German AVOD provider rlaxx TV on Feb. 11 announced it is bringing the award-winning comedy catalog from Comedy Dynamics to the popular streaming service.
Through its advertisement-based business model, rlaxx TV can offer its services free of charge to viewers. Comedy Dynamics’ catalog of stand-up comedy is accessible on smart TVs, Amazon Fire TV devices and Android TV. Content by Comedy Dynamics is available on the rlaxx TV app and is powered by Cinedigm’s proprietary Matchpoint Blueprint, a highly-scalable app development platform for OTT services.
The partnership will make premium content from Comedy Dynamics available to rlaxx TV’s international audience. Additionally, the presentation of contents in curated special-interest channels enables an extremely precise addressing of the respective target group. rlaxx TV is currently available on smart TVs from the following manufacturers: Panasonic, Blaupunkt, Hisense, Hitachi, JVC, Medion, Metz, Sharp, Telefunken, Toshiba and Vestel, as well as Amazon Fire devices and Android TV.
The service currently is available on about 50% of all smart TVs in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and the United Kingdom, representing approx. By mid-2021, rlaxx TV plans to be available on all OTT devices such as smart TVs (LGE, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Sony), media streamers (Google Chromecast, Roku), smartphones (Android, iOS), game consoles (X-Box, Playstation) and all standard internet browsers. Additionally, expansions into other international markets are planned.
“We’re excited to have our catalog on rlaxx TV, because it moves us closer to our goal of offering top-tier stand-up comedy anytime, anywhere,” said Brian Volk-Weiss, founder and CEO of Comedy Dynamics.