EpicFu, the internet pop culture show that began in June 2006 as The JETSET Show has moved from Next New Networks to Revision 3 for ad sales, distribution, and cross-promotion reports NewTeeVee. The show is set to relaunch today…
Tim Shey, head of network development at Next New Networks notes that the two companies’ goals were no longer fully aligned. “Next New Networks is focused for the coming year on a strategy anchored around our building up our own networks in key categories like autos, entertainment, humor and style, and establishing some new partnerships in those areas.”
Though show creators (and star) Zadi Diaz and Steve Woolf are quick to lavish praise on their former partners – “We are fortunate to have people like them as mentors and friends,” said Steve on Smashface Productions’ blog – the decision likely came down to the most agreeable terms. Online video is still a nascent space and relationships can be fickle – we’ve seen Lonelygirl15 jump from YouTube to Revver to MySpace and back and Ask a Ninja drop Revver for Castfire. Whoever offers the sweetest deal at any given time will draw top content, and in this case it was Revision3.
Read more at NewTeeVee.