Stand up comedy VoD service NextUp is set to launch on Amazon Channels.
For a monthly fee of £3.50, NextUp offers a stand-up comedy specific channel featuring a wealth of recorded live stand-up content. The service describes itself as “a channel for those who love comedy and want to see a wider range of stand up than what is currently available on TV”.
Since launching in November 2016, NextUp has filmed 40 original shows, and releases a new special every week.
The company shares its revenue with acts on the channel and uses initiatives such as their ‘Comics’ Fund’ – a bursary of up to £3000 – to support performing, writing, educating, touring, promoting, celebrating, supporting, hosting and producing live comedy.
Stand up names on the service include Tony Law, Lou Sanders, Richard Herring, Alfie Brown, Fern Brady and Danielle Ward.