Published on March 14th, 2018 | by Brad Gibson0
Fandango Now becomes part of Movies Anywhere on Apple TV
The cloud-based digital streaming platform Movies Anywhere on Tuesday announced the video-on-demand service Fandango Now will now allow customers to watch purchased shows on a variety of platforms, including Apple TV.
The partnership marks the fifth digital retailer to become part of the digital movie-collection service owned by Disney. Under the deal, FandangoNow users can now link their account to the Movies Anywhere app and website to access eligible purchases of movies from Walt Disney Studios (including Disney, Pixar, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm), 20th Century Fox Film, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal Pictures (including DreamWorks and Illumination Entertainment) and Warner Bros.
Fandango Now purchases can now be watched through the Movies Anywhere app on Apple TV.
Fandango Now joins four other digital retailers, including Apple’s iTunes, Amazon Prime Video, Google Play, and Walmart’s Vudu, on Movies Anywhere. The service currently has a library of nearly 7,500 digital movies.
In addition to titles purchased from the five retailers, consumers also can redeem digital codes included in Blu-ray and DVDs from participating studios and access them through Movies Anywhere. However, movies rented from digital retailers cannot be accessed from Movies Anywhere.
To date, consumers have used Movies Anywhere apps to store over 100 million movies, according to Karin Gilford, General Manager of Movies Anywhere.