All Def Digital CEO Sanjay Sharma Is Stepping Down (EXCLUSIVE)

Read on: Variety.

Sanjay Sharma, after leading Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital hip-hop and urban-youth-culture media startup as CEO for the past three years, is leaving the company, Variety has confirmed. Sharma is exiting L.A.-based ADD to start his own digital-media venture, a company rep confirmed. For the new venture — details about which Sharma is holding close… Read more »

All Def Digital & Fusion Re-Team For Comedy Roasts, Starting With Election Night

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Russell SimmonsAll Def Digital has pacted with Fusion in a multi-year deal that will see the network become home to ADD’s comedy roast franchise. The first broadcast is set as a roast of America on Election Night, November 8 at 9 PM. Like Comedy Central’s roast franchise, the plan is to assemble guests, commentators and comedians from popular culture, comedy, music, sports and politics.
The latest tie-up comes after Fusion aired urban- and millennial-centric ADD’s first…