Team to broadcast through social media from The Barker Hangar in Santa Monica
EVERETT, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As Hollywood comes together to celebrate the best in film and television entertainment at the Critics’ Choice Awards, Funko, Inc. (“Funko,” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:FNKO), a leading pop culture consumer products company, will be on the red carpet with live coverage for its 3.3 million Funko fanatics and followers worldwide.
The company has created iconic Pop! vinyl figures for many of the nominees including Game of Thrones, Us, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Frozen II, Avengers: Endgame, Billions, Veep, GLOW and more.
Funko’s engagement and influencer relations team will be live from @OriginalFunko Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Mixer, and Twitch channels. Funko’s social media following has skyrocketed over the past several years with a 31% growth YOY from 2018 to 2019. There are 3.3 million followers across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube which accounted for 3.5 billion impressions in 2019.
The Critics’ Choice Awards Nomination Announcement was recently held at Funko Hollywood, a 40,000-square foot retail-tainment shopping experience in the heart of Hollywood. The live TV event was co-hosted by KTLA’s Sam Rubin and NBC comedy series Community actress Yvette Nicole Brown.
The Critics’ Choice Awards will be hosted by film, television, and stage star Taye Diggs, and broadcast live on The CW Television Network on Sunday, January 12, from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. ET (delayed PT).
Fans can follow Funko on the red carpet from the social handle @OriginalFunko.
About Funko, Inc.
Headquartered in Everett, Washington, Funko is a leading pop culture consumer products company. Funko designs, sources and distributes licensed pop culture products across multiple categories, including vinyl figures, action toys, plush, apparel, board games, housewares and accessories for consumers who seek tangible ways to connect with their favorite pop culture brands and characters. Learn more at https://funko.com/, and follow us on Twitter (@OriginalFunko) and Instagram (@OriginalFunko).