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CAMPUS TELEVIDEO LAUNCHES PIVOT TV AT FITCHBURG STATE UNIVERSITY

1/30/2015 12:30 PM

Stamford, CT Campus Televideo (http://www.campustelevideo.com), the nation’s largest integrator of television programming to colleges and universities, has added Participant Media’s television network, Pivot, to its CTVstream service at Fitchburg State University.  Students living on-campus will have access to Pivot’s television programming, including original series, documentaries, and films on various mobile devices, anytime and anywhere through Campus Televideo’s authentication service.

 

“We are excited to add Pivot TV to the CTVstream service offering,” said Brian Benz, CEO of Campus Televideo.  “The network’s unique slate of programs that promote social activism is a perfect fit for universities.”

 

“CTVstream is a secure and easy-to-use solution to provide licensed media to our students,” said Jamie Roger, Director of Auxiliary Services, Fitchburg State University.  “This new offering will meet the demand from the student population looking to watch TV when they want, on the device they want.”

 

“We’re thrilled to expand our relationship with Campus Televideo and offer Pivot’s programming to university viewers” said Stephanie Ruyle, EVP Distribution for Pivot. 

 

Fitchburg residential students will be able to stream Pivot’s programs such as the Emmy® Award-winning series “HITRECORD ON TV” created and directed by and starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the critically acclaimed “Please Like Me” created by and starring Josh Thomas, as well as Pivot’s new drama series “Fortitude” starring Stanley Tucci, Michael Gambon and Christopher Eccleston.

 

About Pivot

Pivot (http://www.Pivot.tv) is a television network from Participant Media with a diverse slate of original series, acquired programming, films and documentaries. Pivot focuses on entertainment that sparks conversation, inspires change and illuminates issues through engaging content and, through its affiliated website TakePart.com, connects audiences to a wealth of content and customizable actions. Pivot is available in 47 million homes via major television providers and offers authenticated subscribers a live and on-demand streaming option via its interactive, downloadable Pivot app. Follow Pivot on Twitter at @pivot_tv and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pivottelevision.

 

Participant Media (http://www.ParticipantMedia.com) is a global entertainment company founded in 2004 by Jeff Skoll to focus on feature film, television, publishing, and digital content that inspires social change. Through its films, social action campaigns, digital network, and its television network, Participant seeks to entertain, encourage and empower every individual to take action.

 

About Campus Televideo

Campus Televideo works with more than 250 colleges and universities and has approximately 600,000 subscribers nationwide. They offer tailored cable TV, IPTV and streaming solutions for the delivery of authenticated entertainment, educational and custom content. Campus Televideo provides its clients with personalized service, content flexibility and control to meet the unique needs of every campus community. Learn more at www.CampusTelevideo.com