SEESO VIDEO SUBSCRIPTION AVAILABLE IN THE COMING WEEKS TO AMAZON PRIME MEMBERS

 

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SEESO VIDEO SUBSCRIPTION AVAILABLE IN THE COMING WEEKS TO AMAZON PRIME MEMBERS

Press Release

April 19, 2016

This Spring, comedy fans can watch Seeso, the newly launched ad-free comedy streaming channel, and all of its Original Series on Amazon Video, including “Bajillion Dollar Propertie$,” “The UCB Show” and “The Cyanide & Happiness Show,” as well as stand-up specials including “Cameron Esposito: Marriage Material,” and Seeso’s first scripted comedy “Flowers.”

Amazon Prime members will be able subscribe to Seeso directly through Amazon Video giving them access to over 2,000 hours of Seeso’s artisanal mix of new comedies, exclusive shows, curated films and classic stand-up performances. By subscribing directly through Prime members’ Amazon Video accounts, subscribers will have access to the entire Seeso library

through the Amazon Video app on TVs, streaming media players, mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire tablets, or online at Amazon.com/amazonvideo.

“With Seeso’s monthly subscription on Amazon Video, viewers now will have even more ways to access our unmatched library of comedy programming,” said Ben McLean, Senior Vice President, Digital Enterprises Business Operations & Strategy, NBCUniversal. “As the first standalone comedy offering, we’re excited to expand our reach to the Amazon Video community, giving them the best premium content – Original Series, stand-up specials and library video—across every screen.”

“The way people watch TV is changing, and customers want easier access to their favorite shows, regardless of device or subscription,” said Rich Au, Director, Director, Content Acquisition, Amazon Video Channels. “We’re thrilled that Amazon Prime members will now have the option to subscribe to Seeso on Amazon Video and view all the great premium content they have to offer.”

“Flowers,” starring Olivia Colman (“Broadchurch,” “The Lobster,” “Peep Show,” “Hot Fuzz”) and Julian Barratt (“The Mighty Boosh,” “Nathan Barley”) and written and directed by BAFTA-nominated Will Sharpe (“Black Pond”), is an imaginative, cinematic show about an eccentric and dysfunctional family struggling to hold themselves together. All six episodes of Seeso’s first scripted Original Series will be available May 5.

Other British comedies offered through Seeso include: “Fawlty Towers, “The IT Crowd,” “The Mighty Boosh,” UK version of “The Office,” “Garth Marenghi's Dark Place,” “Nathan Barley,” “A Bit Of Fry and Laurie,” “Gigi: Almost American,” and all of the series in the Alan Partridge cannon.

New soon-to-launch Seeso Original Series also include workplace comedy “Thingstarter” and travel show parody “Hidden America with Jonah Ray” to debut May 19 and June 2, respectively.

Subscribers also will get access to next day, full-length episodes of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “Late Night with Seth Meyers” and 40 plus years of “Saturday Night Live.”

Seeso features a wide variety of programming, including more than 20 exclusive, original series like “Bajillion Dollar Propertie$,” a half-hour, semi-scripted comedy with an ensemble of seven real estate agents set against the backdrop of a luxury, cut throat LA real estate firm from executive producers Kulap Vilaysack, Scott Aukerman, Ben Garant, Tom Lennon and Dave Jargowsky; “The Cyanide & Happiness Show,” an animated comedy series based on the popular web comic; and “The UCB Show” from hosts, creators, and Upright Citizens Brigade founders Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Matt Walsh, and Ian Roberts; and many others.

The robust library also includes, exclusively and for the first time ever on SVOD, Monty Python’s “Flying Circus” and “The Kids in the Hall,” both remastered in HD, along with the Monty Python films, and the complete collection of Monty Python documentaries and specials.

Every day, Seeso also uploads new stand-up content from comics all over the country.

Video subscriptions from Amazon Video are paid monthly subscriptions to premium networks and other streaming entertainment channels. Prime members have the option to purchase these subscriptions directly through Amazon Video.

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About Seeso
Seeso is the new, ad-free streaming comedy channel from NBCUniversal’s Digital Enterprises. The channel gives comedy viewers access to over 2,000 hours of original programming, with new, original content rolling out daily. Viewers are able to access the curated library for $3.99 a month via www.seeso.com, iOS, Android, Chromecast, Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Fire Stick as well as Amazon Instant Video.

Media Contact

Ally Federbush
NBCUniversal/Seeso
212-664-2865
Allyson.Federbush@nbcuni.com

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