What’s coming soon to Quibi in June 2020?
Staff Reporter | On 01, Jun 2020
This spring saw the surprise launch of Quibi in the UK. Short for “Quick Bites”, the streaming platform delivers programmes and films in short chunks of 5 to 10 minutes each, designed to be watched on mobile phones on the go. A month after its launch, though, the mobile-only platform announced plans to backtrack on its signature proposition and introduce the ability to cast content to TVs – a sign of how challenging an environment it is for the on-the-move offering to win subscribers when they’re largely staying at home during the coronavirus lockdown.
Meanwhile, Quibi continues its strategy to release new series with star-studded casts, but that drip-feed of new titles is slowing down in June, with only two originals lined up – and all the episodes of its May debuts already released through their daily episode drops last month. Here’s what’s coming soon to Quibi in June – or see what was added to Quibi last month here.
Royalties – 1st June
Royalties is a take on the oft-untold story of songwriters behind the world’s biggest hits. It follows ragtag songwriting duo Sara and Pierce as they navigate the strange and hilarious challenges of creating great songs for insane artists. Darren Criss performs the theme song, while Tony Revolori and Kether Donohue star.
Update: After four episodes, the show has been paused in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.
60 in 6 – 14th June
A new programme from 60 Minutes, the most successful television news broadcast in history. Stories include features, investigations, and profiles in 6-10 minutes.
A subscription to Quibi costs £7.99 a month.