Trump Media Company plans streaming service with unawakened content
- TMTG, the company behind Truth Social, is planning a streaming service to appeal to conservatives.
- Programming will include “shows that embrace the Second Amendment” and “Trump-specific shows.”
- It will be “similar” to Netflix but will not “push any particular political ideology,” an SEC filing says.
Trump Media & Technology Group, the company behind former President Donald Trump’s social media app, Truth Social, recently outlined plans for a new ‘Unawakened’.
service called TMTG+.
The subscription streaming service is defined as an “unawakened alternative to programs offered by streaming services” as
and Disney+. However, it “will not insist that the programming push any particular political ideology,” according to an SEC filing from Digital World Acquisition Corp, an SPAC or “blank check” company, set to merge with TMTG.
The streaming service will feature shows “that embrace the Second Amendment,” “Trump-specific shows,” and other topics that appeal to “conservative and/or libertarian views.”
It will also offer podcasts.
“TMTG+ intends to offer programming including, but not limited to, blue-collar comedy, canceled shows, Trump-specific programming, faith-based programming, family entertainment, programming that embraces the second amendment and news.”
DWAC says TMTG+ will focus on shows that “undo ‘cancel culture'”.
“In particular, President Trump has stated that TMTG will oppose ‘cancel culture’ and ‘righteous reprimands.’ Failure to realize this vision would harm TMTG’s brand and business prospects,” the statement reads. DWAC file.
TMTG began posting job openings for producers on May 11 for its streaming service, Rolling Stone previously reported.
TMTG’s previous venture, Truth Social, has been scrutinized for multiple issues, ranging from outages to technical issues and censorship reports.
The DWAC also repeatedly noted that TMTG “may never achieve profitability”. DWAC warned investors in a previous regulatory filing that Trump’s history of failed business ventures means “there is no guarantee that TMTG will not also go bankrupt.”
Representatives for TMTG did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.