CONtv
TypeSubsidiary
IndustryEntertainment
FoundedMarch 2015
Headquarters,
Area served
United States of America
ServicesDigital Streaming
Number of employees
20
ParentCinedigm
Websitewww.contv.com

CONtv is an OTT streaming service launched in March 2015 as a joint venture between Cinedigm and Wizard World.[1][2]

The service is catered towards fans of geek and nerd culture, featuring cult classic films and television series, digital comics, and behind-the-scenes content from Wizard World's Comic Cons.[3]

History

In November 2017, Cinedigm had announced the launch of a 24/7 "Always On" channel on Amazon-owned streaming platform Twitch.[4][5] The linear service showcases acquired and original programming from CONtv's library.

On February 5, 2019, Viewster was acquired by Cinedigm and, on June 13, 2020, would merge with CONtv and rebranded as CONtv Anime.[6][7][8]

Programming

Original Programming

Availability

CONtv is available across several devices, including Roku, Apple iOS, Android, Xbox, and smart TVs.[32][3][33]

References

  1. ^ "Cinedigm Reports Improved Results Amid Expansion". Variety. Retrieved 21 April 2015.
  2. ^ "CONtv Launches Digital Entertainment Network for Comic Con Fans". Ad Week. Archived from the original on 22 April 2015. Retrieved 20 April 2015.
  3. ^ a b "CONtv Announces Film And Television Programming". ComicBook.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Cinedigm's CONtv Launches 24/7 Channel on Twitch". Business Wire. 7 November 2017. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Cinedigm's CONtv Launches 24/7 Channel on Twitch". NASDAQ. 7 November 2017. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Cinedigm Finalizes Viewster, Viewster Anime Acquisition".
  7. ^ "Cinedigm Announces Global CONtv Anime Network". 8 June 2020.
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  12. ^ "Cinedigm Dips into YouTube Well for Con TV's First 'Original Series'". The Video Ink. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  13. ^ "Fight of the Living Dead". Dread Central. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  14. ^ "Behind the scenes of the first zombie reality competition show". Brunico Communications. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  15. ^ "Bruce Campbell to Host Last Fan Standing". Variety. 12 January 2015. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  16. ^ "Evid Dead Star Bruce Campbell to Host Game Show at Wizard World". WDSU. 9 January 2015. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  17. ^ "Bruce Campbell Last Fan Standing". Esquire. 27 February 2015. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  18. ^ "CONtv's First Original Series "LAST FAN STANDING" Starring Cult Hero Bruce Campbell Premieres Today". New York Times. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  19. ^ "Last Fan Standing with Bruce Campbell". Hubbard Broadcasting. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  20. ^ "Bruce Campbell Stands Up for Fans with New ConTV show". Hearst Television, Inc. Archived from the original on 17 April 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  21. ^ "Bruce Campbell plays the anti-Trebek for ConTV". Brunico Communications Ltd. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  22. ^ "Bruce Campbell Searches for Last Fan Standing". Evolve Media, LLC. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  23. ^ "Jason David Frank on My Morphing Life". ComicBook.com. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  24. ^ "Jason David Frank Talks My Morphing Life, Power Rangers and More". IGN. 2 April 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  25. ^ "Con TV to Air New Season of Former Power Ranger's YouTube Series". The Video Ink. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  26. ^ "My Morphing Life starring the original Green Power Ranger coming to CONtv". NerdSpan. 30 January 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  27. ^ "Mythica: A Quest for Heroes". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  28. ^ "Mythica: A Quest for Heroes Picked Up By CONtv As Its First Ever Original Feature Film". Movie Pilot. Archived from the original on 18 April 2015. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  29. ^ "Con TV Sets Premiere Date for First Original Movie". The Video Ink. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  30. ^ "Winners 2015". California Women’s Film Festival. Retrieved 14 April 2015.
  31. ^ "'Mythica: A Quest for Heroes' Review". Geek Dad. 30 March 2015. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  32. ^ "Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD), Cinedigm Announce Pop Culture Icon Bruce Campbell to Host New Original Series "Last Fan Standing" for Upcoming Digital Network CONtv" (Press release). Yahoo! Finance. Business Wire. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  33. ^ "CONtv". Variety. Retrieved 14 April 2015.