Lil Yachty’s Quibi show is the first to discover a life raft

The rapper’s dramedy is headed to HBO Max

Recollect Quibi, brief media company and purveyor of peculiar shows like Murder House Flip and an awfulness compilation including a brilliant arm? It’s just been barely seven days since the mobile-first, shortform decoration reported it was covering, however as of now the first of its unreleased shows has discovered another home: Lil Yachty’s dramedy, Public Figures, is gone to HBO Max. It appears bits of Quibi may live on — if you watched it.

Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman’s endeavors to sell Quibi inside and out to enormous organizations like Apple and WarnerMedia was one of the primary signs that things were going to go bottoms up at the youthful company. The endeavors that followed to auction Quibi’s unreleased substance everything except affirmed the decoration’s destiny.

It’s obscure whether other Quibi shows — delivered or unreleased — will likewise live again on new stages, however there’s now been a few affirmations of shows that won’t look for new homes, similar to The Nod.

The future remaining parts unsure, however Public Figures’ transition to HBO Max does in any event show that some of Katzenberg and Whitman’s endeavors to sell Quibi’s substance were not futile.

Lil Yachty’s arrangement (which he’ll additionally leader produce and star in) is centered around hopeful influencers living in New York, a smidgen unexpected given Quibi’s inability to contend with the effectively well known shortform content created by influencers on TikTok, YouTube and Instagram.

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