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Yet they believe it’s a fair trade-off for College Humor’s newfound freedom.Reich says conversations about an on-demand outlet began in late 2016, after a TV series College Humor had been developing with a big network--Reich is prevented from saying which one--went belly-up. “We’d just done what I thought was the best pilot to ever come through our company, and it was summarily rejected.” Eventually, Reich says, “we all stopped and looked at each other and went, ‘How do we take back more ownership? But DROPOUT allows the company to circumvent the restrictions that are an inevitable part of the development process, as executives have to pay heed to advertisers’ wishes.College Humor became one of the web’s few legacy companies, surviving while numerous other web-comedy companies grind to a halt.Now the long-running company--which has been majority-owned by media heavyweight IAC since 2006--is matriculating into the unpredictable subscription-service realm.And at a time when Facebook is serving up an endless stream of personalized comedy videos, getting viewers commit to to a stand-alone service is riskier than ever.“If I can get funny videos on the internet for free, how does somebody like College Humor break through?“But ten years ago, the internet used to be a haven for creative experimentation.” To get that back, “we needed to create our own platform, so we aren't dependent on anyone else.” Just the people willing to pay for yet another subscription service.If the constant deluge of programming in the Peak TV era is starting to make viewing feel like a chore… (To quote, well, not a TV show.) The beauty of the streaming age is that there’s something — many things, in fact — for everybody, available at any time of day, whenever you want to escape the real world and drop into another.
“It’s not the frattiness we’re trying to get back,” says Reich, who’s been with the company since 2006.
And I think that could work--at first.”The bigger challenge for a service like DROPOUT, Mc Quivey says, is keeping users around after the initial few months of enthusiasm.
“You have to produce original content at a high volume,” he says.
There was enough low-brow, high-bandwidth material on College Humor--and enough users eager to submit their own homemade juvenilia--that, at one point, the site kept a running list of high schools that had banned it from their classrooms.
But in the decades that followed, College Humor’s users aged out of school--and so did the site, which began focusing less on campus hijinks, and more on office-space goofiness and even politics.
In the early ’00s, few web endeavors seemed less bound for long-term glory than College