Rakuten TV Announces Its May Slate
From free family fun, remembering V.E Day, and top quality movies on TVOD, May is a great month on Rakuten TV!
Rakuten TV has unveiled its content that will be available on the platform in May. And there is something for everyone to enjoy. Family movies such as Maya The Bee and Sea Level, commemorate V.E Day with VE Day-Forever In Their Debt, great British movies like Living, The Father, and Good Luck To You, Leo Grande, and top quality movies on TVOD like Scream VI, 65, and Shazam: Fury Of The Gods are at your fingertips throughout the month. Alongside their free movies and TV series, there is everything you could want and more available at the touch of a button.
FAMILY FUN, AND BRITISH EXCELLENCE AT THE HEART OF RAKUTEN TV IN MAY
Today, one of Europe’s leading streaming platforms, Rakuten TV, announced the release of its latest titles for May 2023, with children’s entertainment and historic occasions at the forefront of its portfolio.
Providing family fun, just in time for half term, Maya The Bee and Sea Level will be released on Rakuten TV’s AVOD section in May, free of charge to users. Rakuten TV’s “STORE” selection will also be providing further entertainment for those on school holidays, with sci-fi and animation hits Shazam! Fury Of The Gods, 65, and Swan Princess: A Fairytale Is Born coming to the platform. Finalizing this action-packed lineup will be FAST Channel, Watch Mojo, which will be airing specials of Star Wars to celebrate Star Wars Day and Eurovision specials across the month, providing further family entertainment.
VE DAY, BUY OR RENT TITLES, AND A GREAT BRITISH BANK HOLIDAY
Celebrating what will be a historic month in Britain, VE Day – Forever in Their Debt will be available on the ‘Free’selection to commemorate VE Day on 8th May and Rakuten TV’s FAST channels will also mark a monumental occasion, with History Hit airing specials to celebrate King Charles III’s coronation. Great British Menu also joins the FAST channel roster, perfect for the British Bank Holiday weekend.
Continuing to house an abundance of entertainment genres through its ‘Buy or Rent’ offering, Rakuten TV will also release titles ranging from documentaries, such as Little Richard: I Am Everything, My Everest, and The Last Tourist, to horror, including Scream VI and Organ Trail, and dramas Tell It Like a Woman, The Beasts, and Small, Slow But Steady.
To celebrate what will be a ‘Great British Bank Holiday’, Rakuten TV will allow audiences to enjoy the best of British cinema including Living, starring Bill Nighy, Good Luck To You Leo Grande, starring Emma Thompson, and The Father, starring Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman.
FULL BREAKDOWN OF MAY HIGHLIGHTS ON RAKUTEN TV
TVOD WITH RELEASE DATE
Shazam! Fury Of The Gods-28/4/2023
The Artifice Girl-1/5/2023
The Smeds and the Smoos-2/5/2023
Little Richard: I Am Everything-8/5/2023
Tell It Like a Woman-8/5/2023
The Night Of The 12th-22/5/2023
The Swan Princess: a Fairytale Is Born-23/5/2023
80 For Brady-23/5/2023
The Last Tourist-24/5/2023
AVOD AND START DATE
VE Day – Forever in their Debt-1/5/2023
The Intent 2-1/5/2023
Spy Gone North-1/5/2023
A Brixton Tale-1/5/2023
Maya The Bee-1/5/2023
FAST AND START DATE
Great British Menu-29/05-08/05
ABOUT RAKUTEN TV
Rakuten TV is one of the leading streaming platforms in Europe that combines TVOD (Transactional video-on-demand), AVOD (Advertising video-on-demand), and FAST channels (Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV), providing users with a universe of content and making the whole entertainment experience easier. In Spain, the company also provides an SVOD (Subscription video-on-demand) service.
The TVOD service offers an authentic cinematic experience with the latest releases to buy or rent in high audio and video quality. The advertising-supported offering comprises AVOD and FAST services. The AVOD service features more than 10,000 titles available on-demand, including films, documentaries, and series from Hollywood and local studios, as well as the catalog with Original and Exclusive content. The FAST service consists of an extensive line-up of over 500 unique channels among which 100 are Owned & Operated (O&O) across Europe, including free linear channels from global networks, top European broadcasters and media groups, and the platform’s own thematic channels with curated content. Rakuten TV is available in 43 European territories and currently reaches more than 140 million households via its branded remote-control button and pre-installed app in Smart TV devices.
Rakuten TV is part of Rakuten Group, Inc., one of the world’s leading internet services companies, offering a wide range of services for consumers and businesses, with a focus on e-commerce, fintech, digital content, and communications. Rakuten is the official partner for the NBA’s Golden State Warriors.
This is just a drop in the ocean of what is available on Rakuten TV. So why wait? Start your viewing today! For more information or to check out what is currently available, visit the official website. We’ll be bringing you the latest content drops every month from here on in. So subscribe to our newsletter and never miss a story from Future of the Force.
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