Starz Acquires Ex-Seeso Shows ‘Night Train With Wyatt Cenac,’ ‘Take My Wife’ - Multichannel

Starz Acquires Ex-Seeso Shows ‘Night Train With Wyatt Cenac,’ ‘Take My Wife’

‘Sklar Brothers: Hipster Ghosts’ also acquired by Starz
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Starz has acquired acquisition of several comedy series and features that initially appeared on the now defunct Seeso streaming service, the network announced Monday.

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Series acquired in Starz's licensing agreement with NBCUniversal Television and New Media Distribution include comedy series Take My Wife; comedy sketch show Night Train with Wyatt Cenac and stand-up special Sklar Brothers: Hipster Ghosts.

Also included in Starz’s acquisition are The UCB Show, New York’s Funniest,Brian Posehn: Criminally Posehn and Lachlan Patterson Live from Venice Beach which will be available beginning May 1 for download or streaming via the Starz App and Starz On Demand. Also,  The Pistol Shrimps documentary will be available June 1 and Andy Richter’s Home for the Holidays will be available October 1 via the app and on demand, said network officials.

“We are excited to address the uncertain fate of several Seeso series, including the beloved Take My Wife, by providing a new home for these programs and their fans at Starz,” said C. Brett Marottoli, Head of Program Acquisitions for Starz in a statement. “These comedies align strategically with many Starz Original series and will appeal to our audiences as we continue featuring diverse casts and storylines across the Starz platforms.”

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