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Lionsgate partners with Vimeo for OTT content

16 September 2016
Lionsgate partners with Vimeo for OTT content

Lionsgate has partnered with Vimeo to become the first major Hollywood studio and exclusive launch partner to license its content to Vimeo’s global television store.

The service will officially launch on 18 October at the MIPCOM 2016 Global Market in Cannes.

Lionsgate will supply Vimeo’s global store with almost its catalogue of television series, including Orange is the New Black, Casual, The Royals and Mad Men.

Movie titles will be added to the Vimeo service for rental in the US subsequent to launch.

“We’re proud to launch Vimeo’s first ever transaction-based global television store with Lionsgate’s acclaimed television series,” said Barry Diller, chairman and senior executive of Vimeo parent company IAC.

“Their television slate includes nearly 80 series on 40 different networks, and they are a great partner with whom to kick off a service that will bring premium scripted shows from the US to our hundreds of millions of viewers around the world.

“They are the first of many top Hollywood studios we expect to attract in the months to come.”

The service will officially launch on 18 October at the MIPCOM 2016 Global Market in Cannes.

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