LGBTQ+ streaming service, OUTtv, is launching a channel on Apple TV+ (UK), available as an add on for Apple TV+ subscribers.

Branded OUTflix across the UK, the launch is an extension of OUTtv’s partnership with Apple TV+ in the US and Canada, where it has been available as a channel since 2021. In addition, OUTtv has also secured a partnership with global AVoD platform wedotv for a pop-up channel in celebration of Pride Month 2024.

Expanding upon its slate of UK original content, OUTtv has also commissioned new UK docuseries Building Betty & Joan’s, from the producers of series Live at the Queer Comedy Club and Stand Up Specials London.

Building Betty & Joan’s (6 x 30’) is a docuseries that goes behind the scenes of the opening of the renowned London Queer Comedy Club’s new home, Betty & Joan’s as the founders “battle difficult contractors, problematic regulations and an ever expanding budget while not knowing what they are doing!” The series is produced by Live at the Queer Comedy Club and Stand Up Specials London, Milli Productions, and will be premiering on OUTtv and OUTflix later this year.

OUTtv has also secured a deal with OTT entertainment and sports streaming network wedotv, in association with cosmetics range No7, which sees content from its FAST channel OUTflix Proud available as a pop-up channel throughout June in celebration of Pride Month. Series such as Sew Fierce, Call Me Mother and The Sherry Vine Variety Show will be available through wedotv in key territories such as the UK, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and Austria.

Brad Danks, CEO of OUTtv, said: “The UK is home to some of the most interesting stories and dedicated audiences within the LGBTQ+ community, and we’re looking forward to delving behind the scenes of the Queer Comedy Club and adding to our strong slate of docuseries with Building Betty & Joan’s. Our new partnerships in the territory underscore our commitment to expanding our consumer touchpoints in markets that have a proven track record, as well as bringing our vibrant content for and by the community to new audiences around the world.”

Jon Creamer

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