Sky Q expands online video with new short-form content
James R | On 04, Aug 2016
Sky Q is expanding its online video with new deals for short-form streaming content.
New videos from Tastemade, Comedy Central UK, VICE, Copa90, GINX eSports TV and Machinima will join a line-up that already includes the likes of Funny or Die, Red Bull, GoPro and Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube, as well as James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke.
The short-form Online Video section is curated by Sky, and integrated into the Sky Q interface. Grouped by theme, customers can find the best entertainment from the web.
Categories currently available include:
Food and Drink
New content from Tastemade joins Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube and Kin Community, in providing the tastiest food and drink.
Comedy Central UK will join the likes of Funny or Die and Honest Trailers in providing some of the sharpest comedy on the web.
GINX eSports TV and Machinima will bring eSports and gaming onto the service for the first time, sitting alongside more general entertainment content from the likes of Screen Junkies, Vanity Fair and more.
Ready for the new football season Copa90 adds its unique take on football culture to Online Video, to sit alongside Whistle Sports,VICE, RedBull and GoPro.
Brush up in the style stakes with videos from Conde Nast, including Vogue, Vanity Fair and GQ.
Other genres include Feel Good, Fitness, and the adrenaline fuelled Awesome.
Julia Barry, Sky’s Director of On Demand and Online Video, comments: “We know that more and more people, of all ages, are watching more online video. Since we introduced our Online Video service on Sky Q, it has been incredibly popular, and it’s set to get even better. Now, whether customers are after quick laughs from Comedy Central, their football fix from Copa90, or the latest in gaming from Machinima, they can access it all from the world’s best home entertainment system, Sky Q.”
Online video from VICE has also recently joined the service, meaning Sky Q customers can watch content from VICE’s globally popular digital channels including VICE.COM, VICE News, Motherboard and Munchies.
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