Independent Comedy Network launches on ICN.tv
The Independent Comedy Network (ICN) has launched its schedule of unique comedy programming with 5 original scripted series.Â This launch programming includes the original comedy series 2/8 Life, Inappropriate Workplace, Annals, Plea Bargain Advertising, and Warthog. Each series will run weekly on www.icn.tv as well as on ICNâ€™s 15 distribution partners, including branded channels on YouTube, MySpaceTV, Blip, Vuze, and DailyMotion among others.Â ICN will release additional series later this winter and plans a total slate of 40 series for 2008.
ICNâ€™s programming leverages its unique network of talent partnerships with renowned comedy venues in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago.Â Prominent theaters such as iO, The Westside Eclectic, The PIT, and The Magnet have trained and helped launch many current comedy stars, including Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Vince Vaughn, Chris Farley and Mike Myers. Â
ICN is backed by Bill Apfelbaum, Chairman of Titan Worldwide, the fastest growing out-of-home advertising company in history; Scott Carlin, President of Domestic Programming Distribution for HBO; Sandy Fox, whose Fox Law Group has represented Jeff Foxworthy, Jim Gaffigan, and Joe Rogan; and Dick Robertson, former President of Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.