TikTok is making TV. The favored video platform is debuting an unique sketch comedy collection titled Stapleview. The collection will air weekly on TikTok’s dwell platform with its personal devoted channel and subsequent distribution.
Created and government produced by Sam Gray (Sacramento, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot), Stapleview is described as “a contemporary tackle sketch comedy and selection present codecs that includes a group of in style particular person content material creators,” per Deadline.
Widespread TikTok content material creators Dylan Adler, Sydney Battle, Sarah Coffey, Grey Fagan, DaMya Gurley, Grace Reiter, and Jane Wickline make up the Stapleview solid. Collectively, they’ve over 7 million followers.
The collection will air dwell in multi-camera format on TikTok beginning Thursday, March 3. It’ll embody sketches, segments, musical bits, and extra. Every episode will run between 40 minutes to an hour.
“Our artists and writers are a proficient and nimble bunch, and we’re excited to return collectively to blaze trails as the primary comedy sketch present on TikTok,” Gray mentioned in an announcement. “I’ve had the great fortune to work with among the reigning leaders in comedy, and I imagine that TikTok has offered, singlehandedly, essentially the most genuine platform to expertise leisure content material. With the launch of Stapleview, I hope we will shepherd a brand new renaissance for the sketch comedy and selection present artform.”
Stoney Sharp (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Sarah Silverman’s I Love You, America) can be government producing. Reggie Henke (I Suppose You Ought to Go away with Tim Robinson, The Eric Andre Present) is the pinnacle author and producer. Jolie Darrow, Carl Fieler, and Virginia Mellin are additionally producing.
Gray was beforehand a supervisor and producer at Administration 360 and for Lorne Michaels‘ Broadway Video (Saturday Evening Reside, The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Evening with Seth Meyers, Kenan, Shrill, Los Espookys). He’s the son of the late comedy supervisor/CEO of Paramount Photos Brad Gray.