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Starburns & 3BLACKDOT Announce New Animated Comedy Alpha Betas

This week, a new animated series was announced by Starburns Industries and 3BLACKDOT involving several streamers called Alpha Betas. The 30-minute comedy will feature four gaming streamers that longtime Let's Play fans will be familiar with as VanossGaming, BasicallyIDoWrk, I AM WILDCAT, and Terroriser will all be a part of the show. The show is currently in production and will feature the talent of Chris Parnell (Rick & Morty, Saturday Night Live), Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Paget Brewster (Criminal Minds), John DiMaggio (Futurama, Adventure Time), Brent Morin (Undateable, Merry Happy Whatever), and others to be announced. You can read more about it below from the announcement this week as it will debut sometime in early 2021.

A brief look at the art style of Alpha Betas, courtesy of Starburns Industries.
A brief look at the art style of Alpha Betas, courtesy of Starburns Industries.

Creators Chris Bruno & David Howard Lee (Facebook Watch's Human Discoveries) will serve as showrunners and Executive Producers and Starburns Industries will animate. Regi Cash, James Frey, Zennen Clifton, and Mitchell Smith of 3BLACKDOT along with Starburns' Casey Rup, James Fino, Simon Ore and Paige Dowling will also serve as Executive Producers on the project. Alpha Betas further expands 3BLACKDOT's growing slate of original programming that pushes the boundaries of modern entertainment by creating content with the most authentic and influential names in gaming who have 6B+ hyper-engaged monthly viewers across the globe.  3BLACKDOT is also the creative force behind some of the most innovative cross-platform entertainment projects including the 2019 box office hit Queen & Slim, the immersive horror universe of CLOWNPOCALYPSE, the highly anticipated film Eat Brains Love, and more.

"3BLACKDOT has made it its mission to push the boundaries of modern entertainment through innovative and immersive projects, and we're thrilled to take that mission to the next level by partnering some of the biggest names in gaming with a groundbreaking studio in Starburns Industries,"  said Zennen Clifton, EVP and Head of 3BD Networks. "As more opportunities arise for gamers in the broader entertainment landscape, we're eager to continue to develop, finance, and create new projects merging the art of storytelling with gaming culture through this dynamic and massive audience."

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