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Brian Robbins steps down as AwesomenessTV CEO

The CEO of the L.A.-based AwesomenessTV, Brian Robbins is stepping down from his position Brett Bouttier, president of Awesomeness TV, will continue to lead the company, said Robbins in a memo to staff which ...
February 23, 2017

The CEO of the L.A.-based AwesomenessTV, Brian Robbins is stepping down from his position

Brett Bouttier, president of Awesomeness TV, will continue to lead the company, said Robbins in a memo to staff which was shared with realscreen. Bouttier been a partner with Robbins almost since the company’s inception,

Robbins, who directed the films Varsity Blues and Hardball and produced series such as One Tree Hill, started AwesomenessTV as a Youtube channel in 2012 with Joe Davola (In Living Color, MTV Networks). The channel has grown into a global brand focused on the Generation Z demographic.

The channel creates original programming across mobile and streaming services, web destinations and broadcast networks. It has produced series such as Royal Crush, Foursome and The Commute.

Robbins has not revealed his plans going forward.

AwesomnessTV is owned by Comcast, Hearst and Verizon.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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