KollideTV Premieres Slate of New Shows on Digital Video Platform Offering Original Programing for the Now Generation

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KollideTV is the Only Streaming Digital Platform Focusing on a Multicultural America with Programming that Showcases and Reflects Their Lives

“The days of sitting down with the family in front of one TV in the family room is shifting with this generation wanting their programming anywhere at any time on any device.”

Beginning tonight at 9pm ET, KollideTV (kollidetv.com) premieres all new epsodes of its original programming lineup, including Black Actress, Finding My Obama, Focus:Film, Henry, In Between Men, Lenox Avenue, Things I Learned This Week,The Blue Line, The Daily Dos & Travelista Teri. Launched on May 7th, KollideTV is an online digital platform offering ondemand original video content focusing on multicultural content, including series, films, news, documentaries and special event programming. KollideTV focuses on acquiring, creating and distributing video content to African American, Latino, Asian and LGBT audiences across online, mobile, social and gaming platforms.

KollideTV blends technology and storytelling and infuses it with culture to create content that is creative, compelling and conversation worthy. The network’s number one priority is creating high quality curated content across the digital landscape. There is no better time for the KolideTV digital network the market for online video and Internet TV content is growing rapily and is expected to reach $35 billion in revenue by 2018. In December 2013, 188.2 million Americans watched 52.4 billion online content videos, while the number of video ad views totaled 35.2 billion that month.

“The days of sitting down with the family in front of one TV in the family room is shifting with this generation wanting their programming anywhere at any time on any device,” remarks CEO and founder of KollideTV, Lateef Sarnor. “My passion has always been to harness the power of the internet and with KollideTV we are creating a next generation digital content platform cobining the traditional TV Network experience many of us grew up with, but with a digital touch for the modern multicultural audience.”

KollideTV has a diverse and exciting launch lineup from comedies to dramas to news and short films. The network is taking a new approach to digital television by creating programming blocks to foster appointment viewing and promote social activity around the shows.

The launch lineup features episodes premiering on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday of each week, with each night having a different theme. The series are as follows and all series premieres are this week:

  •     Wednesday, with a tagline “It’s Funny People,” is KollideTV’s comedy night lineup and includes: Finding My Obama, Black Actress, Henry and The Blue Line. Tweet To Twitter: #funnypeople
  •     Friday’s lineup, with a tagline “Relax, Relate and Release,” is all about dramas, including series titles: Lenox Avenue, In Between Men and Focus:Film (consisting of 4/5 short films each week). Tweet to Twitter: #RelaxRelate
  •     Sunday, with a tagline “Your Life. Your World”, is all about news, documentaries and informative series, including Things I Learned (pop culture commentary), Travelista.TV (travel lifestyle program) and Daily DOS Rewind (news briefs). Tweet to Twitter: #yourlifeyourworld

“We are passionate about finding and surfacing content that caters to a multicultural audience,” says Sarnor. “We encourage anyone who creates and develops content to contact us to distribute their programming. Our number one mission is to bring the content to our viewers instead of the viewers searching for this type of entertainment.”

This summer, KollideTV plans to premiere the second season of its current lineup of shows and also expand programming in lifestyle, entertainment, health and fitness, comedy, personal finance, talk/variety shows, short films and web series. KollideTV also plans to introduce personalization and audience tracking tools to better understand the viewing behavior of our audience. KollideTV will release whitepapers and research studies around online video consumption, cord cutting and multicasting and will convene focus groups to dial into what our audience is watching, doing and thinking as it relates to on and offline video consumption.

The evolution is NOW and KollideTV is excited to build a loyal audience that will be asking for more and more this type of content. For more information, please visit http://www.KollideTV.com. KollideTV is owned and operated by Brandable Inc. and operates out of Manhattan. You can also visit us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+ at @kollideTV.

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