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NextUp, EXTREME partner for Virgin Media launch

Comedy-on-demand streaming service NextUp has partnered with sports and entertainment programmer EXTREME to be available as a FAST channel on Virgin Media in the UK. The linear ad-supported channel NextUp Live Comedy features its best stand-up comedy content including livestreams from the Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Festival throughout August, offering Virgin Media TV customers with TV […]

August 2, 2023

ITVX adds stand-up content

ITV has signed agreements with the host of the Just for Laughs comedy festival, and comedy streamer NextUp, to make ITVX the exclusive free-to-air home for some of the best UK and international stand-up comedy. Available from ITVX’s launch, the Just for Laughs collection will showcase the comedic prowess of the likes of Howie Mandel, […]

December 7, 2022By Nik Roseveare

NextUp brings Edfringe to cinemas

NextUp has partnered with various UK-wide cinemas to bring a curated selection of the 60+ shows  they’re live-streaming from the Edinburgh Fringe to the big screen. NextUp Founder, Sarah Henley, commented: ‘We’re so excited about this project. We want comedy to be as accessible as possible for everyone, and these screenings allow for that shared […]

August 9, 2022

NextUp to stream Edinburgh Fringe

NextUp is bringing the Edinburgh Festival Fringe experience live to their streaming platform for the first time this year. The celebrated arts festival will be beamed straight into people’s living rooms with 50+ shows throughout August. NextUp has partnered with The Gilded Balloon and The Pleasance, and as well as bringing the top comics from […]

June 13, 2022

Leicester Comedy Festival streaming on NextUp

From February 2nd to 20th, audiences anywhere will be able to watch Leicester Comedy Festival – the UK’s biggest pure comedy festival via streaming service NextUp. Described as the ‘the Netflix of UK stand-up’, NextUp is available on web, mobile and smart TVs worldwide – bringing the Leicester Comedy Festival to more people than ever […]

January 27, 2022

NextUp on Samsung Smart Start platform

Samsung Electronics UK has announced that comedy streaming service NextUp will be joining its Smart Start platform. NextUp viewers can experience stand-up comedy with live streams direct from the UK’s best comedy venues including The Comedy Store and The Pleasance. Users can also watch on-demand hundreds of stand-up comedy specials, all ad-free. Included within Samsung’s […]

December 7, 2021

NextUp comedy streaming on smart TVs

NextUp, the comedy streaming platform, has announced its integration with Samsung and LG TVs. Smart TV owners can now livestream the stand-up shows with a few taps of a remote control. Shows on the channel include some of the biggest names in the industry, including Ed Byrne, Miles Jupp and Nick Helm (pictured) alongside award […]

October 5, 2021