NEW YORK, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CollegeHumor Media, an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), is partnering with Nintendo to bring original, 3D comedy videos to the Nintendo 3DS video game system via the new Nintendo Video service. This partnership marks CollegeHumor's first foray into creating original content for video game systems.
CollegeHumor will provide Nintendo with five original pilot videos, one of which will become a series. The videos, a combination of animation and live-action, are created exclusively in 3D for the new Nintendo Video service and will run concurrently on CollegeHumor.com in 2D.
Paul Greenberg, CEO of CollegeHumor stated, "CollegeHumor is constantly growing and finding new ways to bring our audience our high-quality content, and we are very excited about the opportunity to work with truly innovative companies like Nintendo. This relationship brings a new dimension to the CollegeHumor brand, and we are looking forward to continuing to extend our efforts in the future."
Nintendo of America's senior director and general manager of Network Business Tony Elison agrees, "CollegeHumor is known for producing creative and entertaining content. We look forward to sharing their 3D creations with Nintendo 3DS owners."
The pilots will be available weekly beginning at the launch of Nintendo Video on July 21.
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, TodaysBigThing.com, Dorkly.com and SportsPickle.com, CollegeHumor Media delivers original videos, pictures and articles created and/or curated by its in-house editorial staff and reaches 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 two CollegeHumor books published by Penguin and "The CollegeHumor Show" on MTV.
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