Blip wants to introduce viewers to entertaining series from independent and upcoming producers and Virgin Produced is a perfect partner willing to really push envelopes and explore new genres, formats and stories
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2013
Digital network Blip and film and television production company Virgin Produced have joined forces to deliver original bite-sized TV to Virgin airline passengers. Starting this month, Virgin America and Virgin Australia passengers can catch several of the most subversive web series out there on LOUD, just one of the three programming blocks living within the Virgin Produced Channel.
Blip produces, hosts and distributes original web series that speak to your need for drama, comedy, lifestyle, sports, tech and more. The Blip content will be refreshed frequently with brand new series.
Virgin Produced, the film and television arm of Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group launched the Virgin Produced Channel, a captive audience short form content channel currently available onboard Virgin America and Australia airlines and quickly growing into a full fledged network of channels with plans to expand across Virgin's other aviation, mobile, health club, hotel and rail assets.
Starting this month, Virgin Produced Channel viewers will enjoy three comedic series from Blip that will have them laughing out loud (and making their fellow passengers look at them funny).
- Julian Smith.TV brings you irony in comedic doses with a series of film shorts. The Lottery takes a look at one guy’s vision of what it means to hit the big numbers: http://blip.tv/juliansmithtv/julian-smith-lottery-6362952
- Girl Parts follows a former child TV star and her B-actress roommates as they live the LA life and try not to kill each other. The Flare Up gives you the backstory: http://blip.tv/girlparts/episode-1-the-flare-up-5452147
- Model Wife is about a regular Joe, his supermodel wife, their two neighbors and the crazy life they seem to think is normal. Nickname gives you a taste of the series: http://blip.tv/modelwifeshow/episode-1-nickname-6051256
“We want to introduce viewers to entertaining series from independent and upcoming producers and Virgin Produced is a perfect partner willing to really push envelopes and explore new genres, formats and stories,” said Blip’s Vice President of Business and Corporate Development Darren Cross.
"We are thrilled to welcome Blip and their stable of emerging writer/producers onto our Channel. In programming the Virgin Produced Channel it has remained a priority to not only keep our content fresh, but provide the very best comedy, travel, music, and lifestyle programming available out in the creative community. Most exciting is our desire to introduce this roster of emerging talent to our loyal channel viewers," said Branson's partner Justin Berfield, Chief Creative Officer of Virgin Produced.
Blip is a digital media company that develops, produces and distributes quality original web series. At Blip.com, across the web and on mobile apps, viewers discover, watch and share the best in original web series. Blip attracts highly engaged audiences passionate about their favorite shows, from comedy and drama to tech and lifestyle. Since launching in 2005, Blip has evolved into the largest independently owned and operated digital video platform in the world and attracts hundreds of millions of views per month. Discover your Blip.
ABOUT VIRGIN PRODUCED
Virgin Produced serves as the film and television development, packaging and production arm of Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group. Led by co-founders CEO Jason Felts and Chief Creative Officer Justin Berfield, Virgin Produced is breaking the corrosive models of Old Hollywood by providing a collaborative environment that embraces talent so they can best create and inspire. Putting quality and innovation first, with an equal focus on television and film, Virgin Produced has produced feature films Limitless and Immortals. In April 2012, Virgin Produced launched its own television network, the Virgin Produced Channel, which programs high quality lifestyle, music, travel, technology and comedy content to Virgin operating companies in the transportation, mobile, broadband, radio, health club, hotel and retail industries estimated to reach 60+ million loyal Virgin brand fans globally on a daily basis. On March 1st, the Virgin Produced/ Mandeville film, 21 & Over, was released by Relativity Media.