#USA How ‘The Cyanide & Happiness Show’ landed on NBC’s Seeso




LOS ANGELES — Cyanide & Happiness went from web comic to full-fledged YouTube series in 2005. Over a decade later, the show has made its way from YouTube to Seeso, NBC’s comedy-geared streaming service

The show’s first big leap came courtesy of its fans, via Kickstarter; this time, all credit goes to the show’s executive producer, Studio71 (formerly known as Collective Digital Studio), and network giant NBC.

“We didn’t anticipate what opportunities that initial Kickstarter campaign would lead to,” Cyanide & Happiness co-creator Rob DenBleyker told Mashable. “It’s been such an adventure.”

Created by DenBleyker, Kris Wilson, Dave McElfatrick and Matt Melvin of ExplosmEntertainment, The Cyanide & Happiness Show is a long-form animated comedy series that has amassed more than 4.9 million YouTube subscribers and 821 million views Read more…

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