Warner Music Ent., the video content wing of Warner Music Int'l, will launch the online comedy channel, Comedybox, this fall, according to VARIETY. The net network will feature weekly programs, one-off sketches, animation and user-generated content.
John Lloyd (BLACKADDER) is co-producer and Dan Schreiber is head of development.
The trade pub quoted Patrick Vien, Warner Music Intl.'s chairman/ceo, "The site will appeal to a broad audience, ranging from comedy aficionados browsing the full spectrum of material, through to those who want to dip in for a quick humor fix as well as budding performers showcasing their talent."
A Wap version is also being developed.