Shout! Factory TV Review
Shout! Factory TV is a free streaming service featuring lots of cult TV shows, movies, comedy, original specials and more. Users can watch “Space: 1999,” “The Prisoner,” “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” “ALF,” “Farscape,” and more.
If you’d like to watch the shows and movies without ads, Shout! Factory TV is available as an Amazon Prime Video channel for $2.99 / month.
Users can also watch some Shout! Factory TV content (but not all) on free platforms including Freevee, Crackle, Local Now, Plex, Pluto TV, Popcornflix, Redbox, The Roku Channel, Samsung TV Plus, Sling Freestream, STIRR, Tubi, Xumo Play, and LG Channel Plus.
We tested Shout! Factory TV and other subscription streaming services for more than 100 hours. Shout! Factory TV is compatible with Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.
You’ll see classic shows like “Father Knows Best,” “The Little Rascals,” “Laurel & Hardy,” “The Dick Cavett Show,” “Bonanza,” and more.
In addition to the on demand content, Shout! Factory TV has 10 virtual live channels:
- Shout! Factory TV
- Trailer Park Boys: The SwearNet Show
- Scream Factory TV
- Shout! Cult
- The Carol Burnett Show
- Johnny Carson TV
The service does have several movies. In addition to lots of sci-fi and low-budget action flicks, you’ll also see a few Rifftrax titles where comedians from “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” make fun of goofy films like “Samurai Cop” and “Miami Connection.”
The VHS Vault section offers retro movies like “Sleepaway Camp,” and “The Kentucky Fried Movie” complete with old VCR graphics and a piracy warning at the start.
No Parental Controls
There are no parental controls for Shout! Factory TV.
Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, Max, Hulu, Netflix, Paramount Plus, Peacock, SHOWTIME, and STARZ have parental control features.
Users with the Amazon Prime Video channel can download shows and movies.
Shout! Factory TV is compatible with these devices:
- Amazon Fire TV
- Apple TV
- Google Chromecast (Google Cast)
- Android TV
- Android Phone/Tablet
- Samsung Smart TV
- Sony Smart TV
- VIZIO Smart TV (Google Cast)
Shout! Factory TV is not compatible with iPhone/iPad, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, or LG Smart TV devices.
Content has stereo audio.