FAILARMY AND THE PET COLLECTIVE LAUNCH LIVE PROGRAMMING ON COMCAST’S XFINITY X1
April 29, 2019
FAILARMY AND THE PET COLLECTIVE LAUNCH LIVE PROGRAMMING
ON COMCAST’S XFINITY X1
LOS ANGELES -- 4/29/19 -- Global entertainment company Jukin Media has announced a new pay-TV integration with Comcast that for the first time brings live online programming for two of its owned and operated digital media brands, FailArmy and The Pet Collective, directly to the TV via Xfinity X1. Additionally, both the live offering and Jukin Media’s massive catalog of on demand short-form web programming from its FailArmy, The Pet Collective, and People Are Awesome brands will now be available over the Internet directly within Xfinity On Demand and discoverable by simply saying “ “FailArmy,” “People Are Awesome,” or “The Pet Collective” into the X1 Voice Remote. FailArmy, People Are Awesome, and The Pet Collective will also be available on Xfinity Flex to Comcast’s Internet-only customers.
“Over the past year we have worked to extend our brand presence beyond social platforms to pay-TV providers and today we are incredibly excited to offer millions access to more great content from our brands direct to television on the X1 platform,” said Cameron Saless, Chief Growth Officer of Jukin Media. “Comcast has always pioneered new ways to help its digital-first content partners like Jukin make their content available to customers right alongside the live, on demand, DVR and other web programming already included in their Xfinity TV subscription."
Offering live 24/7 content with longer form programming in a lean-back environment, the live streams for FailArmy and The Pet Collective receive more than 200 million monthly minutes watched and average session times in excess of 50 minutes across platforms. FailArmy has developed a loyal following of more than 45 million fans online with its signature brand of physical comedy that includes collections of hilarious fail videos sent in from FailArmy fans across the globe. The yin to FailArmy’s yang, People Are Awesome showcases ordinary people doing extraordinary things -- from incredible athletes to amazing artists - giving fans a daily dose of inspiration with impactful original series and jaw-dropping footage of awesomeness in all its forms. Finally, pet lovers can rejoice as The Pet Collective curates the top trending pet clips, most entertaining memes, and funniest animal videos in the world.
About Jukin Media
Jukin Media is a global entertainment company built on the belief that the future of storytelling is user generated. Jukin produces original content for TV, the web, and emerging platforms, and is owner/ operator of a portfolio of digital video properties that includes FailArmy, People Are Awesome, The Pet Collective, and JukinVideo; the properties combine for more than 180 million fans online several billion monthly video views on social media, and more than 200 million monthly minutes viewed on linear streaming platforms. Additionally, Jukin provides a wide range of solutions that allow premium brands, publishers, and media networks, to commercially utilize user-generated video content. For more information, visit http://www.jukinmedia.com/