Given the prevalence of offbeat comedy at IFC these days, this new logo is definitely more appropriate, wouldn’t you say?
There are slight echoes of Comedy Central’s old logo here, which, if you can see the small resemblance, is ironic as Comedy Central now has a logo that closer to IFC’s old one. Comedy Central and IFC haven’t changed places programming wise, but IFC definitely programs much more comedy in place of the many foreign indie documentaries as they used to air ten years ago.
With the additions of Adam Rymer as President and Jack Herrguth as head of development, Nerdist is poised to start making projects beyond their YouTube channel including more feature length films, half hour comedies, and much much more.
Just think about this: This whole media empire, which arguably has the digital space figured out much better than many networks, started off with just a podcast.