Season Premiere, Current Season Episodes of IFC Original Series 'The Whitest Kids U' Know' Available for Watching Instantly at Netflix Day After Telecasts
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 -- Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX), the world's largest online movie rental service, today announced that the season premiere of the raw and edgy IFC original comedy series "The Whitest Kids U' Know" can be watched instantly at Netflix the day after its telecast on IFC on January 27 (10 p.m. ET/PT) and that subsequent current season episodes will be available 24 hours after their telecasts.
The new season of the sketch comedy series continues to showcase the raucous and peculiar talents of Trevor, Zach, Sam, Darren and Timmy as they take on Americans' infatuation with celebrities, infomercials, office culture and potty humor. Episodes can be streamed instantly on PCs, Intel-based Macs and TVs connected to any of a number of Netflix ready devices.
"Our tech-savvy audience is well ahead of the curve in seeking out alternative media platforms to view content," said Jennifer Caserta, executive vice president & general manager of IFC. "This agreement with Netflix will enable us to bring 'The Whitest Kids U Know' to their subscribers, generating new fans for IFC among people who are attracted to independent culture."
"Netflix is pleased to partner with IFC to provide our members access to original and humorous content," said Robert Kyncl, vice president of content acquisition for Netflix. "Introducing new audiences to interesting content continues to be one of our core strengths, and we're excited to have such ground-breaking content available through the Netflix instant watching functionality."
"The Whitest Kids U' Know" is executive produced by Jim Biederman ("The Kids in the Hall," "The Tom Green Show," "The Howard Stern Radio Show"). For IFC, Jennifer Caserta and Debbie DeMontreux serve as Executive Producers. The new season will live in the IFC AUTOMAT, a Tuesday night programming destination designed to appeal to a younger male demo, packed with uncut, uncensored programming including network premieres, originals, shorts, web shows, anime and more.