The brand new streaming service platform onVIVA.tv will make its fall season launch on September 15, 2022, featuring CANCOM Comedy Content Creator Grant award winners Business Inc., Emily Milling and more
onVIVA.tv was created with the mission to showcase and highlight Canadian-based emerging artists, producers and content creators
Toronto, ON – September 8, 2022
The fall season of onVIVA.tv, a Canadian-based video entertainment network showcasing emerging artists, producers and content creators’ original live broadcasts and video-on-demand programming, has been announced for September 15, 2022, and will feature the CANCOM Comedy Content Creator Grant award winners Business Inc., Emily Milling, inDigE-Girl Comedy and more.
onVIVA.tv was founded and created to showcase emerging, independent artists, producers and creators on a Canadian-based direct-to-consumer video network with no algorithms or other creator videos to clutter or compete with their video broadcasts. At onVIVA.tv, each artist is featured on their own channel with live broadcasts and video productions showcasing only that artist’s channel and content. Audiences can find all featured artists and video productions easily at www.onviva.tv – all for free.
"Through our sponsorship with The Foundation for Canadian Comedy (CANCOM), we are honoured to deliver the first-ever showcase of Canadian-based comedy productions to be awarded grants from CANCOM," stated Michael J. O’Farrell, co-founder and CEO at onVIVA.tv. “The shows and videos created by these incredibly talented CANCOM Grant award winners are amazingly funny, witty and will have audiences laughing. Sit back, go to onviva.tv and enjoy!”
"The inaugural CANCOM Comedy Content Creator Grants are the first of their kind in Canadian history. Comedians from across the country applied for funding as comedy artists for work specific to their craft. CANCOM is proud to announce the recipients from last winter on onVIVA.tv, one of the sponsors, and is preparing to launch another window for grant applications this fall," said Adam Growe, co-founder and board director at The Foundation for Canadian Comedy (CANCOM).
Business Inc. is an absurd workplace comedy about five immoral characters who create a corrupt one-stop-shop for any and all business needs. It's a situation comedy, a sketch show, and an anthology all wrapped up in one. The series was created by Simpsons writer David Cryan, his best friends Torray Green and Kimberley Wells, and filmed during the height of the pandemic. It stars some of Toronto's best up-and-coming diverse actors, dogs, and comedians such as Bree Ali and TikTok sensation Anesti Danelis.
Emily Milling is a comedic artist from Toronto. A graduate of the Second City Conservatory program, Emily is 1/5th of the comedy sketch troupe Big Chick Energy Sketch and 1/2 of the comedy video duo Pineapple Skeleton. Emily has a long history of producing music, including the score for the feature film she produced, Impossible Horror, and the radio play podcast VRMP Radio Presents: The Five People You Meet In Hell. Take Your Life More Seriously is Emily’s first comedic music album.
More CANCOM Grant award-winning artists and productions coming to onVIVA.tv from Joel Buxton, inDig-E Girl Comedy and Tom Hearn will be showcased during the winter season and beyond.
Audiences everywhere can enjoy onVIVA.tv from the comfort of their home PCs or take onVIVA.tv anywhere on their smartphones, tablets, PCs and laptops.
onVIVA.tv is a member of The Foundation for Canadian Comedy, SOCAN and Canadian Musicians Cooperative.
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