Vimeo announces new original programming, including a short film from SNL’s Aidy Bryant

Vimeo continues its search for the next 'High Maintenance'.

 

Audra Schroeder

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Published Oct 8, 2015   Updated May 27, 2021, 8:27 pm CDT

Riding on the success of its first original series High Maintenance, Vimeo is announcing three more shows.

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Vimeo’s new original series include acclaimed crowdfunded webseries The OutsRolodex of Hate Comedy Special: Live From Austin, from RuPaul’s Drag Race star Bianca Del Rio; and SNL performer Aidy Bryant’s Darby Forever, a short film about a woman (Bryant) who works in a fabric shop called Bobbins & Notions.

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Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor said in a statement that the new content “exemplifies the fresh, unique voices of Vimeo

creators who are propelling online storytelling and entertainment to new levels of

quality.” 

HBO picked up High Maintenance back in April, after Vimeo invested in the webseries as its first original program in 2014. The streaming platform also announced a partnership with Maker Studios in January to create original and on-demand content. 

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The Bianca Del Rio special debuts in December, with the other two to follow in winter 2016. 

Photo via pidey/deviantART (CC BY 3.0) | Remix by Fernando Alfonso III

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*First Published: Oct 8, 2015, 7:50 am CDT