CollegeHumor

CollegeHumor

Updated Feb 24, 2013 at 02:50AM EST by Brad.

Added Aug 25, 2012 at 12:44AM EDT by Trollkeeper.

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CollegeHumor is a comedy website launched in 1999, created by Josh Abramson and Ricky Van Veen. The site features daily original comedy videos and articles created by its staff, as well as user-made submissions. Site traffic averages around 7 million monthly unique visitors. The site’s Alexa ranking is 2,676 as of August 2012.

Origin

In 1999, the site was created by Josh Abramson and Ricky Van Veen, along with web developer Jakob Lodwick.


Features

Web Series

Videos

CollegeHumor produces original comedy videos as well as hosting a large collection of user-submitted videos. The site’s official YouTube channel is one of the most-subscribed channels on YouTube, ranking seventh as of August 2012. Some videos are not on the official CollegeHumor YouTube channel, but can be found user-submitted by various users.

CollegeHumor produces several popular Web series under the CH Originals banner. These series include Jake and Amir, Full Benefits, Bleep Bloop, TV RPG, POV, Prank War, CH Live, The All Nighter, Dire Consequences, Very Mary-Kate, Hello, My Name Is…, Nerd Alert, Troopers, Dinosaur Office, Badman, and Soap Box, a collection of one-off original comedy sketches, animations and music. The skits generally portray satire and parody.

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Pictures

CollegeHumor’s Pictures section features user-submitted photographs. Like the site’s videos, the photos of are a bizarre and humorous nature.

Articles

CollegeHumor’s staff posts original writing that spans humorous essays, comics, interviews and weekly columns on sports, video games, college life and dating.

Television Series

CollegeHumor announced The CollegeHumor Show on December 17, 2008, a scripted comedy that premiered on MTV on February 8, 2009. The half-hour comedy was written by and starred nine CollegeHumor staff members.

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