LIVEONE EXPANDS CONTENT & DISTRIBUTION PARTNERSHIP WITH REACHTV
LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2022
MULTI-YEAR DEAL TO JOIN FORCES TO DEVELOP AND PRODUCE EXCLUSIVE & ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING INCLUDING PODCASTS/VODCASTS, ORIGINAL TV SERIES, PAY-PER-VIEW EVENTS AND MORE
LiveOne's Music, Entertainment & Vodcast/Podcast Video Content to be Available Across ReachTV's Vast Network of Over 300 Million Devices In and Out of Airports
Deal Gives Immediate Distribution to 2500+ Screens in Airport Venues and Terminal Locations, Over 90 Airports in North America
Reaching 40 Million Nielsen Rated Viewers Per Month
ReachTV to Distribute LiveOne Content in Over 400,000 U.S. Hotel Rooms
LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- (Nasdaq: LVO), an award-winning, creator-first, music, entertainment and technology platform focused on delivering premium experiences and content worldwide through memberships and live and virtual events, announced today an expanded multi-year content and distribution partnership with ReachTV. LiveOne's music, entertainment and vodcast/podcast video content will be featured across ReachTV's growing global network, including ReachTV's in airport network, which boasts a reach of 40+ million Nielsen rated viewers every month. Additionally, LiveOne and ReachTV will join forces to develop and produce new content and formats including podcasts/vodcasts, pay-per-view events, original TV series and more. The partnership will also offer LiveOne and its talent access to shoot in ReachTV's Miami-based studio.
LiveOne's slate of content for ReachTV spans across its extensive music and entertainment catalogs, including clips from over 235 podcasts/vodcasts (The Adam Carolla Show, What They Didn't Tell You with Jordan Jones, Uncut with Jay Cutler, Nappy Boy Radio with T-Pain, etc.), 300+ unique live performances (i.e Music Lives On: Garden Sessions, LiveOne Presents), over 60 episodes from its music franchises The Greatest Album Ever…This Week and Artist DNA (featuring Beyonce, Drake, The Beatles, Luke Bryan, Dua Lipa, Cardi B, Harry Styles, etc.), interviews by Chelsea Briggs featuring some of today's hottest and emerging artists, and much more.
"ReachTV has been an incredible partner. We are thrilled to expand our relationship and join forces to create original programming. Together we will provide travelers with additional opportunities to watch their favorite content distributed across screens in hotels and airports," said Robert Ellin, CEO and Chairman of LiveOne.
"We have been committed to creating a full suite of entertainment and music services to ensure that ReachTV's vast audience can have best in class content," said ReachTV's Chairman & CEO Lynnwood Bibbens. "Our relationship with LiveOne will access their incredible library of music content and our shared vision of creating original programming makes them the perfect company to partner with."
In addition to producing original programming distributed across their network, ReachTV continues to be focused on providing best in class programming across entertainment, music and sports. To compliment their push into live musical events with LiveOne, ReachTV currently enjoys a partnership with a multi-year licensing agreement with the NFL, as well as a library of content that includes partnerships with NBCU, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, SNL, The Today Show, The Kelly Clarkson Show, as well as original content from ReachTV's studio, AMC, Live Nation, Rotten Tomatoes/Fandango, Fast Company and more.
LiveOne is the first talent-centric platform focused on superfans and building long-term franchises in on-demand audio and video, podcasting, vodcasting, OTT linear channels, pay-per-view, NFTs, and livestreaming. Its unique model includes multiple monetization paths including membership, advertising, sponsorship, merchandise sales, licensing, and ticketing. For more information about LiveOne, please visit .
ReachTV is the largest airport television network, with 2,500+ screens in 90 commercial airports across North America. ReachTV's content library includes many genres and leverages partnerships with the NFL, NBCU, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, SNL, The Today Show, The Kelly Clarkson Show, as well as original content from ReachTV's studio, AMC, Live Nation, Rotten Tomatoes/Fandango, Fast Company and more.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, . (NASDAQ: LVO) (the "Company") is an award-winning, creator-first, music, entertainment and technology platform focused on delivering premium experiences and content worldwide through memberships and live and virtual events. The Company was awarded Best Live Moment by Digiday for its "Social Gloves" PPV Event, and has been a finalist for 8 more awards, including Best Live Event, Best Virtual Event, Best Overall Social Media Excellence, and Best Original Programming from Cynopsis and Digiday. As of June 26, 2022, the Company has accrued a paid and free membership base of over 2.35 million**, streamed over 2,900 artists, has a library of 30 million songs, 600 curated radio stations, nearly 270 podcasts/vodcasts, hundreds of pay-per-views, personalized merchandise, released music-related NFTs, and created a valuable connection between fans, brands, and bands. The Company's wholly-owned subsidiaries include , , , , Custom Personalization Solutions, LiveXLive, PPVOne and , which generates more than 2.48 billion downloads per year and 300+ episodes distributed per week across its stable of top-rated podcasts. LiveOne is available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, and through OTT, STIRR, and XUMO. For more information, visit and follow us on , , , and Twitter at .
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** Included in the total number of paid members for the reported periods are certain members which are the subject of a contractual dispute. LiveOne is currently not recognizing revenue related to these members.
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