Celebrate the Start of Summer with FilmRise’s June Marathons 

It’s June and summer has officially begun! While the beach is great and all, sweating every day in the rising temperatures certainly is not. So why not treat yourselves to some amazing free TV and movie marathons in the sweet, sweet A/C? If that sounds like a plan, FilmRise has you covered.

That’s because this month, FilmRise is offering a large selection of  programming to help beat the heat, including a marathon of the longest-running CBC family series “Heartland,” a multi-generational family saga taking place in Alberta, Canada.

There’s also a marathon of the classic 1950s western “The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp,” starring Hugh O’Brien as the titular character. There’s also the opportunity to live in nature vicariously through hero Bear Grylls, with a marathon of “Bear Grylls’ Survival School.”

Other few fan-favorites returning marathons, include  MD TV, a line-up of favorite medical comedies and dramas, Full Moon Madness, a binge-worthy roster of werewolf movies during the full moon and an updated iteration of our Black Cinema Marathon in honor of Juneteenth. This time we added the FilmRise title SPRINTER, an award winning sports drama starring David Alan Grier and Lorraine Toussaint and produced by Jada and Will Smith. 

For FilmRise’s Latest Movies, Marathons and Special Events Streaming Across Amazon Prime Video, Pluto TV, Tubi and More, Visit filmrise-streaming.com.


Return to the “Heartland” Marathon on FilmRise Family – (6/4 – 6/6)

Streaming for free on The Roku Channel, Samsung TV Plus, Redbox Free Live TV, VIZIO Free Channels and TiVo+

Watch Seasons 1-3 of CBC’s popular and longest-running family drama “Heartland,” a multi-generational saga set in Alberta, Canada and centered on a family getting through life together in both happy and trying times.

MD TV Marathon on FilmRise Classic TV (6/5 – 6/6)

Streaming for free on The Roku Channel, Samsung TV Plus, Redbox Free Live TV, VIZIO Free Channels and TiVo+

Medical Dramas and Hospital Themed Comedies

If you’ve got cabin fever, we prescribe these thrilling medical dramas and hilarious hospital-themed comedies like “Doc Martin,” “Green Wing,” “Peak Practice” and more.

Programming Highlights: 

  • “Doc Martin” (BBC) The trials and tribulations of Dr. Martin Ellingham (Martin Clunes), a socially challenged doctor who moves from London to the picturesque village of Port Wenn in Cornwall.
  • “Green Wing” (BBC) IMDb describes the series as a “Funky hospital-based sketch-comedy-drama type show.” The series revolves around hilarious and strange soap-opera style plot twists among the personal lives of a fictional hospital in East Hampton, UK.
  • “Peak Practice”(BBC) Beth Glover and Will Preston are doctors in partnership at a Derbyshire clinic when they hire Jack who’s returned from Africa. The next several years deal with their personal and professional lives with Jack and Beth marrying.
  • “Bramwell” (BBC) In 1895, women were not expected to work – or even know about – medicine. Women were expected to work as house-wives, mothers, teachers and nurses. One woman was determined to change that. 

It’s A Full Moon

Now airing under every full moon: Celebrate this month’s full moon with the scariest and hairiest werewolves ever seen on screen.

Titles Include: 

  • GINGER SNAPS (2000, Dir. John Fawcett) Two death-obsessed sisters, outcasts in their suburban neighborhood, must deal with the tragic consequences when one of them is bitten by a deadly werewolf.
  • BEING HUMAN (Season 1, UK) A werewolf, a vampire and a ghost try to live together and get along.
  • HOWL (2015, Dir. Paul Hyett) When passengers on a train are attacked by a creature, they must band together in order to survive until morning.
  • HOWLING III (1987, Dir. Phillipe Mora) A female werewolf runs away from her family, and falls in love with a man who works in the movie business, while a sociologist who studies these creatures is looking for proof of their existence.

Bear Grylls’ Wild Summer (6/26 – 6/27)

Streaming for free on The Roku Channel, Samsung TV Plus, Redbox Free Live TV, VIZIO Free Channels and TiVo+

Gather your family and learn some survival skills with Bear Grylls with this weekend marathon of Seasons 1-2 of “Bear Grylls’ Survival School.” Each season, Bear Grylls takes a group of brave children on a two-week survival-themed adventure across the wilds of the UK.

About FilmRise

FilmRise is an industry-leading film and television studio as well as the largest independently owned AVOD streaming network, based in Brooklyn, NY. Founded in 2012 by veteran producers and financiers Danny Fisher, Jack Fisher and Alan Klingenstein, FilmRise is a recognized market leader and innovator, considered the largest independent provider of ad-supported content.

At the forefront of analytics-led curation and distribution, FilmRise offers over 30,000 film and television titles across multiple worldwide streaming platforms. FilmRise’s impressive library includes such iconic titles as Gordon Ramsay’s HELL’S KITCHEN, Carsey-Werner’s 3RD ROCK FROM THE SUN, the Robert Stack-hosted true crime series UNSOLVED MYSTERIES, the high-tech documentary crime series FORENSIC FILES, classic television shows like THE RIFLEMAN and the original 1960s BATMAN, as well as award-winning feature films and documentaries including 2020 Tribeca Film Festival Best Documentary winner REWIND, true crime thriller MY FRIEND DAHMER starring Ross Lynch and Anne Heche, two-time 2020 Spirit Award-nominated and top film critics’ favorite DRIVEWAYS starring Brian Dennehy and the Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning feature film THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST starring Chloë Grace Moretz. For more info, go to:  www.filmrise.com.

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