COS COB, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A Plus, a Chicken Soup for the Soul company, announced today that thefirst episode of Project Dad, a Chicken Soup for the SoulOriginal, will premiere online on Tuesday, February 7th on APlus.com.New episodes will be available online Mondays at 12 p.m. EST at video.aplus.com.
“We are excited to make the jump into airing original video content fromChicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment on A Plus,” said Ashton Kutcher,founder of APlus.com.“This will enable us to reach a broader audience with our messageof positive storytelling that focuses on our shared humanity. Right now,this is more important than ever.”
“Making Project Dad available on demand on APlus.comallows us to distribute content on multiple platforms, and we expect toengage online audiences and earn new fans for the show through thesite,” said William J. Rouhana, Jr., Chairman and CEO of Chicken Soupfor the Soul Entertainment. “This premiere also illustrates the power ofmarrying our content with A Plus’s distribution to grow our reach. Weplan to share content this way regularly, which will allow A Plus toprovide premium content with scale to their sponsors.”
Project Dad follows Donnell Rawlings (comedian, Chappelle’sShow), Daniel Cosgrove (actor, Days of Our Lives), and DJSkribble (world-ranked disc jockey, MTV’s TRL) as they’re leftalone with their kids. The humorous and heartwarming series turns thecamera on these three busy celebrity dads as they struggle to balancecaring for a home, parenting and pursuing a full-time career — on theirown.
ABOUT A PLUS
A Plus, a Chicken Soup for the Soul company, is a digital media companydevoted to delivering positive journalism to its readers. Its growth toover 100 million monthly content views has been powered by a dynamiccombination of proprietary technology and commitment to high-quality,empathetic storytelling. A Plus aims to challenge the status quo inmedia by focusing its content mission on positivity and social change.
ABOUT CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. is a fast-growing providerof high-quality video content consistent with the 23-year-old widelyrecognized Chicken Soup for the Soul brand. The company aims to grow itsvideo business and expand its library of positive, high-quality andentertaining video content through production and acquisition. ChickenSoup for the Soul Entertainment is expanding its relationships withsponsors, television networks and independent producers to create new,brand-consistent video content in a variety of formats. The company willmake its video content available to billions of consumers globallythrough any television or internet-delivered networks, including socialmedia, “over-the-top” and “direct-to-consumer” networks, on any deviceat any time.