NEW YORK, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- My Damn Channel, the award-winning entertainment studio and distributor of comedy and music series, today announced the launch of its custom app on Boxee, breakthrough software to bring entertainment from the Internet to the TV.
To celebrate its arrival into the living rooms of more than 1,000,000 Boxee users, My Damn Channel and actor/writer/director David Wain are premiering an exclusive new episode of their long-running, hit comedy series Wainy Days today. "Donna" is the 32nd episode of a show that's earned over 15 million views to date. Wainy Days has won numerous awards including the Webby for Best Comedy Series. The new episode features David Wain, Zandy Hartig (Childrens' Hospital), Megan Mullally (Will & Grace, Party Down), and Nick Offerman (Parks & Recreation).
Wainy Days premieres exclusively on the new My Damn Channel app for Boxee and on www.MyDamnChannel.com/WainyDays. Broader syndication to My Damn Channel partners including YouTube and other web, mobile, and VOD outlets follows June 17th.
In addition to Wainy Days, the new My Damn Channel Boxee app provides access to their full library of original comedy and music programming including top-rated series by Harry Shearer, Don Was, Illeana Douglas' IKEA-sponsored Easy to Assemble and Sparhusen, Celebrity Autobiography, The Webventures of Justin & Alden presented by Trident Layers®, Sam Seder's Pilot Season starring Sarah Silverman, Daily Grace, Horrible People, Fox's Iceman Chronicles, You Suck at Photoshop, and more.
My Damn Channel Founder/CEO Rob Barnett says, "The artists we love work with us for the creative freedom, straight-up business deals, and the ability to reach millions of their fans directly. Believe it or not, some fans still own televisions, so we turned to Boxee to invade living rooms across the globe." Barnett added, "The Boxee team shares our vision for the future where sponsors and talent have the freedom to create innovative entertainment and deliver it straight to viewers no matter where they are."
"My Damn Channel has built an impressive brand for premium content. There's so many talented actors and writers creating content with Rob and his team that they've become an indicator of where things are headed," said Boxee CEO and co-founder, Avner Ronen. "We're excited to be bringing My Damn Channel's library of fresh, witty content to Boxee viewers."
About My Damn Channel
My Damn Channel empowers comedians, actors, filmmakers, and musicians to co-produce, distribute and monetize original, episodic video. Artists create content for the My Damn Channel website and for syndication on all digital platforms. The network has aired some of the most successful, professionally-produced, comedy series on the web including You Suck at Photoshop; Wainy Days; Horrible People; and videos by Harry Shearer. My Damn Channel has won numerous accolades from the Webby Awards including Best Comedy Series; multiple Streamy Awards; worldwide media coverage; major national advertisers; branded entertainment deals; over 60,000 subscribers on YouTube; a bazillion total views; and blah, blah, blah…Are you still reading this crap? Explore: www.MyDamnChannel.com/SizzleReel
Boxee is the best way to enjoy TV shows, movies, videos, music, and photos from the Internet on your TV. Their free "social" media center software is changing the way consumers experience home entertainment. On a computer or connected to an HDTV, Boxee gives users a simple way to bring all their entertainment into one place including personal movies, TV shows, music and photos, as well as streaming content from websites like Netflix, MLB.TV, Pandora, Last.fm, and flickr. People can also share information about what they're watching so friends can enjoy it too through legal sources online. Over a million people use Boxee to get their entertainment. Learn how you can join them at www.boxee.tv.
About David Wain and Wainy Days
Wainy Days is the brainchild of its creator/writer/director/star, David Wain. The comedy series, developed and produced exclusively for My Damn Channel, follows one man's absurd quest for love in the big city. Guest appearances have included Paul Rudd, Jonah Hill, Elizabeth Banks, Amanda Peet, Lee Majors, Rob Corddry, Jason Sudeikis, Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, Ed Helms, Joe Lo Truglio and more. Since launching on day one of My Damn Channel in 2007, 31 episodes have been viewed over 15 million times. Wainy Days has won numerous awards including the Webby for Best Comedy Series. David Wain is a director, writer, actor, producer and comedian. He co-wrote and directed the major motion picture Role Models. As a founding member of the comedy troupe, The State, he co-starred in their MTV series in the 1990's. Wain's web hit, live show and Comedy Central series, Stella, is an ongoing collaboration with his longtime creative partners Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter. Wain also co-wrote and directed comic cult classic films Wet Hot American Summer and The Ten. He is currently in preproduction for his next movie WanderLust, starring Jennifer Aniston, Paul Rudd and Justin Theroux, which he co-wrote and is directing for Universal Pictures.
SOURCE My Damn Channel