Today SFN Group, Inc. (the parent company to Spherion and other professional staffing organizations) announced it has renewed Streamy Award-nominated comedy web series The Temp Life for a fifth season, establishing it as the longest-running brand-sponsored original web series to date. Production will begin this September in New York and is scheduled to premiere sometime in November. The Legend of Neil’s Tony Janning will be joining returning series regulars Wilson Cleveland, Rachel Risen, Mark Jude, Chris Stetson,Thom Woodley, Sandeep Parikh and Taryn Southern along with other guest stars to be announced in coming weeks.
“As a leader in the recruiting and staffing industry, it is imperative we continue leveraging the web and other digital platforms to reach current and future generations of workers wherever they happen to be,” said Roy Krause, president and CEO of SFN Group, Inc. “The Temp Life allows us to spotlight in an entertaining way, those red flags today’s job seekers should avoid when seeking temporary work; and because the series is digital, we can provide an even greater utility to job seekers by integrating our various tools and resources within episodes and distribution channels. We are excited to continue our relationship with CJP for a fifth season.”
Since its launch, The Temp Life has racked up tens of millions of views and received a 2010 Streamy Award nomination for Best Branded Entertainment Web Series and a ranking on Brandweek’s annual Bright Ideas list. The Temp Life will be honored as an official selection at the fifth annual Independent Web Television Festival which launches today in Los Angeles. (Be sure to come to Tubefilter’s Official Web TV Day After Party to toast the selectees).