streaming service Freedive

Amazon said that IMDb TV will launch in Europe later this year. A spokesperson declined to elaborate on which countries in Europe will get IMDb TV, but said more details will be revealed later this year.

Earlier this summer, IMDb TV announced plans to triple its content lineup and add thousands of new titles. The service signed recent deals with studios, including Warner Bros., Sony Pictures Entertainment and MGM Studios, and added titles, including “La La Land.”

“With IMDb TV, viewers have discovered TV the way it ought to be – a free collection of premium TV shows and movies available anytime,” said Mark Eamer, vice president of IMDb TV, in a statement. “We deliver a top quality discovery experience that makes it easy to be entertained. With more titles than ever before coming to IMDb TV and our upcoming European expansion later this year, we’re excited for customers to tune in and enjoy all that IMDb TV has to offer, all at no cost.”

IMDb TV originally launched under the name Freedive in January 2019.

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