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Lionsgate, Vimeo Ink Technology Pact for Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud, Tribeca Shortlist

September 6, 2017
BY Variety - Todd Spangler

Vimeo earlier this year scrapped plans to launch its own over-the-top subscription VOD service. Now it’s reached a deal with Lionsgate to provide back-end infrastructure for two of the studio’s own OTT plays: Laugh Out Loud, the online comedy network from Kevin Hart, and movie service Tribeca Shortlist.

Under the deal, Laugh Out Loud is using Vimeo’s video programming interfaces and software development kit technologies. The LOL site and apps launched last month, featuring original programming from comedy star Kevin Hart and others. The content is available for free, and users also can buy a $2.99 monthly subscription for an ad-free experience.

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