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Vimeo continues to invest in original programming. When will YouTube learn?

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Film & Television 9th Oct 2015 The Drum

Vimeo is doing what YouTube should have done years ago: it is finding talent on its own platform and investing in them.

Vimeo first did this when it optioned High Maintenance, which first premiered on Vimeo in 2012. The series garnered critical acclaim, and its popularity prompted the video platform to invest in producing six additional episodes of it. It is now available for purchase via Vimeo on Demand.

The new slate of original programming, announced today, includes The Outs (Adam Goldman and Sasha Winters), Darby Fever (a short film from Saturday Night Live member Aidy Bryant), and Bianca Del Rio’s Rolodex of Hate Comedy Special: Live from Austin (Vimeo’s first original stand-up special).

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