Defy Media

Comedy Central taps DEFY for digital shorts

Comedy Central International has struck a partnership with digital media producer DEFY Media for the production and distribution of content under DEFY’s key SMOSH and ScreenJunkies brands. Comedy Central International and DEFY Media will co-produce 10 brand new episodes of the SMOSH short-form pop culture-focused humour series Every Blank Ever for Comedy Central International’s digital […]

Viacom takes stake in web content firm Defy

Entertainment conglomerate Viacom has taken a minority stake in web programming giant Defy Media. In exchange, digital channel operator Defy will acquire Viacom’s gaming companies Addicting Games, GameTrailers and Shockwave. Defy already counts Lionsgate, ZelnickMedia and ABS Capital as investors, and Viacom will now take a seat at the firm’s board. Additionally, Viacom and Defy […]