Press release from Seeso, April 13, 2016:
Seeso, the ad-free comedy streaming channel, will launch its next two scripted, comedies “Thingstarter” and ‘”Hidden American with Jonah Ray” May 19 and June 2, respectively.
“Thingstarter,” a workplace comedy, is about a startup company that develops ridiculous yet plausible products and takes them into the real world to get feedback from real people and experts. Some of the products the show features include “iNotRacist,” an app that awards points for doing “not racist” actions; “Terra Firma” a sleepy-time product for Paleo enthusiasts; and, “Revel” ‘self-pleasure’ wipes, among others. The six episode series will be available on Seeso May 19.
The Bourdain-esque travel show, “Hidden America with Jonah Ray,” features Jonah Ray traveling to major US cities, including Boston, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Denver, Atlanta, and Austin, and some of the biggest names in comedy. The nine episode series will premiere June 2.
These two series expand Seeso’s reality genre programming, including “Bajillion Dollar Propertie$,” a semi-scripted comedy set against the backdrop of a luxury, cut-throat Los Angeles real estate firm.
A workplace comedy with reality elements, “Thingstarter” is about a startup company that develops ridiculous yet plausible products and takes them into the real world to get feedback from real people and experts. Created and Executive Produced by Lucas Klauss, Matt Moskovciak, and Ben Stadler. Executive Produced by Jen Danielson, Ashley Bearden, and Poole for Above Average. Based on the popular short-form web series, “Thingstarter,” produced by Above Average. Poole for Above Average. Based on the popular short-form web series, “Thingstarter,” produced by Above Average.
Hidden America with Jonah Ray (9×30)
A fake travel show where the places are real but the people aren’t. Starring Jonah Ray. Executive Produced by Ray, Troy Miller, Alex Murray, Todd Sellers and produced by Dakota Pictures.
Seeso is the new, ad-free streaming comedy channel from NBCUniversal’s Digital Enterprises. The channel gives comedy viewers access to over 2,000 hours of original programming, with new, original content rolling out daily. Viewers are able to access the curated library for $3.99 a month via www.seeso.com, iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV and Fire Stick and Roku, with additional platforms added in the coming months.