Official Comedy Announces New Slate Of Original Programming
First Five Episodes Of "Settling" Premiere Today
"Love's A B****," And "Boomerang Kids" Currently In Production
NEW YORK, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Official Comedy, a leading online media destination for all things funny, announces new slate of original web based programming. "Settling" premieres today, July 8, while the channel is in production with new series "Love's a B****" and "Boomerang Kids."
"We're excited to be working with such creative new talent on a platform that offers media for a new world," said Stefan Van Engen, SVP of Programming & Production at Bedrocket Media. "The way we consume media has changed, and we want to produce a slate of shows that entertains an audience, wherever and however they want it."
"Settling" is a web series about the story of four friends - Jamie (Jon Schmidt), Miles (Joey Manderino), Maggie (Nellie Barnett), and Brucker (Mike Nelson) - who are postgrad 'twenty-nothings' trying to make adult life work in a real-life comic strip format. This 100 episode series, which will be released in a set of five episodes each Monday, begins July 8 on Official Comedy. The series was produced by premium TV network, EPIX and is being distributed by Official Comedy.
In addition to the web series, Official Comedy has launched a "Settling" Tumblr page, uniquely editorializing the YouTube series. Nate Smith of Awkward Elevator and Best Nate Smith, is working with Official Comedy to create GIF's aligned with each episode.
WATCH THE FIRST FIVE EPISODES:
"Settling" is co-written, directed and executive produced by Joey Manderino (Disney Channel's "Austin & Ally", Hulu's "The Morning After") and Matt Vascellaro (Hulu's "The Morning After"), and produced by EPIX. Stefan Van Engen and Jeremy Colfer are the executives in charge of production for Official Comedy.
Love's a B****
"Love's a B****" is a web series about the messy aftermath of a breakup. Based on a college couple, Wes and Allison, as their college career comes to an end, so does their romance, and what follows is a series of embarrassing events.
"Boomerang Kids" showcases four recent college grads – Rob, Leo, Hollis, and Kevin – in a web series where they're forced to return to their childhood homes due to lack of job prospects. The four male characters form an uneasy alliance, attempting to earn money to pay off their student loans. Their well-intended plans frequently lead to accidental misadventures, including drug dealing, prostitution, and the Armenian mob.
ABOUT OFFICIAL COMEDY:
Official Comedy (www.officialcomedy.com) is a leading online media destination for all things funny. Created in 2012, Official Comedy curates the best in comedy videos, while offering original programming and newsworthy parody videos. Official Comedy is part of Bedrocket Media. Follow @officialcomedy, @bedrocket and visit Bedrocket.com for more information.
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