(NASHVILLE, TENN. — April 17th, 2017) RFD-TV and FamilyNet recently joined Sling TV’s “Heartland Extra,” giving the over-the-top service’s subscribers on the platform rural and western content as well as classic sitcoms. Sling TV delivers live and on-demand content in the home and on-the-go via smart televisions, tablets, game consoles, computers, smartphones and other streaming devices. Heartland Extra, featuring RFD-TV and FamilyNet, may be added to the Sling Orange or Sling Blue services for an extra $5 per month.
“Sling TV is at the forefront of changing media consumption habits, and we are pleased to join an industry-changing service that is economically-friendly for our viewers,” said Patrick Gottsch, founder and president of Rural Media Group. “We are committed to supporting this industry change and giving rural America over-the-top options to access our programming.”
In addition to RFD-TV and FamilyNet, Heartland Extra includes the Sportsman Channel, the Outdoor Channel, the World Fishing Network, and PixL. Sling TV subscriptions start as low as $20 per month with the Sling Orange service. For more information on Sling TV and to sign up for a 7-day free trial, visit sling.com.
RFD-TV serves the needs and interests of rural Americans by providing rural and western content. FamilyNet is home to the classic sitcoms, while also featuring the Superior Livestock Auctions on a regular basis.