ABC iview picks up its first exclusive content with sketch comedy series Monday Bites

ABC’s catch-up TV platform iview has picked up its first exclusive series in a bid to drive its new mobile platform.

Monday Bites, created, written and directed by a team of comedians including Griff The Invisible director Leon Ford is scheduled to deliver two minute comedy sketches to the ABC’s platform every Monday morning from 6am.

Ford said: “We’ve made 12 episodes and iview will screen it exclusively. Because they’re launching their mobile app they wanted something to screen, so it will screen every Monday morning. The original idea is to give people something to watch every Monday as a pick me up on their way to work.”

The team will also produce and upload extra content to YouTube and Facebook. Ford, who has also been writing for Ten’s Offspring and Nine’s House Husbands, said: “We’ll also make extra bites, 20 seconds sketches and blooper reels to go on YouTube.
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