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Distributor 1091 Pictures Providing 1,300 Titles to Streaming TCL Channel

 Laura Linney, Steve Coogan, Richard Gere and Rebecca Hall in 'The Dinner', a 1091 title now available on the TCL channel.
Laura Linney, Steve Coogan, Richard Gere and Rebecca Hall in 'The Dinner', a 1091 title now available on the TCL channel. (Image credit: 1091 Pictures)

Independent distributor 1091 Picture said it made a licensing deal that will bring more than 1,300 titles to TCL Channel, a streaming service that is pre-loaded on TCL sets using the Roku and Android operating systems.

TCL Channel is owned by TCL FFalcon, a joint venture among TCL Electronic, Tencent and Southern TV New Media. It features free linear channels and VOD programming.

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“TCL’s new channel will make it even easier for one of the largest smart TV customer bases to discover 1091’s film library. We are happy to bring a massive repertoire of independent films to such a fast-growing channel,” said Sana Soni, director of sales at 1091 Pictures. “We understand the enormous advantage TCL will have being pre-installed on new devices sold.”

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1091 already has deals in place to distribute its content via Tubi, The Roku Channel, Pluto TV, IMDb TV. Samsung TV, Vizio and YouTube Movies. ■