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Above Average and UCB Comedy Are Partnering Up

Web video makers Above Average and UCB Comedy are teaming up. Above Average announced today that UCB Comedy is becoming an official partner of the Above Average network and that the two entities will now co-produce new sketch videos to appear on Above Average's YouTube channel and website. Writers, performers, and sketch groups from the UCB Theatre have been making digital content for Above Average since the digital network launched in 2012 (on web series like Thingstarter, Rejected Pitches, That Couple You Know, and more), but this is the first official partnership and UCB's digital wing. Other Above Average partners include sketch groups BriTANick, The Lonely Island, and Greg [...]

Rainn Wilson's YouTube Channel Is Different from Other Comedians' Channels

What Chris Hardwick's Nerdist is for nerds, Rainn Wilson's Soulpancake is for spirituality. It's a bit different than the standard YouTube fair but there's something admirable in that. Don't be surprised if every cold open to The Farm is just Dwight meditating silently. Actually, be very surprised if that's the case because that would be totes jarring.

Watch the First Video from Sarah Silverman, Tim & Eric, Reggie Watts, and Michael Cera's YouTube Channel JASH

Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, and Reggie Watts have joined forces to form a comedy collective called JASH that will create content for a new YouTube channel, and here's the trailer for said channel. The JASH gang did a Reddit AMA and a live episode of Comedy Bang Bang yesterday from SXSW to promote the network. The first regular (non-trailer) video is set to launch April 8th. YouTube has been making a big push for original programming over the last couple years, and this is the biggest comedy move the site has made yet by pulling this group of well-known movie and TV stars together. Could [...]

Michael Cera and Sarah Silverman Doing a Live 'Comedy Bang Bang' Sunday to Launch New YouTube Channel

Michael Cera, Sarah Silverman, Tim & Eric, and Reggie Watts have teamed up to create content for a new YouTube channel called Jash, which is set to launch next week. The five comedians will be kicking things off by sitting down with Scott Aukerman for a live episode of Comedy Bang Bang at the South by Southwest festival, video of which will be streamed live this Sunday at 1pm EST/10am PST at this YouTube link. Feel free to just hang out on that blank YouTube page for the next 40 hours and wait.