About Us

Above Average is a multi-disciplinary entertainment company that creates original, premium programming for networks, brands, and fans spanning digital, TV, commercial, and social. Founded in 2012 as an independent subsidiary of Lorne Michaels’ Broadway Video, Above Average is a digital-first company with a 40-year television and film legacy. Above Average specializes in making smart comedy programming with today’s top talent and rising stars, and is best known for its popular series 7 Minutes in Heaven, Alec Baldwin’s Love Ride and Sound Advice starring SNL’s Vanessa Bayer. The company publishes content across its owned and operated Above Average channels and its sports comedy vertical, The Kicker. Outside of its proprietary platforms, Above Average has produced original content for brands including Pepsi, Lexus, and Oreo, and networks including Comedy Central, IFC, and TruTV.

The Kicker is the new sports comedy online destination from the co-head writer of Saturday Night Live Bryan Tucker, and premier online comedy network Above Average. Dedicated exclusively to creating original and highly-shareable sports comedy videos, articles, images, and digital content, The Kicker features top athletes, comedians, and film & TV stars, The Kicker releases new daily content on TheKicker.com, as well as on its YouTube Channel, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and other digital platforms. Built with both the most dedicated and casual sports fans in mind, The Kicker is the web’s premier destination for unique takes on sports news of the day and video content featuring your favorite athletes and celebrities in hilarious, scripted videos.


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