FUNNY OR DIE KNOCKS UP QUEER DIGITAL MEDIA NETWORK AND BIRTHS COMEDY CHANNEL PARNTERSHIP.
This Valentine’s Day, the Comedy Video Site “shares custody” of its LGBTQ+ content as a Branded Channel on Queer Streaming Service, Revry, it’s official “Baby Papa.”
From a whirlwind affair coming off the success of their joint release, Gay of Thrones (the queer-themed comedy recap series), Funny Or Die and premiere queer streaming network, Revry, are making their “love official” this Valentine’s Day by committing to showcasing the best in queer comedy and birthing a Funny Or Die “lovechild” channel on Revry’s streaming platform. Revry will be the official “Baby Papa” and host this specially curated Funny Or Die Channel on it’s online, mobile, and OTT platforms with FOD comedy selected by and for queer audiences.
“We’re excited about this branded channel partnership.” said FOD Vice President of Programming, Chris Michael. “Revry has such a fresh, progressive audience. It made perfect sense to showcase our vast LGBTQ+ content with such an innovative network.”
Revry’s subscribers will be treated to a specially-tailored Funny Or Die Channel featuring comedy gems such as Gay of Thrones, Throwing Shade Podcast, Mariah Carey’s Holiday Sketchtacular, Jared & Ivanka Series, and hilarious Funny Or Die Originals like parodies of The Handmaid’s Tale, Sexual Assault Survivor’s Toolbelt with Tatiana Maslany, the Mike Pence Shame Cube, Tegan And Sara’s Haircut History, and more that LGBTQ+ audiences will love.
“Given Funny Or Die’s stellar reputation in pushing edgy, young comedy voices, a content partnership with our youth-driven, boundary-pushing brand was a natural fit,” replied Damian Pelliccione, CEO of Revry. “We are excited to be FOD’s official queer ‘Baby Papa’ and highlight their best queer comedy on our platform.”
Revry’s Funny Or Die Channel launches live Wednesday, February 14th across Revry’s streaming apps and website. New and original content from Funny Or Die and will be updated regularly.
You can check out REVRY’s Funny Or Die Channel Here on Revry, where you can also get caught up on Gay of Thrones. And check out these two new original comedy series on Revry:
The Gay Husbands of San Francisco – February 9th (Original Series)The Gay Husbands of San Francisco takes a no-filter, hilarious look at the contemporary gay scene as it chronicles the lives and loves of six multi-ethnic gay men in the City by the Bay. Link: Gay Husbands of San Francisco
In the Dollhouse with Lina – February 16th (Original Series) In the Dollhouse with Lina is a Weekly Talk Show. Think pop culture, fashion and throwbacks. “Laugh-In” meets “Madame’s Place” dazzled with “Bewitched” and sparkles of “I Dream of Jeannie” all inside a type of “Pee-wee’s Playhouse” and a lot of New York sass with the infectious Lina, hosting within her DollHouse surrounded by her very own collection. Every week the mystery guest is revealed that day by Magical 8 Ball…so you never know who’s going to pop in! Guests include Whoopi Goldberg, Carson Kressley, Candis Cayne, Sherry Vine, Lady Bunny, Justin Vivian Bond, Bevy Smith and Shequida.
Revry is the premiere queer digital media network for the inclusive 21st century LGBTQ+ community. As the first-ever global queer streaming service, Revry offers its members a uniquely curated selection of domestic and international entertainment that includes iconic narrative and documentary films, cutting-edge series, groundbreaking podcasts, music albums and videos, and originals. Revry is available worldwide on seven OTT, mobile, and online platforms, and hosts an exclusive linear channel on Pluto TV. 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: www.Revry.com.
About Funny or Die
Currently celebrating its ten year anniversary, Funny Or Die is a premiere entertainment brand and production studio that creates award-winning comedy. Known for its celebrity driven and political content, Funny Or Die reaches a global audience of more than 60 million people, and is the #1 comedy brand on both Facebook and Twitter. Funny Or Die’s Emmy Award-winning long-form division produces shows like the critically-acclaimed Brockmire for IFC, Emmy nominated Billy on the Street and The Chris Gethard Show for truTV, American Vandal for Netflix, the Sarah Silverman series I Love You, America for Hulu and No Activity for CBS All Access. FOD also makes award-winning TV commercials and Branded Content for brands such as Pepsi, McDonald’s and Chrysler. Funny Or Die’s founders are Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, and Chris Henchy. Judd Apatow is also a principal partner.