VRV Adds Eight Channels

Ellation has added eight channels to its upcoming VRV streaming service that will aggregate anime, animation, gaming, comedy, fantasy, horror and technology content. The new channels are Funimation (anime), Tested (technology), RiffTrax (comedy), CollegeHumor (comedy), Machinima (gaming), GINX eSports TV (gaming) and Shudder (horror). In addition, Mondo Media will launch a new animation channel called Mondo Premium exclusively on VRV, which plans to launch later this year.

It was previo99201_vrvlogously announced that Frederator Studio’s Cartoon Hangover, offering adult animation, would also appear exclusively on VRV. Other VRV channels already named include Rooster Teeth, Seeso, Nerdist Alpha, Geek & Sundry Alpha, and Ellation’s own Crunchyroll.

VRV viewers will be able to subscribe to all the premium offerings á la carte or by bundling individual channels. Each channel will also offer free, ad-supported content. VRV will be available at first on mobile and living room devices.

For updates on VRV, you can enter your email address at VRV.co. Meanwhile, here’s a preview trailer:

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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