Australian sitcom, “Metro Sexual” has landed a number of streaming preparations in North America.
It’ll premiere within the U.S. on Sept. 1 on the free streaming service Crackle, and on Canada’s OUTtvGo and OUTtv’s Apple TV from the identical date. It’ll then play on Prime Channels in Canada.
“Metro Sexual” is the primary Australian sitcom with all LGBTIQ lead characters. Filmed in mockumentary fashion, it begins with the intense premise that, due to courting apps, extra persons are catching sexually transmitted infections than ever earlier than. The comedy episodes comply with the lives of docs Stephanie Huddleston (Geraldine Hickey) and Langdon Marsh (Riley Nottingham), who work at Metropolitan Sexual Well being clinic.
The sequence was produced by Humdrum Comedy and first aired on 9Go! and 9Now, components of 9 Community Australia. It additionally performed on Virgin Australia flights to as much as three million passengers between January and April this 12 months.
“This ground-breaking comedy is the uncommon mixture of related and irreverent, inspecting a critical subject in a hilarious manner,” stated Philippe Guelton, president of Crackle Plus.
“Metro Sexual” was co-created, written and directed by Henry Boffin and co-created, written and edited by Nicholas Kraak, each companions in Humdrum with Riley. Principal manufacturing funding got here from Display screen Australia, in affiliation with Movie Victoria. It was additionally financed with help from Display screen Queensland with Yarraville Membership, SKYN and Knobby Underwear.
The rights deal was negotiated by Display screen Media Ventures, a Hen Soup for the Soul Leisure firm, and the provider of unique and authentic content material for Crackle Plus.