Quibi doesn’t have the same immediate brand recognition as Disney and HBO, or YouTube and Instagram, but the latest entrant in the war for people’s attention is preparing to jump into battle headfirst with its launch day slate.
There are 50 shows and movies to watch beginning on April 6th. 25 of those shows are “daily essentials,” referring to the regular series coming from a number of content partners including ESPN, Rotten Tomatoes, and the BBC. There are 19 “unscripted originals,” which refers to series like Chance the Rapper’s Punk’d reboot and Murder House Mystery, a series about flipping houses where a killing has taken place.
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