National Lampoon Launches On Joost

    July 24, 2007

National Lampoon said today that it would launch the National Lampoon channel and bring its program content to Joost, an Internet television service.

"We are excited to launch the National Lampoon channel on Joost, as our partnership with this new and innovative service provides another destination for our fans worldwide to interact with our programming," said Daniel Laikin, National Lampoon’s Chief Executive Officer.

"We increasingly have found that more and more of our fans reach us through the Internet, and providing a premier viewing destination like Joost with our content is a natural way for us to extend the reach of our brand."

All of National Lampoon’s new programming will be available on Joost. Initial programming includes webisodes, SpinCycle mashimations and the Fat Guy Nation series.

Yvette Alberdingk Thijm, executive vice president of content strategy and acquisition for Joost, said, "With Joost, people have the opportunity to find, interact and enjoy high-quality programming in every category, and enhancing our comedy offering is one of our key priorities.

"With the National Lampoon channel, people everywhere have access to this popular, world-renowned comedy whenever they want it."