Following a free preview of Seeso, NBCUniversal Digital Enterprises’ new OTT comedy channel will officially launch on Jan. 7, 2016, and sell for $3.99 per month.
Seeso is in the midst of a month-long, Web-only free beta period that started December 3. The service, which will start with more than 2,000 hours of original content, will initially be offered on the Web at www.seeso.com, and on iOS and Android mobile devices.
"We think the world needs more laughter, so we put together what we think is the best collection of comedy in one place. Come, seeso for yourself,” said Evan Shapiro, EVP, NBCUniversal Digital Enterprises, in a statement.
Seeso will kick off with a handful of original series, including The UCB Show, Dave and Ethan: Lovemakers, Sammy J & Randy in Ricketts lane,Before the Morning After, and The Cyanide & Happiness Show, stand-up specials from Matt Besser and Rory Scovel, and, as well as live stream The Guest List: Live From The Barrel House on Jan. 13 at 10 pm ET.
The service will also feature a vault of library content, including remixed HD editions of Monty Python’s Flying Circus, 30 Rock, Fawlty Towers, Parks and Recreation, Saved By the Bell, and The IT Crowd, along with next-day access to full-length episodes of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallonand Late Night with Seth Meyers, as well as “40 plus years” of Saturday Night Live.