New York, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2007
Dailymotion, the world's largest independent video sharing site, and ComedyTime, the global market leader in original comedy content created for wireless handsets, today announced a licensing deal to place content from ComedyTime on Dailymotion's site.
ComedyTime's original "funnysodes," web shorts and stand-up comedy packages will now be available to Dailymotion's global audience. The agreement includes current and future clips including Roscoe the Party Dog, Freestylin', Booty Patrol, Dick Nobody and more. The content will be programmed by Dailymotion's creative managers into the Funny channel, where it will appear alongside original videos from Dailymotion's MotionMaker program for the creative community. Combining professional along with user-generated content around users' areas of interest allows them to more easily discover, view and share the content they love.
"We're happy to bring ComedyTime's original programming to Dailymotion's audience worldwide," said Mark Zaleski, executive chairman of Dailymotion. "We believe the addition of the company's professionally produced original content will complement the creative contributions of our MotionMakers, significantly benefiting ComedyTime and Dailymotion as well as our entire user base."
"We look forward to working with Dailymotion," commented David Goldman CEO of Comedy Time. "The high-quality viewing experience and millions of passionate users around the world present an excellent opportunity for ComedyTime to expand its global presence."
A top 50 website worldwide (source: Alexa), Dailymotion is the world's largest independent provider of premium user generated and licensed online video entertainment. Every day, 15,000 new videos are uploaded into Dailymotion's global network of localized video entertainment sites, where a programming team turns the user generated and licensed content into a high quality, entertainment experience for the 3 million daily visitors. Using the most advanced technology for both users and content creators, Dailymotion provides a high quality video in a fast, easy to use Web site that also automatically filters infringing material (soon to be released). Dailymotion's mission is to provide the best possible entertainment experience for users and the best business experience for content owners. For more information, visit http://www.dailymotion.com.
The Comedy Time Network launched in July 2004 as one of the first made-for-mobile networks and has become the global market leader in the production, distribution and licensing of original comedy content created for mobile and broadband. In the U.S. alone it is distributed to over 3,500,000 subscribers is one of the most popular mobile channels in the United States. In the U.S. it is available on Sprint, VCAST, Cingular, MobiTV, Altel and U.S. wireless. Internationally Comedy Time is distributed in the United Kingdom, Denmark, Sweden, Canada, Mexico, South America, South Africa, the Philippines, Eastern Europe and Singapore and is rapidly growing its international presence. Comedy Time is also available on broadband as a channel on AOL Video, Google Video, Yahoo!, Real Networks Superpass, ROO and others.
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