Don Draper, Piper Chapman, and more are coming to Vimeo in October.
Deadline reports that Lionsgate has licensed its TV content to Vimeo for rental starting on October 18th. Lionsgate is set to provide shows like Orange Is The New Black, Mad Men, The Royals, Weeds, Nurse Jackie, Boss, Blue Mountain State, and Manhattan.
The exclusive deal, which is a first for a major Hollywood studio, will see Lionsgate shows streaming on Vimeo in the United States and over 150 other countries. Along with practically all of Lionsgate’s television library, the studio’s movie library will be available to rent at some point post-launch.
“We’re proud to launch Vimeo’s first ever transaction-based global television store with Lionsgate’s acclaimed television series,” said Vimeo parent company IAC Chairman Barry Diller. “Their television slate includes nearly 80 series on 40 different networks, and they are a great partner with whom to kick off a service that will bring premium scripted shows from the U.S. to our hundreds of millions of viewers around the world They are the first of many top Hollywood studios we expect to attract in the months to come.”
“Our collaboration with Barry Diller and Vimeo is the latest example of our commitment to partner with world-class platforms to serve online, next generation consumers,” said Lionsgate Chief Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer. “We’re proud to be the exclusive launch partner of platforms such as Vimeo that are transforming the face of entertainment and bringing our content to consumers around the world through an expanding array of touchpoints.”