SVOD Network Zeus Launches With Vimeo Technology
Vimeo’s OTT Technology Will Power the Enhanced Millennial-Focused Network
LOS ANGELES(24 Oct 2018)
ZEUS, the first-ever subscription video on demand (SVOD) network created by millennials for millennials, co-founded by top social media creators DeStorm Power, Amanda Cerny and King Bach and television executive producer, President and CEO Lemuel Plummer, today announced that Vimeo’s state-of-the-art video technology will power ZEUS’ over-the-top (OTT) offering. The technology collaboration will kick off with the launch of an enhanced, stronger, bolder ZEUS to ignite the storytelling power of creators.
Vimeo provides all-in-one OTT technology solutions across all major platforms and apps and will deliver a robust and seamless user experience for ZEUS subscribers, including the ability to preview ZEUS content before signing up for the $3.99/month subscription.
ZEUS recently received 6, 2018 Streamy nominations for its series: “Caught” season two received 4 nominations - Drama Series, Ensemble Cast and Acting in a Drama and Writing for star DeStorm Power, “The Lab Ratz” received a Writing nomination for Ry Doon, Luke Flipp, Marlon Webb and creator Amanda Cerny received a Storyteller nomination. DeStorm Power won for Writing for “Caught.” The platform continues to add subscribers and new, original content and is available via The Zeus Network and ZEUS mobile as well as connected TV apps on the Apple App store, Google Play Store, and Amazon App Store, providing anywhere, anytime, any device access.
“In collaboration with our new technology partner Vimeo and their state-of-the-art technology, we’re excited to give our subscribers the best user experience possible. The enhanced platform will provide a seamless sign-up process, and subscribers will be able to sample ZEUS content before joining the platform. Vimeo’s proven technology solutions also ensure all of the tech bells and whistles are performing optimally for us,” said ZEUS co-founder and President and CEO, Lemuel Plummer.
“We couldn’t be more thrilled to partner with ZEUS and to bring Vimeo’s best-in-class OTT technology and uncompromising customer service to their fans,” said Kathleen Barrett, SVP,
Enterprise, Vimeo. “Both companies are committed to bringing a high-quality user experience to audiences everywhere, and now ZEUS viewers can enjoy original content from some of the internet’s most clever influencers.”
In addition to the initial slate of series that launched the platform, ZEUS is in production on the next roster of content creators and celebrity talent whose series will soon be released in October and November, including the Nov. 4 premiere of “Titi Do You Love Me?” starring social media phenomenon BlameItOnKway, “Dr. Blackson,” starring the African King of Comedy Michael Blackson, premiering Nov. 10 and new series “Bad Escorts,” from ZEUS co-founder, creator and recent Emmy nominee and Streamy Awards winner, DeStorm Power, which launched Oct. 20.
ZEUS’ recent series have been enthusiastically received by subscribers, including: Streamy nominee “Caught” season two, starring, produced and directed by DeStorm Power, who recently received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for “Caught” season one and who also serves as Co-President of ZEUS, “A Taste of Dance with Amanda Cerny,” which stars and is produced by the Streamy nominee, “Your Best Life,” starring and produced by King Bach, Streamy nominee “The Lab Ratz,” starring, written and produced by Ry Doon, Luke Flipp and Marlon Webb and “The Scholarship,” starring Young Ezee and Natalie Odell.
Founded by Lemuel Plummer, President and CEO, ZEUS, and co-founded by social media superstars and partners King Bach, Amanda Cerny and DeStorm Power, who is also Co-President, ZEUS is the first subscription on demand streaming service created by millennials for millennials. The network features exclusive, original scripted and unscripted comedy and drama series, dance, talk and fitness programs and other premium content. ZEUS is available to subscribers for $3.99 per month on mobile phones and desktop computers at www.TheZeusNetwork.com. The ZEUS mobile and connected TV apps will also be available on the Apple App store, Google Play Store, and Amazon App Store, providing anywhere, anytime, any device access.