Cinedigm's CONtv Launches 24/7 Channel on Twitch
The 24/7 channel provides Twitch with a wide range of fan-centric pop culture TV/film programming from Digimon Adventure and Ultraman to Dragon Age: Redemption and Legend of the Fist
CONtv is the premier digital network devoted to the fanspace, offering an original slate of programming, as well as a vast digital catalog of over 2,800 must-watch film and TV titles, encompassing sci-fi, horror, fantasy, anime, cult, grindhouse and comic con coverage. The 24/7 linear offering on Twitch will feature a variety of the fan-centric content aligned with the streaming service's audience.
Twitch, the world's leading social video service and community for video
game culture, has expanded in recent years to feature a broader mix of
content, including programmatic TV marathons. Twitch offers a whole new
way to experience the programming by watching the shows simultaneously
with the community and chat with other fans. CONtv's 24/7 Twitch channel
taps into the community's positive response to shared viewings of
televised content by featuring a wide range of pop culture-driven films
and TV shows. The initial programming features episodes from shows such a,
Digimon Adventure, Super
Content on Twitch can either be viewed live or via video on demand with more than 15 million daily active visitors who tune into over 2 million unique content creators each month. Viewers are also able to converse with each other in real time via the chat window, adding the social component to the Twitch experience.
"Twitch's highly engaged, passionate fanbase is the perfect place to
extend CONtv," said
The deal comes amidst Cinedigm's recent announcements expanding its
world-class OTT offerings to Amazon Fire, Google's Chromecast platform,
and Android TV. These latest developments will expand the reach of
CONtv is a digital entertainment network devoted exclusively to the fanspace that provides audiences access to thousands of hours of content showcasing an original slate of programming, as well as an eclectic catalog of over 1,200 must-watch titles. Everything from quirky original series, elusive cult films & television shows, celebrated genre movies encompassing sci-fi, horror, fantasy, anime, grindhouse, martial arts action, to exclusive live coverage of Comic Con events nationwide, all available on-demand either in a free, ad-supported format or a subscription-based model for premium content. Together, CONtv provides an unrivalled hub of content and community across the broad spectrum of devices including Android and Mac iOS, Samsung Smart TV, the web, and mobile and tablet devices. For more information, visit www.CONtv.com.
Twitch is the world's leading social video service and community for gamers. Each day, millions of community members gather to watch, talk, and chat about shared interests. Twitch's video service is the backbone of both live and on-demand distribution for all types of content, including the entire video game ecosystem, the creative arts, vlogging (IRL), and more. Twitch also runs TwitchCon, the annual convention for celebrating the Twitch community. For more information about Twitch, visit our Press Center, Twitter feed (#Twitch), and Blog.
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