TUBEFILTER: Dish’s Sling TV Service Adds New Channel From Maker Studios

Sling TV has new programming for subscribers to watch. Dish’s over-the-top subscription service has added the channel Polaris+ from Maker Studios to its core $20-a-month package.

Polaris+ is an extension of Maker’s Polaris network, which, according to a Sling blog post, rakes in three billion monthly views. As with the Polaris network, Polaris+ will focus on gaming, pop culture, and comics-related content, available on-demand or within Sling’s 3-day replay feature. The Polaris+ channel will feature long-form original programming available first on the subscription platform, before moving to other distribution outlets.

From Sling: "An extension of Maker’s Polaris brand – the leading online gaming network that attracts more than three billion monthly views – Polaris+ will feature long-form original programming available in an exclusive first-run only on Sling TV. The channel will include gaming, pop culture, comic and live-event programming starring some of the biggest names in digital. Sling TV customers can look forward to new, long-form versions of popular titles like “Friendzone” on the Polaris+ linear channel. Polaris+ titles will also be available on demand and through Sling TV’s 3-Day Replay feature."