FAQ

What is Shout! Factory TV?

Shout! Factory TV is a premiere digital entertainment destination that brings you timeless and contemporary cult favorites for pop culture fans. With a uniquely curated entertainment library, the channel offers an unrivaled blend of cult TV shows, movies, comedy, original specials and more.  Shout! Factory TV is a free-to-the-viewer, ad-supported video offering containing full-length television shows, movies, specials, and original content viewable through desktop computers, mobile, tablet, and “over-the-top” devices.



Where can I watch Shout! Factory TV?

Shout! Factory TV is available on a number of devices.  There may be slight variations in programming depending on the platform.

On a desktop computer using a browser (e.g., Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer) and visiting http://www.shoutfactorytv.com
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On mobile devices through a mobile browser that supports HTML5.  This includes iPhones, iPads, Android and other mobile devices.  No app download is required.  In your mobile browser, go to
http://www.shoutfactorytv.com and begin watching!
 Note that some video is not available through the mobile browser. In that case, you will see a message that says, "Sorry, the requested video is not available on this device."

Shout! Factory TV is also available as an app via RokuAmazon Fire, and Samsung TV.  You can also watch our Shout! Factory TV linear streaming channels on Pluto TV, Channel 512 and Twitch.

Additionally, you can watch our content ad-free with our subscription service available on Amazon Channels.

We will be rolling out channels on additional devices shortly.



Who is Shout! Factory?

Since 2003, Shout! Factory has built a solid reputation as a preeminent independent home entertainment group, and reigns supreme in producing, uncovering and revitalizing highly sought-after entertainment properties in lavish packages crammed with compelling, high value content. Pioneers in music compilation and classic television reissues, Shout! Factory founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos previously launched Rhino Records. Since establishing Shout! Factory, they have brought the same sensibilities and commercial reinvention expertise in creating unique products comprised of classic, contemporary and cult TV series and feature films, animation, live music, comedy specials, documentaries, as well as pop culture properties driven by the comic book universe. Whether uncovering old favorites or producing new ones, Shout! Factory’s home entertainment products are distinguished by their creativity, production value and appeal that spans generations. Shout’s audio division boasts GRAMMY®-nominated box sets, Broadway cast albums, new releases from storied artists, lovingly assembled album reissues and indispensable “best of” compilations. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast digital distribution network which delivers video and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America. Shout! Factory also owns and operates Timeless Media Group, Biograph Records, Majordomo Records, HighTone Records and Video Time Machine. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention.



How do I search for a film/show?

You can search for movies, TV series, episodes, and specials by show name or episode name. You can also search by actor name.


How often do you add new films/shows?

Shout! Factory TV is adding new content on a monthly basis.



I am having technical difficulties. What should I do?

You can get in touch with us using our contact form.



Can I download your content?

Shout! Factory TV content is streaming-only, however we do offer DVDs and Blu-rays of many titles. You can browse our entire catalog here.



I’m outside the US and Canada, why can’t I watch a film in my country?

We only have North American rights to many of our titles. Unfortunately, that means we’re unable to stream them outside the US and Canada.



Is there a way to turn off advertisements?

We get to keep our content free by including periodic advertising. If you would prefer signing up for our subscription service at Amazon Channels, you will no longer see any advertisements.



I love this Shout! Factory property, why isn’t it on Shout! Factory TV?

Shout! Factory TV is separate from Shout! Factory.  The titles offered by Shout! Factory TV will differ from what we offer on DVD/Blu-ray or on other platforms such as iTunes and Netflix.



Are subtitles/captions available?

Subtitles and captions are available for select titles and may not be available on all devices. When you play a video on Shout! Factory TV, click the gear icon in the lower right-hand corner. This menu will give you the option to turn on captions.



Can I play a film/episode at my event?

Shout! Factory TV doesn't have the rights to stream films in front of large audiences. You should reach out to the distributor or filmmaker directly to ask for permission to display a film publicly.



Can I submit my content for Shout! Factory TV?

If you have titles you would like Shout! Factory to exhibit on Shout! Factory TV, please contact shoutfactorytv@shoutfactory.com.  



What information does Shout! Factory TV collect about me?

We value your privacy. You can take a look at our Privacy Policy for more detail.



How does Shout! Factory decide what to offer on Shout! Factory TV?

We take great care in selecting the titles we offer through Shout! Factory TV.  We realize there are thousands, if not millions, of high-quality titles available for viewing.  Shout! Factory TV helps a viewer cut through the clutter by offering timeless and contemporary favorites.  If you have any suggestions on what we should offer, please email us at shoutfactorytv@shoutfactory.com.



Does Shout! Factory accept suggestions about possible titles to release?

Absolutely! We are always open to hearing what our fans might have to suggest. There is a good chance that you might throw out a title or artist that we’ve already been salivating over, but your ideas are always welcome. Feel free to post suggestions on our official Facebook or Twitter or email us at shoutfactorytv@shoutfactory.com.



Do you have a newsletter, and if so, where can I sign up?

We do! You can sign up here.



How can I apply for a job with Shout! Factory?

If you have an interest in joining the Shout! Factory team, please send us a resume and we will consider you for current and future job opportunities. Click here to see current Shout! Factory job opportunities.