ReachTV Announces Partnership With Oscar-Nominated and Emmy-Winning Production Firm Stick Figure

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ReachTV, the first Nielsen-rated, linear, short-form entertainment network for viewers on the go, today announced a unique partnership with the award-winning NY based production company, Stick Figure, to co-produce a new slate of original series to be featured across ReachTV's growing global network. The partnership Includes two greenlit series, 'Vacation With An Artist' and 'Midnight Snack.'

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"We see ReachTV as the future and are excited to work together on new programs created with multi-platform distribution in mind, stories, and formats that stimulate and engage viewers around the world,” said Stick Figure Founder Steven Cantor.

ReachTV, the first Nielsen-rated, linear, short-form entertainment network for viewers on the go, today announced a unique partnership with the award-winning, NY based production company, Stick Figure Productions. The partnership includes co-producing a new slate of original series to be featured across ReachTV's growing global network, including ReachTV's In Airport Network, which boasts a reach of 100+ million travelers every month, as well as in ReachTV’s in-hotel and digital networks. This deal brings together Stick Figure’s long history of generating high profile films and series with ReachTV’s proven production and distribution model, to deliver world-class short-form entertainment to a growing, global audience.

The award-winning, oscar-nominated production company Stick Figure has had success producing over 400+ hours of film and television for over 40 networks, including HBO, SHOWTIME, ESPN, E!, VH1, BBC, and National Geographic. This unique partnership with ReachTV enables their creative process to coincide with a deep understanding of the audience, reaching a multi-million viewer base immediately upon release.

ReachTV and Stick Figure already have a diverse portfolio of original content currently in development. 'Vacation With An Artist' and 'Midnight Snack' are two series developed under the partnership slated for release in the upcoming year. 'Vacation With An Artist' follows local painters, sculptors, musicians and others through first-hand glimpses into their work as well as their favorite destinations in their hometowns. 'Midnight Snack' features the comedic foodies, Homer Murray and Sam Mason as they explore America’s greatest after-hours grub, drinks, and experiences.

“Stick Figure has a proven track record of delivering high-quality storytelling beloved by industry executives and mainstream audiences. With our distribution across airports and the hospitality sector, and their acclaimed success in the entertainment industry, there couldn’t be a better match,” said ReachTV CEO Lynnwood Bibbens. “We are excited to produce content that moves both companies forward while advancing the streaming and media industries.”

“Our partners at ReachTV have revolutionized linear television, creating the first short form entertainment network for people on the go. With their millions of viewers and cloud-based platform, they have cracked a new distribution code, creating opportunities in advertising, entertainment, and media,” said Stick Figure President, Jamie Schutz.

"We see ReachTV as the future and are excited to work together on new programs created with multi-platform distribution in mind, stories, and formats that stimulate and engage viewers around the world,” said Stick Figure Founder Steven Cantor.

“After over 90 years of content production controlled by a few and designed for the at-home TV audience, ReachTV has changed the game, creating a new network for the modern video viewer. With our new partnership with Stick Figure, we continue to up our game,” said ReachTV Co-Founder, Ron Bloom. “Stick Figure’s rich legacy of storytelling and ReachTV’s modern approach to production and distribution is a winning combination, not only for us but for our millions of viewers.”

About ReachTV

Founded by successful media and tech entrepreneurs Lynnwood Bibbens and Ron Bloom, ReachTV is the first Nielsen-rated, linear, self-distributed, short-form OTT entertainment network. Considered the fastest growing new entertainment network for people on the go, ReachTV's ground-breaking in-airport linear short form channels can be seen in over 90 of the top airports in North America and are expanding globally. ReachTV airports see 100+ million travelers and generate over $900 million in food & beverage/retail revenue every month. ReachTV delivers fresh daily content on the Company's own patent pending delivery platform, which recreates the entire traditional television network ecosystem in the cloud. In addition to its original programming, ReachTV channels feature innovative short form content from a broad range of production companies and networks such as A+E Networks, Bloomberg, Refinery 29, Stadium, Business Rockstars, OutsideTV, Overtime Sports, and. ReachTV launched an Influencer network under ReachTV.social which has grown its reach to over 150 Million online viwers having surpassed over 250 million monthly video views. In Q4 of 2019, ReachTV expanded into the UK and the Company expects to dramatically enlarge its global footprint in 2020.

About Stick Figure

Stick Figure has developed and produced television series, feature documentaries, commercials, digital content and short films for platforms such as HBO, ESPN, Fox Searchlight, HULU, Netflix, Amazon, National Geographic, E!, Showtime, Refinery29, PopSugar, AOL, Discovery, IFC, PBS, Bravo, AMC,VH1, History, Lifetime, BBC, A&E and more.

Founded by award-winning filmmaker, Steven Cantor, Stick Figure’s accolades include a Best Documentary Oscar nomination, numerous Emmy nominations and wins for Best Documentary, Special Jury Prize at Sundance and Best Feature Film at the LA Film Festival, as well as official selections at TIFF, Berlin, Telluride, Venice, SXSW and more.

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