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Mondo Media is the leading Western Animation channel on the internet, notable for its adult Black Comedy work. It was founded by John Evershed and Deidre O'Malley in 1988 in San Francisco, California, initially producing content for tech companies, and later video games under the name Mechadeus, and digital animation. Mondo Media launched Mondo Mini Shows in 1998, which has produced some of the most successful Web Animation series, such as Happy Tree Friends, Dick Figures, Baman Piderman, Kung Fu Karl, Destructo Box, and Video Game Therapist. The company was officially renamed Mondo Media in 2012. In 2015, they made the jump to television through two shows: Like, Share, Die on Fusion in the United States and Night Sweats on Adult Swim Canada. Before that, Happy Tree Friends had its own television series that premiered in 2006 on G4TV and was also shown in international markets.

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Night Sweats began life as a collaboration between Mondo, YouTube, and Canada's BiteTV and Teletoon. First came Bite on Mondo, a program which pitched new ideas for shows. 30 pilots were uploaded to Mondo's YouTube channel, where it fell to Youtubers to decide which shows would be greenlit. The winning pilots were aired on BiteTV as a 30-min program in August 2014. Later that year it was announced that Teletoon would air a new show featuring the Bite on Mondo pilots. After a major revamp of parent company Corus Entertainment's children's channels, the new show would instead air on Teletoon at Night's sibling, Adult Swim Canada, in September 2015.

Mondo also had an anthology series on El Rey Network, The Mondo Animation Hour, from 2019 until that network's demise in 2020.

Mondo's shorts and series can be found on their website, YouTube channel, and on Viewster.

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Not to be confused with Mondo TV, which is another animation studio.


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