CollegeHumor Media Partners With Film And TV Veteran Tony Hernandez For Long Form Production
Apr 24, 2012, 08:00 ET
NEW YORK, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CollegeHumor Media, an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI), today announced a new partnership with critically acclaimed producer Tony Hernandez and his company Jax Media, which will continue CollegeHumor's expansion into long form content. Hernandez and Jax Media will spearhead the production of CollegeHumor Media's newly developed original content division for both online and television.
Hernandez has worked on many critically acclaimed television series and films, including "Meet The Parents," Academy Award winning films "A Beautiful Mind," and "Precious" and the smash hit FX series "Louie" with Louis CK. He founded Jax Media in 2011, and in a short time, the company has produced the celebrated IFC show "The Onion News Network" as well as numerous pilots for Comedy Central and IFC.
"This partnership shows yet another level of growth for our company and an enhancement of our brand," said Paul Greenberg, CEO of CollegeHumor Media. "We are now a fully-fledged long form development and production studio, and we look forward to driving that part of our business aggressively."
About CollegeHumor Media
CollegeHumor Media, an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI) and partner in the Electus multimedia studio system, is a leading comedy-driven entertainment company that targets young adults age 18-34. Comprised of CollegeHumor.com, Jest.com, Dorkly.com and SportsPickle.com, CollegeHumor Media delivers original videos, pictures and articles created and/or curated by its in-house editorial staff, reaching over 15 million unique visitors per month. Founded in 1999 with the launch of CollegeHumor.com, CollegeHumor Media has expanded its expertise to leading brands and top level talent to create high-quality original content that has been viewed over 300 million times with its viewers watching 100 years worth of video content each month. In addition to online content, CollegeHumor Media has expanded into apparel and other forms of entertainment including three CollegeHumor books published by Penguin, "The CollegeHumor Show" on MTV and a feature film, "Coffee Town."
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