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Topic: IFC

AMC Networks Buys Stake in Funny Or Die for Content and Ad Sales Partnerships With IFC

Turner and HBO remain minority investors

TV has a new comedy duo: IFC and Funny Or Die. AMC Networks has acquired a minority stake in Funny Or Die so its comedy network, IFC, can partner with the…

Travelocity’s Roaming Gnome Will Take Up Residence on IFC’s Comedy Bang! Bang!

Sponsorship includes integration during Friday’s premiere

Travelocity's Roaming Gnome has found a new locale to investigate. The travel site has partnered with IFC's Comedy Bang! Bang! to sponsor the fake talk show's upcoming Season 5, which…

IFC Doesn't Want to Chase Millennials, or Even Say That Word

Mission remains to go against the grain

IFC has always prided itself on going against the grain—the network proudly boasts the tagline "Always On. Slightly Off." And during its upfront presentation this afternoon, president Jennifer Casserta said…

AMC Networks Doesn’t Need a Big Upfront Event. It Has The Walking Dead

With new shows, network targets millennials every Sunday

AMC Networks is one of many companies that have moved away from pricey upfront spectacles in favor of smaller, more intimate gatherings with clients. But it also has one of…

Fred Armisen Can't Keep Quiet in Portlandia Web Series for Subaru

'Talkative Driver' is next step in longtime brand partnership

Portlandia creators and stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein have teamed up with longtime partner Subaru for a four-part Web series tied to their hit IFC show. In "Talkative Driver,"…

IFC Is the Second Network to Postpone a Show That Echoes Virginia Shootings

Delays Documentary Now! episode featuring slain journalists

A second network has decided to delay an episode of one of its shows because of similarities with Wednesday's tragic shootings in Virginia.  IFC is postponing tonight's episode of Documentary Now!,…

IFC's 'Documentary Now' Goes Where Other Parodies Won't

SNL alums team up for the fun of it

Though it features hilarious send-ups of some of the most influential documentaries of the last 30 years, Documentary Now—the new IFC series Seth Meyers created with fellow SNL alums Bill…

Marc Maron's Podcast Is About to Get Its Biggest Guest Ever: President Obama

'WTF Summit' marks a big step for the medium

President Barack Obama is on the books for a guest appearance on the WTF With Marc Maron podcast. And it's hard to determine the biggest winner in the development. Well, it's…

In an Unusual Upfront Pitch, IFC Says Its Viewers 'Don’t Stink'

Network caters to 'responsible rebels,' not hipsters

For a network that prides itself on comedy with a twist, it's not surprising that IFC also has been shaking up the standard upfront meetings this year. As Vanessa Benfield, svp…

SNL's Vanessa Bayer Gives Sound Advice for Hyundai

IFC-licensed Web series pokes fun at native ads

Vanessa Bayer, the Saturday Night Live actress famously known for her impressions of Miley Cyrus, is teaming up with Hyundai to impart some unnecessary advice to musicians. In her Web series…

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