• The funny meme company 9GAG has hired a writer from Cheers and Seinfeld to help launch a late night talk show

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    The funny viral meme company 9GAG is planning to launch a late night comedy series.
    It's the latest example of a social media-centric brand looking to become a full fledged media company.
    The Hong Kong-based 9GAG has tapped a writer from 'Cheers' and 'Seinfeld' to run the new show, which debuts in August.
    When you think of viral internet meme culture - you wouldn't necessarily associate that brand of comedy with classic TV sitcoms.
    But 9GAG is trying to blend those two worlds, while also bending some of the conventions of the classic TV talk show.
    The Hong Kong-based social media content...
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