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Absolutely Fabulous and more on OUTtv Proud

January 19, 2024

Absolutely Fabulous, the celebrated British sitcom, is coming to OUTtv Proud, the FAST channel created by OUTtv, the LGBTQ+ network and streaming service, and Fuse Media, the Latino-owned specialist in inclusive entertainment.
All five seasons of the BBC series, as well as two later Christmas specials and the How to Be Absolutely Fabulous special, will begin streaming on OUTtv Proud on February 1st.
OUTtv Proud will also launch the BBC series Beautiful People, starring Olivia Colman, which won Best Comedy Programme at the Banff Television Festival and was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for Best Comedy Series in 2010.
OUTtv Proud will also begin airing Cucumber and Banana, two series created by critically acclaimed screenwriter and producer Russell T Davies. Each series was nominated for the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series.
Absolutely Fabulous was an immediate international phenomenon when it first came out, striking a particularly appreciative chord with the LGBTQ community. We know today’s OUTtv Proud viewers will love its irreverent humour just as much,” said Marc Leonard, Head of Content and Marketing, Fuse Media. “I was honoured to have helped bring Beautiful People, Banana and Cucumber to life initially and am truly thrilled that new audiences get to discover the poignant comedy of each show on OUTtv Proud.”
“These award-winning series fit perfectly within OUTtv Proud’s wheelhouse of celebrating LGBTQ stories and the people who inspire and entertain us,” added OUTtv CEO Brad Danks. “‘AbFab’s’ outrageous characters and the heartwarming humour of Beautiful People, Banana and Cucumberwill become must-watch favourites for OUTtv Proud’s subscribers around the globe.”

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