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21 August, 2016Print

2016 Year In Review

Comedy Dynamics is the largest independent stand-up comedy production and distribution company, producing the new scripted comedy on Seeso, There’s … Johnny, Animal Planet’s Animal Nation with Anthony Anderson, History’s Join Or Die with Craig Ferguson, MTV2’s Wild ‘N On Tour, Hulu’s Coming To The Stage, and MTV’s Spooning with…Zac Efron. The company has worked with a wide-range of established and emerging comedic talent including Kevin Hart, Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Jim Gaffigan, Katt Williams and many more. Comedy Dynamics is available on most streaming platforms including: Hulu, Roku, iOS, Amazon, and Android. Comedy Dynamics now has one of the biggest privately-owned stand-up libraries, with new productions filmed with both virtual reality technology as well as in 4k.  Comedy Dynamics has 700+ titles in its catalog.


2016 has been a monumental year with . . .


First Grammy Award: Comedy Dynamics’ album Louis C.K. Live At Madison Square Garden won the Grammy for Best Comedy Album in 2016. In total, eight of Comedy Dynamics’ albums produced between 2013-2015 have been Grammy-nominated.


New Major Broadcast Television and Streaming Productions:

Animal Planet’s Animal Nation with Anthony Anderson
History’s Join Or Die with Craig Ferguson
MTV’s Spooning… With Zac Efron
Seeso’s There’s … Johnny
MTV2’s Wild ‘N On Tour
Hulu’s Coming To The Stage
HISTORY’s 50 Years of Star Trek
HISTORY’s Kevin Hart Presents: The Black Man's Guide to History


Comedy Dynamics produced 50+ specials in 2016 plus 5 major new series, nearly doubling its output from two years ago and out producing its closest competitors 7:1.


Top Stand Up Releases Included:

Ali Wong
Anjelah Johnson
Bryan Callen
Cameron Esposito
Colin Quin
Doug Stanhope
Iliza Shlesinger
Janeane Garofalo
Joey Coco Diaz
Matt Besser
Michael Ian Black
Nick Thune
Sam KInison
Tom Papa
Tom Segura
Trump v Bernie


New Catalog Acquisitions and Distribution Deals:

Ken Weinstock Catalog  -including shows with Dave Chappelle, Adam Sandler, Denis Leary, Tim Allen, and Chris Rock as well as the show Full Frontal Comedy,Sirius XM deal for CTTS

Distro partners: Overdrive, Laigh.ly, PopcornFlix ,inDemand, Xumo Vidcon
Sirius XM Exclusive audio airings
First Spanish language albums released


New Technology Advancements:

All shows filmed in Virtual Reality filming and 4K


New hires/staff:

Griffin Gmelich, Former Hulu Exec, hired to Head Biz Dev and Distribution


Press Coverage:

Fortune Live
INC. Magazine
Crain’s National
The Hollywood Reporter
Wall Street Journal