Laugh Out Loud

Starz vehicle

Chris Albrecht tells Jesse Whittock about the new look Starz business following its merger with North American studio Lionsgate, about his relationship with cable king John Malone and how OTT is making international business more viable. Chris Albrecht is a proponent of entertainment media consolidation in today’s market, which is why he was a driving […]

Kevin Hart’s Lionsgate-backed VOD net set for launch

Kevin Hart’s Lionsgate-backed VOD service Loud Out Loud will debut in August with a raft of original shows. Comedic talents such as GloZell, King Bach, Emmanuel Hudson, DC Young Fly and Drama Michelle are creating original content for the OTT service, which debuts on August 3. It will also feature up and coming and established […]

Lionsgate, Univision create SVOD platform

US studio Lionsgate and Hispanic American broadcaster Univision have pooled resources to create a movie-centric subscription-on-demand service. The currently unnamed service will be aimed at Hispanic US consumers when it launches early next year. The partners say it will have “a deep line-up of titles”, including Spanish-language box office movies from across the world, and […]

Lionsgate, Kevin Hart launch VOD platform

Comedian Kevin Hart is getting his own video-on-demand service after going into business with US studio Lionsgate Entertainment. Hart’s firm, Hartbeat Digital, and Lionsgate have co-created VOD platform Laugh Out Loud, which will showcase content from stand-ups and social media creators such that Hart has curated, plus all of his original productions outside of his […]