Streaming Service Coming to SDCC in Early 2016

San Diego Comic-Con LogoTired of San Diego Comic Con selling out before you get a ticket? Still annoyed you live so far away and can’t go? There may be a solution in sight! A SVOD service will be coming to the world’s largest pop culture convention in early 2016.

From a press release issued today:

Multi-platform production executive Seth Laderman has been named Executive Vice President & General Manager of the previously announced Comic-Con International subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service, the new platform preparing to launch in the first quarter of 2016, it was announced today by the channel’s operators, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) and Comic-Con International.

Mr. Laderman, in association with Comic-Con International, will be responsible for programming the service’s broad portfolio of content, including original short-form content created exclusively for the channel’s subscribers, films and television series from Lionsgate and other studios designed to appeal to the diverse interests of Comic-Con’s fans as well as exclusive archived footage from Comic-Con’s 45-year history.  The Comic-Con International SVOD service is designed to expand the comics and pop culture event of the year into a year-round online experience for longtime fans and new audiences.

SVOD on demand service for San Diego Comic Con? This could be the answer for those who have been dreaming of being in Hall H for years!

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