Friday, November 28, 2014

New Sitcom 'Serious About Comedy' Supports Local Comedians


Funny 1260 AM, the Valley's Only All Comedy Radio Station, has agreed to sponsor Serious About Comedy, so tune in to 1260 AM or 96.1 FM to hear radio spots with Co-creators Michael Rosin and Clayton Lumley.

About the Show
Serious About Comedy is a sitcom about two best friends trying to break into the stand-up comedy scene. The pilot episode "Misery Loves Comedy" debuted in September on Trends Television, a narrowcast network on college campuses including Arizona State University, University of Arizona, and more. To view the pilot episode, and behind the scenes and extras, visit http://seriousaboutcomedy.com.



Creators Jordan Moore and Michael Rosin received help from industry professionals such as Mike Hall from AZ Grip who provided top-of the-line lighting and grip equipment. Mike’s credits include "Raiders of the Lost Ark" and "Raising Arizona". Additionally, the show’s Executive Producer, James Rosin, lent his knowledge and experience. James, a graduate of USC Marshall School of Business/Cinema Arts, and worked on popular shows including "Happy Days" and "M.A.S.H."

Making a Difference
Not only is Serious About Comedy fun to watch, it also serves to support the stand-up comedy scene. The series features local comedy venues as well as prominent comedians such as Jill Bryan, Jonathan Gregory, Anthony Desamito, and Jessie “Jet-Ski” Johnson.

The "Comedy Spotlight" section of the official website features live footage shot at venues such as Stand up Scottsdale and interviews with local stand-up comedians including Genevieve Rice (http://genevieverice.com/)

Support the Situation Comedy that Supports Comedians!
1.) Visit the Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign at http://igg.me/at/seriousaboutcomedy to learn more about the perks of contributing, and help us spread the word.
2.) Businesses interested in a creative way to directly advertise to the 18-35 year old demographic can learn more about becoming a sponsor of “Serious About Comedy” can reach Producer Michael Rosin via phone or email.

Serious About Comedy is produced by Panacea Media, LLC (http://PanaceaMediaProductions.com), subsidiary of Mission Bell Entertainment, Inc.

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