OUTtv Partners with Leading Entertainment Platforms to Distribute LGBTQ+ Programming Internationally
June 16, 2020
OUTtv, the world’s first and Canada’s only LGBTQ+ television network and streaming service, have announced distribution partnerships with leading subscription video on demand (SVOD) platform Showmax, AVOD (ad-based video on demand) platform Tubi, and cross-platform media company, Fuse Media. These partnerships are as result of OUTtv’s ongoing mission to globally expand the reach of their LGBTQ+ programming.
“This year our efforts are concentrated on growing the accessibility of OUTtv’s expansive catalogue of LGBTQ+ content to global audiences,” said Brad Danks, CEO of OUTtv. “We’re seeing an increasing demand for LGBTQ+ programming and by partnering with premium entertainment platforms such as Showmax, Tubi and Fuse we are able to make our content more accessible to international audiences.”
Showmax, the leading SVOD provider in South Africa, have acquired a catalogue of content including Boulet Brothers’ Dragula, Trixie Mattel: Skinny Legend and Drag SOS, with plans to add new content monthly. Tubi, an AVOD service with over 20,000 movies and TV shows, and Fuse Media, have acquired OUTtv’s documentary strand OUTspoken and a number of Lifestyle series.
“OUTtv’s programming fits nicely within our mission of serving a young, multicultural and inclusive audience with content from a diverse array of voices and points of view, and we are excited to share these stories,” said Marc Leonard, Senior Vice President, Content Strategy, Fuse Media.
OUTtv is the world’s leading provider of queer-focused content and home to award winning LGBTQ+ content. OUTtv can be watched on broadcast and on their streaming platform OUTtvGo as well as on Amazon Prime and Apple.