LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MERRY JANE, the premier media platform at the intersection of cannabis and pop culture, joins as executive producer of MTV's new cannabis scripted television show, "Mary + Jane".
"Mary + Jane" was created by executive producers and writers, Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont ("Can't Hardly Wait"). Entertainment 360's Guymon Casady ("Game of Thrones"), Marcus Blakely and Jill McElroy serve as executive producers. Snoop Dogg and Ted Chung from MERRY JANE (MERRYJANE.com) serve as executive producers. In addition, Snoop Dogg wrote and performs the series' theme song.
"MERRY JANE is proud to be, once again, the forefront innovators for a counter culture changing the mainstream," said Co-Founder Ted Chung. "Cannabis is the new rock n roll...the new hip-hop...and MERRY JANE is the leading voice for the culture online, with countrywide live-events, and, now, on global television networks."
The single camera, half-hour comedy about Jordan (Scout Durwood) and Paige (Jessica Rothe), two twenty-something best friends who run an all-female cannabis delivery service in Los Angeles. Filled with funny, raw and bizarre adventures, the show explores the uncharted territory as Los Angeles comes out of the Green Closet and gets into high and higher. "Mary + Jane" premieres on MTV, Monday, September 5th at 10 p.m.
"It's super cool and relevant that our new show with MTV, "Mary + Jane", is about a female delivery service," said Snoop Dogg. "When you're down with the green, this is our diverse lifestyle and the world we live in. The MERRY JANE team is working on more and more dope content. It's time to sit back, light one, and enjoy this ride."
MERRY JANE is a media platform at the crossroads of news, pop culture, business, politics, health, and the new generation of normalized, sophisticated cannabis culture for all. Through engaging editorials, original videos and events, MERRY JANE highlights the reality of cannabis news and lifestyle, while also offering vital, interactive tools to explore the new frontier of cannabis business.
Beyond editorial, MERRY JANE boasts a diverse slate of original programming that covers the latest in news and culture from the travel show "Wide World of Cannabis" to the how-to series "Rolling With Rogen" (starring renowned actor Seth Rogen). In less than a year, MERRY JANE has already grabbed the attention of top tier media and has secured exclusive content with a wide range of top celebrities and personalities. Since the launch of the site MERRYJANE.com at TechCrunch Disrupt, outlets such as USA Today, Time, Vogue, BuzzFeed, and Forbes have covered MERRY JANE original content and breaking news.
In addition to throwing the world's largest cannabis music festival on 4/20, MERRY JANE hit the road this summer to present The High Road Summer Tour, a first of its kind live performance partnership with Live Nation. The North American concert tour featuring Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa is hitting major venues in over 30 markets.
CANNABIS. CULTURE. FOR ALL.
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