HBO joining forces with FunnyorDie

Quoted from this Variety article by Cynthia Littleton:

"HBO is getting into bed with Will Ferrell's Internet vid venture.

Pay cabler has bought a small equity stake in the 2-year-old comedy website and has commissioned 10 half-hours of programming from Funny or Die as part of the deal.

The wide-ranging pact also envisions the two sides partnering on a host of future projects, from the live comedy tours that Funny or Die is developing to a possible Funny or Die-branded programming block on one of HBO's offshoot channels."

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