WURL TO POWER LINEAR CHANNELS FOR JUKIN MEDIA

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LOS ANGELES -- 10/09/2017 -- Jukin Media, the owner / operator of social video brands such as FailArmy, The Pet Collective, and People Are Awesome, with a collective audience of more than 70 million fans, has selected Wurl to provide broadcast and advertising services for the distribution of Jukin’s new streaming TV channels.   

Jukin’s brands generate more than 2.6 billion video views per month on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram combined. The company has also produced over 200 episodes of premium content for Verizon, Comcast, Lionsgate, MTV2, and others. As a result of the partnership with Wurl, Jukin will be able to seamlessly bring those brands, content libraries and their massive fan base to top pay TV and OTT platforms on a global basis.

Wurl’s end-to-end solution allows digital brands to launch their own TV channels, manage lineups, and push out new programming in real time, while distributing those channels to multiple cable TV and streaming services.

“Jukin Media is uniquely positioned to help pay TV, OTT and mobile operators attract and retain younger audiences,” said Sean Doherty, CEO of Wurl. “By leveraging Wurl’s advanced platform and distribution network, Jukin can quickly build global distribution for their streaming TV channels.”

“It means the world to have experts like Wurl in our corner as we continue to push into the linear space,” said Cameron Saless, Chief Growth Officer, Jukin Media. “Jukin is already driving millions of minutes of linear viewing per month on innovative linear services like Xumo and we expect that to grow exponentially as we expand distribution and continue to invest in studio space and original programming.”

About Wurl

Wurl is a next-gen media company that is redefining TV programming and advertising. Wurl enables leading digital-first video producers to distribute their programming through linear channels, live broadcasts and on-demand distribution to pay TV and OTT platforms around the world. Wurl is based in Palo Alto, California. For more information, visit http://www.wurl.com.

About Jukin Media

Jukin Media is a global entertainment company built on the belief that the future of storytelling is user generated. Jukin provides a wide range of solutions that allow premium brands, publishers, and media networks, to commercially utilize user­-generated video content. Jukin produces original content for TV, the web, and emerging platforms, and is owner/ operator of a portfolio of social video properties that includes FailArmy, People Are Awesome, The Pet Collective, and JukinVideo; the properties combine for more than 70 million fans online and 2.6 billion monthly video views. For more information, visit http://jukinmedia.com/corporate.

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