New Exclusive Queer Linear Channel Offers Audiences On-Demand Access to Uniquely Curated Entertainment
LOS ANGELES (May 31, 2018) – Revry, the premier queer digital media network for the inclusive 21st century LGBTQ+ community, today announced launching its channel on XUMO, the premier LIVE and video-on-demand (VOD) over-the-top (OTT) service for the digital age.
With its addition to the platform, Revry will provide hundreds of hours of LGBTQ+ domestic and international entertainment that includes iconic, award-winning narrative and documentary films, cutting-edge series and originals along with music videos to XUMO’s viewers through Smart TV, mobile and other streaming device integrations. The new Revry channel (#463) is currently the first and exclusive home for queer entertainment on XUMO, representing the platform’s only LGBTQ network.
“We are excited to launch our next live linear channel on XUMO this Pride season. By the end of June, Revry’s will reach up to 70 million homes in the US and expands our opportunity to touch a broader audience through the XUMO platform,” said Damian Pelliccione, CEO and Co-Founder at Revry. “Revry will be releasing all our newest original content on our XUMO channel this summer. This includes two original TV series, six original digital series, four original films and one original short film along with ‘queerated’ selections from our current library of over five thousand hours of content representing all gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, cultures, ages, languages and walks of life.”
As the first-ever global queer streaming service, Revry offers its members a uniquely curated selection of global and inspiring entertainment. Now available worldwide on eight OTT, mobile, and online platforms, Revry’s inclusive team of queer, multi-ethnic and allied partners brings viewers groundbreaking content in addition to decades of experience in the fields of tech, digital media, and queer advocacy.
“We’re excited about our partnership with Revry because it means more diversity and long-form content on-demand for our growing audience,” said Stefan Van Engen, senior vice president of content partnerships & programming at XUMO. “The addition of Revry’s LGBTQ programming to XUMO’s premium channel lineup provides quality content and a curated library to our viewers on all screens in and outside of the home.”
Revry is the premier queer digital media network for the inclusive 21st century LGBTQ+ community. As the first-ever global queer streaming service, Revry offers a uniquely curated selection of domestic and international entertainment that includes iconic, award-winning narrative and documentary films, cutting-edge series and originals along with the world’s largest queer libraries of groundbreaking podcasts, music albums and videos. Revry is available worldwide on eight OTT, mobile, and online platforms, and hosts an exclusive linear channels on Pluto TV and XUMO, reaching up to 70 million people in over 100 countries. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Revry is led by an inclusive team of queer, multi-ethnic and allied partners who bring decades of experience in the fields of tech, digital media, and queer advocacy. Follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @REVRYTV. Go Online to: http://www.Revry.com.
A streaming television company based in Irvine, California, XUMO delivers over-the-top (OTT) video-on-demand (VOD) and LIVE linear digital channels direct to consumers through smart TV, mobile and other streaming device integrations. Through strategic partnerships and native integrations with LG Electronics, Hisense USA Corporation, and Panasonic, XUMO has developed one-click access for consumers to conveniently stream free content. Channel Plus, exclusively powered by XUMO, for 2012 to 2017 LG smart TVs presents consumers with OTT content in both linear and VOD formats. XUMO for Hisense is available as a virtual input on select 2017 and 2018 models of Hisense and Sharp branded smart TV’s. A step above standard OTT companies, XUMO is also available as a button on the remote control for 2016-2018 VIZIO D-Series and SmartCast TVs. XUMO brings consumers more than 140 premium digital channels via applications that are fully equipped with content recommendations, curated programs and dynamic ad insertion capabilities. XUMO is also available on several other smart TV brands such as Samsung and Funai Electric Co., Ltd. who manufactures and sells Magnavox, Philips and Sanyo in North America as well as iOS, Android, and set top boxes such as Layer3 TV and Roku devices. Learn more about XUMO at www.xumo.tv and follow @XumoTV on Twitter.