NEW YORK AND LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–It’s July, and that means Shark fans will have an incredible selection of TV shows to choose from in the weeks ahead. To honor the feared and revered fish, iNDEMAND will premiere “Sharknado: The Critics’ Roast”, available exclusively on demand via Xfinity, Spectrum, Contour, Comcast’s Astound powered by RCN and other cable systems across the United States. United. In addition to “The Critics’ Roast,” the entire library of “Shaknado” films from production studio The Asylum will also be available to order starting July 26. iNDEMAND is the leading transactional video-on-demand distributor ( TVOD) and pay-per-view (PPV) programming in North America.
“Sharknado: The Critics’ Roast” is the first “Sharknado” movie, featuring new original commentary from two comedic film critics: The Cinema Snob and the Nostalgia Critic. “The Cinema Snob” is a comedy web series created by, written by, and starring Brad Jones as a cocky film critic who uses wit and sarcasm to bring classic and forgotten exploitation films to light. The comedy web series “Nostalgia Critic” was created by and stars Doug Walker as an often angry and sarcastic critic who reviews movies and TV shows with overreactions. The two critics join forces to rebuke the cult classic in “Sharknado: The Critics’ Roast.”
Doug Walker (Nostalgia Critic) explains, “If you love learning about bad movies AND riffing on bad movies, especially bad movies that riff on themselves half the time, this is the perfect meta mess. for you! Nostalgia Critic can be found at https://www.youtube.com/c/ChannelAwesome
“Sharknado is already funny, so it’s time to make it even funnier,” added Brad Jones (The Cinema Snob), whose channel can be found at http://www.youtube.com/stonedgremlinproductions
In addition to “The Critics’ Roast”, the entire “Sharknado” canon will be available on demand starting July 26, including: “Sharknado”, “Sharknado 2: The Second One”, “Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!”, “Shaknado 3: Extended Edition”, “Shaknado 4: The 4the Awakens”, “Sharknado 5: Global Swarming”, “The Last Sharknado: It’s About Time” and the mockumentary “Sharknado: Heart of Sharkness”. In addition to being available for on-demand rental, all of these films will also be available for purchase from participating cable companies.
iNDEMAND is an innovative partnership between three of the largest cable companies in the United States: Charter Communications, Comcast Cable and Cox Communications. iNDEMAND is a company of trusted content aggregators and licensing experts, with unparalleled technical expertise and long-standing relationships with MVPDs, major sports leagues, Hollywood studios and other entertainment and media companies. sports in North America. iNDEMAND provides premium content to over 80 million cable homes and has distribution agreements with over 150 companies. In December 2021, iNDEMAND launched PPV.COM, a streaming PPV service and the first of its kind to offer interactive fan engagement during live sports. With the addition of PPV.COM to its existing cable PPV infrastructure, iNDEMAND has consolidated all forms of PPV distribution under one roof, making the company the only provider of turnkey PPV solutions for industry partners and consumers. For more information, visit indemand.com.
asylum is one of the world’s leading brand-driven film and television studios. With a focus on high-profile, market-driven entertainment like the SHARKNADO franchise and popular TV series BLACK SUMMER and Z NATION, The Asylum finances, produces and releases 25 films a year through its direct pipeline to top platforms. of the country and its network of international partners. Since its founding in 1997, The Asylum has released over 500 films and built a library of over 300 original productions, including top rated programs for Netflix, Tubi, SYFY, Lifetime, Ion Television, Animal Planet, as well as Hallmark Channel, Sony Television, BET and Universal TV. The Asylum’s apocalyptic thriller BLACK SUMMER was the No. 1 scripted series on its Netflix release. And his critically acclaimed action-horror series, Z NATION, is one of SYFY’s longest-running and highest-rated. Now, THE ASYLUM MOVIE CHANNEL – an ad-supported free streaming TV entertainment network, with over two million hours watched per month, is one of the highest rated OTT entertainment networks.