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Jash Shows YouTube Is Not So Easy—Even for Big Comics [UPDATED] Sarah Silverman, Reggie Watts struggle to find a loyal audience

Early last year, following the fallout from the YouTube-funded channels effort, many pointed to a new wave of celebrities attempting YouTube channels—including Ricky Gervais and Adam Carolla—as a sign that the…

January 3, 2014, 12:00 AM EST

How's Ricky Gervais Doing on YouTube? David Brent generates some buzz, but fades

How’s David Brent’s comeback going? A few months ago, Ricky Gervais announced he was bringing back his legendary Office character David Brent for a series of YouTube videos. Learning Guitar with…

June 21, 2013, 9:21 AM EDT

Fey and Poehler Lead Golden Globes to 6-Year Ratings High NBC MVPs help grow demo by 28%

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler not only made the Golden Globes fun again, but they also helped deliver the award show’s highest ratings in six years. Per Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, NBC’s…

January 15, 2013, 4:25 PM EST

Big Web Series Emerge Around Marquee Names No longer the guy with his webcam, these have strong production values and big-name talent

The glut of big-name original Web programming announced at the “digital newfront” presentations is solidifying around some key shows­—one of which wasn’t even at the presentations. Warner Brothers has “low…

September 18, 2012, 3:27 AM EDT