|Category||Games, Video and Entertainment|
|Description||professional content programming|
|Series A, 5/07 |
Azure Capital Partners
Rooftop Media is the leading and world’s largest producer of comedy programming and comedic branded entertainment.
The core of Rooftop’s business model is its distributed entertainment production engine. Rooftop records live comedy performances 365 nights a year from its network of comedy clubs throughout North America, Europe and Australia, distributing original comedy programming to both brand advertisers as well as premium media outlets across broadcast television, broadband, mobile and print channels.
Rooftop also produces a range of sponsored events programming, including the annual Rooftop National College Comedy Competition and the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival.
|Launch Date||February 1, 2008|
The annual Rooftop Comedy National College Comedy Competition is a semester-long sponsored event series aimed at identifying the funniest college students in the United States. The event comprises three categories – Improv, Stand-up, and Short Film. The Stand-up category takes place on 32 college campuses nationwide. All events involve web and mobile viewing and voting, and the finals are broadcast live via the Internet during the Rooftop Comedy Aspen Comedy Festival at the end of May.
|Launch Date||February, 2006|
RooftopComedy.com publishes highlights from stand-up comedy performances recorded every night from comedy clubs from around the world.
|Launch Date||August 1, 2009|
Sucks Box and it’s accompanying broadcast, That Sucks, combines the reach of television with the immediacy of web and mobile communications and the pervasiveness of social networks.