March 14, 2024

One Day University Transforms into Curiosity University, Strengthens Content Offering and Distribution as Subscribers Hit Pivotal Milestone

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Curiosity Inc. is announcing a significant milestone for the former One Day University, now rebranded Curiosity University, as it surpasses 100,000 paying subscribers. The streaming service, with hundreds of captivating lectures and talks from the world’s best subject matter experts, was acquired by Curiosity to complement Curiosity’s offering of premium factual content across all global platforms and territories and to connect directly with new audiences in new formats.

With a legacy of excellence in enlightening, entertaining content, Curiosity U (formerly ODU) has long been recognized for giving viewers access to engaging lectures and thought-provoking discussions exploring history, arts, culture, science, well-being, and more from the world’s best professors. Curiosity U has strengthened its offering with a wider range of content including courses, short and long-form videos, podcasts, a popular weekly newsletter, and live events sponsored by major organizations including AARP and Blue Cross Blue Shield. Curiosity U’s expanded distribution and partnerships include, among others, Comcast, Xumo, Cox, and Roku.

“The evolution and rebranding of Curiosity University underscores our belief in the transformative power of curiosity,” said Rob Burk, Head of Content for Curiosity. “We are committed to empowering and entertaining learners worldwide and we’re thrilled to celebrate this extraordinary milestone with the vibrant community we’re building.”

Curiosity U’s success reflects its diverse and enriching content and its dedication to fostering an engaging learning environment. With a roster of luminaries including Pulitzer Prize-winning authors and department chairs at many of the world’s most prestigious universities, fan favorite talks include Ancient Egypt’s King Tut: Understanding our Obsession, Alzheimer’s and Dementia: What We Know Now, and One Season Too Many: Superstar Athletes Who Stayed Too Long.

About Curiosity

Curiosity Inc. is the entertainment brand for people who want to know more. The global media company is home to award-winning original and curated factual films, shows, and series covering science, nature, history, technology, society, and lifestyle. With over 25 million total paying subscribers worldwide and thousands of titles, the company operates the flagship Curiosity Stream premium documentary SVOD service, available in more than 175 countries worldwide; Curiosity University, for viewers to lean in and learn; Curiosity Channel, the linear television channel available via global distribution partners; Curiosity Now, a free, ad-supported channel; Curiosity Audio Network, featuring original content and podcasts; and Curiosity Studios, which oversees original programming. Curiosity Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of CuriosityStream Inc. (Nasdaq: CURI). For more information, visit

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