DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS INTERNATIONAL AND JUKIN MEDIA GREENLIGHT THE SECOND SEASON OF THE IRREVERENT UNSCRIPTED COMEDY HIT FAIL ARMY FOR OVERSEAS MARKETS
Santa Monica, CA March 25, 2015 – dick clark productions, the world’s largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming, and Jukin Media, the multi-platform media company that discovers, acquires and distributes today’s hottest viral videos, have greenlit twenty half-hour episodes for the second international season of Fail Army. The irreverent unscripted comedy series is based on Jukin’s successful YouTube channel Fail Army. dick clark productions International finances and distributes the format with dcp and Jukin Media serving as executive producers.
Fail Army has been sold in six international territories including TV2 Norway, Spike UK, Rogers Media Inc. in Canada, TV3 New Zealand, Foxtel Australia, and Sky Italia. Several additional territories are in negotiation.“The buyers’ appetite for the series was evident from the moment we had episodes available for screening,” said Mark Rafalowski, Executive Vice President of dick clark productions International. “The quality of the clips, the continuous flow of amazing material and the cross promotion with the YouTube channel, website and social media, make this a truly powerful franchise.”“This is by far and away the best reception I have ever had for a new clip show in my 20-year career,” said Bob Kennedy, Senior Vice President of Sales and Acquisitions for dick clark productions International. “It is one water cooler moment after another. The hilarious content, combined with the extraordinary quality of the material is unparalleled and broadcasters have identified early on that Fail Army delivers.”
Fail Army is an irreverent unscripted, comedy-filled half hour series featuring the world’s best HD blooper-style fail videos. Each episode contains an average of 60 clips. No host, Fail Army is voice over based with hilarious videos from around the world. Produced by dick clark productions International and Jukin Media, the creators of the largest fail channel in the world, with over 7 million subscribers and 1.5 billion video views, the series features outrageous episodes of user generated funny mishaps that are “caught on tape.” Just about anything imaginable, that doesn’t result in flawless success, is fair game on Fail Army.
Owned and operated by Jukin Media, the worldwide leader in the discovery, acquisition and distribution of user-generated and viral video content, FailArmy is the premier destination for the funniest videos on the web. FailArmy is a Top 100 YouTube channel with more than seven million subscribers and one and half billion total video views.