NEW YORK — Broadway Video has launched Above Average (www.youtube.com/AboveAverageNetwork), a new venture that brings original comedy content to any screen with an Internet connection. Above Average will create short-form comedy content and release it via the Above Average Network on YouTube.
Above Average has plans to produce and distribute original content with talent and writers associated with Broadway Video and its various productions. In addition, Above Average will also collaborate with a network of partners to add to its original slate of programming. Above Average has built a network of top YouTube comedy channels, including The Lonely Island, BriTANicK, Those Lil Rabbits, Harvard Sailing Team, and Paulilu. The network currently accounts for over 3 million subscribers, making it a leading premium comedy network on the Web.
Broadway Video produces Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Portlandia and
Up All Night.