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Thrillist acquires YouYube culinary comedy “Send Foodz”

Group Nine-owned lifestyle publisher Thrillist has made its first IP acquisition with YouTube comedy food series Send Foodz. Send Foodz comes from digital creator and comedian Timothy DeLaGhetto (pictured) and his ...
February 11, 2019

Group Nine-owned lifestyle publisher Thrillist has made its first IP acquisition with YouTube comedy food series Send Foodz.

Send Foodz comes from digital creator and comedian Timothy DeLaGhetto (pictured) and his partner David So.

The series follows DeLaGhetto and So as they visit food festivals across the U.S., sampling everything from hot sauce to bacon to poke in their quest to find the best and most Instagram-able food out there.

Send Foodz will debut Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. ET/PT on Thrillist’s YouTube channel. New episodes will stream every other Thursday.

Thrillist also plans to distribute the series across other mobile and OTT platforms in the future.

“We’re thrilled to bring Tim and David’s hit YouTube show Send Foodz under the Thrillist umbrella and build upon the hilarious, yet mouth-watering series that they’ve brought to fans to date,” said Thrillist president Ocean MacAdams, in a statement. “The acquisition and development expansion make perfect sense as Thrillist continues to prioritize serialized YouTube programming in 2019 and builds on our existing content slate to bring fans the most engaging, entertaining shows from the brand who knows the best in food, drink, travel and entertainment.”

Watch the series trailer below:

(Photo from Timothy DeLaGhetto’s Facebook page)

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