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June 22, 2017

VARIETY – Defy Media to Export ‘Every Blank Ever,’ ‘Honest Trailers’ Via Comedy Central International

June 22, 2017

ADWEEK – Young Consumers May Use Ad Blockers, but That Doesn’t Mean They Don’t Like Seeing Brands Online

May 25, 2017

Fast Company – Honest Trailers Celebrates Its 200th Video And A Vision For Its Future

May 17, 2017

Forbes.com – When Erin Robinson’s Fibroid Pain Got Real, She Chose Story Over Silence

May 2, 2017

ADWEEK – Defy Media Is Producing Web Videos Like TV Series, With a Rotating Set of Channels

December 13, 2016

Variety – Smosh Founders on Making Their Second Movie, ‘Ghostmates’

December 8, 2016

Mashable – Here’s how NBC pulled off a ‘Hairspray Live!’ digital sideshow

November 1, 2016

Mashable – ScreenJunkies adds daily live news broadcasts to YouTube and Facebook

October 29, 2016

Entertainment Weekly – T-Pain stars as himself in Smosh’s upcoming movie, Ghostmates

October 13, 2016

THR -Prentice Penny Gets Style Series on TruTV

Press Releases

June 22, 2017 in Press Releases

COMEDY CENTRAL INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS WITH DEFY MEDIA TO BRING SHORT-FORM DIGITAL FIRST ORIGINALS TO ITS INTERNATIONAL PLATFORMS

Comedy Central International Will Co-Produce 10 New Episodes of SMOSH Hit “Every Blank Ever” and Bring 25 Episodes of ScreenJunkies’ “Honest Trailers” to fans around the World   NEW YORK/LONDON—…

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June 21, 2017 in Press Releases

Young Consumers Ages 13-25 Love Brands, Demand They Take a Stand (Nearly 70% Say it’s A Must) – Yet Growing Ad Nausea Has Them Standing Up To Block

Study finds that while 66% Use Ad Blockers, Just as Many opt to Follow Brands on Social Media and 84% Would Rather Watch Ads Than Pay; But Brands Beware –…

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November 1, 2016 in Press Releases

ScreenJunkies, the Brand Behind Emmy-Nominated Honest Trailers, Announces the Launch of its First Live Channel, ScreenJunkies News

ScreenJunkies News will broadcast live daily to deliver dedicated and in-depth coverage and commentary surrounding film and TV fandom  Los Angeles, CA, November 1, 2016 – ScreenJunkies, the leading digital…

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October 4, 2016 in Press Releases

DEFY Media Announces Fall Programming Slate, Expands with 17 New Original Shows across Top Digital Networks

Company kicks off largest video and social programming effort to date with Smoshtober, followed by new series from Clevver and ScreenJunkies   (Los Angeles, CA) October 4, 2016- DEFY Media,…

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September 13, 2016 in Press Releases

DEFY Media Closes $70MM Series B Investment

Top Programmer Focused on 13-34 Audience To Further Accelerate Original Programming and Multi-Platform Growth (New York, NY) September 13, 2016 – DEFY Media, the top digital producer and programmer focused…

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June 24, 2016 in Press Releases

Comedy Powerhouse SMOSH Announces First Ever Live Comedy Sketch Show SMOSH Live!

Duo Teams Up with 5 Gum to Announce Live Show at VidCon and take the 5 Truth or Dare Challenge on the Main Floor (Anaheim, CA) June 24 – Anthony…

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March 27, 2016 in Press Releases

Digital Video Dominates Expanding Media Diet of 13-24 Year Old Viewers – Younger Audience Declare It’s The Content That Fills Their Day and Feeds Their Needs

Digital Video Dominates Expanding Media Diet of 13-24 Year Old Viewers –  Younger Audience Declare It’s The Content That Fills Their Day and Feeds Their Needs Fourth Annual Acumen Report…

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November 17, 2015 in Press Releases

Prank It FWD™ is Back to Spread More Joy – Dedicated Animal Shelter Owner Surprised With An Unforgettable Rescue of Her Own in “All Dogs Must Go: Epic Pet Adoption”

Positive Prank Series Brings More Star Power For More Holiday Cheer – Hunger Games Mega-Stars Turn the Cameras on Digital Stars SMOSH and The Today Show Host Hoda Kotb Joins…

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November 10, 2015 in Press Releases

DEFY Media Announces ScreenJunkies Plus Subscription Streaming Service

New Service, from the Creators of Honest Trailers, will Offer Fans Exclusive Original Programming and Introduce Premium Scripted Series, Interns of F.I.E.L.D.   (Los Angeles, Calif.) – November 10, 2015…

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November 5, 2015 in Press Releases

COMEDY POWERHOUSE SMOSH TO LAUNCH NEW SCRIPTED SERIES, PRODUCED BY DEFY MEDIA & PRESENTED BY SCHICK HYDRO

THEY’RE HAVING THE BEST TIME EVER AT THE WORST JOB EVER  PART TIMERS  COMEDY POWERHOUSE SMOSH TO LAUNCH NEW SCRIPTED SERIES, PRODUCED BY DEFY MEDIA & PRESENTED BY SCHICK HYDRO…

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