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Quibi's shutdown is scheduled for 'on or about' December 1st

There's no word on what will happen to Quibi's original content, but the video service will go away soon.
Richard Lawler, @Rjcc
October 22, 2020
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This illustration photo shows a person about to use the Quibi app on a smart phone in Los Angeles, October 21, 2020. - Quibi, the short video streaming service launched in April in North America by Jeffrey Katzenberg, a former Disney boss, announced on October 21 the closure and resale of its catalog and other assets because of the pandemic but also because of its business model. (Photo by Chris DELMAS / AFP) (Photo by CHRIS DELMAS/AFP via Getty Images)
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Yesterday the minds behind the mobile-first premium video service Quibi announced plans to shut down after about six months of operating. Today, the company’s support page has been updated to tell subscribers when it’s going away. As Variety points out, it lists an end date of “about” December 1st, 2020.

There isn’t any more specific information than that, and for those who might still want to see any of the content that was made for Quibi, it only suggests following the #Quibi hashtag on Twitter for updates. That includes everything from Chrissy Tiegen’s courtroom show to Emmy winning/nominated productions like #FreeRayshawn and The Most Dangerous Game.

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