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IFC and Funny or Die to Team Up for the (Very) Short Form FODtv

Network will show short sketches in between normal programs

IFC announced Tuesday that it’s launching Funny or Die Television, or FODtv, a new night of programming that’ll take your favorite minute-long sketch shows and bring them to TV.

It’s not going to be a strict programming block, according to the network. IFC will be “hacked” starting this Saturday by Funny or Die. Since the content it’s showing is short form — sometimes seconds long — the videos will show up throughout the day, during IFC’s primetime lineup and movies.

So far, IFC has announced that “ASMR with Kelly Whispers,” “The Divorced Dad’s Cooking Show,” “Conversations with Pigeon Man,” “Long Haired Businessmen,” and “Yelling Man” will be added to the block.

Saturday will begin with “Learn to Paint with the Shirtless Painter,” which is exactly as it sounds. FODtv will then run weekly on Saturdays.

“FODtv takes a bit of inspiration from cable access programs, and college run TV stations,” EVP of marketing and digital media Blake Callaway said in a statement. “The combination of IFC’s Slightly Off sensibility and the asylum known as Funny Or Die has something for everyone.”

This new programming block isn’t the first time that the two have paired up. AMC Networks, which owns IFC, acquired a minority stake in Funny or Die back in 2016 and the two collaborated for the 2017 series “Brockmire” starring Hank Azaria and Amanda Peet.