Online Video gets bigger and better on Sky Q

Hugely popular Online Video section to be expanded

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Sky is expanding the hugely popular Online Video section of its next generation home entertainment system, Sky Q.

Great new content from Tastemade, Comedy Central UK, VICE, Copa90, GINX eSports TV and Machinima will join a line-up which already includes the likes of Funny or Die, Red Bull, GoPro and Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube, as well as James Corden’s online sensation Carpool Karaoke.

Sky Q is a great new way to experience TV, with brilliant new features like the ability to record multiple shows at once, pause in one room and carry on in another and take your recordings with you. And it’s set to get even better with even more features and the UK’s most comprehensive Ultra HD service.

The short-form Online Video section is curated by Sky, and integrated into the intuitive Sky Q interface. Grouped by theme, it makes it quick and effortless for customers to find the best entertainment from the web. Categories currently available include:

Food and Drink – Delicious new content from Tastemade joins an already stellar line up, including Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube and Kin Community, in providing the tastiest food and drink

Quick Laughs – Comedy Central UK will join the likes of Funny or Die and Honest Trailers in providing some of the sharpest comedy on the web

Entertainment – GINX eSports TV and Machinima will bring eSports and gaming onto the service for the first time, sitting alongside more general entertainment content from the likes of Screen Junkies, Vanity Fair and more

Sports – Ready for the new football season Copa90 adds its unique take on football culture to Online Video, to sit alongside Whistle Sports,VICE, RedBull and GoPro.

Style – Brush up in the style stakes with videos from Conde Nast, including Vogue, Vanity Fair and GQ

Other playlisted genres include Feel Good, Fitness, and the adrenaline fuelled Awesome.

Julia Barry, Sky’s Director of On Demand and Online Video, commented: “We know that more and more people, of all ages, are watching more online video. Since we introduced our Online Video service on Sky Q, it has been incredibly popular, and it’s set to get even better. Now, whether customers are after quick laughs from Comedy Central, their football fix from Copa90, or the latest in gaming from Machinima, they can access it all from the world’s best home entertainment system, Sky Q.”

In addition to the great new content coming soon, Sky Q customers can also now enjoy all the best clips from the The Late Late Show with James Corden, including the smash hit Carpool Karaoke, featuring superstars like Adele, Justin Bieber and Michelle Obama and watched by hundreds of millions of people around the world.

Online video from VICE has also recently joined the service, meaning Sky Q customers can watch content from VICE’s globally popular digital channels including VICE.COM, VICE News, Motherboard and Munchies.

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