Yahoo today announced a new Yahoo Screen app, designed to function as a hub for all of Yahoo’s media content. In the app, which features gesture-based controls that turn a finger into a remote control, users can browse through trending show clips or search for episodes.

When watching a show, swiping left or right will skip between episodes and a swipe up or down changes the channel. To kick things off, Yahoo has inked a deal with Viacom to offer clips from Comedy Central shows like The Daily Show and The Colbert Report, along with content from Saturday Night Live. Full shows, like Ghost Ghirls and Losing It With John Stamos are also available.

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Download, kick back, and instantly watch the best videos from Yahoo Screen.

- The only place to watch the best of Saturday Night Live (SNL) online, plus new Yahoo Originals featuring Jack Black, Ed Helms, Zachary Levi, Cheryl Hines, Rachael Harris and more!

- Instantly stream the best in news, sports, food, and entertainment from MLB, UFC, The Onion, Martha Stewart, and many more for free.

- Use your finger as a remote — easily swipe side-to-side to browse through videos or up-and-down to change the channel. Yahoo Screen is intuitively built for the mobile user.

Yahoo Screen is a universal app that can be downloaded from the App Store for free. [Direct Link]

Top Rated Comments

Blakjack Avatar
115 months ago
I'd love to see Apple and Yahoo's relationship grow even stronger. I like the moves Marrissa Mayer has been making.
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dannyyankou Avatar
115 months ago
Yahoo's been making some pretty good apps lately...
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