TBS to bring ‘Jake & Amir’ to TV

Posted Dec 19, 2013

If you are a fan of CollegeHumor.com, then you have most likely heard of Jake & Amir. Now Jake & Amir is coming to TV as part of a deal with TBS. Amir Blumenfeld and Jake Hurwitz will star in the project. The two of them will co-write with Mike Lisbe and Nate Reger. Ed Helms, star of The Hangover and The Office series, will executive produce the show.

In the show, Amir and Jake will be playing best friends and co-workers. Amir will play an oddball while Jake plays the regular guy. CollegeHumor is producing the show. CollegeHumor’s Ricky Van Veen and Sam Reich will also executive produce the show along with Hurwitz and Blumenfeld.

Blumenfeld and Hurwitz wrote and starred in over 600 Jake & Amir videos. They did around two per week for the last five years and generated over half a billion views thus far.

CollegeHumor hits around 15 million visitors per month and released their first feature film called Coffee Town in July.

[Source: Deadline]