Comedy Dynamics has announced they have partnered with VIZIO to deliver a free app dedicated to showcasing their award-winning library through an ad supported AVOD platform where fans can enjoy over an endless supply of stand up comedy specials curated by the Comedy Dynamics team. The app will be easily accessible through VIZIO SmartCast® TVs and will be powered by Matchpoint Blueprint, a service provided by Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM).
Founded in 2008, Comedy Dynamics has emerged as the largest independent producers and distributors of stand-up comedy content in the United States, and home to the number one comedy audio catalog in the industry. Owners of VIZIO SmartCast TVs can enjoy Comedy Dynamic’s plethora of award-winning specials, both classic and modern, starring some of stand-up’s most iconic performers.
Programming will include top tier stand-up specials from the likes of Jim Gaffigan, Tom Segura, Iliza Shlesinger, Whitney Cummings, David Cross, Gary Gulman, Maria Bamford, Mike Birbiglia, Bill Hicks, Cameron Esposito, D.L. Hughley, Jeff Dunham, Janeane Garofalo, Bryan Callen, Andrew Santino and more.
Matchpoint Blueprint enables content partners to easily develop and launch video streaming apps on VIZIO SmartCast. Matchpoint Blueprint is an ideal choice for all content owners seeking to reach SmartCast’s audience and distribute their content across a variety of major platforms.
“Our dedication to introducing our catalogue to an even broader audience has taken a big step forward with this deal. We’re committed to providing Comedy, Only Comedy to fans across the globe, as a way to celebrate the one thing that universally brings us all together; laughter,” said Brian Volk-Weiss, CEO of 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 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 Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, Aziz Ansari, Jim Gaffigan, Ali Wong, 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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