Atom.com, the digital comedy network and COMEDY CENTRAL’s anchor brand for original digital content, announced today the premiere of “House Arrest With Andy Dick.” This new Internet talk show features comedian Dick interviewing celebrity pals while he is detained in his home ON drug-related charges.
“Watch ‘House Arrest’ — you’ll probably get a good chuckle at my expense…as usual,” said Dick.
“House Arrest With Andy Dick” is a five-episode Web original series that chronicles Dick while he is being detained at home for drug related charges. To pass the hours, Dick has a house band and interviews his celebrity pals Dr. Drew Pinsky (host of “Loveline” and VH1’s “Celebrity Rehab” and “Sober House”), actress and comedienne Jennifer Coolidge (“American Pie,” “Legally Blonde”), actor Greg Grunberg (“Heroes”), Joey Greco (host of “Cheaters”) and actress Mo Collins (“Mad TV”).
The Web series kicks-off with two premiere episodes today, March 10 and will launch a new episode each weekday until Friday, March 13. In coming weeks, “House Arrest With Andy Dick” will be distributed widely to consumers across Atom’s multiplatform distribution network, including the “Atom TV” series on COMEDY CENTRAL, mobile phone partners including Verizon and AT&T and other leading Internet destinations including iTunes, AOL, Dailymotion, xBox Live, and many more.
Atom.com, a division of Viacom Inc.’s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks, is a digital comedy network for young men that reaches millions of consumers each month on the Atom.com Web site and millions more through multiplatform distribution on television, mobile phones, and the Internet. Atom.com’s programming lineup features daily new releases of original comedy including animation, live-action narrative, topical videos, sketch comedies and spoofs. The site also offers a library of thousands of comedy productions previously developed by, licensed by and uploaded to AtomFilms and COMEDY CENTRAL. Drawing on a strategic partnership with COMEDY CENTRAL and its own 10-year history of online video innovation and leadership (formerly as AtomFilms), Atom.com delivers Web comedy like nobody else.
SOURCE MTVN Entertainment Group