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COMEDY DYNAMICS PARTNERS WITH OVERDRIVE

Los Angeles, CA 11.6.18

COMEDY DYNAMICS PARTNERS WITH OVERDRIVE TO DELIVER STAND-UP TITLES TO PUBLIC AND COLLEGE LIBRARIES WORLDWIDE

Comedy Dynamics announced today that a selection of titles from their stand-up comedy catalog is now available through OverDrive’s leading eBook, audiobook and streaming video platform.

Beginning today, streaming video selections from Comedy Dynamics including Bob Saget, Kevin Nealon, Gary Gulman, Andy Kindler, Whitney Cummings and more will be available to both public and college libraries worldwide for purchase, and will subsequently be available to patrons for lending.

“We are always looking to work with best-in-class businesses and we are excited to work internationally with OverDrive to support their digital platform.  Comedy is the cornerstone of storytelling and our new partners are experts at getting that story out,” said Brian Volk-Weiss, President and Founder of Comedy Dynamics.

About OverDrive

OverDrive is the leading digital distribution platform, supplying the industry’s largest catalog of eBooks, audiobooks, streaming video and periodicals to 34,000 libraries and schools worldwide. We support all major computers and devices, including iOS®, Android™, Chromebook™ and Kindle® (U.S. only). OverDrive delivers all digital media on a single platform, and offers innovations such as OverDrive Read, the breakthrough EPUB and HTML5 browser-based reading experience, and Read-Along eBooks.  Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland, Ohio USA and is owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten. For more information, visit www.overdrive.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and our blog.

About Comedy Dynamics

Comedy Dynamics is the largest independent stand-up comedy production and distribution company, producing the new scripted comedy on Seeso, There’s … Johnny, Animal Planet’s Animal Nation with Anthony Anderson, History’s Join Or Die with Craig Ferguson, MTV2’s Wild ‘N On Tour, Hulu’s Coming To The Stage, and MTV’s Spooning with…Zac Efron. The company has worked with a wide-range of established and emerging comedic talent including Kevin Hart, Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Jim GaffiganKatt Williams and many more. Comedy Dynamics is available on most streaming platforms including: Hulu, Roku, iOS, Amazon, and Android.

Comedy Dynamics’ album Louis C.K. Live At Madison Square Garden won the Grammy for Best Comedy Album in 2016. In total, eight of Comedy Dynamics’ albums produced between 2013-2015 have been Grammy-nominated.

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Phone: 818.295.8047

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About Comedy Dynamics Founded by Brian Volk-Weiss, Comedy Dynamics, a Nacelle company, is the largest independent comedy production and distribution company. The company has produced Netflix’s Down to Earth with Zac Efron, The Movies That Made Us, Netflix’s The Toys That Made Us, Behind The Attraction for Disney +, Sony’s Mad About You reboot, Netflix’s Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History, Jim Gaffigan: Noble Ape, The CW’s Discontinued, All The Way Black for BET+, Animal Planet’s Animal Nation with Anthony Anderson, the scripted comedy on Hulu There’s… Johnny!, History’s Join Or Die with Craig Ferguson, MTV2’s Wild ’N On Tour, Hulu’s Coming To The Stage, and more. Comedy Dynamics began releasing original films in theaters and released the acclaimed independent film Slut in a Good Way in Spring of 2019. In 2017 the Comedy Dynamics Network (CDN) launched and currently distributes specials, television shows and films to all major transactional platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Google, PlayStation, Xbox and most major telco & satellite providers, including AT&T, Comcast, Charter, Dish, and Verizon. The company has worked with a wide range of established and emerging comedic talent including Ali Wong, Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, Aziz Ansari, Jim Gaffigan, Pete Davidson, David Cross, and many more. The company was nominated for an NAACP Spirit Award in 2019 for Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History. 17 Comedy Dynamics releases have been Grammy-nominated (with four wins), including all 5 in the Comedy Album category for the 61st Annual Grammy Awards in 2019.

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