Viral Video: CollegeHumor's Move From "Viral One-Offs" to Web Series
The national broadcast television networks aren’t the only ones debuting a fall series season.
CollegeHumor Media, the online comedy video site, is also trying out three longer-term, weekly series rather than the more typical “viral one-offs,” it said.
“The whole idea is to get people to start thinking of CollegeHumor less as a comedy show, and more as a comedy network.” said CollegeHumor’s President of Original Content, Sam Reich, in a statement.
Thus, the New York-based unit of IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI) is offering:
“Full Benefits”–What happens when your friend with benefits is also a co-worker? Well, presumably, hilarity ensues!
“Hello My Name Is”–A professional make-up artist is hired to apply prosthetics to cast member Josh Ruben. When the process is complete, does hilarity ensue?
“Very Mary Kate”–Life can be tough for a former child star with only a few billion dollars, a 26-bedroom apartment and a trusty bodyguard to her name. Hilarity or something like it, I think.
As you will see from these three videos, they are all still a little not-ready-for-prime-time, but it’s a nice effort, especially from the adorkable couple in “Full Benefits.”