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Sky boosts Sky Q online offering with food, comedy, e-sports

Sky qSky is adding content from Tastemade, Comedy Central, Vice, Copa90, Ginx eSports TV and Machinima to the online video section of its Sky Q advanced TV offering.

The latest raft of agreements add to a short-form content line-up that includes Funny or Die, Red Bull, GoPro and Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube and James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke.

Tastemade will join the Food and Drink section of the online service, while Comedy Central will join Funny or Die and Honest Trailers in the Quick Laughs section.

Ginx eSports TV and Machinima will add e-sports and gaming content to the Entertainment line up.

Sky has also added football channel Copa90 to its Sports online offering.

Sky recently added online video from Vice to its line up, meaning Sky Q users can view content from Vice channels Vice.com, Vice News Motherboard and Munchies.

Julia Barry, Sky’s Director of On Demand and Online Video, said: “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.”