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Online web series have had it tough.

There's a variety of reasons for this, but here are the primary ones:

1) It's tough to fund a production that is not likely to make some bucks; and,

2) To get advertisers willing to pay to fund a production, you need a significant audience.

But when you're Jerry Seinfeld and your web series is a hit, that's not much of a concern. It also doesn't hurt that Seinfeld has quite a bit of coin should he want to self-fund a project. Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee has been a success. And, I would argue that it is a simple concept that has some echoes Seinfeld and Larry David's original situational comedy on NBC.

All good things must come to an end, however. According to reports, Seinfeld's contract is ending with Sony's Crackle and may get distributed via Netflix, Hulu or another alternative network.

Stay tuned and we'll let you know where you can catch the next episodes of CiCGC.

We wonder if Amazon will step up to the plate for some complementary programming to join The Grand Tour.


...But Mr. Seinfeld’s contract is expiring, and he has lately felt adrift at Sony, especially since June, when the studio parted ways with Steve Mosko, its television chairman and one of Mr. Seinfeld’s longtime allies, according to multiple people briefed on the matter, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to protect relationships. As a result, the people said, representatives for Mr. Seinfeld have been in talks with the likes of Netflix and Hulu about taking over distribution of “Comedians in Cars.”

In a statement, Sony said, “‘Comedians in Cars’ has been a great part of Crackle’s programming lineup for years, and we look forward to continuing our relationship with Jerry Seinfeld."...



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