Yahoo Rolls Out New Comedies, WWE Deal

Portal pushes further into edgy originals while looking to deepen its library

Yahoo is all about edgy hipster comedy and dude entertainment, right?

OK, those are maybe not the first images that pop into your mind when thinking of the portal, home of brands such as OMG and Shine. But based on its slate of video series introduced tonight at its NewFront event in New York, the company appears committed to original content (at least for now) and committed to upping its cool and testosterone quotients.

Coming on the heels of big success for its reality spoof Burning Love and its recent eye-opening deal to secure nearly 40 years of clips from Saturday Night Live, Yahoo announced several new series in that vein, including Tiny Commando,  an action movie spoof series about “a four-inch tall crime fighter” featuring Ed Helms (The Hangover), Zachary Levi (Chuck) and Gillian Jacobs (Community).



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