Two words, "See" and "So" capitalized and on top of one another, slanted in a top-right angle.
Type of site
Founded January 7, 2016 (2016-01-07)
Headquarters United States
Owner NBCUniversal

Seeso is an over-the-top subscription streaming service owned by Comcast through NBCUniversal,[1][2] launched on January 7, 2016. It provides comedy content such as original and broadcast television shows.


On December 2, 2014, entrepreneur Evan Shapiro joined NBCUniversal as the Executive Vice President of the newly-formed NBCUniversal Digital Enterprises division of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group after his job from Pivot[3] to work on a digital project for the division.

On October 15, 2015, Seeso was officially announced with certain titles in its library.[4] 3 December, Seeso was launched in an open beta that lasted from 3 December 2015 towards 6 January 2016.[5] Seeso was officially launched the day after.[6]

On September 30, 2016, Seeso announced its first event called the "Stand-Up Streaming Fest", in which a title of comedy content will become available within a week, bringing a total of 12 specials for 12 weeks.[7]


Seeso offers comedy shows, including Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Office (UK), Parks and Recreation, The Kids in the Hall and Monty Python.

In addition to licensed content, Seeso also releases original programming including comedy sketch series The UCB Show (featuring Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh), the animated/live-action comedy series HarmonQuest about the world of fantasy role-playing (read: Pathfinder or Dungeons & Dragons) from the creator of Community and Rick and Morty, the reality-satire Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, The Cyanide & Happiness Show[8] and a stand up series called Night Train with Wyatt Cenac.[1]

See also


  1. 1 2 Friedlander, Whitney (December 9, 2015). "NBCUniversal's Seeso Finalizes Launch Date, Comedy Slate". Variety. Retrieved January 8, 2016.
  2. Spangler, Todd (October 15, 2015). "NBCU Sets 'Seeso' Comedy Subscription VOD Channel Launch". Variety. Retrieved January 8, 2016.
  3. Littleton, Cynthia (2 December 2014). "Evan Shapiro Joins NBCUniversal as Exec VP of Digital Enterprises". Variety. Retrieved 10 October 2016 via Penske Media Corporation.
  4. Bishop, Bryan (15 October 2015). "NBC's SeeSo is a $3.99 streaming service built just for comedy". The Verge. Retrieved 10 October 2016 via Penske Media Corporation.
  5. Newman, Jared (17 December 2015). "A closer look at SeeSo, NBC's streaming-video service for comedy geeks". TechHive. Retrieved 10 October 2016 via International Data Group.
  6. Petski, Denise (9 December 2015). "NBC's Streaming Comedy Channel Seeso Sets Launch Date". Retrieved 10 October 2016 via Penske Media Corporation.
  7. "Seeso's "Stand-up Streaming Fest" to bring 12 new stand-up specials in 12 weeks". TheLaughButton!. 30 September 2016. Retrieved 10 October 2016.
  8. Jarvey, Natalie (October 15, 2015). "NBCUniversal to Launch Comedy Streaming Service Seeso". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 8, 2016.

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