Louis CK launches an internet-solely video collection
Louis CK is not any stranger to dodging typical TV in favor of releasing his exhibits on-line, however his newest effort may take the cake. He simply shock-launched the primary episode of a brand new on-line-solely video collection, Horace and Pete, by means of his web site. And it isn’t newbie hour, both — the bar-themed present co-stars Steve Buscemi, whereas actors starting from Alan Alda to Jessica Lange make appearances within the first video alone. It isn’t clear how lengthy H&P will run, however there are hints that the primary episode was shot simply days earlier.
The comic is not straying from his earlier components for on-line exhibits, which makes this a bit costly: you are paying $5 for one episode. It is obtainable for each downloading and streaming, nevertheless, and the obtain is Louis’ traditional unprotected file that ought to play on absolutely anything. There isn’t any assure that this will probably be successful, however it demonstrates how fast and straightforward it’s to chop the purple tape and submit professionally-made video on-line — a minimum of, in case you’re a longtime entertainer with cash to spare.