FuboTV Inc. (NYSE: FUBO) and Maximum Effort, co-founded by Ryan Reynolds, have announced the forthcoming launch of Maximum Effort Channel on June 20. The channel will debut its first original show, “Bedtime Stories with Ryan.”
Ryan Reynolds expressed his satisfaction with the program: “This show has been a long-standing aspiration of mine. Storytelling holds immense power, and in our home, bedtime stories are a cherished tradition.” Autodesk, known for its design and make software, will serve as the show’s official Imagination Sponsor, utilizing its platform to bring “Bedtime Stories with Ryan” to life.
Pamela Duckworth, head of Fubo Studios at Fubo, described the show as a blend of joy and relaxation. She emphasized how Ryan’s voice and personality breathe new life into legendary stories, transforming them into classics for a new generation. “Bedtime Stories with Ryan” is an ideal original show to commence Maximum Effort Channel’s lineup of comfort-oriented programming.
Dara Treseder, Chief Marketing Officer at Autodesk, expressed enthusiasm for being the official sponsor of “Bedtime Stories with Ryan.” Autodesk’s software is used by various industries to design and create, enabling individuals to bring their imaginative ideas to fruition. Additionally, Autodesk offers free educational access to their software for students and educators, supporting their creative dreams.
Directed by Vincent Peone, “Bedtime Stories with Ryan” comprises 15 episodes and is produced by Maximum Effort and Fubo in collaboration with ArtClass and Loon Productions, with music by Sleeping At Last. The launch of Maximum Effort Channel will provide viewers with original and classic TV shows and movies, along with unexpected content breaks designed for maximum comfort.
While the channel will be available on Fubo and other streaming platforms, yet to be disclosed, additional details about the programming will be revealed soon. The multi-year partnership between Fubo and Maximum Effort includes an exclusive first-look agreement for unscripted TV series and a blind-scripted deal. Maximum Effort will have creative control over the channel’s content, leveraging their successful track record, which includes projects like the Deadpool movies, Free Guy, The Adam Project, and the unscripted show Welcome to Wrexham.