Topic: Electus

The CW's New Shows, From Best to ... Second Best

Only two new shows and neither one is bad

The CW is not a large network. Co-owned by CBS and Warner Bros., its target viewers are the teens and twentysomethings who play Minecraft, watch Netflix, work at odd hours…

CollegeHumor Wants to Be on TV and Bring Native Ads Along

Newly formed Electus production group focuses on multiplatform

CollegeHumor is aiming for the TV set. And it wants to bring more brands with it. As announced earlier today, IAC’s Electus has essentially merged with CollegeHumor Media to form a…

Who Gets Yahoo's Big Media Job?

CEO Mayer's list could include Zalaznick, Sassa, even Lloyd Braun

Who gets Yahoo’s big media job? According to, the company is looking for a big name from TV world to help shepherd potential content deals like the one in…

CollegeHumor CEO Resigns

Paul Greenberg still considering his next move

CollegeHumor CEO Paul Greenberg is stepping down from his post at the company, he confirmed to Adweek on Friday. AllThingsD first reported on the news of Greenberg's departure. "It's been three…

Thrillist's Shane Rahmani Moves to Electus

Former MTVer will be vp of corporate development

Shane Rahmani, formerly of Thrillist, has taken a new position with Electus, effective immediately. The exec will work as vp of corporate development, reporting directly to Drew Buckley, COO and…

Electus Invests in Hud:sun Media

Production firms will collaborate on programming, branded content projects

IAC’s multi-platform production studio Electus is making what it’s calling a “strategic investment” in Hud:sun Media, an independent production firm known for shepherding such series as Bravo’s Pregnant in Heels…

Analysis: YouTube's Originals, Seven Months After the Newfronts

Optimism, growing pains, public contract disputes: it must be the tech sector

Earlier this year, YouTube had its very first upfront event—dubbed a "brandcast" by the Google-run video portal—during which it laid out just what it was getting for its $100 million investment in…

Electus Partners With Saveur on Web Series

Dueling Dishes to air on YouTube channel, Hungry

From Top Chef to Iron Chef to Hell’s Kitchen, the TV schedule is packed with culinary competition shows. But when it comes to Americans’ insatiable appetite for all things foodie,…

Six Questions: Ben Silverman

Advertising: 'A business that has traditionally relied on whiskey and Cokes to get through the night'