New York, N.Y. — Bonnier Corp.’s Cycle World and Saveur are joining Popular Science to offer readers a new way to experience their brands — as a TV series on Smart TVs. The two new TV series, which air weekly and feature shows that run about 22 minutes in length, are broadcast on the Web and are available exclusively on Net2TV’s Portico TV service. The Portico TV service is free to millions of viewers on Smart TVs, including Samsung, LG, Sharp and Philips, as well as on Roku-connected TVs, and on Toshiba tablets and notebooks.

 

Popular Science on Portico provides viewers informative and engaging content on connected TVs and devices,” said Sean Holzman, chief brand development officer for Bonnier Corp. “Expanding on our successful Popular Science TV offering, viewers can now enjoy our new video lineup based on our leading brands Cycle World and Saveur.”

 

“Portico TV viewers crave the deep expertise and compelling stories that Bonnier’s brands deliver,” said Tom Morgan, president and CEO of Net2TV Corp. “We look forward to the continued success of the Popular Science show and the addition of the Cycle World and Saveur programs.”

 

To view a sample clip of the new Cycle World TV series on YouTube, click here.

 

To view a sample clip of the new Saveur TV series on YouTube, click here.

 

Bonnier Corp. is one of the largest consumer-publishing groups in the United States and is the leading media company serving passionate, highly engaged audiences, through magazines, events, digital media and leading-edge products.

 

About Net2TV and Portico TV

Net2TV Corporation is a connected-TV media company that delivers free, ad-supported programming.  Its Portico TV service is available to tens of millions of viewers on smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sharp and Philips, Roku-connected TVs and Toshiba tablets and notebooks.  The shows can also be seen on the web at portico.tv. The company is headed by industry veterans from MTV/Nickelodeon, Black Arrow, NBC, TiVo and Netflix. For more information, visit net2tv.com.