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NBCU comedy SVOD service Seeso shutting

NBCUniversal is shutting its comedy-themed SVOD service Seeso. The US service’s future has been in question for the last few months, and a blog post on Facebook yesterday confirmed its closure. Seeso originals such as HarmonQuest, Hidden America with Jonah Ray, The Cyanide and Happiness Show and My Brother, My Brother and Me have transferred […]

Shapiro departure casts doubt over future of Seeso

Evan Shapiro, the head of NBCUniversal-owned comedy SVOD service Seeso, is to leave his post. His departure this week throws the future of the all-comedy streaming service in doubt, with Seeso now transferring to NBCU digital enterprises president Maggie Suniewick. According to Vulture, which broke the story, the move will not affect Seeso’s new programming […]

Seeso commissions Johnny Carson comedy

NBC’s comedy SVOD platform, Seeso, has commissioned a coming-of-age comedy set in the 1970s when The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson moved from New York to Los Angeles. There’s… Johnny! comes from writer Paul Reiser (Mad About You) and David Steven Simon (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air), with David Gordon Green (Red Oaks) directing. The series will follow […]

NBC planning major OTT expansion

US broadcaster NBC is nearing the end of its “toe in the water” experiments in OTT services, and is planning a major expansion in the area. NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt (pictured) said he expects to formally announce plans “in the next couple of months”, with an NBCUniversal-branded US SVOD service that would rival CBS […]

NBCU launches comedy SVoD platform

NBCUniversal has revealed a subscription on-demand platform for comedy, SeeSo. The US$3.99 (€2.78) a month US service will include episodes and clips from shows such asSaturday Night Live, the UK and US versions The Office and Monty Python’s Flying Circus. NBCU Digital Enterprises executive VP Evan Shapiro said SeeSo was not designedo go up against SVOD platforms Netflix, […]