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Two New My Damn Channel Originals in Production

"The Mark Malkoff Challenge” and “Life: A Gamer’s Guide” in Production for MSN Entertainment

By MSN Team Feb 13, 2013 11:00AM

The next 2 My Damn Channel original comedy series are now in production in New York City and we can’t wait to share them with you!


“The Mark Malkoff Challenge” and “Life: A Gamer’s Guide” have been picked up straight to series with 13 episodes of each ordered by our new partners at MSN. Both series will premiere on MSN Entertainment [] and will also be available on the My Damn Channel Comedy Network [] .


Here’s what you need to know:

  • He’s raced a New York City bus while riding a Big Wheel, he watched 252 films on Netflix in one month… so what will Mark Malkoff do next? “The Mark Malkoff Challenge” puts this comedian/filmmaker to the test to find out if he can overcome the odds and accomplish unusual feats of bravery on the streets of New York City. “The Mark Malkoff Challenge” will premiere next month on MSN Entertainment’s Comedy and Downtime channels, starring and written by Malkoff, executive produced for MSN by Smita Shukla and produced for My Damn Channel by Dean Peterson. 
  • “Life: A Gamer’s Guide” features Brian and Mike, good friends and professional gamers who show their audience how gaming techniques can apply to everyday life. Coming from our Hell’s Kitchen studio, it will premiere next month on MSN Entertainment’s Comedy and Nerdcore channels.  Executive producers are MSN’s Jeff Purcell and My Damn Channel’s Melissa Schneider.  Also for My Damn Channel, Julia Hoff is producer, and Nate Bennett is writer/producer.


Here is what our Founder/CEO Rob Barnett has to say about today’s big news:


“While My Damn Channel Comedy Network continues to acquire and produce original series, we’re expanding our list of premium partners by announcing our new deal with Microsoft that will include licensing My Damn Channel originals to MSN and the production of new, original comedy. The MSN executive team gave us the green light—twice—with full season orders on two original series to start our partnership, and we’re excited to bring our brand of professionally-created laughter to a whole new audience.”


We’ll have more info soon—including exact premiere dates—so stay tuned!


- Maria Diokno, editor-in-chief,