Press Release: Dreamworks Animation and Hearst Corporation Announce Partnership to Grow AwesomenessTV
AwesomenessTV, a next generation multi-platform media company serving the global teen audience and one of the most subscribed to teen destinations on YouTube, is a majority-owned subsidiary of DreamWorks Animation (Nasdaq:DWA). Included under the AwesomenessTV banner are AwesomenessTV, a channel featuring scripted and reality series including IMO, The Daily Report, Awesomeness Hollywood, Cheerleaders, The Jenn and Andrea Show!, Side Effects and Runaways; the ATV Network, a community based MCN focused on discovering and supporting the next generation of YouTube stars, Awesomeness Music and Big Frame. Beyond the YouTube platform, AwesomenessTV produced and distributed the feature film Mindless Behavior: All Around the World, Expelled and The SMOSH Movie as well as the AwesomenessTV series and Terry the Tomboy movie on Nickelodeon and Richie Rich on Netflix. AwesomenessTV was founded by Brian Robbins (Smallville, Varsity Blues, All That) and Joe Davola (In Living Color, Smallville, MTV Networks).