Pluto reclassified as new online video platform
Pluto.TV launched Monday with nearly 100 TV-like streaming channels of curated clips from content partners Funny or Die, QVC, Refinery29, RocketJump and The Young Turks, as well as popular TV shows.
Funny or Die series teaches elderly about twerking
Thirty-year-old Ethan Cole schools his 89-year-old grandfather about sexting, twerking, cockblocking, swinging and other edgy pastimes in his new Funny or Die series Explaining Things to My Grandfather, debuting Wednesday.
The sophisticated evolution of branded entertainment
Ahead of his chat at Toronto’s BCON Expo next week, Funny or Die’s Chris Bruss explains the network’s strategy when working with media buyers and brands, and why he calls the branded content they produce “BE 2.0.”
Galifianakis interviews “community organizer” Barack Obama
By appearing on the Funny or Die web series, the U.S president is reaching out to American youth who he hopes will sign up for health insurance on Healthcare.gov.
All hail the coveted 18 to 34 male demographic
Conventional wisdom has it that the internet is the playground for young men, and they should be catered to. But is that outmoded thinking? Electus’ Drew Buckley, Funny or Die’s Mike Farah and Believe Entertainment’s Danny Fishman weigh in.
SXSW Interactive keeps Austin weird with streaming video
Believe Entertainment Group’s Danny Fishman and Funny or Die’s Mike Farah talk about the flux of industry attendees and what they’re looking forward to seeing at the event.