Rick & Morty and Community creator Dan Harmon is making a sitcom about eSports for YouTube Red

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YouTube Red, that factor you would possibly pay for if years of pre-roll hadn’t numbed your mind to promoting so totally you don’t even register it any extra, is making a push for TV-competitive authentic programming – and that features squarely concentrating on some core demographics.

The outcomes of this technique, in response to Variety, embody a sitcom about an eSports, led by Dan Harmon.

The present doesn’t appear to have a title but, however is described as a “half-hour scripted comedy series” starring Dan Avidan and Arin Hanson of Game Grumps fame.

“The show follows a newly formed team of eSports players trying to make it to the top in the cutthroat world of competitive gaming,” in response to the report. So not a Wreck-It Ralph fashion of factor, with League of Legends characters duking it out towards Team Fortress 2 squads.

Harmon is finest referred to as the unique creator of NBC’s Community, though he was changed as producer for later seasons, and because the co-creator of Adult Swim’s Rick & Morty.

If you someway missed this entire factor, YouTube Red is a $10 month-to-month sub that removes adverts, permits for offline viewing and contains limitless Google Play Music use. Google refuses to speak stable subscriber numbers however reckons viewership of its prime, “uniquely YouTube” authentic programming is correct up there with cable TV within the US.